Item - 2014.PG34.14

Tracking Status

PG34.14 - Protecting and Increasing Access to Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council endorse the “Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)” contained in Attachment 1 to the report (May 22, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning and direct staff to utilize them in assessing future development applications.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Manager to enter into negotiation with private vendors to sell merchandise bearing the "Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces" (POPS) logo.

 

3.         City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to require as a standard condition of Site Plan Approval for future development applications, as well as those development applications currently under review, that include Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces, to incorporate Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces signage as per the Privately Owned Public-Accessible Spaces signage template contained in Attachment 2 to the report (May 22, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

4.         City Council authorize the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to make such stylistic and technical changes to the Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces as may be required.

Background Information (Committee)

(May 22, 2014) Report and Attachment 2 from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Protecting and Increasing Access to Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-70176.pdf
Attachment 1: Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Privately and Publicly Accessible Spaces
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-70177.pdf
Presentation on Protecting and Increasing Access to Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-70817.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(June 18, 2014) Letter from Danielle Chin Senior Planner, Policy & Government Relations, Building Industry and Land Development Association (PG.New.PG34.14.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/comm/communicationfile-48300.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(July 4, 2014) E-mail from Mel Winch (CC.Supp.PG34.14.2)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That City Council authorize the City Manager to enter into negotiation with private vendors to sell merchandise bearing the "Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces" (POPS) logo.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jul-11-2014 1:38 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG34.14 - Matlow - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mary Fragedakis, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jul-11-2014 1:39 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG34.14 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Doug Ford, Rob Ford
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mary Fragedakis, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz

PG34.14 - Protecting and Increasing Access to Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1.         City Council endorse the “Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)” contained in Attachment 1 of the report (May 22, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning and direct Staff to utilize them in assessing future development applications.

 

2.         City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning to require as a standard condition of Site Plan Approval for future development applications, as well as those development applications currently under review, that include Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS), to incorporate POPS signage as per the POPS signage template contained in Attachment 2 of the report (May 22, 2014) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

3.         City Council authorize the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning to make such stylistic and technical changes to the Draft Urban Design Guidelines for POPS as may be required.

Origin

(May 22, 2014) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning

Summary

This report recommends that City Council adopt the city-wide "Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)" (Attachment No. 1).

 

These Guidelines will assist the development community and Staff in locating, designing and furnishing POPS. The POPS website will continue to be updated as POPS are secured and built through the planning process and the POPS signage will become a standard component of all developments that includes POPS.

Background Information

(May 22, 2014) Report and Attachment 2 from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Protecting and Increasing Access to Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-70176.pdf
Attachment 1: Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Privately and Publicly Accessible Spaces
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-70177.pdf
Presentation on Protecting and Increasing Access to Privately Owned Publicly-Accessible Spaces (POPS)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-70817.pdf

Communications

(June 18, 2014) Letter from Danielle Chin Senior Planner, Policy & Government Relations, Building Industry and Land Development Association (PG.New.PG34.14.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/pg/comm/communicationfile-48300.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Josh Colle (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council