The Corporation of the City of Stratford Planning and
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Planning and Heritage Committee -1- August 20, 2009 The Corporation of the City of Stratford Planning and Heritage Committee AGENDA The Planning and Heritage Committee will meet on August 20, 2009 in the Council Chamber, City Hall. COMMITTEE PRESENT: Councillor Chapman – Chair presiding, Councillor Clifford – Vice- Chair, Mayor Mathieson, Councillors Culliton, Gaffney, Henderson, Hunt, Nickel and Smythe. REGRETS: Councillor Clifford and Councillor Mark STAFF PRESENT: Ronald R. Shaw – Chief Administrative Officer, Joan Thomson – City Clerk, George Bowa – Director of Engineering and Public Works, Barbara Dembek – Director of Building and Planning, Larry Appel – Director of Economic Development, Randy Mattice – Economic Development Officer, Michelle Smibert – Deputy Clerk, Jeff Bannon – Planner. ALSO PRESENT: Members of the public and press. 1.0 DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF The Municipal Conflict of Interest Act requires any member of Council declaring a pecuniary interest and the general nature thereof, where the interest of a member of Council has not been disclosed by reason of the member’s absence from the meeting, to disclose the interest at the first open meeting attended by the member of Council and otherwise comply with the Act. Name Item Nature of Pecuniary Interest Committee: 2.0 DELEGATIONS None scheduled. 3.0 REPORT OF THE CITY PLANNER 3.1 Consideration of Zone Change Application Z08-09 and Plan of Subdivision 31T- 09003 “Community Excellence with Worldwide Impact" Planning and Heritage Committee -2- August 20, 2009 Objective: The purpose of the report is to consider draft approval of a proposed plan of subdivision and zone change for the lands known as Lots 1 and 3, Concession 4, Part Lot 3, Concession 3, Geographic Township of Downie. Background and Analysis: See the attached Building and Planning Report dated August 20, 2009. Staff recommendation: That the City of Stratford, pursuant to Section 51(31) of the Planning Act, grant draft approval to Plan of Subdivision 31T-09003, subject to the following conditions: 1. That this approval applies to Plan of Subdivision 31T-09003 for the City of Stratford, certified by McNeil Surveying Limited O.L.S., dated August 13, 2009 which shows a total of 45 lots and 8 blocks. 2. That the road allowances as shown on the plan shall be dedicated on the final plan as public highway to the City of Stratford. 3. That the streets shall be named to the satisfaction of the City of Stratford. 4. That road widening Block 53 be dedicated on the final plan as public highway. 5. That any dead ends and open sides of road allowances created by this plan of subdivision shall be terminated in 0.3 metre reserves. 6. That prior to final approval the appropriate zoning shall be in force for this proposed subdivision. 7. That the Owner shall, through an undertaking, satisfy all the requirements, financial and otherwise, including but not limited to the provision of roads, installation of services, facilities and drainage. 8. That the following blocks shall be provided as 0.3m reserves: a. Blocks 46 to 52 as 0.3m reserves 9. That the owner enter into an agreement with Festival Hydro to satisfy all requirements regarding the provision and installation of electrical services. 10. That prior to final approval, a stormwater management plan shall be submitted for the approval of the City and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority and that the subdivision undertaking shall contain clauses requiring implementation of the works in accordance with the approved plans. 11. That prior to the initiation of any grading and prior to final approval grading, sediment and erosion control plans shall be submitted for the approval of the City and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority and that the subdivision undertaking shall contain clauses requiring implementation of the works in accordance with the approved plans. 12. That the subdivision undertaking make provisions for the construction of the Stormwater Management facility on Lot 5 as part of the first phase of development. 13. The owner shall submit a Stormwater Management Facility Landscape Plan for the approval of the City and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. 14. The owner shall submit a Stormwater Management Facility Monitoring and Maintenance Manual for the approval of the City and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. 