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by Doug Harvey

Public Meetings Planning Applications for Monday, August 27th, 2018

Committee of Adjustment

1. 11:40 a.m. CAO 14-18, 146 Finch Court, Gillen

Background: The applicants recently constructed a 4.88 metres x 12.2 metres deck on the back of the residential dwelling, the deck is setback 2.18 metres from the rear lot line, whereas the Zoning By-law requires a deck to be setback 5.5 metres from a rear lot line.

No correspondence was received.

The Requested Variance was granted.

2. 11:50 a.m. COA 13-18, 44298 Talbot Line, Bernardo

Background: The applicant is requesting a minor variance to reconstruct and enlarge a legal non-complying front porch, breezeway and garage.

Requested Variances:

  • (i) To permit the reconstruction and enlargement of a porch and breezeway 27 ft. (8.23 metres) from the front lot line, whereas Subsection 8.2.1.7.1 of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning Bylaw No. 1998, as amended requires a front yard setback of 65 ft.
  • (ii) To permit the enlargement of a garage 3.28 ft. (1 metres) from the easterly side lot line whereas Subsection 8.2.1.7.2 of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By law No. 1998, as amended requires a side yard setback of 15 ft.

No correspondence was received.

The Requested Variance was granted.

3. 12:00 p.m. COA 12-18, 18 Crescent Ave., 2530951 Ontario Inc.

Background: The applicant is requesting permission from the Committee of adjustment to reconstruct a legal non-complying porch and steps on the front of the existing residential dwelling. Aside from the new porch being covered the porch and steps will be reconstructed within the limits of the existing structure.

Requested Variances:

  • (i) To permit the reconstruction of a legal non-complying front porch 6.46 metres from the front lot line, whereas Subsection 9.2.1.7.1(b) of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By-law No. 1998, requires all buildings and structures to be setback 7.5 metres from the front lot line on a Township Road.
  • (ii) To permit the reconstruction of a legal non-complying porch steps 5.5 metres from the front lot line, whereas Subsection 7.2.2 of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By-law No. 1998, requires uncovered steps to be setback 6.0 metres from the front lot line.

No correspondence was received.

The Requested Variance was granted.

4. 12:10 p.m. COA 11-18, 502 West Edith Cavell Blvd., Jackson

Background: The applicants are proposing to reconstruct the existing legal non-complying residential dwelling located on the subject lands. The proposed new two storey dwelling will be reconstructed on the existing foundation and will include a new attached garage, in place of the existing detached garage, which is proposed to be removed from the site.

Requested Variances:

  • (i) To permit eaves and gutters to project into a required yard but not more than 0.508 metres (1.6 ft.), whereas Subsection 7.5 of the Village of Port Stanley Zoning By-Law No. 1507, only permits encroachments of eaves or gutters in residential zones.
  • (ii) To permit residential use of the subject lands, whereas Subsection 8.4.1.1 (d) of the Village of Port Stanley Zoning By-Law No. 1507, only permits residential uses which lawfully exist on the clay of the passing of the Zoning By-law.
  • (iii) To permit the reconstruction and expansion of a legal non-complying residential dwelling 1.1 metres (3.61 ft.) from the westerly side lot line, and 0.7 metres (2.3 ft.) from the easterly side lot line, whereas Subsection 8.4.1.6.2 of the Village of Port Stanley Zoning By-Law No. 1507, requires a side yard setback 3.05 metres (10 ft.).

No correspondence was received.

The Requested Variance was granted.

Zoning By-law Amendments

1. 12:20 p.m. ZBA - 7919 Fairview Rd., Barnhardt

Background: The subject lands, which are located on the west side of Fairview Road, have approximately 75 metres of frontage on Fairview Road and are approximately 5,182.4 square metres (1.28 acres) in lot area. Municipally known as 7919 Fairview Road, they may be legally described as being Part of Lot 7, Concession 6, geographic Township of Yarmouth, now Municipality of Central Elgin.

The applicant is proposing to rezone the subject lands from a proposed severance (LDC Application E16/18), to permit residential use, as the current zoning only permits existing residential uses.

Correspondence was received from the Kettle Creek Conservation Authority indicating that they had no objections with this application.

There were no questions from Council or the public. The Public Meeting was then concluded, and the actions of Council on the Proposed Zoning Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of Council.

2. 12:30 p.m. ZBA - 44912 Edgeware Line, Goodhue

Background: The subject lands, which are located on the north side of Edgeware Line, west of Yarmouth Centre Road, have approximately 133 metres of frontage on Edgeware Line and are approximately 2.087 hectares (5.16 acres) in lot area. Municipally known as 44912 Edgeware Line, they may be legally described as being Part of Lot 12, Range 1 & 2, North of Edgeware Road, geographic Township of Yarmouth, now Municipality of Central Elgin.

The applicant is proposing to rezone the subject lands from a proposed severance (LDC Application E11/18), to permit the existing grain drying operation use, in order to satisfy a condition required by the Municipality.

No correspondence was received.

There were no questions from Council or the public. The Public Meeting was then concluded, and the actions of Council on the Proposed Zoning Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of Council.

3. 12:40 p.m. ZBA - 47213 Brouwers Line, Catt

Background: The subject lands, which are located on the southwest corner of Brouwers Line and Hobson Road, have approximately 494 metres of frontage on Hobson Road and are approximately 2.087 hectares (5.16 acres) in lot area. Municipally known as 47213 Brouwers Line, they may be legally described as being Part of Lots 24, 25 and 26, Concession 7, geographic Township of Yarmouth, now Municipality of Central Elgin.

The applicant is proposing to rezone the subject lands from a proposed severance (LDC Application E35/18), in order to satisfy a condition required by the Municipality. Specifically, the applicant is proposing to rezone the severed parcel to recognize the deficient frontage. The severed lot was set up as a "hammerhead" configuration in order to keep as much of the cultivated land with the farm. The applicant is also proposing to rezone the retained lands to prohibit a new dwelling from being built, in accordance with the policies of the Official Plan.

No correspondence was received.

There were no questions from Council or the public. The Public Meeting was then concluded, and the actions of Council on the Proposed Zoning Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of Council.

4. 12:50 p.m. ZBA - 45260 Truman Line, Taylor

Background: The subject lands, which are located on the north side of Truman Line, have approximately 600 metres of frontage on Truman Line and are approximately 28.68 hectares (70.87 acres) in lot area. Municipally known as 45260 Truman Line, they may be legally described as being Part of Lot 14, Concession 13, geographic Township of Yarmouth, now Municipality of Central Elgin.

The applicants are proposing to rezone the subject lands from a proposed severance (LDC Application E34/18), in order to satisfy a condition required by the Municipality. Specifically, the applicants are proposing to rezone the retained lands to prohibit a new dwelling from being built, in accordance with the policies of the Official Plan.

Correspondence was received from the Kettle Creek Conservation Authority indicating that they had no objections to this application.

There were no questions from Council or the public. The Public Meeting was then concluded, and the actions of Council on the Proposed Zoning Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of Council.


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