NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – SHORT TERM RENTAL BY-LAW 1-88

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SHORT-TERM RENTAL BY-LAW 1-88 REVIEW


Original Notice from the City of Vaughan:


On May 6, 2019, the Finance, Administration and Audit Committee considered a staff report and received public submissions on a proposed Licensing By-law and other regulatory changes to address Short-Term Rental (“STR”) accommodations in Vaughan. On May 14, 2019, Vaughan City Council ratified the Committee’s recommendations which included that staff be authorized to undertake any action required to implement the recommendations by making any amendments to related by-laws, which includes amending Zoning By-law 1-88 (“By-law 1-88”).

Section 34 of the Planning Act prescribes that council ensure that sufficient information and material is made available to enable the public to understand generally the zoning proposal that is being considered by council and that at least one public meeting is held for the purpose of giving the public an opportunity to make representations in respect of the proposed by-law.

This public meeting is the culmination of almost two years of research and public involvement regarding the STR accommodations issue and relates to the proposed amendment to By-law 1-88.

Your chance to provide feedback

A Public Hearing is being held to receive public input on the proposed amendment(s) to By-law 1-88 as it relates to Short-Term Rental accommodations. The Public Hearing offers anopportunity for the public to provide comments on the proposed By-law Amendment prior to its further consideration by the City of Vaughan Committee of the Whole.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (PUBLIC HEARING)
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 AT 7:00 PM
VAUGHAN CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBER
2141 MAJOR MACKENZIE DRIVE, VAUGHAN, ONTARIO L6A 1T1

A hearing to receive public input on the proposed amendment will be held on:

A copy of the proposed amendment to By-law 1-88 will be posted on the City’s project webpage by the end of the day on September 10, 2019 at: www.vaughan.ca/shorttermrentals . Additional information on the Short-Term Rental amendment to Zoning By-law 1-88 review can also be obtained on the project webpage or from Bill Kiru at bill.kiru@vaughan.ca (905) 832-8585, ext.8633.

The corresponding staff report will be available by end of day September 10, 2019, via the City of Vaughan website at https://www.vaughan.ca/council/minutes_agendas/Pages/default.aspx . The staff report can also be obtained in-person during regular office hours from the Office of the City Clerk as of September 10, 2019.

Comments may be mailed to the Policy Planning and Environmental Sustainability Department at the address above or e-mailed to policyplanning@vaughan.ca prior to the meeting (please quote file name). Any personal information in a written comment is collected under the legal authority of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13 (as amended) and may be disclosed to any individual.

The Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13 authorizes the City of Vaughan to collect any personal information in your communication or presentation to City Council or its Committees. The City collects this information to enable it to make informed decisions on the relevant issue(s). If you are submitting letters, facsimiles, e-mails, presentations or other communications to the City, you should be aware that your name and the fact that you communicated with the City will become part of the public record and will appear on the City’s website. The City will also make your communication and any personal information in it such as your address and postal code or e-mail address available to the public unless you expressly request the City to remove it.
The City audio and video records Council and Committee meetings. If you make a presentation to a Council or Committee, the City will be audio and video recording you and City staff may make these recordings available to the public.

Please direct any questions about this collection to the Planner listed above.

JASON SCHMIDT-SHOUKRI, Deputy City Manager – Planning and Growth Management

TODD COLES, City Clerk

NOTE:
If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the Zoning By-law, you must make a written request to the City of Vaughan, City Clerk’s Office, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Vaughan, Ontario L6A 1T1.

DATED at the City of Vaughan this 22nd day of August, 2019