Public Hearing - 18 Springdale Street

Start Date: 
Wed, 2018/08/08 - 7:00pm

The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 136, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 625, 2018, on July 10, 2018, and hereby gives notice of its intent to seek registration of the amendments from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, in accordance with the Urban and Rural Planning Act.
The effect of the Municipal Plan amendment would be to re-designate 18 Springdale Street from the Commercial Downtown Land Use District to the Institutional Land Use District. A text amendment to the Institutional District is required to enable discretionary uses and to allow building heights up to 5 storeys. An amendment to the Downtown Building Control Map to remove light angle requirements at 18 Springdale Street is also required. 
The effect of the Development Regulations amendment would be to rezone 18 Springdale Street from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the new Institutional Downtown (INST-DT) Zone. A text and map amendment to remove light angle requirements at 18 Springdale Street is also required. 
The amendments are in reference to an application by Lat49 Architecture Inc., on behalf of the Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters, to develop a 5 storey building to accommodate the Salvation Army’s expanding program and services. 
Information regarding this application and the Land Use Assessment Report may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services, fourth floor, John J. Murphy Building (City Hall Annex). For further information, please phone 709-576-8220 or email

The Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 7 p.m., Foran/Greene Room, fourth floor, City Hall and will be conducted by an independent Commissioner appointed by Council. Any person wishing to make a submission on the proposed amendments must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address, to the Office of the City Clerk by 9 a.m., Monday, August 6, 2018, either by mail: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2; fax: 709-576-8474 or email: Written submissions received will become a matter of public record. Any identifying information beyond your name (civic address, email and/or other contact information) will be redacted (removed) prior to the information being released publicly. If no written objections to the amendments are received by the deadline noted, the public hearing for these amendments may be cancelled by the City in accordance with the provisions of the Urban and Rural Planning Act.

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