D08-02-15/A-00349

Committee of Adjustment application
Ward
Received2015-11-18
Updated2015-11-02
Address (Zoning) 594 Tweedsmuir (R3R)
Possibly related devapp(s) D08-01-15/B-00373 - coa
D08-01-15/B-00378 - coa
D08-02-15/A-00354 - coa
D08-02-16/A-00209 - coa
D08-01-16/B-00205 - coa
Agenda Excerpt

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MINOR VARIANCE/PERMISSION APPLICATIONS
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
File Nos.:
Owner(s):
Location:
Ward:
Legal Description:
Zoning:

D08-02-15/A-00349 to D08-02-15/A-00354
Tony & Anita Cassone
588 & 594 Tweedsmuir Avenue, (255-261) Avondale Avenue
15 - Kitchissippi
Lots 2, 3, 4, Part Lot 5 and Part of Athlone Ave (formerly McGee
Ave.) closed by Judge’s Order, Reg. Plan 371
R3R and R3R [592] S204 under Zoning By-law 2008-250 as
amended by Zoning By-law 2015-228

PURPOSE OF THE APPLICATIONS:
The Owners have filed Consent Applications (D08-01-15/B-00373 to D08-01-15/B-00378)
which, if approved, will have the effect of creating six separate parcels of land. It is
proposed to convey a portion of their property to the property owner to the south known
municipally as 594 Tweedsmuir Avenue, subdivide the property and construct two, twostorey semi-detached dwellings on these newly created parcels, as shown on plans filed
with the Committee. The existing detached dwelling and three-unit dwelling are to remain.
The proposed parcels and semi-detached dwellings will not be in conformity with the
requirements of the Zoning By-law.
RELIEF REQUIRED:
In order to proceed, the Owners require the Authority of the Committee for Minor Variances
from the Zoning By-law as follows:
A-00349: 588 Tweedsmuir Avenue, Part 5 on Draft 4R Plan, existing three-unit dwelling
Under By-law 2008-250
a) To permit a reduced lot area of 318.5 square metres, whereas the By-law requires a

minimum lot area of 360 square metres.

Under Zoning By-law Amendment 2015-228 (Infill Development Regulations – Phase II)


b) To permit a reduced rear yard setback of 5.76 metres whereas the By-law states that

lots with a depth greater than 20 metres but less than 30 metres have a minimum
rear yard setback which is a distance equal to the greater of the height of the
building, or 25% of the lot depth. In this case, the minimum rear yard setback is 5.9
metres, which is 25% of the lot depth.

A-00350: 594 Tweedsmuir Avenue, Part 6 on Draft 4R Plan, existing detached dwelling
Under By-law 2008-250
c) To permit a reduced lot area of 317.6 square metres, whereas the By-law requires a

minimum lot area of 360 square metres.

A-00351: 261 Avondale Avenue, Parts 1 & 10 on Draft 4R Plan, proposed semi-detached
dwelling
Under By-law 2008-250
d) To permit a reduced front yard setback of 3.2 metres whereas the By-law states that

the minimum required yard setback for a yard abutting a street, for an interior lot
abutting a corner lot where the dwelling on the corner lot faces a different street, is
the front yard setback of the abutting residential lot that faces the same street as the
affected lot which, in this case, is 4.4 metres.

Under Zoning By-law Amendment 2015-228 (Infill Development Regulations – Phase II)
e) To permit a reduced rear yard setback of 6.8 metres whereas the By-law states that

lots with a depth greater than 20 metres but less than 30 metres have a minimum
rear yard setback which is a distance equal to the greater of the height of the
building, or 25% of the lot depth. In this case, the minimum rear yard setback is 7.27
metres, which is the distance equal to the height of the building above existing
average grade.

A-00352: 259 Avondale Avenue, Parts 2 & 9 on Draft 4R Plan, proposed semi-detached
dwelling
Under By-law 2008-250
f)

To permit a reduced front yard setback of 3.2 metres whereas the By-law states that
the minimum required yard setback for a yard abutting a street, for an interior lot


abutting a corner lot where the dwelling on the corner lot faces a different street, is
the front y

Date Status
2015-11-18 Appearance on CoA agenda, panel 1

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