Item - 2022.MM39.10

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 2, 2022 without amendments.

MM39.10 - 1221 Markham Road - Request for City Solicitor to Attend at the Ontario Land Tribunal - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Jennifer McKelvie

Decision Type:
24 - Scarborough - Guildwood

City Council Decision

City Council on February 2 and 3, 2022, adopted the following:


1. City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to attend at the Ontario Land Tribunal hearing to uphold the Committee of Adjustment’s refusal of the minor variances requested through Application A0347/21SC respecting 1221 Markham Road.


2. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to retain outside consultants as necessary.


3. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to attempt to negotiate a resolution of the appeal and, if a resolution is reached, to settle the appeal at the City Solicitor's discretion, in consultation with the Ward Councillor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and to report back to City Council on the outcome of discussions or to obtain additional instructions, if necessary.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM39.10
Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel Notice of Decision on application for Minor Variance/Permission for 1221 Markham Road
(December 2, 2021) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District on 1221 Markham Road

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM39.10 be referred to the Scarborough Community Council. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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