15. The owner shall submit a Sediment and Erosion Monitoring and Maintenance Manual for the approval of the City and the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority. “Community Excellence with Worldwide Impact" Planning and Heritage Committee -3- August 20, 2009 16. That the owner shall satisfy the requirements of Hydro One including: a. That prior to final approval lot grading and drainage plans showing existing and final grades shall be submitted to Hydro One Networks for review and approval b. That the subdivision undertaking shall make provision for no blockage of vehicular access to any Hydro One facilities located in the easement. c. That during construction there shall be no storage of materials or mounding of earth, snow or other debris in the Hydro One easement. The subdivision undertaking will also make provision to include this requirement in all offers of purchase and sale for the lands affected by the Hydro One easement d. The offer of purchase and sale shall notify the buyer of land affected by the Hydro One easement that Hydro One approval will be required for their site plan. 17. That prior to final approval, a detailed geotechnical investigation program and report, including borehole logs and field test results, certified by a qualified professional engineer be submitted for the approval of the City of Stratford. The owner shall implement the recommendations contained in this report(s). 18. That the subdivision make provision that the watermain in each stage of the subdivision shall be looped to the satisfaction of the Director of Engineering and Public Works. 19. That the owner agrees to make satisfactory arrangements for the provision of permanent telephone services to the subdivision. 20. That the owner shall grant to the appropriate authority such easements as may be required for utility or drainage purposes. 21. The owner shall submit a Utility Coordination Plan for the approval of the City. 22. That the owner agrees to stage the development of this plan if required. 23. That the subdivision undertaking shall make a provision for a chain link fence 1.83m in height along the west boundary of lots 5 to 17. 24. That the subdivision undertaking shall make provision for tree screening along the rear of lots 20-27 inclusive and lot 45. Clearance Conditions 1. That prior to the signing of the final plan by the Mayor, the City is to be advised by Hydro One that condition 16 has been carried out to their satisfaction. 2. That prior to the signing of the final plan by the Mayor, the City is to be advised by the telephone company that condition 19 has been carried to their satisfaction. 3. That prior to the signing of the final plan, the City is to be advised by the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority that conditions 10 to 15 have been carried out to their satisfaction. Notes: 1. It is the owner/developer’s responsibility to fulfill the conditions of draft approval and to ensure that the required clearance letters are forwarded by the appropriate agencies to the City of Stratford, Building and Planning Department. 2. All plans are to be prepared using total station survey and compatible with the latest version of AutoCAD. The final plan submitted for registration, engineered design drawings and construction record drawings are to be provided in print “Community Excellence with Worldwide Impact" Planning and Heritage Committee -4- August 20, 2009 and digital format referenced to a control network compiled to the satisfaction of the City of Stratford Engineering Department in accordance with Ontario Basic Mapping (U.T.M. Grid 1:2000), for future use within the City’s geographical information system. 3. Pursuant to Section 51(59) of the Planning Act, if a plan approved under Section 51(58) of the Planning Act is not registered within 30 days of approval, the City of Stratford may withdraw its approval. 4. The owner/developer is advised that the provisions of the Development Charge By-law apply to this draft approval. 5. The transmission lines abutting this subdivision operate at 500,000, 230,000 or 115,000 volts. Section 186 – Proximity – of the Regulations for Construction Projects in the Occupational Health and Safety Act, require that no object be brought closer than 6 metres (20 feet) to an energized 500 kV conductor. The distance for 230kV conductors is 4.5 metres (15 feet), and for 115 kV conductors it is 3 metres (10 feet). It is the proponent’s responsibility to be aware, and to make all personnel on site aware, that all equipment and personnel must come no closer than the distance specified in the Act. They should also be aware that the conductors can raise and lower without warning, depending on the electrical demand placed on the line. That zone change application Z08-09 to rezone the subject lands from Prime Industrial (I1) Zone to General Industrial (I2) Zone with a special provision to include the following additional uses business office, clinic, commercial school, day nursery located within an industrial building, fitness club located within an industrial building, food processing establishment save and except for slaughtering operation, professional office, restaurant located within an industrial building, service trade and specialized medical office be approved. Committee discussion: Committee recommendation: * Item 3.1 to also be dealt with at the Special Council meeting immediately following this Committee meeting. 4.0 ADJOURNMENT Motion by That the Planning and Heritage Committee meeting adjourn. Meeting Start Time: Meeting End Time: “Community Excellence with Worldwide Impact"