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File #: PH-16-015    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/7/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/28/2017 Final action: 8/28/2017
Title: Bylaw 29/2017 -Land Use Bylaw Amendment 149 - Group Homes Presented by: Kathleen Short, Architectural Development Officer II
Attachments: 1. Bylaw 29-2017 - Amendment to LUB - Group Homes, 2. Part 1 Definitions (amendments incorporated), 3. Part 1 Definitions (amendments highlighted), 4. Land Use Bylaw section 8.20 (amendments incorporated), 5. Land Use Bylaw section 8.20 (amendments highlighted), 6. Land Use Bylaw section 8.21 (amendments incorporated), 7. Land Use Bylaw section 8.21 (amendments highlighted)
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Bylaw 29/2017 -Land Use Bylaw Amendment 149 - Group Homes
Presented by: Kathleen Short, Architectural Development Officer II

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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1. That Bylaw 29/2017 being Amendment 149 to the Land Use Bylaw be read a first time.

2. That the Public Hearing be closed.

3. That Bylaw 29/2017 be read a second time.

4. That unanimous consent be given for consideration of third reading of Bylaw 29/2017.

5. That Bylaw 29/2017 be read a third and final time.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

The purpose of the report is to outline the proposed amendments to the Land Use Bylaw that would result in changing ‘Group Home’ from a discretionary use to a permitted use in the R1 and R2 land use districts.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On December 5, 2016, Council passed the following motion:

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That Administration propose for Council's consideration by August 31, 2017 all related Bylaw and Policy amendments that would result in creating a group home category that is a permitted use.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

Administration has been directed to propose for Council’s consideration by August 31, 2017, all related Bylaw amendments that would result in changing ‘Group Home’ from a discretionary use to a permitted use in the R1 and R2 land use districts. These amendments would result in removal of the requirement for mandatory notification to adjacent properties upon the issuance of a Group Home permit. Changes are also required to the definition of ‘Group Home’ to remove language that is no longer required.

PROPOSED LAND USE BYLAW CHANGES - GROUP HOME: To view redline pages see attached Land Use Bylaw sections.

Part 1. Definitions. Remove: “as a social care facility under the Social Care Facilities Licensing Act, RSA 2000, c.”

Section 8.20(4)(d) be relocated to Section 8.20(3)(c).

Section 8.20(3) (Permitted Land Uses) be renumbered as follows:

a) Single-detached house;
b) Limited Group Home;
c) Group Home; (...

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