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  • Highway 420 Westbound to QEW Fort Erie Bound Ramp Closure

    Effective Dates

    Monday, June 13, 2016 until Friday, November 18, 2016

    Reason

    Construction Project

    Type

    Temporary

    Contact

    Municipal Works
    905-356-7521

    Description

    Full ramp closure View on a map

    Detour Information

    To be posted in field

  • Dorchester Road On Ramp to QEW Closure

    Effective Dates

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016 until Friday, December 16, 2016

    Reason

    Construction Project

    Type

    Temporary

    Contact

    Municipal Works
    905-356-7521

    Description

    On ramp from Dorchester Road to QEW Toronto and QEW Fort Erie to be closed starting July 5th until late autumn. View on a map

    Detour Information

    Signed detours will be in effect

Public Notices

  • Niagara Falls Dog Park - Temporary Closure to treat for Hornets

    Description

    The Niagara Falls Dog Park located at Firemen's Park will be temporarily closed on August 25, 2016 until approximately 1 p.m.  The area will be closed in order to spray for aggressive hornets which are of concern at the park.  If you have any questions please contact the Municipal Service Centre at 905-356-1355 ext. 6200.

    Attachments

      Posting Dates

      8/24/2016 to 8/25/2016
    • Public Notice - Victoria Avenue Transit Re-Routing

      Description

      The northbound lanes of Victoria Avenue will be closed between Centre Street/Clifton Hill and Falls Avenue starting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 until late November 2016 for the second phase of the Victoria Avenue construction project.  The closure will be in effect for the duration of the project.

      Niagara Falls Transit route #104 and #204 northbound buses will be diverted onto Centre Street, MacDonald Avenue, Falls Avenue and then onto Victoria Avenue.

      The following bus stops will be closed:

      • #250 Victoria Avenue, north of Clifton Hill - please use temporary bus stop on Centre Street at Ellen Avenue
      • #251 Victoria Avenue at Walnut Street - please use either the temporary bus stop on Centre Street at Ellen Avenue or #276 on Victoria Avenue at Jade Garden Restaurant
      • #275 Victoria Avenue, north of Bender Street - please use bus stop #276 on Victoria Avenue at Jade Garden Restaurant

      Inquiries can be directed to Bob Chambers at Niagara Falls Transit at (905) 356-7521 extension 4531 or by e-mail at bchambers@niagarafalls.ca

      Posting Dates

      8/23/2016 to 11/30/2016
    • Notice of Construction - Victoria Centre Streetscape Revitalization Phase 1

      Description

      Victoria Centre Streetscape Revitalization Phase 1

      Posting Dates

      8/23/2016 to 12/31/2016
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application Open House Notice (AM-2016-013)

      Description

      The amendments are proposed to introduce new definations and regulatory provisions for farm produce outlets in Zoning By-law Nos. 79-200, 1538 (1958), and 395 (1966). 

      The following is a general description of the amendments proposed:

      •      Add definitions of a farm produce outlet and value added product.

      •      Add regulations for a farm produce outlet.

      The amendments are proposed to introduce new definations and regulatory provisions for farm produce outlets in Zoning By-law Nos. 79-200, 1538 (1958), and 395 (1966). 

      The following is a general description of the amendments proposed:

      •      Add definitions of a farm produce outlet and value added product.

      •      Add regulations for a farm produce outlet.

      Posting Dates

      8/22/2016 to 9/2/2016
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2016-026)

      Description

      The application is made for consent to convey Part 1 with an area of 730 square metres for future residential use.  A parcel with an area of 1544 square metres (Part 3) known as 6201 Dennis Lane and containing a single detached dwelling, will be retained for continued residential use.

      Posting Dates

      8/18/2016 to 8/31/2016
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2016-037)

      Description

      The applicant is currently constructing a 3-storey, residential apartment building.  Site specific By-law No. 90-308 permits a maximum of 69 dwelling units, whereas the applicant is proposing to redesign one of the large dwelling units on the third floor to accommodate an additional unit (superintendent suite), thereby providing 70 dwelling units.  A variance of one dwelling unit is requested.

