Committee of Adjustment Wrap-up for December 4, 2014

The Committee of Adjustment met today, hearing 11 applications in total. (Full Agenda)

Four of them are of note:

– 311 & 321 Frances Avenue in Stoney Creek which is a mid-rise residential building proposal
– 4 Derek Drive which is home to the Jackson family of Jackson Orchards fame. Jackson Orchards was the last farm within the boundaries of the Old City of Hamilton. – 856 Beach Blvd which sought to build a basement on the Beach Strip
– 11 Brock Street, which is footsteps from Pier 8, a proposed reuse of commercial lands to residential and is tied up in City Hall red tape. 311 & 321 Frances Avenue, Stoney Creek

The developer, New Horizon, of 311 & 321 Frances Avenue, close to Lake Ontario near Green Road, required a variance in height for the top of the proposed buildings elevator shaft.