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REPORT TO:Community & Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING:January13, 2020 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Della Ross,Interim Director of Planning, 519-741-2200 x7327 <br />PREPARED BY:KatieAnderl, SeniorPlanner, 519-741-2200 ext. 7987 <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED:Ward 5 <br />DATE OF REPORT:December 9, 2019 <br />REPORT NO.: DSD-20-003 <br />SUBJECT:NAMING OF APRIVATE STREET <br />BLOCK 1, 58M-632 <br />SCHLEGEL URBAN DEVELOPMENTS CORP.(Fusion Homes <br />Inc.) <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />A.That the City of Kitchener acknowledge that Schlegel Urban Developments Corp <br />(on behalf of Fusion Homes Inc.)proposes to name a private streetwithin a <br />multiple residential development located on Block 1, 58M-632; andfurther, <br />B.That the City’s Legal Services be directed to proceed with the required <br />advertising, preparation and registration of the necessary By-law for the naming <br />of “Wheat Lane”. <br />REPORT: <br />Fusion Homes seeking Council approval to name a private streetwithin a multiple <br />residential development located on Block 1, 58M-632 (John Wallace Drive). The multiple <br />residential developmentreceived Site Plan Approval in Principle fora 54unit stacked <br />townhouse development in September2019. The subject development will be designed to <br />front onto the public street, however all vehicular access will befrom the named private lane. <br />Staff anticipates that additional multiple developments on Block 2, 58M-632 and Blocks 186 <br />and 187 on plan 58M-631 will be designed in a similar fashion and will seek street names for <br />private lanes in the future. The applicant has indicated that names for future blocks have also <br />been reserved for this purpose by the Region of Waterloo. <br />Private Street Naming Request <br />The applicant is proposing to name the private streetshown on the plan below “Wheat Lane”. <br />The naming of the private streetswilleliminate the need for aMultiple Unit Identification Sign <br />at the entrance to the site, and offers improvedsite navigation for emergency services, <br />residents and visitors. <br />The proposal has been circulated to a number of internal departments and no concerns were <br />raised. The dwellingswill be addressed in accordance with the City’s Street Naming and <br />Addressing Policy. The Region has approved the proposed street name. Staff are satisfied <br />that the proposed private street nameisappropriate and support the street naming request. <br />*** This information is availablein accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994 for assistance. <br />3 - 1 <br />