Ward 4 Development Applications – Update

There are a number of development applications active in Ward 4 that continue to generate significant interest from residents.  This newsletter section is intended to keep everyone informed and updated about the status of these applications. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all active development applications in the ward, but a brief synopsis of select applications. Information that is new since the last newsletter is marked as “**NEW**” Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] if you have questions about applications described below or questions about an application that is not included here. 
 
Current and ongoing applications with little or no significant developments to report are listed below with a brief summary of the application only. New applications, since last month, or ones with significant developments since last month are listed with greater detail below.
 
Current Applications with no significant Changes to report since last month 
 
1. 129, 133, 141 Arnold Cres and 230 Major Mackenzie Dr. W. 
Potential townhouse development near Arnold Cres. and Major Mackenzie Dr.
 
2. 35 Wright Street
Redevelopment of a Heritage designated home on Wright Street just west of Yonge Street.
 
3.  251, 253 and 259 Oxford Street
A single detached home project on the south side of Oxford St West of Regent St. 
 
4. 11488 Yonge St and 49 Gamble Rd. (south west corner of Gamble and Yonge)
A proposed townhouse and condominium development near the south west corner of Gamble Rd. and Yonge St.
 
New Applications / Older Applications with new changes since the last month to report
 
1. 116 Lucas St. **New**
In early February a Council Public Meeting was held concerning a development application at the above address. This application proposes a semidetached dwelling for the subject lands. The area is within the Benson Hunt Tertiary Plan and as such, the development standards contained in this plan will guide development. To view the staff report for this application click here. To view details of the Benson Hunt Tertiary Plan click here. Given the public interest in this application I will be hosting a Residents’ Information Meeting on Wednesday February 27th, 7 – 9 p.m. at McConaghy Centre in Room 204. Please email me at [email protected] if you wish to attend this meeting.
 
2. 10922, 10944 and 10956 Yonge St. Diogliola Developments Inc. **NEW**
This application is for lands south of Canyon Hill Avenue, on the west side of Yonge St. The lands are a part of the Key Development Area Secondary Plan that was recently passed by Council. The applicant has made a number of appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board during the process leading up to the passing of the Secondary Plan. A settlement offer that was considered before Council on Monday, February 11th, 2019 to settle the outstanding appeals. The full staff report can be found by clicking here. At the meeting on February 11th, Council voted to give direction to our Planning Staff to approve the settlement offer. This approval will give the applicant the ability to move forward with the Townhouse component of the application described in the staff report.