Posted by: HamptonIona | August 1, 2014

124 Buell St/597 Parkview Rd

The Hampton Iona Community Group has been advised that Roof Over Head, the owner of 124 Buell has submitted an application to the Committee of Adjustment (CoA) to sever 124 Buell Street (a corner lot) into two properties and build two semi-detached dwellings at 124 Buell and 597 Parkview Road.  While one house will face onto Parkview and one onto Buell, the frontage on Parkview Road is deemed to be the front lot line of both properties.

This will be going to the CoA on August 6th at 1:00 pm.   The applicant is seeking approval for the severance and for the following minor variances:

124 Buell Street

  1. To permit front yard parking whereas the bylaw states that no person may park in a required front yard.
  2. To permit a reduced front yard setback (on Parkview) of 5.3 m whereas the bylaw requires 6 m.
  3. To permit a reduced northerly corner side yard (Buell side of house where the front door is actually located) setback of 3.73 m whereas the bylaw requires a minimum corner side yard setback of 4.5 m.
  4. To permit a reduced rear yard setback of 23.9% of the lot depth or 4.84 m and a reduced rear yard lot area of 23.9% of the total lot area or 54.01 m2, whereas the bylaw requires a requires a rear yard setback of 25% of the lot depth or 5.05 m and a rear yard lot area of 25% of the total lot area or 56.35 m2.
  5. To permit a front yard parking space which does not abut a side lot line whereas the bylaw states that one parking spot is permitted within the front yard if the parking space abuts at least one side lot line.
  6. To permit a reduced front yard setback on a corner lot of 5.3 m whereas the average setback of the abutting building and the normal requirement to be 5.65 m

597 Parkview Road

  1. To permit a reduced lot area of 155.6 m2 when the bylaw requires 180 m2.
  2. To permit reduced side yard on the south of 0.93 m whereas the bylaw requires a minimum side yard setback of 1.2 m.
  3. To permit front yard parking whereas the bylaw states that no person may park in a required and provided front yard.
  4. To permit a reduced rear yard setback of 23.8% of the lot depth or 4.84 m and a reduced rear yard lot area of 23.8% of the total lot area or 37.32 m2, whereas the bylaw requires a requires a rear yard setback of 25% of the lot depth or 5.05 m and a rear yard lot area of 25% of the total lot area or 28.9 m2.
  5. To permit a reduced front yard setback of 5.3 m whereas the bylaw requires a minimum setback of 6 m.
  6. To permit a increased total combined driveway and walkway width of 7.71 m whereby the bylaw allows for a maximum total of 3.6 m when the lot width is between 7.5 m and 12 m.  Please note, however, the driveway is only 2.60 m wide and the walk that runs along the front of the house from the driveway to the front door is an additional 5.11 m.  There will be a front lawn on the rest of the property.
  7. To permit a front yard porch projection of 1.88 m whereby the bylaw requires a projection of 0.54 m based on the average front porch projection of the adjoining houses.
  8. To permit a reduced front yard setback on a corner lot of 5.3 m whereas the average setback of the abutting building and the normal requirement to be 5.68 m.

A copy of the actual CoA notice is available.

If you have any comments on this proposal, you should contact the CoA at cofa@ottawa.ca or at Committee of Adjustment, 101 Centrepoint Drive, Ottawa, K2G 5K7 or telephone at 613 580-2436.

If you have any comments please feel free to contact your community association, including copying us on any written submission that you might make.

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