Zoning Workshop #1 – Focus on Established Neighbourhoods

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Angus Glen Community Centre
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East, Markham

Staff led a discussion focusing on an overview of current zoning and options to consider for lot frontage, building height, front yard setback, bulk and massing and garage projections. A workbook was distributed to all in attendance seeking their opinions and comments on the various options presented.

Established Neighbourhoods have been identified as existing residential neighbourhoods built before 1995 that can be defined geographically with housing forms that share physically definable characteristics. The September 5th Established Neighbourhoods presentation is available in PDF format. You can still participate in this workshop by completing this PDF September 5th workbook established neighbourhoods and submitting it to newzoningproject@markham.ca.

Zoning Workshop #2 – Focus On Commercial, Mixed-Use and Employment Areas

Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Angus Glen Community Centre
3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East, Markham

Staff led a discussion focusing on the new Commercial, Mixed-Use and Employment Area designations in the Official Plan and how they will be implemented in the new zoning by-law. A workbook was distributed to all in attendance seeking their opinions and comments on the various options presented.

Commercialand Employment Areas are places where, for example, shopping, office, sit down restaurants, take out restaurants and larger scale places of employment (such as factories) are located. Mixed Use areas have a mix of commercial, office and residential uses located together in one building or on one site. Options were also presented to consider potential zoning tools that may apply such as floor space index, building height, angular planes, street wall, tall building standards and setbacks. The September 11th Presentation Commercial Mixed Use and Employment Areas is available in PDF format. You can still participate in this workshop by completing the workbook on this PDF September 11th Workbook Commercial Mixed Use and Employment Areas and submitting it to newzoningproject@markham.ca.

Open House

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 6:00 PM (Meet and Greet Information Session in the Atrium), 7:00 PM (Presentation in the Council Chambers)
Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

The purpose of this Open House was to provide a general overview of the new Comprehensive Zoning By-law including topics to be addressed in the various parts of the By-law such as the specific zones for residential, mixed use, commercial and employment.

Development Services Committee Meeting

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM (Council Chambers)
Markham Civic Centre 
101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham
Information Report on Rooming Houses and Short Term Accommodations

Statutory Public Meeting

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM (Council Chambers)
Markham Civic Centre 
101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

The purpose of this meeting was to obtain feedback and public input on the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments relating to rooming houses and short-term accommodations.

For Phase 3A of this project, check the section above.

Development Services Committee Meeting

Monday February 26, 2018
Interim Report on Rooming Houses, Short Term Accommodations and Secondary Suites
9:00 AM in the Council Chambers
Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

The purpose of this report is to provide an update on Phase 3A of Markham’s New Comprehensive Zoning By-law Project.  This report addresses the matter of Rooming Houses Short-term Accommodations and Secondary Suites, and will be further discussed at a special Development Services Committee (DSC) evening meeting, currently targeted for March 27, 2018.

Special Development Services Committee Meeting

Secondary Suites, Rooming Houses and Short-term Accommodations
Tuesday March 27, 2018
7:00 PM in the Council Chambers
Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

The purpose of this special evening meeting of the Development Services Committee is to provide an update respecting Rooming Houses, Short-term accommodations and Secondary Suites, for the consideration of Development Services Committee.