      Posting Dates

      8/18/2016 to 8/31/2016
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2016-034) Revised

      Description

      Zoning By-law No. 79-200 requires a minimum lot area of 600 square metres, whereas a lot area of 514.7 square metres exists (Parts 1 & 2 combined). A variance of 85.3 square metres is requested.  Also, where the by-law requires a minimum lot frontage of 18 metres, a lot frontage of 12.1 metres exists.  A variance of 5.9 metres is requested.  Further, where the by-law requires side yards of not less than 2.4 metres where a private garage or carport is not attached to the exterior side of a semi-detached dwelling, an easterly side yard of 1.18 metres and westerly side yard of 1.13 metres exists. Variances of 1.22 metres and 1.27 metres are requested, respectively. Further, where the by-law permits a maximum driveway width of 60% of the lot frontage, the entire frontage of the lot is used as a driveway.  A variance to recognize that 100% of the lot frontage is being used as a driveway is requested. Finally, where the by-law requires an interior side yard of 1.2 metres, part of the dwelling unit known as 5236 Jepson Street will provide an interior side yard of 0 metres from the proposed common lot line and a wooden deck attached to the dwelling unit known as 5230 Jepson Street will provide an interior side yard of 0 metres from the proposed common lot line. Variances of 1.2 metres are requested.

      Posting Dates

      8/18/2016 to 8/31/2016
    • Official Plan Amendment Application (OPA No. 117) Thundering Waters

      Description

      The proposed Secondary Plan will be an amendment to the Official Plan that will provide a detailed set of policies and schedules to guide the development of the lands and protect the natural heritage features.  The applicant proposes a mixed use development that includes residential, commercial, employment, tourism and institutional uses.

      Posting Dates

      7/28/2016 to 8/24/2016
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application & Draft Vacant Land Condominium (AM-2016-014 & 26CD-11-2016-003)

      Description

      This plan will permit the creation of vacant land units (lots) for the future sale of the 98 townhouse dwelling units that are proposed.  Schedule 1 shows the proposed unit layout.

      The lands are currently zoned Residential Apartment 5B Density (R5B-324) in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by By-law No. 92-240, permitting 3   4-storey apartment buildings.  The applicant is requesting the lands be placed under a new Residential Low Density, Grouped Multiple Dwellings (R4) zone, limiting the use to townhouse dwellings and group dwellings, with site specific lot area, front yard and privacy yard depth, side yard width, units per townhouse dwelling and parking regulations, to permit the proposed development.

      Posting Dates

      7/27/2016 to 8/24/2016
    • Notice of Construction - Contract 2016-320-13

      Description

      Colborne Street Sewer Separation, Watermain Replacement and Road Reconstruction

      Posting Dates

      7/27/2016 to 11/18/2016
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application & Draft Plan of Condominium (AM-2016-011 & 26CD-11-2016-002)

      Description

      This plan will permit the creation of vacant land units (lots) for the future sale of the 29 townhouse dwelling units that are proposed.  Schedule 1 shows the proposed unit layout.

      The land is currently zoned Residential Low Density Group Multiple Dwellings (R4-932), in part, and Environmental Protection Area (EPA-933), in part.  The applicant is requesting the entire property be placed under a new R4 zone, with site specific front yard and privacy yard depth, side yard width, lot coverage and parking regulations to permit the proposed development.

      Posting Dates

      7/27/2016 to 8/24/2016
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2016-012)

      Description

      The subject land known as 5205 Fourth Avenue is currently zoned Residential Single Family and Two Family with site specific regulations (R2-814), in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by By-law Nos. 2008-13 and 2011-92, which permits a place of worship, school or studio, a dwelling unit and a private garage.  The applicant is requesting the zoning to be changed to the Residential Apartment 5B Density zone with site specific regulations to recognize the existing lot area, lot frontage, yards, lot coverage, landscaped open space, building height, storeys and parking.

