Item - 2017.TE25.7

Tracking Status

TE25.7 - City-initiated Official Plan Amendment for the Gooderham and Worts Special Identity Area, Triangle Lands and Portions of the West Don Lands - Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted on Consent
Ward:
28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on July 4, 5, 6  and 7, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council adopt Official Plan Amendment 304, attached as Attachment 2 to the report (May 26, 2017) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.  City Council direct staff to consider Official Plan Amendment 304 in the evaluation of all current and new development proposals falling within its boundaries.

 

3.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to make such stylistic and technical changes to Official Plan Amendment 304 as may be required, including the insertion of site specific policies for 60 Mill Street and 31R Parliament Street, 370 and 370R Cherry Street to reflect the Ontario Municipal Board decision on PL151116 and PL151118 when it is issued.

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Background Information (Community Council)

(May 26, 2017) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - City-initiated Official Plan Amendment for the Gooderham and Worts Special Identity Area, Triangle Lands and Portions of the West Don Lands - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-104486.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(June 8, 2017) E-mail from Mark R. Flowers, Davies Howe LLP (TE.Supp.TE25.7.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70295.pdf
(June 1, 2017) Letter from Joseph Foon Mei (TE.Supp.TE25.7.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70309.pdf
(June 13, 2017) Letter from Michael Brewer, President, Gooderham & Worts Neighbourhood Association (TE.Supp.TE25.7.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70637.pdf
(June 13, 2017) Letter from Cynthia A. MacDougall, McCarthy Tetrault LLP, on behalf of Graywood 33 Limited Partnership, 33 Parliament GP Inc. and 2547575 Ontario Inc. (TE.Supp.TE25.7.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70553.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(July 4, 2017) Letter from Michael Stewart, Goodmans LLP (CC.New.TE25.7.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/cc/comm/communicationfile-71183.pdf

TE25.7 - City-initiated Official Plan Amendment for the Gooderham and Worts Special Identity Area, Triangle Lands and Portions of the West Don Lands - Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council:

 

1.  City Council adopt Official Plan Amendment 304, attached as Attachment 2 to the report (May 26, 2017) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

2.  City Council direct staff to consider Official Plan Amendment 304 in the evaluation of all current and new development proposals falling within its boundaries.

 

3.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to make such stylistic and technical changes to Official Plan Amendment 304 as may be required, including the insertion of site specific policies for 60 Mill Street and 31R Parliament Street, 370 and 370R Cherry Street to reflect the Ontario Municipal Board decision on file nos. PL151116 and PL151118 when it is issued.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Toronto and East York Community Council held a statutory public meeting on June 13, 2017, and notice was given in accordance with the Planning Act.

Origin

(May 26, 2017) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District

Summary

The purpose of this report is to recommend the approval of proposed amendments to the Gooderham & Worts Special Identity Area (the Distillery District), Triangle Lands and Portions of the West Don Lands policy areas in the King-Parliament Secondary Plan as Official Plan Amendment 304 (OPA 304).

 

Official Plan Amendment  304 is the result of a built form study for an area bounded by Parliament Street, properties on the north side of Mill Street, Cherry Street and the Union Station Railway Corridor.  The study and the resulting Official Plan Amendment provides planning direction on: an appropriate massing and building typology within the study area; protecting the utility of open spaces within and surrounding the study area from new shadows; maintaining the cultural heritage values of the area's heritage buildings; and promoting various transportation modes to reduce vehicular traffic impacts.

 
On June 14, 2016, a status report on the draft OPA 304 was considered by Toronto and East York Community Council, with direction to schedule a community consultation meeting to obtain feedback from members of the public.  A community consultation meeting took place on November 7, 2016.  This report provides a revised Official Plan Amendment 304 based on feedback from the community consultation and further staff consideration.

Background Information

(May 26, 2017) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - City-initiated Official Plan Amendment for the Gooderham and Worts Special Identity Area, Triangle Lands and Portions of the West Don Lands - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-104486.pdf

Communications

(June 8, 2017) E-mail from Mark R. Flowers, Davies Howe LLP (TE.Supp.TE25.7.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70295.pdf
(June 1, 2017) Letter from Joseph Foon Mei (TE.Supp.TE25.7.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70309.pdf
(June 13, 2017) Letter from Michael Brewer, President, Gooderham & Worts Neighbourhood Association (TE.Supp.TE25.7.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70637.pdf
(June 13, 2017) Letter from Cynthia A. MacDougall, McCarthy Tetrault LLP, on behalf of Graywood 33 Limited Partnership, 33 Parliament GP Inc. and 2547575 Ontario Inc. (TE.Supp.TE25.7.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/comm/communicationfile-70553.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Pam McConnell (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-13-2017

Result: Carried Majority Required
Total members that voted Yes: 10 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam (Chair)
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Paula Fletcher, Mary-Margaret McMahon
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council