Planning and development consultations

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Choose from the consultations listed below for more information on some of our recent development proposals (also see the Projects page for other planning related consultations):

Proposed Official Plan & Zoning By-law Amendments - 

859 & 867 Frederick Street and 39 Avon Road

The City of Kitchener has received applications for an Official Plan amendment and a zone change to allow for the redevelopment of these properties with a ten storey residential building fronting Frederick Street and Avon Road.

The first Neighbourhood Information Meeting (NIM) was held on Jan. 12, 2017. Information regarding this meeting can be found here:

A second Neighbourhood Information Meeting (NIM) was held on Nov. 21, 2018. Information regarding this meeting can be found here: 

Proposed Official Plan & Zoning By-law Amendments -

Block Line Road and Courtland Avenue East

The City of Kitchener has received applications for an Official Plan amendment and a zone change to allow for the development of this property with mixed-use development that includes 20,000 square metres (215,000 sq. feet) of mixed commercial space (office and retail) as well as four residential towers that are up to 38 storeys in height with a total of up to 1,300 dwelling units, along with 1,500 parking spaces within a parking deck.

Neighbourhood Information Meetings (NIM) were held on Aug. 30 and Nov. 29, 2017. Information regarding these meetings can be found here:

Proposed Official Plan & Zoning By-law Amendments -

507 Frederick Street and 40, 44 & 48 Becker Street

The City of Kitchener has received applications for an Official Plan amendment and a zone change to accommodate an addition to the existing funeral home, as well as an expansion to the existing parking lot. 

A Neighbourhood Information Meeting (NIM) was held on Sept. 14, 2017. Information regarding this meeting can be found here:

Proposed Official Plan & Zoning By-law Amendments - 

26, 43, 47, 53 & 55 Wellington Street North, 2-12 Moore Avenue and 20 Breithaupt Street

The City of Kitchener has received applications for an Official Plan amendment and a zone change to permit a development consisting of one 12 storey office building, a five storey parking garage with 651 spaces (and one level of underground parking), retail uses along Breithaupt Street at the base of the office tower and parking garage, a new privately owned park at the corner of Moore Avenue and Wellington Street North, and the reconfiguration of the existing lane.

Information regarding these applications can be found here:

On April 16, 2018 Kitchener City Council deferred consideration of the above noted applications until the Kitchener City Council meeting scheduled for June 25, 2018.  The purpose of the deferral was to allow further discussion/negotiations between neighbourhood residents, city planners and developers.  A revised development concept has been received and will be able to be reviewed in person at a drop in information meeting scheduled for June 5, 2018.  More information can be found below.

Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment - 730 New Dundee Road

The City of Kitchener has received a Zoning By-law Amendment application to change the zoning from Agriculture to Commercial on the subject lands located at 730 New Dundee Road. The proposed amendment will permit the future development of a future four unit, one-storey, 578 square metre (6200 square feet) commercial plaza.

A Neighbourhood Information Meeting (NIM) was held on February 28, 2019. Information regarding the meeting can be found here:

 Vision Statement - 152 Shanley Street

On Apr. 28, 2018 the City of Kitchener held a Design Charrette for the lands located at 152 Shanley Street. Information regarding this meeting can be found here:

Following the Design Charrette city staff developed a Draft Vision Statement that reflects the views of the majority of those that participated in the Design Charrette.

A Community Engagement Session was held on Sept. 27, 2018 to review the Draft Vision Statement for additional input and comments.

On Nov. 5, 2018 the staff report and vision statement will be presented to the Planning & Strategic Initiatives Committee for consideration.  The agenda for this meeting can be viewed on the city's website.

 Site Plan Application – 80 Burlington Drive
The City of Kitchener has an application for site plan underway to allow for the construction of a new secondary school (grades 7 to 12) for the Conseil scolaire Viamonde (French public school board).

A neighbourhood information meeting was held on May 29, 2018 to answer questions about the project. Information regarding this meeting can be found here:



 

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