Current Applications

The following is a list of proposed development applications that have been submitted to the Township of Centre Wellington.

Current Development Applications

950-960 St. David Street North, Fergus (Groves Hospital Volunteer Association)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received a complete application for approval of a Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed by-law amendment on Wednesday August 31, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, Ontario. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed by-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision. The Township’s File Number for this application is RZ011/22.  

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from “C2” Highway Commercial to “C2” Highway Commercial Exception. The effect of the amendment is to implement zoning regulations necessary to facilitate a stacked townhouse development (112 units) on the rear portion of the lands and continue to permit all uses allowed under the Highway Commercial zone. The subject lands are known as 950-960 St. David Street North, Fergus.

7048 Sixth Line, West Garafraxa (Huber)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received a complete application for approval of a Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed by-law amendment on Wednesday August 31, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, Ontario. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed by-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision. The Township’s File Number for this application is RZ010/22.  

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from “A” Agricultural and “EP” Environmental Protection to “A” Agricultural Exception and “EP” Environmental Protection. The effect of the amendment is to implement zoning regulations necessary to facilitate a farm dwelling surplus severance and restrict residential uses on the retained parcel. The zoning amendment is a condition of approval of the County of Wellington Land Division Committee Application B16-22. The subject land is known as 7048 Sixth Line, West Garafraxa.

6816 Sixth Line, West Garafraxa (Kleinveld)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received a complete application for approval of a Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed by-law amendment on Wednesday August 31, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, Ontario. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed by-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision. The Township’s File Number for this application is RZ09/22.  

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from “A” Agricultural and “EP” Environmental Protection to “A” Agricultural Exception and “EP” Environmental Protection. The effect of the amendment is to implement zoning regulations necessary to facilitate a farm dwelling surplus severance and restrict residential uses on the retained parcel. The zoning amendment is a condition of approval of the County of Wellington Land Division Committee Application B110-21. The subject land is known as 6816 Sixth Line, West Garafraxa.

Township Initiated Zoning Amendment - Agricultural and Highway Commercial Zones

The Township of Centre Wellington is initiating an amendment to Zoning By-law 2009-045 (File No. RZ012/22) pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The Council of the Township of Centre Wellington will hold a public meeting regarding this application on Wednesday, June 29th, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed Zoning By-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision.

The purpose and effect of the amendment is to:

  1.  Amend the Zoning By-law provisions related to the “A” Agricultural zone(s) in order to regulate “On-Farm Diversified Uses” and “Additional Residential Units (ARUs).
  2. Amend the Zoning By-law provisions related to the “C2” Highway Commercial zone(s) that affect the development of mixed use and residential uses.

Because the amendments affect land generally within all Highway Commercial and Agricultural areas of the Township, a key plan is not provided.

5982 Eighth Line East, Pilkington (Martin - Ariss Valley Mennonite School)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received a complete application for approval of a Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed by-law amendment on Wednesday June 29, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, Ontario. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed by-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision. The Township’s File Number for this application is RZ08/22

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from “A” Agricultural to “A” Agricultural Exception. The effect of the amendment is to implement zoning regulations to allow for a small-scale school with a maximum ground flood area of 250m2 for the Mennonite community who rely solely on horse drawn vehicles as their means of transportation. The zoning amendment also proposes to permit a reduced MDS1 setback (minimum distance separation) of 340 metres as opposed to the required setback distance of 461 metres to the nearest barn located at 5999 Eighth Line East. The subject land is a portion of the property known as 5982 Eighth Line East, Township of Pilkington.

149 and 157 [portion only] Sideroad 18, Fergus (RSR Inc.)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received a complete application for approval of a Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 and will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed by-law amendment on Wednesday May 25, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, Ontario. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed by-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision. The Township’s File Number for this application is RZ07/22.  

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from “R1A.70.1” Residential Exception to “R2” Residential. The effect of the amendment is to implement zoning regulations to allow for two semi-detached dwellings (4 units total) and a single detached dwelling with reduced lot width and area. The zoning amendment is related to County of Wellington Land Division Committee Applications B67/21, B68/21 and B69/21. The subject land is known as 149 Sideroad 18, and a portion of 157 Sideroad 18, Fergus.

8243, 8262, 8282 Wellington Road 19, Belwood (883890 Ontario Ltd.)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File# RZ06/22). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land to which the proposed amendment applies are properties known municipally as 8243, 8268, and 8282 Wellington Road 19, West Garafraxa.

