3300 Ellesmere Road

Proposed Student Residence - University of Toronto Scarborough Rezoning application.  The proposed building(s) would feature north and south wings at 10 and 8-storey heights, divided by a two-storey podium and would accommodate 750 beds.. The tallest point on the 10-storey volume would reach a maximum height of 37 metres.

Updates and further details on this application can be found at:


A preliminary planning report is expected to be submitted to Scarborough Community Council in early 2018 followed by a public consultation meeting. 

Updates will be posted here.

      Site: 3300 Ellesmere Road - Ward 44 

1049, 1050, 1065, 1095, 1235, 1255, 1265, 1275, 1295 Military Trail and 755 and 875 Morningside Avenue - University of Toronto Scarborough - Official Plan Amendment Application

This application proposes an Official Plan Amendment for the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) campus at 1049, 1050, 1065, 1095, 1235, 1255, 1265, 1275, 1295 Military Trail and 755 and 875 Morningside Avenue which will form the basis for a Secondary Plan for UTSC.

The preliminary report for this application is on the October 17, 2017 Scarborough Community Council agenda, Item SC25.7 

View at: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2017.SC25.7

Link to the preliminary report at: http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-107426.pdf 

A series of public consultation meetings is anticipated beginning in early 2018.  

Note: A public  planning meeting is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, January 25 at the UTSC Campus.

Meeting details will be posted here when confirmed. 


4342 Lawrence Ave. E.

A proposed infill development of 8 freehold, detached dwellings accessed from a private driveway off Lawrence Ave E. The private road and landscaped areas are to be owned by a condominium corporation (common element).

Link to Scarborough Community Council decision & preliminary staff report:   app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2017.SC24.6

A public consultation meeting was held on:  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017
Community Consultation Meeting Public Notice

6175, 6183 KINGSTON RD & 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 10 & 11 FRANKLIN AVE. 

A preliminary report has been prepared to supplement the preliminary report (dated May 27, 2014) for 6175, 6183 Kingston Road & 1, 2, 4, 5 and 10 Franklin Avenue. Additional lands (7 and 11 Franklin Avenue) have been added to the applications to amend the Official Plan, relevant Zoning by-laws and to obtain plan of subdivision approval. These applications are required in order to permit the revised proposal for a 44 unit residential redevelopment. An associated draft plan of subdivision is under review to facilitate the creation of new lots, blocks and a new public road.

Link to preliminary staff report; www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-102869.pdf

Link to item SC22.16;

A public meeting was held on September 19, 2017.  Notice details: jimhart.ca/Community-Consultation-Meeting.php


This is a draft plan of subdivision application to permit 22 single detached residential dwelling lots on a new public road. A related rezoning application 16 240218 ESC 44 OZ has also been submitted for this development proposal.

The application is currently under review with Community Planning.

Updates and further details on this application can be viewed at:


An application has been submitted for a zoning by-law amendment to enable the development of a 12-storey mixed use building, with a 4-storey plus rooftop amenity section closest to the rear of the site. The existing zoning permits maximum building heights of 8-storeys plus rooftop mechanical penthouses. The proposal includes of 98 residential units (47 one-bedroom units and 51 two-bedroom units) and 200 square metres of retail area at grade. The total gross floor area proposed is 9,397 sq. m., with an FSI of 4.17. A driveway is proposed along the east side of the site, connecting to a ramp at the back of the site which leads to two levels of underground parking providing a total of 102 vehicular parking spaces for residential uses. A loading space is proposed along the east side of the building perpendicular to the driveway.

A public consultation meeting was held in November, 2016

Link to preliminary staff report: www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-95277.pdf  

Updates & further details on this application can be viewed at: 

1 Dean Park Road

Link to Preliminary Staff Report:

Proposed rezoning to permit the development of 2 additional 14-storey rental apartment buildings on an existing rental apartment site containing a 16-storey rental apartment building and 2 blocks of rental townhouses. A total of 355 new units are proposed. An associated Rental Housing Demolition and Conversion Application to demolish the free-standing townhouse block containing 3 rental units has been filed and is currently under review.

On March 22nd, an expanded public meeting was held to present this proposal.  In attendance were the developers representatives, Scarborough Community Planning staff and approximately 100 residents.  Major concerns expressed by area residents related to density, heights and traffic issues.  Also, potential impacts on adjacent streets, surrounding properties and open space.  These concerns are also shared by my office, as well, as Community Planning.  The application is in the early stages and is currently in the review/consultation process.  Further updates will be shared with residents as soon as they become available.

A Public Consultation Meeting was held in March of 2016

Update, February 2017; In the most recent communication with the applicant, Community Planning staff indicated concerns with heights and vehicular access to the proposed development.  

To date, the applicant has not responded with a revised plan.  


This site plan application is to permit the redevelopment of the north-west area of the site. 48 stacked apartment units contained within two new 3-storey buildings are proposed. Also proposed is the conversion of some of the retail units in the base of the existing 12-storey condominium apartment building to accommodate 10 residential units. A total of 58 residential units is proposed. Some additional area for ground floor retail is also proposed.

Updates and further details on this application can be viewed at: 


This application is currently in the review process with Scarborough Community Planning. 

Updates will be posted here as they become available.


This application proposes Zoning By-law amendments in order to permit the development of the subject site for the construction of a single storey 743 square metre (7,998 square foot) warehouse building and an outdoor concrete drying pad for the purpose of drying, sorting and separating recyclable material/debris extracted from municipal storm sewers for ultimate transfer to another location for further processing.  A total of 10 vehicular surface parking spaces are alsoproposed.

The application should proceed through the standard planning review process including the scheduling of a community consultation meeting. A final report and public meeting is targeted for the 4th quarter of 2017 assuming that all required information is provided by the applicant in a timely manner and all issues raised during the review process are resolved.

Note:  A community consultation meeting was held on: Tuesday, April 25 at the Port Union Community Centre 

Link to Preliminary Report: www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-101958.pdf

Updates and further details on this application can be viewed at: http://app.toronto.ca/DevelopmentApplications/associatedApplicationsList.do?action=init&folderRsn=4104718&isCofASearch=false

35 Auto Mall Drive (Costco)

Link to preliminary report:

Draft plan of subdivision for a retail power centre and alteration of Auto Mall Drive.  The Ontario Municipal Board approved the official plan and zoning by-law amendment in November of 2014.  The application is moving forward and a revised plan is expected in 2017.