      Posting Dates

      7/27/2016 to 8/24/2016
    • Notice of Construction - Contract 2016-398-16

      Description

      2016 Road Rehabilitation & Sidewalk Replacement

      Posting Dates

      7/27/2016 to 12/20/2016
    • Public Notice

      Description

      Firemen's Park Clubhouse/Lecture Hall Parking Lot Construction

      Attachments

      Posting Dates

      7/25/2016 to 9/16/2016
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2016-010)

      Description

      The zoning amendment is requested to extend the  campground onto a portion of the land that is currently restricted to agricultural uses and to permit a place of entertainment and recreational uses to be established on the whole of the land. 

      Posting Dates

      7/14/2016 to 8/24/2016
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2016-005)

      Description

      The applicant is proposing a 3 bay manual car wash on the land. 

      The land is designated Residential in the City’s Official Plan which does not permit a commercial use in this location.  The applicant is requesting a Special Policy Area designation be applied to the land to permit the proposed car wash. 

      Posting Dates

      7/14/2016 to 8/24/2016
    • Notice of Construction - Contract #2016-08

      Description

      2016 Surface Treatment

      Posting Dates

      7/11/2016 to 10/31/2016
    • Notice of Construction - 2016-334-13

      Description

      Stanton Avenue, Ellis Street and Ralph Avenue Sewer Separation and Road Reconstruction

      Posting Dates

      7/6/2016 to 12/31/2016
    • Sod Restoration Postponement - City Wide

      Description

      Due to the hot and dry weather conditions the City of Niagara Falls is postponing all sod restoration sites until approximately mid-August (weather depending).  The lack of rain and consistent hot temperatures is expected to continue and this makes it difficult for new sod to live without constant watering.

      Any asphalt and concrete work needed in the repair area will continue (curb, sidewalk and/or driveway).  If a City tree was taken down and the stump is coming out this removal work will also continue.  Sod work is always completed last after all other needed repairs (so not to disturb the newly laid sod).  In the meantime crews will visit each site to fill in the area to make it safe.

      Once the weather cools and there is more frequent rainfall the sod restoration will continue. Each repair site will be measured.   When the sod is laid down you will receive a door hanger with tips on how to care for the sod and how to claim your $10 water rebate.  Please read these tips and remember to water the sod as often as possible or the new sod will not thrive.  Staff will take photos of the newly laid sod and record for reference.  Sod that dies due to lack of watering will not be replaced.

      Should you wish to repair the sod yourself the City will reimburse the material costs only (not labour costs).  Material includes top soil, grass seed or sod.  City staff will measure the area prior to your work. Upon completion, a receipt for the materials used or the equivalent of the City’s material costs will be used to process your reimbursement.  You will still be eligible for the water rebate which will be applied to your next water bill after you submit your receipt.

      If you have any concerns please contact the Municipal Service Centre at 905-356-1355.

      Attachments

        Posting Dates

        7/5/2016 to 8/31/2016
      • Dorchester Road On Ramp to QEW Closure

        Description

        On ramp from Dorchester Road to QEW Toronto and QEW Fort Erie to be closed starting July 5th until late autumn.

        Attachments

          Posting Dates

          7/5/2016 to 9/16/2016
        • Contract # 2016-308-13 Watermain Replacement Program (2013) - Phase II

          Description

          • Dorchester Road – Jill Drive to McLeod Road
          • Dorchester Road – Caledonia Street to McLeod Road
          • Dunn Street – Orchard Avenue to Ailanthus Avenue

          Posting Dates

          6/20/2016 to 9/30/2016
        • Highway 420 Westbound to QEW Fort Erie Bound Ramp Closure

          Description

          Full ramp closure from Highway 420 westbound to the QEW Fort Erie Bound ramp.

          Attachments

            Posting Dates

            6/13/2016 to 11/18/2016
          • Notice of Construction - Contract 2016-363-14

            Description

            Victoria Centre Streetscape Revitalization Phase 1

            Posting Dates

            4/28/2016 to 11/30/2016
          • Notice of Construction - 2016-03

            Description

            2016 Asphalt Overlay Phase 1 - Contract 2016-03

            Posting Dates

            4/28/2016 to 9/1/2016
          • Murray Street Bridge Rehabilitation

            Description

            Murrary Street Bridge Rehabilitation - Maintenance Work

            Posting Dates

            4/20/2016 to 10/1/2016