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The planning applications below are updated once a month and may not include all active applications. Please contact the Planning Division for questions about a specific property or if you would like to file an appeal for any of the applications.

Subdivision Applications

 SU01/19 - Mason Homes Phase 5

Applicant

AON Inc., 2107401 Ontario Inc., Penryn Park Estates Inc. and Penryn Mason Homes Inc.

Purpose of application 

Development of a residential subdivision on the subject lands. Refer to 'Status Updates' below for more information.

Feedback

To provide feedback on this application or for questions, please email us or call us at 905-885-2431.

Subject lands map
 Subject lands map of proposed subdivision south of Strachan Street and West of Victoria Street South

Status updates

June 2020 update

At the Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Council received a Staff Report for information

The report updated Council on the status of the Penryn Mason Homes Inc., Phase 5 planning applications review and approval process, including:

  • Proponent responses to comments and information requests made by municipal staff and outside agencies concerning the original Phase 5 plan.

  • A new draft plan, received in May 2020 (referred to as a Phase 5 Second Submission), that now proposes to develop the subject lands on a phased basis, starting with a draft subdivision approval of the major western area of the subject lands (Phase 1), and deferring approval of (Phase 2) the wooded eastern portion (Block 305) and the 120m “buffer” area, immediately west of Block 305 for the future, once it has been determined whether or not Block 305 contains a Significant Woodland.

  • A formal Municipal request to the Proponent requiring a Heritage Impact Assessment be completed as part of the application approval process; and,

  • An overview of the next steps in the Phase 5 planning application review process.

Below is a list of the documents included in the Phase 5 Second Submission. To share your comments and feedback on this application, email us. Comments will be reviewed by Council and staff. 

  • Covering letter prepared by Penryn-Mason Homes Inc., dated May 13, 2020

  • Second Submission Response to Municipality of Port Hope’s Letter of Clarification prepared by Penryn-Mason Homes Inc., dated June 1, 2020

  • Comment Matrix prepared by Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited, dated May 12, 2020, revised on Jun 2, 2020

  • Planning Letter prepared by Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited, dated May 13, 2020, revised on Jun 2, 2020

  • Draft Plan of Subdivision prepared by Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited, dated May 7, 2020, revised on Jun 2, 2020

  • Phasing Plan prepared by Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited

  • Draft Zoning By-law prepared by Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited

  • Draft Official Plan Amendment prepared by Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited, revised on Jun 2, 2020

  • Functional Servicing & Stormwater Management Report prepared by D.M. Wills Associates Limited, dated May 2020. (This document is too large to upload to the website. It is available by request. Please email us for a copy.)

  • Engineering Phasing Letter prepared by D.M. Wills Associates Limited, dated May 12, 2020

  • Transportation Impact Study Addendum prepared by Paradigm Engineering Inc., dated April 17, 2020

  • Transportation Phasing Letter prepared by Paradigm Engineering Inc., dated May 7, 2020

  • Environmental Impact Study Addendum Letter prepared by Niblett Environmental Associates Inc., dated May 8, 2020

  • Tree Inventory & Preservation Plan prepared by Treescape Certified Arborists, dated May 12, 2020
    (this document is too large to upload to the website. It is available by request. Please email us for a copy.)

  • High Resolution copies of Figures TC293-01, TC293-2, and TC293-03 prepared by Treescape Certified Arborists, dated May 1, 2020

May 2020 update

Residents are advised that since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, the Proponent, Penryn Mason Homes Inc., and the Municipality have been largely occupied with the pandemic impacts and subsequent emergency response measures.

On May 13, 2020 the Municipality received an information package from the Proponent. This information is being treated as a second submission from the Proponent for the Phase 5 planning applications and is in addition to the information presented at the March 10, 2020 Public Meeting.

Planning staff have begun the review process of the newly submitted materials, prior to circulation to other relevant departments and agencies for their review and comment. This is the standard process when a submission is made by a proponent.

After review of the materials and comments from the departments and agencies, staff will be reporting back to Committee of the Whole on the second submission, in June 2020.

Additional details on next steps for the Proponent’s Phase 5 planning applications and a revised planning process chart will be posted on this site when the information is available.

As always, questions about the Penryn Mason Homes Phase 5 planning applications can be directed to the Planning Division by email, or you can call us at 905-885-2431.

Public Meeting - March 10, 2020

A Public Meeting for the Mason Homes Development took place on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Port Hope High School Gymnasium, located at 130 Highland Drive. 

Information about the Public Meeting was posted on the Public Notices webpage and the Public Meeting agenda and documents related to the meeting can be found on the can be found on the Council Portal

February 2020 update

A media release and backgrounder was issued by the Municipality of Port Hope on February 3, 2020.

Some of the information in the backgrounder is now out of date, as it relates to this application. However, it outlines the planning processes for subdivision developments, Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments, which are are mandated by the Planning Act, and includes a detailed, step-by-step project approval process, from the time that an application is submitted to the Municipality by the property owner/developer to the final Council decision for the project. 

Application details 

The Municipality of Port Hope has received complete draft plan of subdivision, official plan amendment, and zoning by-law amendment applications for the subject lands.

The subject lands are mostly vacant and have a lot area of 19.4 hectares (47.8 acres) with lot frontage on Victoria Street South and Strachan Street. The property is situated south of Strachan Street and west of Victoria Street South in the Urban Area in the Municipality of Port Hope.

Proposal

The purpose of the proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision application is to facilitate the development of 369 dwelling units comprised of 326 single detached dwellings and nine (9) townhouse blocks (consisting of 43 townhouse units) in a freehold tenure (which means that the townhouses are not condos) on the subject lands.

