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by Doug Harvey

Planning Applications for Monday June 24th, 2019

Planning Applications

1. 6:40 p.m. - COA 14-19 Derrig/Contardo, 6362 Quaker Road

Background - The applicants recently filed a consent application (E15/19) with the Elgin County Land Division for a lot addition, The consent application was approved subject to a minor variance to bring the deficient rear yard setback for the residential dwelling into conformity with the Zoning By-law. No new development is proposed through the subject application.

Requested Variances
i) To recognize the location of the existing residential dwelling 3.46 metres from the rear lot line, whereas Subsection 8.2.1.7.3 of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By law No. 1998, as amended requires a rear yard setback equal to the height (4.41m) of the main building.
ii) To permit eaves and eavestroughs to project up to a maximum of 2.46 feet (0.75 metres) into a required yard in an Open Space Zone, whereas Subsection 7.2.2 of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By-law No. 1998, only permits eaves and eavestroughs to project up to a maximum of 2.46 feet (0.75 metres) into a required yard in a Residential Zone.

Correspondence was received from the Catfish Creek Conservation Authority indicating that they had no concerns with this application. No other correspondence was received and no one at the meeting had any objections with this application.

The Requested Variance was granted.

2. 6:50 p.m. - COA 13-19 St. Thomas Self Storage, 42705 Fruit Ridge Line

Background - The applicant is proposing to develop the subject lands with a commercial storage business and is proposing to include an outdoor storage area for motor vehicles, boats and trailers. A minor variance is required to permit an outdoor storage area on the subject lands.

Requested Variance
i) To permit an outside storage area on the subject lands, whereas Subsection 10.5.2.14.11 (Outside Storage) of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By-law No. 1998 provides that no outdoor storage shall be permitted with respect to a commercial storage business use.

No correspondence was received. Councillor Crevits asked why the access was off of Sunset Road instead of Fruit Ridge Line? The access will be from Sunset Road because it would be easier for customers accessing the property for the storage business and has been approved by the County. No one at the meeting had any objections with this Requested Variance.

The Requested Variance was granted.

3. 7:00 p.m. - COA 11/17 - Bacon, 46105 New Sarum Line (reconvened)

Background - The applicant made application in 2017 for a minor variance requesting the Committee of Adjustment to recognize an existing swimming pool deck and fence in order to bring the structures into compliance with the Zoning By-Law. No new development was being proposed through the application.

A public meeting was held on April 18, 2017. At that meeting a neighbour attended who raised concerns regarding the location of the fence relative to the property line. No decision was made on the application in order to allow the applicant and the neighbour time to resolve the property line matter.

The applicant recently approached staff to advise that the property line issue was resolved and the fence has been relocated and lowered to 6 feet, so no variance is required for the fence. The pool deck has been confirmed to be 11 inches (0.28 metres) from the property line. The applicant has revised his application such that the only variance he now needs is for the deck.

Requested Variance
(i) To recognize the location of a swimming pool deck 0.28 metres (11 inches) from the westerly side lot line, whereas Subsection 7.2.3.2 of the Township of Yarmouth Zoning By-law No. 1998, requires a swimming pool deck to be setback 0.5 metres to a lot line.

Jim McCoomb indicated that the applicant has remedied many concerns that the neighbours had from the first meeting.

The Requested Variance was granted.

Zoning By-law Amendments

4. 7:10 p.m. ZBA - Ivan, 43505 Dexter Line

The subject lands, which are located on the south side of Dexter Line, have approximately 471 metres of frontage on Dexter Line and are approximately 64.5 hectares (159.4 acres) in lot area. Municipally known as 43505 Dexter Line, they may be legally described as Concession 1 Part of Lot 8 and Reference Plan 11R22OO Part of Part 1, geographic Township of Yarmouth, now Municipality of Central Elgin.

The applicant is proposing to amend the current zoning to permit a seasonal accommodation for farm help to assist with the agricultural operation during the harvesting season.

The purpose of the application is to rezone the subject lands to permit a 3.66 metre (12 feet) by 12.19 metre (40 feet) mobile home to be located on the property for the seasonal farm help. The current Open Space 1 (OS1) Zone only permits one dwelling on the subject lands and a zoning by-law amendment is required to permit the use. The proposed use is to be located where a previous tobacco kiln was constructed on the property and would be within the existing cluster of farm uses on the subject lands.

No correspondence was received. Mr. Perrin asked what type of heating would be used. No one was there to answer any questions. There were no questions from the public. The Public Meeting was then concluded, and the actions of Council on the Proposed Zoning Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of Council.

5. 7:20 p.m. ZBA, 2676602 Ontario Inc., 143 Borden Ave.

The subject lands are located on the southwest corner of Borden Avenue and Belmont Road, have approximately 27 metres (88.6 feet) of frontage on to Belmont Road and are approximately 0.27 hectares (0.66 acres) in lot area. They may be legally described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 15, Parts 10 and 11, 11R-8771, Geographic Village of Belmont, now Municipality of Central Elgin.

The applicants are proposing to rezone the subject lands to permit the construction of a motor vehicle service station with an associated convenience food store and drive-thru restaurant.

The zoning by-law amendment is proposing to change the existing Highway Commercial (hHC-1) Zone to a site-specific Highway Commercial Zone to allow for the construction of a motor vehicle service station with an associated convenience food store and drive-thru restaurant. An amendment is required as the existing zoning does not permit the proposed convenience food store use and the requested reduction in setback distance to the railway lands to the south.

There was several e-mails received supporting this commercial development. There was concerns about the entrance to the property and there will not be any entrance off of Belmont Road. Jim McCoomb indicated that there was a traffic study done and any traffic concerns have been dealt with through the study. There was also a concern about additional traffic around the Feed Supply across the road ? Mr. Perrin indicated that this was addressed in the study. Staff also indicated that there were no seating being provided in the plans. The Public Meeting was then concluded, and the actions of Council on the Proposed Zoning Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of Council.


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