Planning Application: 4880 Valera Road

Planning Application: 4880 Valera Road

At the neighbourhood meeting on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the City of Burlington, the applicant, and myself received feedback from the public about the development application for 4880 Valera Road. The public asked questions about the application and the area concerning density, and traffic.

What is the Proposed Development?

The application was made to change the zoning for the property located at 4880 Valera Road to allow a mixed-used building and one 8 storey and one 10 storey tower comprised of commercial units on the ground floor and residential units in the remainder, as well 70 townhouse units, with standard and back to back.

56 of the 70 townhouses units will be accessed by private condominium road, while the remaining 14 units will be freehold units fronting onto Valera Road.

Your written comments should be submitted by: April 4, 2018

No decision has been made about this application, and we are asking for your feedback before a recommendation is made. Written comments can be mailed or e-mailed to:

Melissa Morgan, Planner II
City of Burlington
PO Box 5013
426 Brant Street
Burlington, ON
L7R 3Z6
905-335-7600 ext. 7788

All comments will be included in the staff report about the application, which will be posted to the City’s web site.

What is the Site Summary?

Existing Official Plan Designation:

“Residential-High Density” this allows for ground or non-ground oriented residential development with a density ranging between 51 and 185 units per net hectare.

Existing Zoning By-Law Designation:

“Neighbourhood Commercial with site specific exception (CN1-332)” this permits various retail, service commercial, office, community, automotive, entertainment/recreation and residential uses. Permitted uses include dwelling units on second and thirds floors only.

What is proposed to change?

The proposed development is not in keeping with the Zoning By-Law, as the proposed built form is not permitted. A Zoning By-Law Amendment application has therefore been submitted.

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