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Title:Zoning By-law Amendment – 99 Fifth Avenue

Item #: Status:
Type:  #:CAPITALE (17)
Version:1st Sponsor:
Meeting Date:2018-Jun-26 2018-Jun-26 2 Ward:CAPITAL (17)
Meeting Type:PLC Video: View Video
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 VersionItem #TypeStatusMeeting DateMeeting Type
 1st2018-Jun-26PLC
 2nd2018-Jul-11City Council
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Passed    Motion To: WHEREAS the Glebe is an Ottawa neighbourhood that is located just south of downtown, in Capital Ward, with the neighbourhood borders being the 417 highway to the north, the Rideau Canal to the south and east and Bronson Avenue to the west; and WHEREAS the Glebe is one of Ottawa’s distinct neighbourhoods that combines the old and the new to give residents and visitors a unique Ottawa experience and has seen a marked increase in development applications, most notably since the renewal of Landsdowne Park; and WHEREAS the Glebe currently has no secondary plan or community design plan, but the portion of Bank Street between Highway 417 and the Rideau Canal is designated Traditional Main Street and is subject to Policy 3.6.3(8) of the Official Plan, which is supportive of building heights up to six storeys on Traditional Main Streets with greater heights considered in accordance with policies 8 through 14 of s.4.11 including building transitions; and WHEREAS the Zoning By-Law currently permits an as-of-right height of 15 metres in the Traditional Main Street Zone on Bank Street which is equivalent to a four storey commercial and/or mixed-use building for much of the extent of the corridor; and WHEREAS the Glebe community has expressed concerns over development heights occurring along Bank Street that are requesting amendments to the Zoning By-Law to exceed the 15 metre maximum height and also exceeding the six storey heights as indicated in the Official Plan; and WHEREAS the Glebe community has also expressed concerns over the preservation of a mature tree at the south east corner of the site; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Planning Committee direct the General Manager of Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development to review opportunities for a limited secondary plan process focused on identification of an appropriate height and density strategy for those properties fronting or directly adjacent to Bank Street from Highway 417 to the Rideau Canal with accompanying modifications to the Zoning By-Law, and report back to Planning Committee no later than Q4 2019; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Planning Committee recommend Council approve the General Manager of the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department be delegated the authority through the Site Plan Process to approve design changes to the South East corner of the site to attempt to preserve the existing mature tree such as a cut out to Area D or other measures as deemed appropriate; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED Planning Committee recommend Council approve that a new portion at the rear of the building, and facing the rear yards of the residential neighbourhood, to the east labelled Area I, be limited to four storeys with a maximum height of no more than 13 metres and that the sections of Area E, on Fourth and Fifth Avenues and wrapping around the corner to the rear of the building, remain five storeys with a maximum height of 15.8 metres; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Planning Committee recommend Council approve Document 3 – Schedule XXX of the original staff report be replaced with Document 3 – Schedule XXX attached herein; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Planning Committee recommend Council approve Document 2 of the staff report be revised as follows: (a) Revise Section 1 to read as “Rezone the lands shown in Document 1 from TM [93] H(15) to TM [XXX1] SXXX – h”. (b) Revise Section 2(a) to read as “In Column II, add the text TM [XXX1] SXXX – h; and”. (c) Revise Section 2(b) by adding the following: - The holding symbol may be lifted only when the following conditions have been met: i. Review of a detailed site plan, landscape plan, and building elevations by the Urban Design Review Panel. ii. Submission and approval of a Site Plan Control application, to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development. AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there be no further notice pursuant to Sub-section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Chiarelli  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Blais  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) J. Harder  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Cloutier  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Brockington  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Tierney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Leiper  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) A. Hubley  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Nussbaum  Yes
Passed    Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s).
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Chiarelli  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Blais  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) J. Harder  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Cloutier  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Brockington  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Tierney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Leiper  No
(Councillor / Conseiller) A. Hubley  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Nussbaum  Yes