Item Information
Title:Application to Alter the Somerset House, 352 Somerset Street West, a property designated under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act and located in the Centretown Heritage Conservation District

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Type:1 1 #:SOMERSET (14)
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Meeting Date:2017-Apr-13 2017-Apr-13 2 Ward:SOMERSET (14)
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 3rd12017-May-10City Council
Vote Records
Passed    Motion To: That the Built Heritage Sub-Committee recommend that Planning Committee recommend that Council: 1. Approve the application to alter Somerset House, 352 Somerset Street West, according to plans by Richard Chmiel, Richard Chmiel Architects, received on March 1, 2017 as may be amended; 2. Approve the restoration of the historic portion of the Somerset House, including the reconstruction of the corner tower based on historic photographs, the re-installation of the northerly bay window, the restoration of decorative metal work, including the cornice, according to plans received on March 1, 2017; 3. Delegate the authority for design changes to the approved plans to the General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development; 4. Issue the Heritage Permit with an expiry date of two years, unless otherwise extended by City Council; and 5. Approve the deletion of Recommendation 10, passed by City Council on July 13, 2016, which required that the fourth bay of the north wall be reconstructed. (Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on May 30, 2017.) (Note: Approval to alter this property under the Ontario Heritage Act must not be construed to meet the requirements for the issuance of a building permit.)
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Public Member) B. Padolsky  Absent
(Public Member) L. A. (Sandy) Smallwood  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) M. Wilkinson  Yes
(Public Member) C. Quinn  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Nussbaum  Yes