Public Notice

Notice of Public Meeting - Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application - 55 -75 Brownlow Avenue

Planning Application Number

22 214672 STE 12 RH

Decision Body

Toronto and East York Community Council



To be held by the Toronto And East York Community Council

(Municipal Code Ch. 667 under City of Toronto Act, 2006)


Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application Number: 22 214672 STE 12 RH


Location of Application: 55 -75 Brownlow Avenue        
Applicant: Adam Brown, Menkes Brownlow Inc.
Date: June 11, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m., or as soon as possible thereafter
Place: Committee Room 1, Toronto City Hall and by video conference




The application proposes to demolish 121 existing rental dwelling units at 55 Brownlow Avenue and redevelop the site with two residential buildings containing a total of 1,373 residential units, including 121 replacement rental dwelling units. Tenant relocation and assistance is proposed to lessen hardship for impacted tenants. A related Zoning By-law Amendment application (21 203868 STE 12 OZ) is also proposed.


A Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion application (22 214672 STE 12 RH) under Section 111 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 (Chapter 667 of the Municipal Code) has been submitted to permit the demolition.  Under the City of Toronto Act, 2006, the demolition of a rental property with six or more dwelling units is prohibited without obtaining a permit from the City. Decisions by City Council on the Rental Housing Demolition application are not subject to appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT).


Detailed information regarding the demolition proposal, including background information and materials, may be obtained by contacting Emily Irvine, Senior Planner, Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Analysis (Housing) at 416-392-8354,




Toronto and East York Community Council will receive input and review the proposal and any other material placed before it, in order to make recommendations on the application. These recommendations will then be forwarded to Toronto City Council for its consideration.


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You may send written comments by email to or by mail to the address below. You can submit written comments up until City Council gives final consideration to the proposal. You are also invited to address the Toronto and East York Community Council, in person, by video conference or by telephone, to make your views known regarding the proposal.


The Community Council may request you to file an outline of your presentation with the Clerk.


If you wish to address the Toronto and East York Community Council directly, please register by e-mail to or by phone at 416-392-7033, no later than 12:00 p.m. on June 10, 2024. If you register, we will contact you with instructions on how to participate in the meeting.


For more information about the matter, including information about appeal rights, please contact: City Clerk, Attention: Cathrine Regan, Administrator, Toronto and East York Community Council, 100 Queen Street West, 2nd Floor West, Toronto ON, M5H 2N2, Phone: 416-392-7033, Fax: 416-397-0111, e-mail:


Special Assistance: City Staff can arrange for special assistance with some advance notice.  If you need special assistance, please call 416-392-7033, TTY 416-338-0889 or e-mail




If you wish to be notified of the decision on the proposed demolition, you must make a written request to the City Clerk, attention: Cathrine Regan, Administrator, Toronto and East York Community Council, at the address, fax number or e-mail set out in this notice.


People writing or making presentations at the public meeting:  The City of Toronto Act, 2006, the Planning Act, and the City of Toronto Municipal Code authorize the City of Toronto to collect any personal information in your communication or presentation to City Council or its committees.


The City collects this information to enable it to make informed decisions on the relevant issue(s). If you are submitting letters, faxes, e-mails, presentations or other communications to the City, you should be aware that your name and the fact that you communicated with the City will become part of the public record and will appear on the City's website. The City will also make your communication and any personal information in it - such as your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address - available to the public, unless you expressly request the City to remove it.


Many Committee, Board and Advisory Body meetings are broadcast live over the internet for the public to view. If you speak at the meeting you will appear in the video broadcast. Video broadcasts are archived and continue to be publicly available. Direct any questions about this collection to City Clerk’s Office at the telephone number or email address set out above.


An online version of this Notice is available at 


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For More Information Contact

Registrar Secretariat
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street
Toronto, ON
M2H 2N2

Signed By

John D. Elvidge, City Clerk


May 14, 2024

Additional Information

Background Information

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Affected Location(s)

  • 75 Brownlow Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4S 2K9
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  • 55 Brownlow Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4S 2L1
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