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Two 8-storey condos, 177 stacked & back-to-back townhouses proposed for Bingo Hall plaza at 484-490 Plains Rd. E

National Homes is seeking an Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendment to permit the redevelopment of the Bingo Hall plaza at 484-490 Plains Rd. E. into two 8-storey apartments with 280 units, 995 sq m of ground floor commercial, and 117 stacked and back-to-back townhouses. The applications also propose 31 surface, 421 underground and 12 lay-by parking spaces.

The existing Mixed Use Corridor designation permits a maximum height of six storeys, a Floor Area Ratio of 1.5:1 and a maximum density of 51-185 units per hectare. The proposal would increase the height to 8 storeys, increase density to 216 units per hectare and increase the Floor Area Ratio to 2.14:1.

A number of documents were submitted in support of the application and can be viewed online below. Read the document circulated to agencies and departments for comment here: RC 484 to 490 Plains Rd E 5201417

Supporting Documents

A neighbourhood meeting has not yet been set, but dates and other materials will be posted on the city website dedicated to this application here: 484-490 Plains Rd E. Planning staff intend to complete a report on this application in Spring 2018. The project will be decided by a council vote.

To see other development applications in Ward One visit: Current Developments Ward 1

To see other development applications across the city visit: Current Developments City-Wide

Questions about the project can be directed to the planner on the file:

Planner on File

Name:Melissa Morgan
Mailing Address: 426 Brant St., Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7788



Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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