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the current zoning from “A” Agricultural, “R1A.29.8” Residential Exception, “R1A.30.2” Residential Exception, “OS-GC” Open Space Golf Course and “EP” Environmental Protection to “R1A” Residential Exception, “OS” Open Space, Open Space Golf Course Exception, and “EP” Environmental Protection. The effect of the amendment to allow 118 single detached residential units on private, communal water and sanitary service on the South-East portion of the lands. The 18-hole golf course and associated facilities will remain on the North-West portion of the lands.

 

Additional Applications - The applicant has also filed applications to the County of Wellington for approval including a proposed official plan amendment (OP-2022-01), a proposed draft plan of subdivision application (23T-22001), and a proposed draft plan of condominium application (23CD-22001).

 

**A public meeting for this application will be scheduled at a later date.**

South River Road, Elora (1238576 Ontario Ltd.)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File# RZ05/22). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land to which the proposed amendment applies is shown on the notice below.

The proposed zoning by-law amendment seeks to revise the boundary between the R1A.58.14 zone and the OS zone. The intent of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to adjust the boundary of the OS zone to create a lateral woodland corridor along South River Road.

 

**A public meeting for this application will be scheduled at a later date.**

Geddes/Moir Street, Elora (2476170 Ontario Inc.)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File# RZ02/22). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The area to which the proposed amendment applies is shown on the notice below.

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the current zoning of “C1” Commercial to “C1-Exception”. The effect of the amendment is to allow an increased maximum building height of four (4) storeys (12 metres) from the permitted maximum height of three (3) storeys (11 metres) to construct a new mixed-use commercial/residential building.

 

**A public meeting for this application will be scheduled at a later date.**

350 St. Andrew Street West, Fergus (Van Grootheest Holdings Inc.)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File# RZ05/21). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land is known as 350 St. Andrew Street West in Fergus.

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the current zoning of “C1” Commercial and “EP” Environmental Protection to “C1-Exception” and “EP” Environmental Protection. The effect of the amendment is to allow an increased maximum building height of five (5) storeys (17.5 metres) from the permitted maximum height of three (3) storeys (11 metres) to construct a new residential apartment (36 units) with ground floor commercial space (127 m2 space).

 **A public meeting for this application will be scheduled at a later date** 

A Public Information Centre (PIC) session was held on December 8, 2021 by the Applicant's Consultant's.  Below is copy of the presentation slides and a recording of the Zoom meeting.

 36 Rea Drive, Fergus and 99 Farley Road, Fergus (James Keating Construction (2004) Ltd.)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File RZ10/19). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land is 36 Rea Drive, Fergus and 99 Farley Road, Fergus. 

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the current zoning of Parcel #1 from IN (Institutional) to R3 (Residential). The effect of this part of the amendment is to permit a cluster townhouse development. Parcel #1 was created as a result of Wellington County Land Division Committee application B85/17. Secondly, the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment would change the current zoning of Parcel #2 from OS (Open Space) to R3 (Residential) and R4 (Residential). The effect of the amendment is to change the zoning of land to match the zoning of abutting parcels that are already zoned R3 and R4 respectively.

A public meeting regarding this application will be held on Wednesday January 29, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square in Elora, Ontario.

33 Henderson Street, Elora (Brough)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received a complete application for approval of a Zoning By-law Amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The Council of the Township of Centre Wellington will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed by-law amendment on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., in the Council Chamber, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora. The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed by-law amendment and to receive public input prior to making a decision. The Township’s File Number for this application is RZ02/19.  

The purpose and effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the land from “R1A” Residential to “C3” Neighbourhood Commercial Site Specific. The effect of the amendment is to implement zoning regulations necessary for the redevelopment of the property to include residential and neighbourhood commercial uses within the existing heritage building (former church) and a second building on the property. The amendment is also seeking approval for a reduction in the required parking. The subject land is known as 33 Henderson Street, Elora.

 

 

7284 Sideroad 4, Inverhaugh (Elora Ridge Developments)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File RZ11/18). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land is located at 7284 Sideroad 4 in Inverhaugh.

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the current zoning of the subject land from Extractive Industrial (M3.91.2), Agricultural (A.91.1) and Environmental Protection (EP) to Residential (R1A), Open Space (OS) and Environmental Protection (EP) in order to accommodate the development of a proposed draft plan of subdivision. The proposed draft plan of subdivision consists of lots and blocks for up to 40 single detached dwelling units, park, storm water management pond and walkways. The County of Wellington Draft Plan of Subdivision file number is 23T-18005.

