Item - 2018.SC27.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by Scarborough Community Council on January 16, 2018 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.
  • See also By-laws 267-2018, 268-2018

SC27.5 - 2799-2815 Kingston Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
36 - Scarborough Southwest

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.   City Council amend Zoning By-law 9396, as amended, for the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Revised Attachment 5 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

2.   City Council amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended, for the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Revised Attachment 6 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

3.   City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Zoning By-law Amendments as may be required.

 

4.   Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, City Council require the Owner to enter into an Agreement pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act as follows:

           

a.    the community benefits recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement are as follows:

 

i     payment of a financial contribution of $320,000.00 directed towards public realm and streetscape improvements on Kingston Road between Brimley Road and Bellamy Road designed to satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto, prior to the issuance of the first above grade building permit and to be indexed upwardly in accordance with the Statistics Canada Construction Price Index for Toronto, calculated from the date of the registration of the Section 37 Agreement to the date the payment is made; and

 

ii.   in the event the cash contributions identified in Part i. above has not been used for the intended purpose within three (3) years of this By-law coming into full force and effect, the cash contributions may be redirected for another purpose, at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, provided that the purpose is identified in the Toronto Official Plan and will benefit the community in the vicinity of the lands; and

 

b.     the following matters are also recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement as a legal convenience to support development:

 

i.   the Owner shall construct and maintain the development in accordance with Tier 1 performance measures of the Toronto Green Standard, as adopted by Toronto City Council at its meeting of October 26 and 27, 2009 and updated through the adoption of Item PG32.3 of the Planning and Growth Management Committee in 2013.

Public Notice Given

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 18, 2017) Report and Attachments 1-6 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 2799-2815 Kingston Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-110157.pdf
Notice of Public Meeting - 2799-2815 Kingston Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-110158.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 11, 2018) E-mail from H. Leung (SC.New.SC27.5.1)

SC27.5 - 2799-2815 Kingston Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
36 - Scarborough Southwest

Public Notice Given

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.   City Council amend Zoning By-law No. 9396, as amended, for the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Revised Attachment 5 to the report dated December 18, 2017, from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

2.   City Council amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended, for the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Revised Attachment 6 to the report dated December 18, 2017, from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

3.   City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Zoning By-law Amendments as may be required.

 

4.   Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, require the Owner to enter into an Agreement pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act as follows:

           

a.    The community benefits recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement are as follows:

 

i     Payment of a financial contribution of $320,000.00 directed towards public realm and streetscape improvements on Kingston Road between Brimley Road and Bellamy Road designed to satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto, prior to the issuance of the first above grade building permit and to be indexed upwardly in accordance with the Statistics Canada Construction Price Index for Toronto, calculated from the date of the registration of the Section 37 Agreement to the date the payment is made.

 

ii.   In the event the cash contributions identified in i. above has not been used for the intended purpose within three (3) years of this By-law coming into full force and effect, the cash contributions may be redirected for another purpose, at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, provided that the purpose is identified in the Toronto Official Plan and will benefit the community in the vicinity of the lands.

 

b.     The following matters are also recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement as a legal convenience to support development:

 

i.   The Owner shall construct and maintain the development in accordance with Tier 1 performance measures of the Toronto Green Standard, as adopted by Toronto City Council at its meeting of October 26 and 27, 2009 and updated through the adoption of item PG32.3 of the Planning and Growth Management Committee in 2013.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Scarborough Community Council held a statutory public meeting on January 16, 2018, and notice was given in accordance with the Planning Act.

Origin

(December 18, 2017) Report from Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District

Summary

This application proposes to amend the applicable zoning by-laws to facilitate the redevelopment of the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road with a 9 storey, 15,737 square metre (169,392 square foot),  mixed use building comprised of 188 residential dwelling units and approximately 1,328 square metres (14,295 square feet) of ground floor commercial/retail space. The proposal contemplates permissions for a floor space index (FSI) of 4.4 times the lot area. A total of 205 vehicular parking spaces are proposed on the subject lands accessed via a paved rear laneway.

 

The proposed development is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement and conforms to the Official Plan and the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The proposal addresses the Avenues and Mid-Rise Guidelines and the land use proposed is compatible with adjacent and nearby land uses.

 

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

Background Information

(December 18, 2017) Report and Attachments 1-6 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 2799-2815 Kingston Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-110157.pdf
Notice of Public Meeting - 2799-2815 Kingston Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-110158.pdf

Communications

(January 11, 2018) E-mail from H. Leung (SC.New.SC27.5.1)

Speakers

George Katsamakis

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1.   City Council amend Zoning By-law No. 9396, as amended, for the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Revised Attachment 5 to the report dated December 18, 2017, from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

2.   City Council amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013, as amended, for the lands at 2799-2815 Kingston Road substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Revised Attachment 6 to the report dated December 18, 2017, from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

3.   City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Zoning By-law Amendments as may be required.

 

4.   Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, require the Owner to enter into an Agreement pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act as follows:

           

a.    The community benefits recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement are as follows:

 

i     Payment of a financial contribution of $320,000.00 directed towards public realm and streetscape improvements on Kingston Road between Brimley Road and Bellamy Road designed to satisfaction of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto, prior to the issuance of the first above grade building permit and to be indexed upwardly in accordance with the Statistics Canada Construction Price Index for Toronto, calculated from the date of the registration of the Section 37 Agreement to the date the payment is made.

 

ii.   In the event the cash contributions identified in i. above has not been used for the intended purpose within three (3) years of this By-law coming into full force and effect, the cash contributions may be redirected for another purpose, at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, provided that the purpose is identified in the Toronto Official Plan and will benefit the community in the vicinity of the lands.

 

b.     The following matters are also recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement as a legal convenience to support development:

 

i.   The Owner shall construct and maintain the development in accordance with Tier 1 performance measures of the Toronto Green Standard, as adopted by Toronto City Council at its meeting of October 26 and 27, 2009 and updated through the adoption of item PG32.3 of the Planning and Growth Management Committee in 2013.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)
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