Item - 2017.TE26.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2017 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by Toronto and East York Community Council on September 6, 2017 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on October 2, 2017.

TE26.6 - 321 Davenport Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
20 - Trinity-Spadina

City Council Decision

City Council on October 2, 3 and 4, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the City Solicitor to ask the Ontario Municipal Board for mediation in the appeal for 321 Davenport Road at the earliest possible date.

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Background Information (Community Council)

(May 26, 2017) Report and Attachments 1-9 from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 321 Davenport Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-105045.pdf
Attachment 10 - Draft Zoning By-Law Amendment (By-law 438-86)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-105046.pdf
Attachment 11 - Draft Zoning By-law Amendment (By-law 569-2013)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-105047.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(June 7, 2017) E-mail from Hans Wontorra & Eden Bender (TE.Main.TE26.6.1)
(June 5, 2017) E-mail from Peter Dales (TE.Main.TE26.6.2)
(June 5, 2017) E-mail from Judy Dales (TE.Main.TE26.6.3)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from John and Catherine Conforzi (TE.Main.TE26.6.4)
(June 4, 2017) Letter from Dr. Christine D. Connelly (TE.Main.TE26.6.5)
(June 5, 2017) Letter from Michael Heiber (TE.Main.TE26.6.6)
(June 7, 2017) E-mail from Margaret Atwood (TE.Main.TE26.6.7)
(June 7, 2017) E-mail from Graeme Gibson (TE.Main.TE26.6.8)
(June 8, 2017) E-mail from Phyllis McCrae (TE.Main.TE26.6.9)
(June 4, 2017) Letter from Gillian Bartlett (TE.Main.TE26.6.10)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from Juta Reed (TE.Main.TE26.6.11)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from Amy Feldman (TE.Main.TE26.6.12)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from Kenneth Bartlett (TE.Main.TE26.6.13)
(June 9, 2017) Letter from Nora Underwood and Tim Powis (TE.Main.TE26.6.14)
(June 9, 2017) E-mail from Judith Jasperson (TE.Main.TE26.6.15)
(June 9, 2017) E-mail from Sarah Teskey McLean (TE.Main.TE26.6.16)
(June 11, 2017) E-mail from David E. Harris and Rebecca Scovel (TE.Main.TE26.6.18)
(June 12, 2017) E-mail from Scott McFarland and Cleophee Eaton (TE.Main.TE26.6.19)
(June 9, 2017) Letter from Galen and Alexandra Weston (TE.Main.TE26.6.20)
(August 29, 2017) E-mail from Erik Landriault (TE.Supp.TE26.6.21)

6a - 321 Davenport Rd - Zoning Amendment Application - Request for Direction Report

Background Information (Community Council)

(August 16, 2017) Report and Attachment 1-6 from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 321 Davenport Rd - Zoning Amendment Application - Request for Direction Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-106342.pdf

TE26.6 - 321 Davenport Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
20 - Trinity-Spadina

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that: 

 

1.  City Council request the City Solicitor to ask the Ontario Municipal Board for mediation in this appeal at the earliest possible date.

Origin

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

Summary

This application proposes an 8-storey (29.4 metres, excluding mechanical penthouse) apartment building at 321 Davenport Road.  The proposed development includes 16 residential units within 4,121 square metres of residential gross floor area.  A total of 30 vehicular parking spaces will be provided in a two-level parking garage located at the ground floor and basement.

 

The proposed development generally complies with the Official Plan policies and guidelines that apply to Mixed Use Areas and the Downtown.

 

This report reviews and recommends approval of the application to amend the Zoning By-law.

Background Information

(May 26, 2017) Report and Attachments 1-9 from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 321 Davenport Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-105045.pdf
Attachment 10 - Draft Zoning By-Law Amendment (By-law 438-86)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-105046.pdf
Attachment 11 - Draft Zoning By-law Amendment (By-law 569-2013)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-105047.pdf

Communications

(June 7, 2017) E-mail from Hans Wontorra & Eden Bender (TE.Main.TE26.6.1)
(June 5, 2017) E-mail from Peter Dales (TE.Main.TE26.6.2)
(June 5, 2017) E-mail from Judy Dales (TE.Main.TE26.6.3)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from John and Catherine Conforzi (TE.Main.TE26.6.4)
(June 4, 2017) Letter from Dr. Christine D. Connelly (TE.Main.TE26.6.5)
(June 5, 2017) Letter from Michael Heiber (TE.Main.TE26.6.6)
(June 7, 2017) E-mail from Margaret Atwood (TE.Main.TE26.6.7)
(June 7, 2017) E-mail from Graeme Gibson (TE.Main.TE26.6.8)
(June 8, 2017) E-mail from Phyllis McCrae (TE.Main.TE26.6.9)
(June 4, 2017) Letter from Gillian Bartlett (TE.Main.TE26.6.10)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from Juta Reed (TE.Main.TE26.6.11)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from Amy Feldman (TE.Main.TE26.6.12)
(June 8, 2017) Letter from Kenneth Bartlett (TE.Main.TE26.6.13)
(June 9, 2017) Letter from Nora Underwood and Tim Powis (TE.Main.TE26.6.14)
(June 9, 2017) E-mail from Judith Jasperson (TE.Main.TE26.6.15)
(June 9, 2017) E-mail from Sarah Teskey McLean (TE.Main.TE26.6.16)
(June 11, 2017) E-mail from David E. Harris and Rebecca Scovel (TE.Main.TE26.6.18)
(June 12, 2017) E-mail from Scott McFarland and Cleophee Eaton (TE.Main.TE26.6.19)
(June 9, 2017) Letter from Galen and Alexandra Weston (TE.Main.TE26.6.20)
(August 29, 2017) E-mail from Erik Landriault (TE.Supp.TE26.6.21)

Speakers

Robert Cooper, 321 Davenport Road Limited
Michael Melling, Davies Howe LLP

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Joe Cressy (Carried)

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.  City Council request the City Solicitor to ask the Ontario Municipal Board for mediation in this appeal at the earliest possible date.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Joe Cressy (Carried)

6a - 321 Davenport Rd - Zoning Amendment Application - Request for Direction Report

Origin

(August 16, 2017) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District

Summary

This application proposes to amend the Zoning By-law to permit an 8-storey apartment building containing 16 residential units at 321 Davenport Road.

 

On June 13, 2017, Toronto and East York Community Council commenced a statutory public meeting on the application, which it adjourned until September 6. Community Council also requested Urban Forestry staff to conduct a review of all trees abutting the site and report to the September 6 meeting. Further, Community Council requested Community Planning staff to organize a meeting with adjacent residents and the applicant to consider the findings of Urban Forestry's review and potential changes to the application to retain as many trees as possible, as well as improve privacy and setback issues for adjacent neighbours.

 

On June 22, 2017, the applicant filed an appeal of the Zoning By-law Amendment application to the Ontario Municipal Board, citing Council's failure to make a decision on the application with the respective timeframe prescribed by the Planning Act.  No prehearing date has been set.

 

This report recommends that the City Solicitor and appropriate staff attend the Ontario Municipal Board to support the application to amend the Zoning By-law, and be authorized to continue discussions with adjacent residents and the applicant regarding the impact on trees as well as privacy and setback issues during the appeal process at the Ontario Municipal Board.

Background Information

(August 16, 2017) Report and Attachment 1-6 from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 321 Davenport Rd - Zoning Amendment Application - Request for Direction Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-106342.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council