Town of Oakville
Planning and Development Council


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  • Recommendation:

    That this meeting proceed into a Committee of the Whole session.

  • Recommendation:

    That the Director of Planning Services be authorized to grant draft plan approval to the Draft Plan of Condominium (24CDM-23007/1716) submitted by Biddington Homes Lakeshore Inc., and prepared by J.H. Gelbloom Surveying Ltd., dated February 12, 2024, subject to the conditions contained in Appendix ‘A’ of the Planning Services report dated February 20, 2024.

There are no Confidential Consent Items listed for this agenda.

  • Recommendation:
    1. That the Draft Plan of Subdivision and Zoning By-law Amendment applications by MacDonald Rose Inc. for 358 Reynolds Street (File Nos. 24T-23003/1613 and Z.1613.65) be refused as proposed;
    2. That if the application is appealed to the Ontario Land Tribunal, town staff be authorized to negotiate and finalize a settlement of the appeal, if possible addressing the concerns outlined in this report affecting zoning regulations and development standards to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Community Development and Town Solicitor or designates; and
    3. That the notice of Council’s decision reflect that Council has fully considered all of the written and oral submissions relating to these matters and that those comments have been appropriately addressed.


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  • Recommendation:

    That this meeting proceed beyond the hour of 10:30 p.m.

  • Recommendation:
    1. That comments from the public with respect to the proposed town-initiated Official Plan Amendments and Zoning By-law Amendments (File No. 42.15.62 and 42.15.63), be received.
    2. That analysis of the following matters of interest to Council be included as part of the recommendation report:
      1. clarify the role of the Private Tree By-law and applicability.
      2. clarify how designated heritage buildings and heritage districts are considered.
      3. clarify how density in the Official Plan is different than units required to be achieved for the purpose of the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF) program, and the number of persons living in a unit.
      4. clarify between lodging houses (lodging units) and additional dwelling units.
      5. provide a jurisdictional scan on the up-take of 4 units per property as-of-right in other municipalities.
      6. clarify how parking will work.
      7. clarify how infrastructure and servicing capacity is considered.
      8. clarify if the federal and provincial governments are developing their own lands for housing, if any.
      9. determine if the province will be advancing 4 units per property as-of-right.
      10. clarify how HAF monies are allocated, and on what requirements.
      11. clarify the timing of the approval of the town’s HAF application by CMHC.
      12. clarify what other municipal by-laws there are to regulate impacts from such as noise, property standards, parking, etc.
      13. clarify the census data and person-per-unit in Oakville, including the number of people that could occupy dwelling units.
      14. clarify who is eligible for renting units in the Sheridan College Housing Area.
      15. clarify if the town can control rent prices.
      16. clarify if the town intends to expropriate and develop lands in the Sheridan College Housing Area
      17. clarify the Federal Minister of Housing’s statement regarding student housing and the use of single-family homes for families in the Sheridan College Housing Area.
      18. clarify what is “as-of-right” means.
      19. clarify if there is active development proposed on the Rabba plaza site.
      20. clarify if there are unit size caps on additional dwelling units proposed in the by-law.
  • Recommendation:

There are no Confidential Discussion Items listed for this agenda.

  • Recommendation:

    That this committee rise and report.

  • Recommendation:

    The Acting Mayor arose and reported that the Committee of the Whole has met and has made recommendations on Consent Items 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, and 4.5; Public Hearing Items 6.1, and 6.2; Discussion Item 7.1; and Advisory Committee Minutes 9.1 as noted by the Clerk.


  • Recommendation:

    That the report and recommendations of the Committee of the Whole be approved.

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