(Pursuant to the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P. 13, as amended, and Ontario Regulations 197/96 and 200/96, as amended)

 TAKE NOTICE THAT the Committee of Adjustment for the City of Kitchener will meet in Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Kitchener City Hall, 200 King Street West, on TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2024, commencing at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of hearing the following applications for Minor Variance and/or Consent. Applicants or Agents must attend in support of the application. This is a public meeting, anyone having an interest in any of these applications may make oral submission at the meeting or provide a written submission for Committee consideration. Please note this is a public meeting and will be livestreamed and archived at


A 2024-012 – 628 New Dundee Road

Requesting minor variances to permit a parking rate of 1.17 spaces per dwelling (247 off-street parking spaces) rather than the minimum required 1.5 required spaces (317 off-street parking spaces); and, to provide 10% of the required visitor parking spaces (25 off-street parking spaces) rather than the required 20% visitor parking required (64 off-street parking spaces) to facilitate construction of a mixed use  development having 211 dwelling units, currently subject to Site Plan Application SP23/053/N/ES.

A 2024-013 – 49 Madison Avenue North

Requesting minor variances to permit a reduced lot width of 14.2m rather than the minimum required 15m; a reduced rear yard setback of 6.5m rather than the required 7.5m; to permit a multiple dwelling containing 5-units to have 1 off-street parking space rather than the required 5 off-street parking spaces; and, to allow a multiple dwelling to have no pedestrian entrance on the street line façade rather than the required one pedestrian entrance; to facilitate the construction of a rear yard addition and conversion of a single detached dwelling into a multi-residential dwelling with 5 dwelling units.

A 2024-014 – 132 Merner Avenue

Requesting minor variances to permit a lot width of 12.8m rather than the minimum required 13.1m; having a side yard abutting Krug Street of 1.57m rather than the required 4.5m; having a southerly side yard setback of 1.07m rather than the required 1.2m; having 2 of the required off-street parking spaces located 5.2m from the street line rather than the required 6m setback; having a rear yard setback of 4.36m rather than the required 7.5m; and, to allow one of the required parking spaces to be 2.6m wide by 5.2m long, rather than the required 2.6m wide by 5.5m long to facilitate the conversion of a duplex to a triplex.

A 2024-015 – 50 Mountain Mint Crescent

Requesting a minor variance to permit a minimum lot width of 9.6m rather than the minimum required 13.1m to facilitate the development of an Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) (Detached) in the rear yard of the existing Single Detached Dwelling.

A 2024-016 – 962 Guelph Street

Requesting a minor variance to permit a "Pet Aquamation" use as a permitted use in the 'General Industrial Zone (M-2)' to facilitate the reuse of the existing building for a use not currently permitted in the 'M-2' Zone.

B 2024-003 – 140 Highland Road East

Requesting permission to create a triangular-shaped easement having a length of 13m along Spadina Road East, a width of 7.6m along the shared property line between 140 Highland Road East and 270 Spadina Road East, and an area of 40.2 sq.m. for the purposes of access in favour of and to 270 Spadina Road East.

  • Additional information is available at the Legislated Services Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 King Street West, Kitchener 519-741-2203 or by emailing
  • Copies of written submissions/public agencies' comments are available the Friday afternoon prior to the meeting on the City of Kitchener website in the online Council and Committee calendar; see the meeting date for more details.
  • Anyone having an interest in any of these applications may attend this meeting.
  • Only the Applicant, Minister, specified person (as defined in Section 1 of the Planning Act) or public body that has an interest in the matter has the right to appeal of decisions of the Committee of Adjustment. These parties must make written submissions to the Committee prior to the Committee granting or refusing Provisional Consent otherwise, the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) may dismiss the appeal.
  • Any personal information received in relation to this meeting is collected under the authority s. 28(2) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, and will be used by the City of Kitchener to process Committee of Adjustment applications. Questions about the collection of information should be directed to Mariah Blake at
  • If you wish to be notified of a decision you must make a written request to the Secretary-Treasurer, Committee of Adjustment, City Hall, 200 King St. W., Kitchener ON, N2G 4G7.

Dated the 2nd day of February, 2024.

Mariah Blake

Acting Secretary-Treasurer

Committee of Adjustment