King & Paradise
UrbanSolutions Planning & Land Development Consultants Inc. is the authorized planning consultant acting on behalf of Gateway Development Group Inc. (Owner) to prepare and submit applications for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for the lands municipally known as 804-816 King Street West, in the City of Hamilton. The proposed infill development entails a purpose-built student residence building with ground floor commercial area and amenity area for the residents with 30 residential suites. In addition, surface parking for 11 vehicles, including 1 barrier free space, and 10 short-term bicycle parking spaces is proposed, along with underground parking for 9 vehicles and 79 long-term bicycle parking spaces in safe designated areas. To facilitate this proposal, planning applications were submitted to the City of Hamilton on December 21, 2018 and deemed complete on January 18, 2019.
The purpose of this website is to provide interested parties with access to the application details and supporting studies, and to provide an opportunity to participate in the planning process. Updates will be made to the site as they become available.
Prior to submitting applications to the City of Hamilton, Urban Solutions participated in the City’s Formal Consultation process, where a version of the proposal was presented to City Staff for their review and comment. Through this process, it was determined the following reports and technical studies are required to facilitate a ‘complete’ application as defined by the Planning Act:
- Survey Plan;
- Concept Plan;
- Planning Justification Report;
- Draft Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law;
- Urban Design Brief;
- Record of Site Condition;
- Functional Servicing and Stormwater Management Report;
- Water and Wastewater Usage Assessment;
- Noise Impact Study;
- Parking Analysis;
- Public Consultation Strategy; and,
- Right of Way Impact Assessment.
These reports have been completed and submitted to the City of Hamilton in support of the proposal and copies of the reports are available for you to review.
July 18, 2018 – Formal Consultation meeting held at the City of Hamilton
December 21, 2018 – Application for Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment submitted to the City of Hamilton
January 18, 2019 – Notice of Complete application received
January 29, 2019 – Notice of Circulation to surrounding public.
March 27, 2019 – Public Information Meeting held at St. Cuthbert’s Presbyterian Church.
April 11, 2019 – Attended Design Review Panel.
December 20, 2019 – First resubmission made in support of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications.
March 26, 2020 – Second resubmission made in support of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications.
May 15, 2020 – Third resubmission made in support of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning by-law Amendment applications.
October 21, 2020 – Fourth resubmission made in support of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications.
March 23, 2021 – City of Hamilton Planning Committee to hear Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications.
April 27, 2021 – City of Hamilton Passes By-law 21-047 and Zoning By-law No. 21-048
May 19, 2021 – No appeals received, By-law 21-047 and Zoning By-law No.21-048 Final & Binding.
Your involvement in this application process is welcomed and encouraged. The public participation process for any development application is prescribed by the Ontario Planning Act, R.S.O., c. P.13.
For details on how to formally participate in the planning process, please refer to the Notice of Complete Application or contact City of Hamilton Planner Mark Kehler at [email protected] or 905.546.2424 ext. 4148.
Application Cover Letter
Zoning By-law Amendment and Official Plan Amendment Application Form
Urban Design Brief
Wastewater & Water Usage Assessment
Public Consultation Strategy Guidelines
Planning Justification Report including draft Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law
Right Of Way Impact Assessment
Record of Site Condition
Formal Consultation Document
Notice of Complete Application
Invitation to Public Information Meeting
Design Review Panel Submission
Design Review Panel Meeting Summary
Cover Letter for First Resubmission
Concept Plan Version #2
Architectural Drawing Set Version #2
Revised Urban Design Brief
Revised Draft Zoning By-Law
Revised Draft Official Plan Amendment
Supplementary Shadow Analysis
Transportation Impact Study & Parking Rationale
Development Engineering Response
Revised Functional Servicing Report & SWM Brief
Revised Grading & Servicing Plans
Concept Plan Version #3
Architectural Drawing Set Version #3
Revised Zoning By-law Version #3
Memo re Updated Site Plan
Revised Draft Zoning Bylaw
Transportation Impact Study Addendum
Revised Concept Plans Version #4
Revised Zoning By-law Version #4
Notice No Appeals OPA & ZBA
Notice of Passing OPA & ZBA
Notice Passing OPA & ZBA