Item - 2018.TE29.7

Tracking Status

TE29.7 - 21-35 Sherbourne Street North - Zoning Amendment and Rental Housing Demolition Applications - Final Report

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

City Council Decision

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

 

1. City Council amend Zoning By-law 438-86, for the lands at 21-35 Sherbourne Street North substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 9 to the report (December 8, 2017) from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

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

 

3. Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, City Council require the owner to:

 

a. submit a revised Functional Servicing Report and Stormwater Management Report to the satisfaction of the Chief Engineer and Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services;

 

b. provide a detailed Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant that is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Assessment for 21-33 Sherbourne Street North prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated September 7, 2017, to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

c. enter into an Agreement pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure the following:

 

i. prior to Final Site Plan approval, the owner shall provide final site plan drawings substantially in accordance with the approved Conservation Plan required in Part 3.b. above to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

ii. prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the properties at 21-33 Sherbourne Street North, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall:

 

A. have obtained final approval for the necessary Zoning By-law Amendment required for the subject property, such Amendment to have come into full force and effect;

 

B. provide building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan required in Part 3.b. above including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

C. provide a Letter of Credit, including provision for upwards indexing, in a form and amount and from a bank satisfactory to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the approved Conservation Plan;

 

iii. prior to the release of the Letter of Credit required in Part 3.c.ii.C. above the owner shall provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the required conservation work has been completed in accordance with the Conservation Plan and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

iv. prior to obtaining Site Plan Approval, the owner shall make an application for a common elements condominium for 21-33 Sherbourne Street, to provide access to and use of the underground parking structure and any shared services, as appropriate.

 

4. City Council authorize the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to issue a Preliminary Approval for the application under Municipal Code Chapter 667 for the demolition of the three rental dwelling units at 29 Sherbourne Street North and 31 Sherbourne Street North after all of the following have occurred:

 

a. satisfaction or securing of the Conditions in Part 3 above;

 

b. Zoning By-law Amendments for this development have come into full force and effect; and

 

c. the issuance of the Notice of Approval conditions for the site plan approval by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or designate, pursuant to Section 114 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

 

5. City Council authorize the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building to issue a Section 111 permit under Municipal Code Chapter 667 after the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning has given the Preliminary Approval referred to in Part 4 above for the removal of the three rental dwelling units at 29 Sherbourne Street North and 31 Sherbourne Street North.

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Background Information (Community Council)

Report and Attachments 1 to 8 from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York - 21-35 Sherbourne Street North - Zoning Amendment and Rental Housing Demolition Applications - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-110088.pdf
Attachment 9 - Draft Zoning By-law 438-86
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-110944.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(January 29, 2018) Supplementary report from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on 31-35 Sherbourne Street North - Zoning Amendment and Rental Housing Demolition Applications (TE29.7a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-112327.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-01-2018 9:55 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - TE29.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 16 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory

TE29.7 - 21-35 Sherbourne Street North - Zoning Amendment and Rental Housing Demolition Applications - Final Report

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

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1. City Council amend Zoning By-law 438-86, for the lands at 21-35 Sherbourne Street North substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 9 to the report (December 8, 2017) from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District.

 

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

 

3. Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, City Council require the owner to:

 

a. Submit a revised Functional Servicing Report and Stormwater Management Report to the satisfaction of the Chief Engineer and Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services;

 

b. Provide a detailed Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant that is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Assessment for 21-33 Sherbourne Street North prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated September 7, 2017, to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

c. Enter into an Agreement pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure the following:

 

i. Prior to Final Site Plan approval, the owner shall provide final site plan drawings substantially in accordance with the approved Conservation Plan required in Recommendation 3.b. above to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;

 

ii. Prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the properties at 21-33 Sherbourne Street North, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the owner shall:

 

A. Have obtained final approval for the necessary Zoning By-law Amendment required for the subject property, such Amendment to have come into full force and effect;

 

B. Provide building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan required in Recommendation 3.b. above including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

C. Provide a Letter of Credit, including provision for upwards indexing, in a form and amount and from a bank satisfactory to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services to secure all work included in the approved Conservation Plan.

 

iii. Prior to the release of the Letter of Credit required in Recommendation 3.c.ii.C. above the owner shall provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the required conservation work has been completed in accordance with the Conservation Plan and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and

 

iv. Prior to obtaining Site Plan Approval, the owner shall make an application for a common elements condominium for 21-33 Sherbourne Street, to provide access to and use of the underground parking structure and any shared services, as appropriate.

 

4. City Council authorize the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to issue a Preliminary Approval for the application under Municipal Code Chapter 667 for the demolition of the three rental dwelling units at 29 Sherbourne Street North and 31 Sherbourne Street North after all of the following have occurred:

 

a. Satisfaction or securing of the Conditions in Recommendation 3 above;

 

b. Zoning By-law Amendments for this development have come into full force and effect; and

 

c. The issuance of the Notice of Approval conditions for the site plan approval by the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or designate, pursuant to Section 114 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

 

5. City Council authorize the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building to issue a Section 111 permit under Municipal Code Chapter 667 after the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning has given the Preliminary Approval referred to in Recommendation 4 above for the removal of the three rental dwelling units at 29 Sherbourne Street North and 31 Sherbourne Street North.

Origin

(December 8, 2017) Report from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District

Summary

The application to amend the Zoning By-law for 21-35 Sherbourne Street North proposes: to demolish the existing building at 29 Sherbourne Street North, the rear portions of 31 and 33 Sherbourne Street North, and five existing detached garages; to construct a new 3-storey residential building with two dwelling units at 29 Sherbourne Street North, rear additions to 31 Sherbourne Street North and 33 Sherbourne Street North, and a shared one-storey below-grade garage with 24 parking spaces; and to convert an existing coach house at 31 Sherbourne Street North into studio space.

 

As required by the Municipal Code Chapter 667, the owner has also submitted a Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application as the proposal involves the demolition of rental dwelling units on a property with six or more dwelling units.  Three rental dwelling units are proposed to be demolished.

 

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

Background Information

Report and Attachments 1 to 8 from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York - 21-35 Sherbourne Street North - Zoning Amendment and Rental Housing Demolition Applications - Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-110088.pdf
Attachment 9 - Draft Zoning By-law 438-86
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-110944.pdf

Speakers

Dave Riley, Senior Planner, SGL Planning & Design Inc.

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council