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REPORT TO:Planning & Strategic Initiatives Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING:October 22, 2019 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Alain Pinard, Director of Planning <br />PREPARED BY:Tim Donegani, Senior Planner 519-741-2200 ext. 7067 <br />CraigDumart, Planner519-741-2200 x7072 <br />Preet Kohli, Technical Assistant519-741-2200 x7041 <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED:All <br />DATE OF REPORT:September 27, 2019 <br />REPORT NO.:DSD-19-233 <br />SUBJECT:New Zoning By-law (Stage 2a) – Residential Base Zones <br />Comprehensive Review of the Zoning By-law (CRoZBy) <br />Project <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That the City-initiated Official Plan Amendmentregarding additional dwelling units, <br />attached to Report DSD-19-233as Appendix D, be adopted and accordingly forwarded to <br />the Region of Waterloo for approval; and <br />That the City-initiatedZoning By-law Amendment to implement CRoZBy Stage 2a - <br />Residential Base Zones, attached to report DSD-19-233as Appendix E be approved, and <br />receive three readings once By-law 2019-51 (CRoZBy Stage 1) is deemed to be in effect, <br />either in whole or in part; and further <br />That the issue of regulation of lodging houses in the Official Plan and Zoning By-law be <br />referred to the Affordable Housing Strategyfor further consideration. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />AZoning By-lawis a legal document and development must adhere to it. It controls the uses <br />that are permitted on a property, the size and dimensions of a propertyandthe size ofbuildings <br />and where they can be located on a lot.Typically there are a number of general and zone- <br />specific regulations. For example, a multiple dwelling (e.g. apartment building) is permitted in <br />the RES-6 zoneprovided that the building is set back from the front lot line by a minimum of 3.0 <br />metres and is amaximum of 8 storeys tall.Since Zoning-By-laws apply to every property within <br />the City and deal with all sorts of circumstances for existing and future landuses, they contain <br />significant complexity and nuance. <br />The work program for a new Zoning By-law toimplementthenewOfficialPlan(2014)was <br />presented in 2014 which launched the Comprehensive Review of the Zoning By-law (CRoZBy) <br />*** This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994 for assistance. <br />1 - 1 <br />