Bylaw Adjustments Proposed for Properties on Markham, Euclid, Montrose and Queen (MOCCA), Pendrith and Crawford

The following items will be before the Committee of Adjustment on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Committee Room 2 of Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West.

Within the files below you will find instructions on how to submit your comments to the Committee of Adjustment and how to sign up to speak. If you have any questions or comments, please email Mike Layton at councillor_layton@toronto.ca or call (416) 392-4009.

9:30am
458 Markham Street: To legalize and maintain the existing 2½-storey building that contains a dental office and four dwelling units. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

669 Euclid Avenue: To alter the approved building permit plans for a three-storey semi-detached dwelling with three dwelling units by constructing a larger third floor with a rear deck and extending the rear second floor deck. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

1:30pm
419 Montrose Avenue: To alter the existing two-storey townhouse/rowhouse by constructing: a rear two-storey addition with a basement walkout, a second suite in the basement and to extend the front porch and rear yard deck. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

944-952 Queen Street West (Queen and Shaw — previous site of MOCCA): To alter the existing two storey buildings with office, retail, and restaurant uses. The east building will be used as a restaurant, a portion of the south building will contain retail uses, with the remainder as office uses. The north and west buildings will contain office uses. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

2:30pm
193 Pendrith Street: To alter the one-storey detached dwelling by constructing a second-storey addition. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

152 Crawford Street: To alter the existing three-storey, two-unit semi-detached dwelling by constructing a rear third-storey addition and a rear third floor deck. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

3:30pm
52 Euclid Avenue: To alter the existing two-storey semi-detached dwelling by constructing a rear one-storey addition. (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

About the Committee of Adjustment:
The Committee of Adjustment is comprised of citizen members and Councillors do not sit on this committee. They regularly hold public hearings to consider applications for minor variances, permission and consents. To learn more about the Committee of Adjustment please visit: www.toronto.ca/abcc/qj-committee-adjustment.htm

Note: Committee of Adjustment Decisions are posted online here.

Queen W Safe Injection Site Community Consultation, April 14, 2016

Queen West-Central Toronto Community Health Centre is planning to add small-scale supervised injection services to their existing clinical health and harm reduction services for people who inject drugs. Implementation of supervised injection services are part of the range of strategies to reduce harm. Supervised injection services provide a safer and hygienic environment for people to inject pre-obtained drugs under the supervision of a nurse. 

A series of local open house or public meetings are being planned for community members to receive information about supervised injection services and share input about any issues or concerns.
Details:
  • Central Toronto Community Health Centre Public Meeting
  • 168 Bathurst St, Toronto
  • Thursday, April 14, 2016
  • 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Register here.
To complete a survey and provide your feedback about these events, please visit: www.toronto-sis.ca.

For additional information about supervised injection services in Toronto, please see the City of Toronto’s Frequently Asked Questions.

Queen West Safe Injection Site Public Consultation, 7pm on April 14, 2016

bathurst-richmondThere is currently proposal for a small scale, nurse supervised injection service to be operated out of the Queen West Community Health Centre at Bathurst and Richmond. You can see all of the details and an FAQ on Mike Layton’s website here: http://mikelayton.to/public_health

A public consultation will be held on Thursday April 14, 7pm at the Scadding Court Community Centre (707 Dundas Street West).

As part of the consultation process, the Queen West Community Health Centre is opening up their doors every Wednesday evening in April so you can see the centre and ask your questions.

Date: Every Wednesday evening in April
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Queen West
168 Bathurst St (Queen & Richmond St W.) (map)

You can see their flyer here.

Building Variance Applications: Patio for Carmen, Shaw Street Rebuild, and more. Hearing on June 24, 2015

queen-street-shawThe following items will be before the Committee of Adjustment on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in Committee Room 2 of Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West.

Within the files below you will find instructions on how to submit your comments to the Committee of Adjustment and how to sign up to speak. If you have any questions or comments, please email me at councillor_layton@toronto.ca or call (416) 392-4009.

9:00am
221 Ossington Avenue [Pizza Libretto] (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To legalize and to maintain the conversion of the first floor restaurant billiard area into restaurant seating that was completed without a permit.

711 Adelaide Street West (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To construct a detached carport in the rear yard.

1:30pm
289 Manning Avenue (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To construct a rear two-storey addition. To demolish a detached garage/ancillary building at the rear of the lot; and, to replace the detached garage/ancilliary building with a parking pad.

244 Markham Street (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To alter the existing two-storey semi-detached dwelling by constructing a canopy over the front porch.

2:30pm
1012 Shaw Street (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To construct a new three-storey detached dwelling.

922 Queen Street West [Carmen Restaurant] (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To construct a rear outdoor patio servicing the main floor restaurant of the existing two-storey mixed use building.

183 Grace Street (Click to view: google map, notice, and plans)

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION: To convert the existing two-storey semi-detached dwelling containing two dwelling units into three dwelling units.

About the Committee of Adjustment:
The Committee of Adjustment is comprised of citizen members and Councillors do not sit on this committee. They regularly hold public hearings to consider applications for minor variances, permission and consents. To learn more about the Committee of Adjustment please visit: www.toronto.ca/abcc/qj-committee-adjustment.htm

Note: Committee of Adjustment Decisions are posted online here.

Queen West Planning Study – Mon, March 30, 2015

You are invited to attend a presentation and open house which will focus on movement – transit, walking, traffic, parking and cycling – in the West Queen West corridor.

Staff from the TTC, the Toronto Parking Authority, Transportation Services, and Toronto Cycling will be on hand to share information and take your questions and comments. Feedback received at this meeting will be vital to understanding movement issues in the corridor and to help staff develop recommendations for City Council.When: Monday, March 30, 2015
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Where: Senhor Santo Cristo Catholic School – Gymnasium, 30 Humbert Street

To speak to the planner directly, contact Avery Carr, at 416-392-0423 or acarr2@toronto.ca. You may mail your comments to the planner at Toronto and East York District, 100 Queen St W Floor 18 E Toronto On, M5H 2N2.

You may also contact Councillor Gord Perks, Ward 14, at (416) 392-7919, Councillor Ana Bailao, Ward 18, at (416) 392-7012, and Councillor Mike Layton, Ward 19, at (416) 392-4009.

If you are unable to attend the meeting but want to be included in notifications, please email your name and full mailing address to Colleen Auld at cauld@toronto.ca.

Download the meeting notice here.