Amendments to the Municipal Code: Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Chapter 442, Fees and Charges, Administration of
Event Location, Date and Time
Planning and Housing Committee
December 8, 2020 - 09:30 AM
Toronto City Council will be considering recommendations to adopt amendments to Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Chapter 442, Fees and Charges, Administration of.
It is proposed that the amendments be adopted at the City Council meeting to be held on December 16 and 17, 2020, or at a subsequent meeting. If adopted by City Council, amendments will amend the City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Chapter 442, Fees and Charges, Administration of, to establish a new Employment Areas Conversion Request User Fee of $20,000 per conversion request received from December 18, 2020 up to and including August 3, 2021. The amendments will:
1. Effective December 18, 2020, amend Appendix C, Schedule 13, Planning Fees, of the City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges, by adding the following:
|*||(To Column I Service)||(To Column II Fee Description)||(To Column VIII Category)||(To Column IV Fee Basis)||(To Column V Fee)||(To Column VI Annual Adj.)|
|64||Development Review, Decision and Implementation||Review fee for Employment Areas Conversion Request||Full Cost Recovery||Per Request||$20,000||No|
* (To unnumbered column for row numbers)
2. Amend Section 442-9 of Chapter 442, Fees and Charges, Administrative of, of the City of Toronto Municipal Code by adding the following:
G. The fee for a request to convert lands designated Core Employment Areas or General Employment Areas applies from December 18, 2020 up to and including August 3, 2021.
H. In the case of the submission of a request to convert lands designated Core Employment Areas or General Employment Areas where a complete application for an official plan amendment has been submitted for the same address(es), the applicant is only required to pay the fee applicable to the official plan amendment application for an official plan amendment for the same conversion.
The proposed amendments are outlined in the report titled "New User Fee for Employment Areas Conversion Requests". To view or obtain a copy of the report, visit the City's website.
At its meeting to be held via video conference on Tuesday, December 8 at 9:30 a.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, the Planning and Housing Committee of Toronto City Council will hear from any person or by his or her counsel, agent, or solicitor, who wishes to speak to the matter.
The proposed amendments are subject to the decisions of the Planning and Housing Committee and City Council. Consequently, the proposed amendments may be modified. Additional or other amendments, including amendments not contemplated or considered in the proposal by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, may occur as a result of the decisions of the Committee and City Council.
To submit comments or make a presentation to the Planning and Housing Committee on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, as a courtesy, please contact the Committee no later than 12:00 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2020:
Planning and Housing Committee
Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
10th Floor, West Tower, Toronto, ON, M5H 2N2
Telephone: 416-397-4579; Fax: 416-392-2980
To ask questions regarding the content of the report, please contact:
Senior Planner, City Planning
Any comments received after the Committee meeting will be forwarded to City Council.
While the staff report sets out proposed changes, the Committee and/or City Council may change these proposals and adopt additional or other amendments that differ from the recommendations set out in the report. The proposed amendments are subject to the decision of the Committee and the decision of City Council.
If this matter is postponed at the Committee meeting or City Council meeting or considered at a subsequent Committee or City Council meeting, no additional notice will be provided other than the information on the subsequent Committee or City Council agenda. Please contact the above City officials if you require notice in these cases.
The Planning and Housing Committee will make its final recommendations on December 8, 2020 which will be forwarded to City Council for its meeting on December 16 and 17, 2020.
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For More Information Contact
Planning and Housing Committee
Toronto City Hall, 10th Floor, West Tower
100 Queen Street West
John D. Elvidge, Interim City Clerk
December 1, 2020
Amendments to the Municipal Code: Chapter 441 and Chapter 442 - View
2020.PH19.3 - New User Fee for Employment Areas Conversion Requests
City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges
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