Item - 2014.TE31.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 6, 2014 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by the Toronto and East York Community Council on April 8, 2014 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on May 6, 2014.

TE31.5 - Refusal - 1181 Queen Street West - Zoning Amendment Application - Directions Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
18 - Davenport

City Council Decision

City Council on May 6, 7 and 8, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council refuse the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment application at 1181 Queen Street West for the reasons outlined in the report (March 12, 2014) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.         If the application is appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board, City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to appear before the Ontario Municipal Board in support of Council’s refusal.

 

3.         In the event that the Ontario Municipal Board allows the appeal in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request that the Board withhold any Order to approve the Zoning By-law Amendment application for the subject lands until such time as the City and the owner have presented to the Board a Draft Zoning By-law and a Section 37 to the satisfaction of the City.

Background Information (Community Council)

(March 12, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - Refusal - 1181 Queen Street West - Zoning Amendment Application - Directions Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-67614.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(March 29, 2014) Letter from Michelle Gay, on behalf of Active18 Community Association (TE.Supp.TE31.5.1)
(April 7, 2014) E-mail from Shane Gallagher, President, TSCC 2210 (TE.Supp.TE31.5.2)

TE31.5 - Refusal - 1181 Queen Street West - Zoning Amendment Application - Directions Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
18 - Davenport

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council refuse the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment application at 1181 Queen Street West for the reasons outlined in the report (March 12, 2014) from the Director of Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.         If the application is appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board, the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff be authorized to appear before the Ontario Municipal Board in support of Council’s refusal.

 

3.         In the event that the Ontario Municipal Board allows the appeal in whole or in part, City Council direct the City Solicitor to request that the Board withhold any Order to approve the Zoning By-law Amendment application for the subject lands until such time as the City and the owner have presented to the Board a Draft Zoning By-law and a Section 37 to the satisfaction of the City.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Toronto and East York Community Council was advised that an appeal to the application respecting the property at 1181 Queen Street West had been received by the City Clerk's Office on April 3, 2014.

Origin

(March 12, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District

Summary

This application proposes to amend Zoning By-law No. 438-86, as amended, to permit a 26-storey (90 metre) mixed-use building at 1181 Queen Street West. The proposal includes 239 residential units (17,123 square metres), 600 square metres of non-residential gross floor area, 119 parking spaces, 244 bike parking spaces and an overall density of 10.7 times the area of the lot.

 

This report recommends refusal of the Zoning By-law Amendment application and seeks Council's direction for staff to attend the Ontario Municipal Board in opposition to the development should the application be appealed.

Background Information

(March 12, 2014) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - Refusal - 1181 Queen Street West - Zoning Amendment Application - Directions Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-67614.pdf

Communications

(March 29, 2014) Letter from Michelle Gay, on behalf of Active18 Community Association (TE.Supp.TE31.5.1)
(April 7, 2014) E-mail from Shane Gallagher, President, TSCC 2210 (TE.Supp.TE31.5.2)

Speakers

Shane Gallagher, President, TSCC 2210

Motions

1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council