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Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road (Ward 18)
Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road
Origin

(March 30, 2016) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division
Recommendations:

The City Planning Division recommends that:
 
1. City Council approve the alterations to the heritage property at 158 Sterling Road, in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, to allow for the alterations to the existing heritage building on the lands known municipally in the year 2016 as 158 Sterling Road, with such alterations substantially in accordance with plans and drawings dated February 8, 2016, prepared by ERA. Architects Inc., date-stamped received by Heritage Preservation Services February 8, 2016, and on file with the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and the Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA), prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated February 8, 2016, and on file with the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, all subject to and in accordance with a Conservation Plan satisfactory to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and subject to the following additional conditions:
 
a. That prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the property at 158 Sterling Road, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services:
 
i. Provide an updated Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant, that is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Assessment for 158 Sterling Road, prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated February 8, 2016, to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;
 
ii. Provide full building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan required in Recommendation 1.a.i in the report dated March 30, 2016 from the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;
 
2. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to amend the existing Heritage Easement Agreement for which authority was given by City Council on July 7, 2015, between the City and the property owner of 158 Sterling Road.
 
3. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary bill in Council to amend the Heritage Easement Agreement.

Summary:

This report recommends that City Council approve the proposed alterations to the designated heritage property at 158 Sterling Road and give authority to amend the existing Heritage Easement Agreement (HEA) with the owner. The property at 158 Sterling Road is designated under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act.
 
At their meeting of July 7, 2015, City Council approved alterations to the property at 158 Sterling Road and gave authority for the City to enter into an HEA with the owner of the property. The applicant is now proposing additional alterations to the property which require Council’s approval and will require an amendment to the existing HEA.

Financial Impact:

There are no financial implications resulting from the adoption of this report.

Background Information:

(April 7, 2016) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91896.pdf)

Attachment 1 – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91899.pdf)

Attachment 2 – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91960.pdf)

Attachment 3 – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91961.pdf)

Attachment 4 – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91962.pdf)

Attachment 5 – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91964.pdf)

Attachment 6 – Alterations to a Designated Heritage Property and Authority to Amend a Heritage Easement Agreement – 158 Sterling Road

(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/pb/bgrd/backgroundfile-91965.pdf)

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