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Proposal History and Timeline

Purple text is in the future or tentative

  • January 7, 2013 - Development application and supporting materials submitted to the City of Toronto
  • February 5, 2013 - City instructed applicant to submit additional application material. Applicant submits additional materials on Feb 25, 2013
  • March 4, 2013 - City issues a Notification of Complete Application
  • March 19, 2013 - the City of Toronto Planning Staff released their Preliminary Staff Report.
  • March 28, 2013 - Councillor Doucette sends a letter to concerned residents
  • April 9, 2013 - Etobicoke York Community Council (EYCC) was held to schedule a community consultation meeting for the proposal. The meeting considered the Preliminary Staff Report and Council agreed to the following:
    • That planning staff a schedule a community consultation meeting for the lands at 51-77 Quebec Avenue and 40-66 High Park Avenue, together with the Ward Councillor (Sarah Doucette).
    • That Notice for the community consultation meeting be given to landowners and residents within 240 metres of each building in the proposal, with the additional cost to be borne by the applicant.
    • That Notice for the public meeting under the Planning Act be given according to the regulations of the Planning Act.
  • May 6, 2013 - Community Consultation Meeting held at Humberside Collegiate attended by over 200 residents. Recorded comments from the meeting posted on the councillor's website.
  • May 11, 2013 - High Park Coalition established and first meeting held.
  • May 16, 2013 - City sent letter to community seeking participants for Working Group
  • June 17, 2013 - 1st Working Group meeting (built form and urban design issues)
  • June 20, 2013 - 2nd Working Group meeting (transportation issues)
  • June 26, 2013 - 3rd Working Group meeting (built form and urban design issues)
  • September 9, 2013 - 4th Working Group meeting (present developer's new design based on Working Group feedback)
  • October 30, 2013 - Townhouse Tenant Eviction Planning Meeting
  • November 7, 2013 - Developer Open House for new design-resubmission
  • November 8, 2013 - High Park Coalition quoted in Bloor West Villager article:
    http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/4201281-residents-still-opposed-to-grenadier-square-condo-plan-despite-developer-s-changes/
  • November 13, 2013 - Developer submits revised application to the City
  • November 29, 2013 - Developer files an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)
  • February 2014 - City Planning issues their final report, deeming the proposal as "over-development"
  • February 25, 2014 - Etobicoke-York City Councillors vote unanimously against the development application, and agree to send City Legal and Planning to fight the case at the OMB
  • March 21, 2014 - OMB pre-hearing date