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RFD- 3106 Bylaws   Item #   9. d.    
Regular Council Meeting Agenda
Meeting Date: 05/14/2018  
Title:    C-1010-17 - First Reading - Land Use Bylaw Amendment - Redistricting - Fenwyck Stage 3 - Levasseur
Department: Planning & Infrastructure  
Strategic Vision Element: Where People Choose to Live - A dynamic city with an exceptional quality of life Related Goal: n/a

Information
Request for Decision Summary
The purpose of this report is to seek Council's support for first reading of Bylaw C-1010-17, a redistricting amendment to the Land Use Bylaw changing 0.91 ha of land from UR - Urban Reserve to R1 - Mixed Low to Medium Density Residential. The proposed redistricting area would provide for 17 single and 6 semi-detached housing lots within the Fenwyck neighbourhood.

The proposed redistricting is in general compliance with the approved East Pioneer Area Structure Plan.

Proposed Motion
That first reading be given to Bylaw C-1010-17 - Land Use Bylaw Amendment - Redistricting - Fenwyck Stage 3.
Background/Analysis
The proposed redistricting would permit residential development to commence in Fenwyck Stage 3, finishing Brunswyck Crescent. The amendment would redistrict a 0.91 ha area of Lot 1, Block A, Plan 172 3519 from UR – Urban Reserve to R1 – Mixed Low to Medium Density Residential. The proposed R1 area would be developed with a combination of 17 single and 6 semi detached housing lots.

This application proposes development adjacent an identified wetland to the south, which has been defined and expanded with a 6.0 m buffer. The application is also adjacent to an identified natural area; the natural area boundary, as defined in the East Pioneer ASP, has been respected.

East Pioneer Area Structure Plan
The proposed redistricting appears to be in general compliance with the approved East Pioneer Area Structure Plan, most recently amended by Bylaw C-1008-17. Although the area of the proposed redistricting does extend into the existing treed area, a portion of the tree stand extends north beyond the boundary of the natural area that was identified for preservation. Additional information regarding a wetland along a portion of the south redistricting boundary has been submitted by the applicant and included identification of the wetland boundary and recommended buffer requirements.

Municipal Development Plan
The proposed redistricting is in general conformity with the Municipal Development Plan. The identified Environmental Significant Area I is to the south of the redistricting area, the boundary of which has been respected and slightly expanded northwards to encompass a previously unidentified wetland.
Options/Alternatives
n/a
Consultation/Engagement
A statutory public hearing will be held prior to second reading. Advertising of the public hearing will be as per the requirements of the Municipal Government Act, and specific notification will be mailed to adjacent landowners as per the requirements of the Land Use Bylaw.
Implementation/Communication
If approved, the Land Use Bylaw map on the City website will be amended as per the attached Schedule. 
Impacts
Approval of this bylaw will permit the commencement of development in stage 3 of the Fenwyck neighbourhood.
Attachments
Bylaw C-1010-17 First Reading
C-1010-17 Aerial Overview
C-1010-17 ASP Overview

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