The South Niagara Planning Strategy

Agenda

7:00 – Introduction – Councillor Mike Layton
The South Niagara Planning Study 7:05 – Planning Presentation / Recap – Graig Uens - Planner 7:45 – Open Floor Discussion 8:30 – Open House Format 9:00 – Wrap-up and Next Steps

Why Are We Doing This Planning Study? - Consider mix of employment and residential uses - Protect and enhance City services The South Niagara Planning Study - Secure Built form, Transition and Buffering

- Improve connections (Walking, Biking, Driving)
- Enhance and Connect Park Spaces - Protect views to and from the Fort - Reference the area’s Contextual and Built Heritage - Define and Protect Character

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Area Context

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Study Timeline

Nov 21, 2013 Planning and Growth Management

Feb 6, 2014 Meeting #2

June 19, 2014 Final Report PGM

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2013

2014

Oct 15, 2013 Meeting #1

Mar 27, 2014 Meeting #3

July 8,9, 2014 City Council

Background
History and Planning Context

Area Context

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

City-Owned Lands

Bathurst - Strachan - Wellington Area Study

What we Learned from You

Introductions and Strengths and Opportunities Exercise
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STRENGTHS

Opportunities

Community Design Workshop
February 6, 2014

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A multi-use path Front Rail Corridor Improve Cycling and Pedestrian Connections

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Retain Employment opportunities Limit retail size

Low to Mid Rise Buildings

Low Rise 1 - 4 Storeys

“The Bowl”
Retain Scale and Character

Mid Rise 5 - 11 Storeys
High Rise 12+ Storeys

The Eventual Relocation of the Abattoir

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Views to the South

Views to the Park Space
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Views to the Fort

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Community Gardens Enhanced Park Space

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The Incinerator as a Cultural Facility

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Protect the Built Heritage Reference the Contextual Heritage Incinerator as a Cultural / Community Facility

Draft Recommendations

New Official Plan Land Use Designations - MCR and SNPS

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New Official Plan Land Use Designations - MCR and SNPS

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New Official Plan Land Use Designations - Parks

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Proposed Official Plan Land Use Redesignations - Green Connections

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Heritage Considerations

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Heritage Considerations

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Heritage Considerations

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Heritage Considerations

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Heritage Considerations

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Heritage Considerations and the Abattoir subject to further investigation

Site Specific Official Plan Policies

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Site Specific Official Plan Policies

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The Incinerator as a Cultural / Community / Office Facility

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Site Specific Official Plan Policies

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Site Specific Official Plan Policies

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Site Specific Official Plan Policies

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More DRAFT Official Plan Policies
General Policies Built Form Policies The South Niagara Planning Study Land Use

Public Space and Connections
Heritage

Take a Copy of the DRAFT Policy Handout

Existing Building Heights

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Proposed Building Heights – Area Development Apps

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Proposed Building Heights within South Niagara

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Special Policies Related to Built Form and Height

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The Bowl

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The Bowl

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Movement - A Staged Approach

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Movement - A Staged Approach

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Movement - A Staged Approach

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Movement – A Woonerf

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Movement - A Staged Approach

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Movement - A Staged Approach

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Movement – Multi-use path + Belvedere

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Movement – Existing Condition

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Movement – Ultimate Condition (Roads)

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Movement – Ultimate Condition (non-road)

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Potential TTC Route Connection on New Roads

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View Corridors and Vistas

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Movement - The Bigger Picture

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Next Steps
- Continue Dialogue with: - Community (Website, Stat Meeting) - Landowners - Other City Staff - Ward Councillor - Metrolinx and TTC - Final Report – June 17, 2014 (TEYCC) - Official Plan and Zoning Amendments - Urban Design Document - Recommendations on Heritage Component

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Study Timeline

Nov 21, 2013 Planning and Growth Management

Feb 6, 2014 Meeting #2

June 19, 2014 Final Report PGM

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2013

2014

Oct 15, 2013 Meeting #1

Mar 27, 2014 Meeting #3

July 8,9, 2014 City Council

Thank You

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