 

6552, 6554, 6556 & 6558 Beatty Line North, Fergus (Jennark Homes)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File RZ07/18). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject lands are 6552, 6554, 6556 and 6558 Beatty Line North in Fergus.

 

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendments is to change the current zoning of the subject land from Residential (R1A) to Residential (R2 and R4 Exception). The effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to accommodate a proposed development consisting of 1 single-detached dwelling, 16 semi-detached dwellings and a 4 storey apartment building with 71 units.

 

 

Information submitted in support of the application

 

Additional/Revised information submitted in support of the application

6542 & 6560 Gerrie Road, Elora (Ainley Subdivision)

The applicant has submitted revised and/or additional information in support of the zoning amendment and draft plan of subdivision applications. A public meeting has now been scheduled for this application.

 

 

 ****REVISED INFORMATION*****

 

 

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File RZ06/18). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject lands are 6542 Gerrie Road and 6560 Gerrie Road in Elora. An application for draft plan of subdivision has been received by the County of Wellington. The County’s application number is 23T-18002.

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendments is to change the current zoning of the subject land from Agricultural (A) and Environmental Protection (EP) to Residential (R1B, R1B Exception, R1C, R1C Exception, R2, R4 and R4 Exception), Open Space (OS), Future Development (FD) and Environmental Protection (EP). The effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to accommodate the development of a proposed draft plan of subdivision (County of Wellington File Number: 23T-18002). The proposed draft plan of subdivision consists of lots and blocks for up to 251 units including a mix of single detached dwellings, cluster townhouses, an apartment, parks, open space, storm water management ponds and walkways. 

 

820 St. David Street North, Fergus
 

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File RZ05/18). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land is described as 820 St. David Street North, Fergus as shown on the key map below. 

The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the current zoning of Commercial (C2) to Commercial Exception. The effect of the amendment is to permit the development of a 6-storey retirement residence and associated uses. 

 

Revised Reports/Plans

133 South River Road, Elora (Haylock Property)

Zoning Amendment

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from "A" Agricultural to "R2" Residential Exception, "R3" Residential Exception and "OS" Open Space. The effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to accommodate the development of a proposed draft plan of subdivision (County of Wellington File Number: 23T-15001). The proposed draft plan of subdivision consists of lots and blocks for up to 475 single detached, semi-detached, duplex, townhouse and apartment dwelling units, a park, storm water management pond and walkways.

This application has been appealed to the OMB (LPAT). Application information and supporting documents are available upon request. 

The LPAT issued a decision on July 25, 2018. PLN 160992 & PLN 160993

The LPAT issued the Order on January 8, 2019.

 

At the June 29th Council meeting the below information was presented:

 

 

27, 32 & 40 Broken Front Path, 11 Gilkison St, Elora (Youngblood/Mallet)

Zoning Amendment

The purpose of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to change the zoning of the subject land from "A" Agricultural to "R1C" Residential Exception, "R3" Residential Exception and "OS" Open Space. The effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to accommodate the development of a proposed draft plan of subdivision (County of Wellington File Number: 23T-15003). The proposed draft plan of subdivision consists of lots and blocks for 238 to 292 single detached, triplex, fourplex, and townhouse dwelling units, a park, storm water management pond and walkways.

This application has been appealed to the OMB (LPAT). Application information and supporting documents are available upon request.

The LPAT issued a decision on July 25, 2018. PLN 160992 & PLN 160993

The LPAT issued the Order on January 8, 2019.

7708 Colborne Street, Fergus (West Phase - Storybrook Subdivision)

The Township of Centre Wellington has received an application to amend the Township of Centre Wellington Zoning By-law (File RZ11/16). This application has been deemed complete and this Notice of Complete Application is being given in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. The subject land is the "West" Phase of the Storybrook Subdivision located at 7708 Colborne Street, Fergus. 

The purpose of the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments is to change the current zoning of the subject land from Future Development (FD) and Environmental Protection (EP) to Residential (R1C, R3 & R6), Open Space (OS), Commercial (C3) and Environmental Protection (EP). The effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to accommodate the development of a proposed draft plan of subdivision (County of Wellington File Number: 23T-16003). The proposed draft plan of subdivision consists of lots and blocks for up to 1178 single detached, semi-detached and townhouse dwelling units, commercial/mixed use, parks, storm water management pond and walkways

This application has been appealed to the OMB (LPAT). Application information and supporting documents are available upon request.

Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Decision - December 24, 2018

 

 

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