Item - 2019.CC9.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 16, 2019 with amendments.

CC9.8 - Minister's Approval of Official Plan Amendments 405 (Yonge-Eglinton) and 406 (Downtown) with Modifications and Staff's Preliminary Assessment of Potential Impacts of Bill 108

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
8 - Eglinton - Lawrence, 10 - Spadina - Fort York, 11 - University - Rosedale, 12 - Toronto - St. Paul's, 13 - Toronto Centre, 15 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on July 16, 17 and 18, 2019 adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to revert back to the City Council-approved version of Official Plan Amendment 405 which will provide a higher quality of life for Midtown residents.

 

2.  City Council request the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to revert back to the Council-approved version of Official Plan Amendment 406 which will build liveable and vibrant communities in the downtown. 

 

3.  City Council direct that the Zoning By-law for Official Plan Amendment 405 be completed in coordination with the City Planning Division's Midtown Multi-Modal Access Study and the Toronto Transit Commission's Surface Transit Operational Improvement Study.

 

4.  City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to initiate and expeditiously advance a review of the zoning by-law(s) permissions in the Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan Area to ensure zoning permissions are able to be supported by existing and planned infrastructure among other matters.

  

5.  City Council receive the report (July 12, 2019) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning for information.

Background Information (City Council)

(July 12, 2019) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on the Minister's Approval of Official Plan Amendments 405 (Yonge-Eglinton) and 406 (Downtown) with Modifications and Staff's Preliminary Assessment of Potential Impacts of Bill 108 and Attachment 5 (CC9.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-135949.pdf
Attachment 1 - OPA 405 Redline
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-135950.pdf
Attachment 2 - Final in-force OPA 405
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-135951.pdf
Attachment 3 - OPA 406 Redline
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-135952.pdf
Attachment 4 - Final in-force OPA 406
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-135953.pdf
(July 8, 2019) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Minister's Approval of Official Plan Amendments 405 (Yonge-Eglinton) and 406 (Downtown) with Modifications and Staff's Preliminary Assessment of the Potential Impacts of Bill 108 - Notice of Pending Report (CC9.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-135742.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That:

 

1. City Council direct that the Zoning By-law for Official Plan Amendment 405 be completed in coordination with the City Planning Division's Midtown Multi-Modal Access Study and the TTC's Surface Transit Operational Improvement Study.

 

2. City Council request the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to revert back to the City Council-approved version of Official Plan Amendment 405 which will provide a higher quality of life for Midtown residents.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jul-18-2019 6:23 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.8 - Matlow - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 15 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Stephen Holyday, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam

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

That City Council request the provincial government to revert back to the Council-approved version of Official Plan Amendment 406 which will build liveable and vibrant communities in the downtown. 

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jul-18-2019 6:24 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.8 - Cressy - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 16 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Stephen Holyday, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson, John Tory

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Jaye Robinson (Carried)

That City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to initiate and expeditiously advance a review of the zoning by-law(s) permissions in the Yonge-Eglinton Secondary Plan  Area to ensure zoning permissions are able to be supported by existing and planned infrastructure among other matters.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jul-18-2019 6:24 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.8 - Robinson - motion 3
Total members that voted Yes: 16 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Stephen Holyday, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Mayor John Tory - as his mother's home, his own property, and his wife's business are within the boundaries of the cited report.
Written Declaration: https://secure.toronto.ca/council/declared-interest-file.do?id=8796
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council