Committee of Adjustment - City of Kitchener

(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 electronically TUESDAY, May 18, 2021 commencing at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of hearing the following applications for Minor Variance and/or Consent. Due to COVID-19, City Hall is currently open by appointment only, Applicants or Agents must register to participate electronically in support of the application. This is a public meeting, anyone having an interest in any of these applications may register to participate electronically as a delegation or submit comments for Committee consideration. If you wish to register, please email CofA@kitchener.ca or via phone at 519-741-2203. Please note this electronic meeting is a public meeting and will be recorded.

APPLICATIONS FOR MINOR VARIANCE AND / OR CONSENT PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

A 2021-035 - 659 Stirling Avenue South

Permission for an existing 6-storey mixed-used building currently containing 30-units to covert the ground level commercial space into 3 additional residential units whereas the By-law does not permit residential units on the ground floor.

A 2021-036 - 30 Simeon Street

Permission for a single detached dwelling having an existing front porch with a front yard a setback of 1.85m from the property line rather than the required 3.07m, to convert the roof over the porch to a second-floor walkout balcony.

A 2021-037 - 40 Prueter Avenue

Permission for an existing public school to have a maximum of 55 off-street parking spaces whereas the By-law permits a maximum of 33 off-street parking spaces.

A 2021-038 - 47 Kilkerran Crescent

Permission to construct an addition in the rear yard of an existing single detached dwelling having a rear yard setback of 1.2m rather than the required 7.5m; the proposed addition to have a side yard abutting Kilbernie Court of 1.147m rather than the required 4.5m; and, to allow the off-street parking to be located in the proposed driveway on Kilbernie Court to be located 3.162m from the property line rather than the required 6m.

A 2021-039 - 78 Shanley Street

Permission to convert an existing single detached dwelling into a duplex having the two required off-street parking located side-by-side 0m from the property line rather than the required 6m.

A 2021-040 - 59 Bechtel Drive

Permission to construct a single detached dwelling on Lot 3 on the plan submitted with the application having a rear yard setback of 4.5m rather than the required 7.5m; and, a driveway width of 10.2m rather than the permitted maximum width of 8m.

A 2021-041 - 63 Bechtel Drive

Permission to construct a single detached dwelling on Lot 4 on the plan submitted with the application having a rear yard setback of 4.5m rather than the required 7.5m; and, a driveway width of 10.2m rather than the permitted maximum width of 8m.

A 2021-042 - 29 Gruhn Street

Permission to construct a 2-storey addition in the rear yard of an existing duplex dwelling having an existing easterly side yard setback of 2.3m rather than the required 3m; an existing westerly side yard setback of 0.7m rather than the required 1.2m; and, an existing off-street parking space locating in the front façade of the building having a length of 5.3m rather than the required 5.5m.

A 2021-043 - 10 Eastwood Drive

Permission to construct an addition in the rear yard of an existing single detached dwelling having a rear yard setback of 4.62m rather than the required 7.5m; and, a driveway to have a maximum width of 12.394m rather than the permitted maximum 8m.

A 2021-044 - 54 Park Street

Permission to convert an existing duplex into a multiple dwelling with 3-units on a lot having an area of 478 sq.m. rather than the required 495 sq.m.; to have 2 off-street parking spaces rather than the required 3 off-street parking spaces; to provide the required off-street parking in tandem whereas the By-law does not permit the required spaces to be in tandem; and, to permit parking to be located between the front façade and the lot line whereas the By-law does not permit parking between the front façade and the lot line.

A 2021-045 - Otterbein Road (Blocks 3 & 4, Registered Plan 58M-654)

Permission to construct a 49-unit stacked townhouse development having a parking rate of 1.14 off-street parking spaces per-unit rather than the required 1.75 off-street parking spaces per-unit.

A 2021-046 - 162 Greenbrook Drive

Permission to construct an addition in the front yard abutting Forest Hill Drive having a front yard setback of 5.5m whereas the By-law requires a front yard setback to be between 7.5m and 9.5m.

B 2021-025 - 20 Sylvia Street

Permission to sever a parcel an “L Shaped” parcel of land having a width at the street of 1.55m, an overall width of 13.72m, a northerly depth of 54.87m and an area of 304.7 sq.m. currently containing a shed, to be conveyed as a lot addition to the property municipally addressed as 24 Sylvia Street. The retained land will be rectangular in shape having a width of 15.29m, a depth of 54.87m and an area of 838.9 sq.m.

B 2021-026 - 41 Ardelt Place

Permission to sever an irregular shaped parcel of land having access on Ardelt Place having a width on Ardelt Place of 21.3m, an approximate depth of 304.8m and an area of 3.6 hectares. The retained land will have a width of 165.5m, a westerly depth of 225.7m and an area of 3.1 hectares. The use of the severed and retained land is industrial.

B 2021-027 - 418 Alice Avenue

Permission to sever a parcel of land so each half of a semi-detached residential dwelling can be dealt with  separately. The severed land will have a width of 7.62m, a depth of 50.6m and an area of 385.55 sq.m. The retained land will have a width of 7.62m, a depth of 50.6m and an area of 385.55 sq.m.

B 2021-028 - 564 & 592 Belmont Avenue West

Permission to sever a parcel of land municipally addressed as 592 Belmont Avenue West having a width of 25.9m, a depth of 60.1m and an area of 1573.3 sq.m. The retained land municipally addressed as 564 Belmont Avenue West will have a width of 151.4m, a depth of 56.2m and an area of 8742 sq.m. The use of the severed land is to be determined; the retained land will continue to be commercial. 

  • additional information is available at the Legislated Services Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 King Street West, Kitchener (519-741-2203).
  • copies of written submissions/public agencies' comments are available the Friday afternoon prior to the meeting on the City of Kitchener website www.kitchener.ca 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.
  • a person or public body that files an appeal of a consent decision of the Committee of Adjustment must make written submissions to the Committee before the Committee gives or refuses to give a Provisional Consent otherwise the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) 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 Dianna Saunderson at dianna.saunderson@kitchener.ca
  • 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; this request also entitles you to be advised of a possible Local Planning Appeal Tribunal hearing; even if you are the successful party you should make this request as the decision could be appealed by the applicant or another party.

Dated the 30th day of April, 2021.

Dianna Saunderson

Secretary-Treasurer

Committee of Adjustment