The proposed development will include an array of public roads (to be maintained by the Municipality) and will be fully serviced (connected to municipal water and sewer systems and other utilities) in accordance with Municipal requirements.

The overall proposed density of development meets and exceeds current and in force Growth Plan targets for this Designated Greenfield area of the Municipality, which means that these lands were designated for residential development (2003 OMB approved draft plans of subdivision referred as “Penryn Park” and “Redner”).

The applicant is proposing that the development would result in the removal of 3.15 hectres of woodland on the west side of Victoria Street South.

The purpose of the proposed Official Plan Amendment is to:

  • re-designate a portion of the subject lands on the west side of Victoria Street South to a site specific “Medium Density Residential’ in order to facilitate the development of townhouse units.
  • re-designate the lands within ‘Special Policy Site Area 9’ (Penryn Park Estate), including the portions of the subject lands that were previously part of the Port Hope Golf and Country Club to a site-specific “Low Density Residential - Urban” to allow residential uses consistent with the adjacent approved Mason Homes Plans of subdivision.

An amendment to the existing zoning By-law is required in order to establish appropriate development standards to accommodate the freehold dwelling types and designs to be constructed within the proposed subdivision by rezoning the lands (including the portions of the subject lands that that were previously part of the Port Hope Golf and Country Club) to three site specific Residential Zones.

Project Status

Waiting Second Submission Following Public Meeting held on March 10, 2020
Municipality of Port Hope Staff is expecting a submission from the proponent consisting of detailed responses to all agency/department comments to the original 2019 Draft Plan, modified draft plan and revised reports.

The Public Review Period for the proposed Subdivision is open for public commenting. The public can provide comments now until a Council decision is made.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of Municipality of Port Hope in respect of the proposed plan of subdivision, you must make a written request to Municipality of Port Hope at the address: Theodhora Merepeza, Planning Manager, at 56 Queen Street, Port Hope ON L1A 3Z9.

Additional information relating to the proposed Official Plan Amendment (file #OP01-2019), Zoning By-law Amendment (file #ZB06-2019), and Draft Plan of Subdivision (file #SU01-2019) is available for review between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at the Municipal Development Team Office located at 5 Mill Street South, Port Hope.

 

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 Open house hosted by Mason Homes - December 2019

An Open House was hosted and facilitated by Mason Homes on Monday, December 16, 2019, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 30, 29A Thomas Street, Port Hope.

This Open House did not replace the statutory Public Meeting that will be hosted by the Municipality, in accordance with the Planning Act R.S.O 1990, c.P. 13.

Zoning By-law and Official Plan Amendment Applications

 OP01/19 & ZB06/19 - Mason Homes Phase 5

Applicant: AON Inc., 2107401 Ontario Inc., Penryn Park Estates Inc. and Penryn Mason Homes Inc.

Purpose of Application: Official Plan Amendment

  • re-designate a portion of the subject lands on the west side of Victoria Street South to a site specific “Medium Density Residential’ in order to facilitate the development of townhouse units.
  • re-designate the lands within ‘Special Policy Site Area 9’ (Penryn Park Estate), including the portions of the subject lands that were previously part of the Port Hope Golf and Country Club to a site-specific “Low Density Residential-Urban” to allow residential uses consistent with the adjacent approved Mason Homes Plans of subdivision.

Purpose of Application: Zoning By-law Amendment

  • establish appropriate development standards to accommodate the proposed subdivision.

Status of Application: Refer to SU01/19 in 'Subdivision Applications' above.

 ZB02/20 - 1340 6th Line

Property: 1340 6th Line

Purpose of Application: Rezoning is being requested to satisfy a condition of provisional Consent with respect to Files B03/19 and B04/19. The purpose of the consent applications was to create two new lots from 1340 6th Line with frontage on the 6th Line. The remaining lands to the north will be developed in the future by Plan of Subdivision. The purpose of the Zoning By-law amendment is to rezone the severed lots/parcels from Development ‘D’ Zone to Hamlet Residential One ‘RESV1’ Zone to reflect the existing and proposed hamlet residential use.

Status of Application: Report will be submitted to Council on December 1 ,2020 by the Planner recommending that a By-law be prepared for presentation to Council to rezone the subject lands, referred to as Parcel A and Parcel B, representing a portion of 1340 6th Line, in the Hamlet of Osaca, from Development ‘D’ Zone to Hamlet Residential One ‘RESV1’ Zone.

Minor Variance and Consent Applications

  B04/20 - 106 Bedford Street and 4 Cumberland Street

Property: 106 Bedford Street and 4 Cumberland Street

Purpose of Application: The application for consent is for a lot addition of approximately 1140 m2 (referred to as the “proposed severed lands”) from 106 Bedford Street to be added to 4 Cumberland Street. As a result of the lot addition, the proposed retained lands (106 Bedford Street) will have an approximate lot area of 1585 m2 and the benefiting lands (4 Cumberland Street) will have a total lot area of approximately 6,441 m2 once merged with the proposed severed lands. There will be no new lot created. The benefiting lands have a drainage easement with the municipality. This application also seeks extension of the easement to the proposed severed lands.

Public meeting date: Thursday, November 19, 2020

Decision: Approved

Last date to file an appeal: TBD

 A06/20 - 2169 4th Line
Property: 2169 4th Line

The applicant is seeking relief from the following zoning provision:

Part 4 - Section 4.1 – Table 4.2 – Provisions for Countryside and Open Space Zones

  • To locate a detached garage closer to the front lot line (14.02 m) than the main building is from the front lot line (41.11 m).

Public meeting date: Thursday, November 19, 2020

Decision: Approved

Last date to file an appeal: Wednesday, December 9, 2020