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  • Stanley Avenue (Somerville) Bridge CLOSURE

    Effective Dates

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 until Monday, July 31, 2017

    Reason

    Construction Project

    Type

    Temporary

    Contact

    Sherri-Marie Millar
    905-356-7521 ext. 4217

    Description

    The bridge is not safe for travel due to a recent accident that damaged the side railing. A previously scheduled rehabilitation will begin in early April and last approximately 60 working days or until mid-July, 2017. Upon successful completion of the rehabilitation works the bridge will be reopened. View on a map

    Detour Information

    Lyons Creek Rd to Sodom Rd to Willick Rd to Ort Rd to Reixinger Rd

Public Notices

  • Notice of Application for Sign Variance (SV-2017-002)

    Description

    An application has been made for a variance to the Sign By-law to permit a ground sign to exceed the maximum height permitted; have less ground clearance than permitted and to have address numbers smaller than regulated in the by-law.

     The applicant is proposing a ground sign to be 3.276 m in height whereas the by-law regulates the maximum height of a ground sign to be 2.4 m so will require a variance of .0.876 m. 

    The sign is also proposed to have a vertical ground clearance of 0.23 m whereas the by-law requires a vertical clearance of 0.75 m so requires a variance of 0.52 m. 

    The third variance is the size of the address numbers on the sign.  The by-law requires address numbers to be 150 mm in height whereas the applicant is proposing the numbers be 127 mm in height, so requires a variance of 13 mm.

    Posting Dates

    3/24/2017 to 4/6/2017
  • Notice of Application for Sign Variance (SV-2017-001

    Description

    The billboard is proposed to be located 38 m from residential properties along Dorchester Road, whereas the by-law regulates that billboards should be no closer to residential designated lands than 90 m.  A variance of 50 m. would be required.

     The billboard is also to be located on lands that are currently designated Tourist Commercial whereas the by-law regulates that billboards should only be on vacant lands designated Major Commercial, Industrial or Good General Agriculture.  The lands presently contain a vacant dwelling, which the applicant is applying to demolish, should this variance be approved.

    Posting Dates

    3/24/2017 to 4/6/2017
  • Notice of Passing of Zoning By-law No. 2017-27

    Description

    The purpose of By-law No. 2017-27 is to rezone the land on the northeast corner of Sherk Road and Willoughby Drive site specific Environmental Protection Area (EPA-1040), in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200, to permit the uses permitted in an EPA zone, a stationary archery range, accessory buildings and structures, a parking area and a public park, and to rezone the balance of the lands site specific Environmental Protection Area (EPA-1038 and EPA-1039), which limits the use of the land to the uses permitted in an EPA zone, walking trails and foot bridges authorized by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, and a walkable archery range using existing and authorized walking trails.  By-law No. 2017-27 also provides regulations for the permitted uses.

    Posting Dates

    3/8/2017 to 3/24/2017
  • NOTICE OF STUDY COMPLETION - Drummond Road Class Environmental Assessment Study

    Description

    The City of Niagara Falls, through their consultant Parsons Inc., has completed a Schedule ā€œCā€ Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for improvements along Drummond Road between Morrison Street and Valley Way. The study is being completed to address intersection and roadway safety and multi-modal transportation requirements along the corridor. 

    An Environmental Study Report (ESR), which contains details of project background, planning and public consultation process, and recommendations, has been placed in the public record for a 30-day review period. The ESR is available for review at the locations noted in the attachment beginning on Thursday, March 2, 2017.

    For additional details please refer to the attachment.

    Posting Dates

    3/1/2017 to 3/31/2017
  • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2016-019)

    Description

    The zoning amendment is requested to permit the development of a 4 storey, 32 unit apartment dwelling and a 19 unit block townhouse development on the lands. 

    Posting Dates

    2/27/2017 to 3/29/2017
  • Official Plan & Zoning By-law Application (AM-2016-005)

    Description

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

    The applicant is requesting a Special Policy Area designation be applied to the land to permit the proposed car wash.

    The land is zoned Institutional (I) in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200.  The applicant is requesting the property be rezoned to site specific General Commercial (GC), with provisions limiting the use to the proposed car wash, and with site specific lot frontage, lot depth, front and rear yard depth, side yard width, lot coverage and landscaped open space coverage provisions to permit the proposed car wash. 

    Posting Dates

    2/27/2017 to 3/29/2017
  • Notice of Construction Shut Down

    Description

    Millennium Trail Section 6 - Contract No. 2016-409-16

    Posting Dates

    12/19/2016 to 4/17/2017
  • Solar Neighbourhood Park Playspace Improvement Project - Public Information Notice

    Description

    The City of Niagara Falls is pleased to advise about the start of work to the Solar Park Playspace Improvement Project.  Commencing the week of December 13th, the initial work involves removal of the existing playground equipment; sand; and excavation for the new playspace area.   The project work area will be fenced off for public safety.  The new playspace equipment will be installed in early spring 2017 and completion is expected by May 24th 2017.   The new playspace will be accessible, has a variety of new climbers; slides; play panels; rock climber; new swings; and a woodchip playsurface.

    Questions may be directed to Jeff Claydon, Landscape Architect at 905-356-7521 ext. 3334 or jclaydon@niagarafalls.ca

    Posting Dates

    12/13/2016 to 5/24/2017
  • Notice of Construction - Contract 2016-400-16

    Description

    Desson Avenue & Slater Avenue Sewer Separation, Watermain Replacement & Road Reconstruction

    Attachments

      Posting Dates

      9/14/2016 to 5/26/2017