MINOR VARIANCE/PERMISSION APPLICATION
Under Section 45 of the Planning Act
To be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, starting at 1:00 p.m.
Ben Franklin Place, The Chamber, Main Floor, 101 Centrepointe Drive
24-26, (24 B) Melrose Avenue
15 - Kitchissippi
Lot 2125, Reg. Plan 201
2008-250 as amended
PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATION:
The Owner wants to convert the existing detached dwelling into a three-unit dwelling, as
well as provide two tandem parking spaces in the driveway, as shown on plans filed with
In order to proceed, the Owner requires the Authority of the Committee for Minor Variances
from the Zoning By-law as follows:
a) To permit a reduced lot area of 256.6 square metres whereas the By-law requires a
minimum lot area of 360 square metres.
b) To permit a reduced lot width of 10.06 metres whereas the By-law requires a
minimum lot width of 12 metres.
c) To permit a reduced front yard setback of 3.35 metres whereas the By-law requires a
minimum front yard setback of 3.59 metres.
d) To permit a reduced northerly side yard setback of 0.28 metres whereas the By-law
requires a minimum side yard setback of 1.2 metres.
e) To permit tandem parking in the driveway (two parking spaces to be located one
behind the other) whereas the By-law states, in part, that parking, queuing and
loading spaces and all driveways and aisles leading to those spaces must not be
To permit a reduced rear yard amenity area of 42 square metres (14 square metres
per unit) whereas the By-law requires a minimum rear yard amenity area of 45
square metres (in this case), which is equal to 15 square metres per unit and a
reduced soft landscaping area of 32 square metres (76%) whereas the By-law
requires a minimum area of 36 square metres (in this case) of soft landscaping which
is equal to 80% of the amenity area.
THE APPLICATION indicates that the Property is not the subject of any other current
application under the Planning Act.