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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. Council Chambers – Budget Deliberations Meeting.

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Agendas are available on the City’s website and through the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

 


CITY OF SARNIA - 2019 BUDGET MEETING

  • 2019 OPERATING BUDGET
  • 2019 WATER AND SEWER AREA BUDGETS
  • 2019 CAPITAL AND RESERVES BUDGETS
  • 2019 FEES FOR SERVICES

Sarnia City Council will be considering the 2019 Budgets and 2019 Fees for Services on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, ON.

Copies of the Budget may be obtained on the City website www.sarnia.ca.

 


PUBLIC NOTICE: Michigan Avenue Bike Lanes

The City of Sarnia is proposing to install bike lanes on Michigan Avenue from Christina Street to Colborne Road.  Michigan Avenue is a County Road and this section is scheduled for reconstruction in 2019.  That project provides the ideal time to add cycling infrastructure.  Learn more at the drop-in public information session:

Public Information Session:

Date:

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Time:

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (drop in anytime)

Location:

King George VI Public School

585 O’Dell Avenue

Purpose:

  • View the proposed design
  • Discuss/provide comments

 

The current vehicle lanes are narrower than modern design standards and widening the road would be too expensive due to the adjacent hydro poles.  As a result, the County of Lambton is looking to reduce the 4-lane road to a 3-lane road.  Some on-street parking has to be removed as part of the road diet but for some sections there are a number of alternative options available.

 

For more information visit the Engineering Department page at www.smartsarnia.com.  Feedback can be provided by e-mail or at the public meeting.

 

For more information on this project, please contact:

David Jackson, P.Eng., PMP
Manager of Development & Transportation
519-332-0527 ext. 3279
david.jackson@sarnia.ca

 


PUBLIC NOTICE
TERMINATION OF TRANSIT PASS SALES LOCATION

ATTENTION TRANSIT RIDERS

Beginning Friday, February 8, 2019 you will no longer be able to purchase transit passes & tickets at the Sarnia Transit Office, 1169 Michener Road.

Passes can still be purchased at:

Shoppers Drug Mart
Northgate & Bright’s Grove

Greer’s Variety
Eastland Plaza (passes only)

Point Edward Municipal Office
135 Kendall Street

Lambton College Campus Shop
1457 London Road

Daisy Mart
1201 Lakeshore Road

Vidal Variety
277 Vidal Street (at Devine St.)

City Hall
255 Christina Street North

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

Please be advised that public meetings to consider the below-noted applications will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

  1. Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002, Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD2-2018 and Draft Plan of Condominium Application No. CD1-2018 are submitted by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants on behalf of the owner, Bright’s Grove Golf Course.

 

The subject lands are municipally known as 1992 Estella Street and are located north of Lakeshore Road, east of Thelma Avenue, south of Estella Street and west of Yonge Street, as shown on the Area Map.

 

Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002

The applicant has proposed to change the zoning of the lands, add a site-specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone to add regulations to a portion of the site (CD1-2018) and to add natural hazard regulations. More specifically, the applicant has proposed the following zoning changes:

 

  1. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to make the following mapping changes to Map 10 on Appendix A on the subject lands (shown on the Area Map):
    • Change Urban Residential 1 Holding (UR1(H)) Zone to a site specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone
    • Change Urban Residential 4 Holding (UR4(H)) Zone to a site specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone
    • Change Urban Residential 1  Holding (UR1(H)) Zone to Major Open Space 1 (MOS1) Zone
    • Change Urban Residential 1 Holding (UR1(H)) Zone to Urban Residential 1 (UR1) Zone
    • Mapping changes to alter the floodway and flood fringe to reflect technical reports submitted with the application

 

  1. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to add a site specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone with the following regulations:
    • Single detached dwellings on community lots as a permitted use
    • Minimum parcel area of 3.755 ha
    • Minimum community lot area of 375m²
    • Minimum lot frontage of 23m (Estella Street)
    • Minimum community lot frontage of 13m
    • Minimum front yard depths of 4m (dwelling) and 6m (attached garage)
    • Minimum 1.2m side yard widths (dwelling with attached garage)
    • Minimum rear yard depth of 6.0m
    • Maximum lot coverage of 35% for the parcel
    • Maximum lot coverage of 50% on each community lot
    • Maximum height of 12m
    • Minimum landscaped open space of 50% for the parcel
  2. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to add a new subsection 3.27(3)(a)(ii) to provide natural hazard regulations

Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD2-2018

The applicant has proposed the development of 8 single detached residential dwelling lots (Subdivision Plan) that would front onto a new proposed municipal street. The proposed subdivision also includes 1 block for public road connection, 1 block for vacant land condominium, 2 blocks for golf course development, 1 block for road widening on Lakeshore Road, 1 block for a road widening on James Street and lands swaps on Estella Street.

 

The development of the lands is subject to the approval of Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002.

 

Draft Plan of Condominium Application No. CD1-2018

The applicant has proposed the development of 64 single detached residential dwelling lots on private roads (Condominium Plan) that would also include 0.78 ha of common elements (open space for landscaping and visitor parking)

 

The development of the lands is subject to the approval of Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002.

  1. Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD3-2018 is submitted by the applicant, GFive Inc.

 

The subject lands are municipally known as 220 Mitton Street North and form part of the ‘North Block’ of the former Sarnia General Hospital Site, which is located north of George Street, south of Essex Street, east of Mitton Street North and west of Mackenzie Street North, as shown on the Area Map.

 

The applicant has proposed the development of 11 single detached residential dwelling lots on Essex Street. The proposed subdivision also includes 2 vacant commercial blocks fronting onto Mitton Street North, George Street and Mackenzie Street North.

 

  1. Rezoning Application No. 1-2019-85 of 2002 is submitted by the applicants, Eric and Tina Clarke and the agent, Rob Panzer.

 

The subject land is municipally known as 141 Durand Street and is located on the south side of Durand Street, east of Christina Street North (See Area Map). The subject land is currently designated Urban Residential in the Official Plan and zoned Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) by Zoning By-law 85 of 2002, which permits low density residential uses (single detached dwellings with secondary dwelling units).

 

The applicant has proposed to amend the Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) zoning of the subject lands, to permit three (3) dwelling units to be located in a converted single detached dwelling. No external alterations are proposed to the building.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Information about the applications is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com and at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295). Forward emails to planning@sarnia.ca .

Copies of the comments of City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Community Development Services and Standards Department's planning report and the proposed zoning by-law amendments will be available at the Planning & Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, March 1, 2019.

Council agendas (with staff report) are posted on the City’s website at www.sarnia.ca or can be obtained from the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, on Friday, March 1, 2019.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia on a proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City Clerk.

 

  1. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

 

  1. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR SUBDIVISIONS AND CONDOMINIUMS

If a person or public body does not make an oral submission at a public meeting or make a written submission to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect to the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the plan of subdivision, the person or public body:

 

  1. is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia, to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal; and
  2. may not be added as a party to the hearing  of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there is reasonable grounds to do so.

 

If you wish to be notified of the decisions of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect of the rezoning, proposed plan of subdivision or proposed plan of condominium, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P.O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2.

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