Important Update: November 7th Open House on Development Proposal

posted Nov 2, 2013, 9:55 PM by Rishi Sharma   [ updated Nov 3, 2013, 2:24 PM ]

The City of Toronto holds public consultations as one way to engage residents in the life of their city. We invite you to get involved.


Planning application for: 51-77 QUEBEC AVENUE and 40-66 HIGH PARK AVENUE   

The City is holding an Open House where you can learn more about the revised proposal.

Details are as follows:


                Date: November 7, 2013

                Time: Between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

                Place: Western Technical-Commercial School (Auditorium) 125 Evelyn Crescent


Revised Proposal


A community consultation meeting on the development application proposing two 31 storey apartment buildings on these lands was held on May 6, 2013. A working group made up of local residents and the applicant was subsequently established. The purpose of the working group was to identify possible solutions to the issues raised by the community concerning the proposed development. Five working group meetings were held to discuss issues of: height; density; massing; building type; setbacks; separation distances; wind and shadow impacts; light, view and privacy; loss of trees and green space; unit mix; site servicing; environment; and traffic. 

 

As a result of the working group process the applicant indicated the proposal would be modified to take into account many of the concerns raised by the community.  A revised proposal that reduced the height from 31 to 26 stories and reduced the number of residential units from 610 to 534, among other matters, was recently presented to the working group.


The open house affords the community an opportunity to view the revised proposal. Comments sheets will be made available.



To speak to the planner directly, contact Gregory Byrne, at (416) 394-8238 or gbyrne@toronto.ca . You may mail your comments to the planner at Etobicoke York District, 2 Civic Centre Crt  Floor 3 Toronto On, M9C 5A3.  


You may also contact Councillor Sarah Doucette, Ward 13, at (416) 392-4072 or councillor_doucette@toronto.ca .


Notice to correspondents: Personal information received at community consultation meetings or contained in correspondence with the City is collected under sections 8 and 136 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 specifically for creating a public record of information potentially relevant to making an informed decision. Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to the Planner listed above.

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