-2MINOR VARIANCE/PERMISSION APPLICATION
Under Section 45 of the Planning Act
To be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, starting at 1:00 p.m.
Ben Franklin Place, The Chamber, Main Floor, 101 Centrepointe Drive
PMKS Holdings Inc.
231 O'Connor Street
14 - Somerset
Part Lot 42, Reg. Plan 12281
2008-250 as amended
PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION:
The Owner wants to renovate its existing two-storey detached dwelling which will
include replacing the brick on the front wall, removing a porch stoop and canopy and
constructing a new covered front porch, installing a landscaped window well at the front
as well as adding a new side entry with steps and a landing for a proposed basement
apartment, all as shown on plans filed with the Committee.
In order to proceed, the Owner requires the Authority of the Committee for Minor
Variances from the Heritage Overlay provisions of the Zoning By-law as follows:
a) To permit a proposed covered porch to be located in the front yard of the
dwelling whereas the By-law states that an addition to a building in an area to
which an heritage overlay applies is permitted only if it is not located within a
b) To permit a proposed landscaped window well to be located in the front yard of
the dwelling whereas the By-law states that projections are not permitted into the
front, corner side yard or side yard in an area to which an heritage overlay
c) To permit proposed steps and a landing to be located in the southerly side yard
of the dwelling whereas the By-law states that projections are not permitted into
the front, corner side yard or side yard in an area to which an heritage overlay
It should be noted that an Application for Consent (File No. D08-01-15/B-00298) has
been filed by the property owner at 263 Somerset Street West for the benefit of this
THE APPLICATION indicates that the Property is not the subject of any other current
application under the Planning Act.