4 Corners Bathurst and Bloor: Open Community Meeting Saturday November 28th, 2015

Bathurst-Bloor Special Study

Community Consultation (Four Corners meeting Saturday November 28, 2015

The 4-Corners Study

In August 2014, City Council directed City Planning Staff to study the area around intersection of Bloor Street West and Bathurst Street. The Study will result in policies to guide the development of the area. These policies will apply to the Honest Ed’s / Mirvish Village application and any future area development applications.

Policies will address the following: Built Form Open Space Heritage Conservation Land Use The Public Realm

A final report on the Four Corners Study, including recommended Official Plan Amendments, will be before Council for consideration in early 2016.

The Mirvish Village / Honest Ed’s site development applications are being reviewed within the context of this study and the progress of the study is informing the review of the Honest Ed’s / Mirvish Village Application.

Before making recommendations to City Council on the 4 Corners Study, City Planning staff will host another community meeting Saturday November 28th, 2015

 

BATHURST-BLOOR 4 CORNERS STUDY

The City is holding a community consultation where you can learn more about the Bathurst-Bloor 4 Corners Study, ask questions, speak with City Planning staff, and share your comments.

Details are as follows:

Date:   Saturday, November 28, 2015 
Place:  Bickford Centre Cafeteria located at 777 Bloor Street West
Time:  You are invited to drop in to 1 of the below sessions beginning at 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.:

Session 1                    Session 2 

Open house:             1:00 p.m.                    2:30 p.m.
Presentation:           1:15 p.m.                      2:45 p.m.
Questions:                1:45 p.m.                      3:15 p.m.
End:                           2:30 p.m.                     4:00 p.m.

This meeting is an opportunity to provide your input into draft policy on built form, heritage, the public realm, movement, and land use. 

If you cannot attend this meeting and would like to participate, please check the study website after the meeting to review the materials presented and provide your comments.

Comments will be reviewed up to January 31, 2016.

This area-specific study will create a vision and ultimately policy for the Bathurst-Bloor four corners area including but not limited to recommendations for achieving public realm improvements, pedestrian and cycling connections,heritage conservation, open space, new parks, the relationship of transit stations with their surroundings,built form, a full range of residential unit sizes and affordability and land use.

Bathurst Land Use and Built Form Study

City Planning recommended draft Official Plan policy to implement the Built Form and Land Use Study on August 12, 2014.

Community Council approved the report’s recommendations, with amendments. For more information, please see  the Toronto and East York Community Council decision: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2014.TE34.8

and the Final Staff Report and draft Official Plan Amendment:

http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-72135.pdf.

At the June 17 Toronto and East York Community Council meeting, Community Council approved City Planning’s recommended changes to the zoning by-law for retail and service uses based on the Built Form and Land Use Study analysis and on the Retail Study.

The Community Council decision and the staff report are available here:

 http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2014.TE33.7. 

View this presentation to find out more about City Planning’s recommendations for the draft zoning by-law anddraft Official Plan Policy. City Planning recommended draft Official Plan policy to implement the Built Form and Land Use Study.

 

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