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File #: 19-389    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Development Services Staff Report
File created: 8/12/2019 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Public Engagement - Terms of Reference - 899 Esquimalt Road
Attachments: 1. Appendix A - Community Engagement Framework for 899 Esquimalt Road
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REQUEST FOR DECISION

DATE: August 13, 2019 Report No. DEV-19-077
TO: Laurie Hurst, Chief Administrative Officer
FROM: Alex Tang, Planner and Bill Brown, Director of Development Services
SUBJECT:

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Public Engagement - Terms of Reference - 899 Esquimalt Road
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RECOMMENDATION:

Recommendation
That Council approve the terms of reference as outlined in the document titled 'Engaging with our Neighbours', attached as Appendix 'A' to Staff Report DEV-19-077, detailing the public engagement framework for 899 Esquimalt Road.
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RELEVANT POLICY:

Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2018, No. 2922
Zoning Bylaw, 1992, No. 2050
Declaration of Climate Emergency

STRATEGIC RELEVANCE:

This Request for Decision does not directly relate to a specific strategic objective.

BACKGROUND:

Chronology
June 28, 2017 - Rezoning Application submitted
April 11, 2018 - Design Review Committee
May 15, 2018 - Advisory Planning Commission
June 25, 2018 - Adoption of Official Community Plan Bylaw, 2018, No. 2922
January 21, 2019 - Official Community Plan Amendment Consultation List approved by Council
May 27, 2019 - 1st and 2nd Reading
July 8, 2019 - Public Hearing

Appendix A: Community Engagement Framework for 899 Esquimalt Road

Purpose of the Application
The applicant is requesting a change in Official Community Plan Proposed Land Use Designation from the current mix of 'Neighbourhood Commercial Mixed-Use' and 'Townhouse Residential' to 'Commercial/Commercial Mixed-Use'. The applicant is also requesting a change in Development Permit Area from the current mix of 'Commercial' and 'Multi-Family Residential' to 'Commercial' to better correspond the Development Permit Area guidelines to the proposed development.

In addition, the applicant has requested a change in zoning from the current mix of C-2 [Neighbourhood Commercial] and RD-1 [Two Family Residential] to a Comprehensive Development District zone. This change is required to accommodate the proposed 12 storey, commerci...

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