3077 Dundas St West the old handy man shop has a lot of work occurring. Working from a Decemeber 2008 building permit, the ground floor interior has been gutted and the east side fire escape removed, and now some excavation work is being done in the basement.
The building also has a number of variances approved by the Ontario Municipal Board Committee are as follows:
To provide two on-site parking spaces whereas the Zoning By-law requires four on-site spaces;
To permit an entrance to a second commercial ground floor unit from a flanking street (Quebec Avenue) whereas the Zoning By-law does not permit commercial uses to gain entrance from a flanking street;
To permit a commercial use depth of 6.5 metres, measured from the front wall, whereas the Zoning By-law requires a commercial use on the main floor to have a depth of 7.5 metres; and
To permit a setback of four metres from the south abutting residential lot (457 Quebec Avenue) whereas the Zoning By-law requires that a mixed use building should be set back 7.5 metres from a lot in a residential or park district.
The Committee’s approval of the variances was subject to the following condition:
Prior to the issuance of a building permit, the applicant shall enter into a boulevard parking agreement with the City to use the boulevard for parking purposes, to the satisfaction of the Manager, Traffic Planning and R.O.W. Management, Transportation Services, Etobicoke York District.