May 16, 2014 Committee of Adjustment Minutes
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M I N U T E S

of the

COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING

for the

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

held on
Friday, May 16, 2014
at
The Township of The Archipelago's Council Chamber


MEMBERS PRESENT:

T. Christie – Chair
J. Hansuld
P. Ketchum
G. Andrews
T. Desmasdon
G. French
K. Williams
J. Seagram
I. Mead

STAFF PRESENT:

C. Henderson, Secretary-Treasurer
S. Kaegi, Chief Administrative Officer
R. Hachigian, Chief Building Official
J. Nawroth, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

APOLOGIES:

G. Walker


1.  Meeting Called to Order

Chair Christie called the meeting to order at 10:57 a.m.

2.  Approval of Agenda

Resolution 14-05-ADJ-01

Moved by G. Andrews
Seconded by I. Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the agenda for the May 16th, 2014, Committee of Adjustment hearing be approved.

Disposition Carried

3.  Disclosure of Conflict of Interest

Nil

4.  Adoption of Minutes

Resolution 14-05-ADJ-02

Moved by J. Hansuld
Seconded by K. Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the minutes of the Committee of Adjustment meeting held on April 25, 2014, be approved.

Disposition Carried

5.  Administration

Nil

6.  Hearing of Minor Variance Applications

i)  GAETZ/MONK – Application A02-14

Part of Lot 24, Concession 3, being Summer Resort
Location CP-337, including Parts 4 and 5 on Plan 42R-8915
In the geographic Township of Conger

PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF THE APPLICATION:

The applicant is seeking relief from Sections 5.22c)i) i. ii., which state; the enlargement or extension of a legal non-complying main dwelling that does not comply with the front yard requirements may be permitted, provided the expansion or extension:

i.   does not exceed 50% of the total ground floor area of the main dwelling; and

ii.   if the addition is proposed in the front or side yard, the addition can be up to a maximum 50% of the length of the front or side wall, depending on the yard of encroachment.

The purpose of the proposed application is to permit a variance of 18.6 square metres (200 square feet) for the total ground floor area of an addition to the existing, legally non-complying main dwelling, as well as a variance of 1.79 metres (5.9 feet) for the extension of the front wall of the main dwelling. The effect of the proposed variance would be the construction of a 46.4 square metre (499.5 square feet) addition to the 55.6 square metre (598.5 square feet) main dwelling, which would have a front wall with a total length of 14.69 metres (48.2 feet).

Resolution 14-05-ADJ-03

Moved by I. Mead
Seconded by G. French

Application No. A02-14, to grant a variance from Sections 5.22c)i) i. and ii., for the construction of a 46.4 square metre (499.5 square feet) addition to the 55.6 square metre (598.5 square feet) main dwelling, which would have a front wall with a total length of 14.69 metres (48.2 feet), be approved.

Disposition Carried

The Committee made the following Decision with respect to Application No. A02-14.

DECISION

Application No. A02-14, to grant a variance from Sections 5.22c)i) i. and ii., for the construction of a 46.4 square metre (499.5 square feet) addition to the 55.6 square metre (598.5 square feet) main dwelling, which would have a front wall with a total length of 14.69 metres (48.2 feet), be approved.

Reasons for the Decision:

It is the opinion of the Committee that the requested variance:

i) is minor in nature;
ii) is desirable for the appropriate development or use of the land, building or structure;
iii) maintains the intent and purpose of Comprehensive Zoning By-law A2000-07, as amended;
iv) maintains the intent and purpose of the Official Plan;

7.  Delegations

Nil

8.  Correspondence

Nil

9.  Unfinished Business

Nil

10.  Adjournment

Resolution 14-05-ADJ-04

Moved by P. Ketchum
Seconded by J. Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Committee of Adjustment meeting of May 16th, 2014, be discontinued at 11:15 a.m.

Disposition Carried