Garden District HCD Plan Adopted by City Council

At its meeting of January 31, 2017, Toronto City Council adopted staff recommendations to designate the Garden District HCD under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act, and to adopt by by-law, the Garden District Heritage Conservation District Plan.

Staff report and recommendations can be found here.

You can find the Plan as adopted by Council on Heritage Preservation Services’ website here.

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Recommendation to designate Garden District HCD

On December 7, 2016, the Toronto Preservation Board adopted staff recommendations to designate the Garden District Heritage Conservation District under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act and t0 adopt the Garden Disrict HCD Plan by by-law.

Link to the decision can be accessed here:
http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.PB19.5 

The staff report will be considered next by Toronto East York Community Council on January 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm (Committee Room 3, City Hall) and by Toronto City Council on January 31, 2016 at 9:30am (Council Chambers, City Hall).


Recommendation to designate Garden District HCD Plan to be considered

City staff recommendations to designate the Garden District HCD will be considered by the Toronto Preservation Board, Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) and Toronto City Council.

The staff report with link to the Garden District HCD Plan can be accessed here:

http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.PB19.5  

Meeting dates:

  • Toronto Preservation Board, December 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Committee Room 3, City Hall
  • Toronto East York Community Council (TEYCC), January 17, 2017. Committee Room 1, City Hall.
  • Toronto City Council, January 31, 2017 at 9:30 am. Council Chambers, City Hall.

Heritage Conservation District Program Update

At the November 2, 2016 meeting of the Toronto Preservation Board, Heritage Preservation Services staff provided an update on two proposed Heritage Conservation District plans, King-Spadina and the Garden District, recently released for public review and comment. The presentation provided highlights of the draft HCD Plans including the district characteristics, geographic boundaries, statement of objectives and policies and guidelines.

The staff presentation is now available online at the link below:

http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2016.PB18.4

 


Garden District HCD Plan [Draft]

Garden District Heritage Conservation District Plan [Draft]

The City believes that consultation with the community prior to Council considering the designation of an HCD is in the best interest of the community, City and property owners.

The City and its consultant, MHBC Planning Inc., have prepared the draft Garden District Heritage Conservation District Plan for public review and comment. The Plan is required under section 41.1 (5) of the Ontario Heritage Act to state clear objectives, definitive policies for achieving the objectives, as well as relevant planning requirements and procedures.

The document is being made available for a 3 week comment period, closing on November 18th, 2016.

You can access the draft Garden District HCD Plan here.

Appendix B: Index of Contributing Properties

Appendix C: Statements of Contribution

Appendix D: List of Non-Contributing Properties

Share Your Views – Submit by November 18th, 2016

You can provide your feedback about the content of the draft Plan by emailing:

Tamara Anson-Cartwright, Program Manager
Heritage Preservation Services
tansonc@toronto.ca

or by mail/delivery to:

Heritage Preservation Services
City Planning
City Hall, 17 East Tower
M5H 2N2
Fax: (416) 392-1973


Garden District Heritage Conservation District Plan

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Community Consultation Meeting #2

The City held a Community Consultation meeting on the proposed Garden District Heritage Conservation District Plan on November 16, 2015. Thanks to all who joined us for an engaging discussion. Presentation materials are available for public review below:

Garden District HCD Plan Presentation
Garden District HCD Display Panels CCM#2

FEEDBACK FORM

Please send your feedback and comments by DECEMBER 2, 2015 to Sharon Hong, Heritage Planner, shong2@toronto.ca


Garden District HCD Plan Community Consultation Meeting #2

The City will hold a Community Consultation meeting on the proposed Garden District Heritage Conservation District Plan.

Date: Monday, November 16, 2015, 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: Ryerson International Living Learning Centre (Main Floor – International Room) 240 Jarvis St., Toronto ON

Click here for the meeting notice.

Go to http://toronto.ca/garden-district-hcd for background materials.