Site Address

591 Liverpool Road
Ward 2


Pickering Harbour Company Ltd.

Applicant's Original Proposal

Applications for approval of an Official Plan Amendment and a Zoning By-law Amendment have been submitted by Pickering Harbour Company Ltd., for lands located on the east side of Liverpool Road, south of Wharf Street, municipally known as 505 and 591 Liverpool Road.

The Pickering Harbour Company Ltd., is proposing a mixed-use development consisting of two buildings having heights of 23 storeys containing a total of 498 apartment units with approximately 1,900 square metres of grade related commercial uses. The proposal also includes a total of 539 parking spaces for residents, visitors and commercial uses, as well as 200 public parking spaces to serve the neighbourhood. In addition, the applicant is proposing a pedestrian promenade through the site and a public boardwalk along the waterfront edge.

The lands located at 505 Liverpool Road are owned by the City of Pickering. The City of Pickering is not a co-applicant. In order to proceed with this development, the applicant would be required to purchase 505 Liverpool Road from the City of Pickering. Complete Application Notice

Applicant's Revised Proposal  

Pickering Harbour Company Ltd. has submitted a revised proposal. The following key changes have been made to the original proposal: 

  • the removal of the City-owned lands from the application
  • reduces the building heights of the two towers from 23-storeys to 15-storeys
  • reduces the number of apartment units from 498 to 377
  • eliminates the 200 public parking spaces
  • increases the width of the buffer area adjacent to the Hydro Marsh
  • reduces the grade related retail uses to 1,400 square metres
  • adds 625 square metre assembly hall/event hall
  • identifies an indoor boat storage area
  • increases the minimum parking for residential units from 0.8 to 1 space per unit 

City Contact

Cristina Celebre
Principal Planner, Development Review
Mailing Address:
City of Pickering
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON  L1V 6K7

Tel: 905.420.4660 ext. 2194

File Numbers

Official Plan Amendment OPA 19-001/P
Zoning By-law Amendment A 05/19

Original Supporting Documents

Revised Supporting Documents

Public Open House

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Chestnut Hill Recreation Complex
Banquet Hall East & West Salon
1867 Valley Farm Road
Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

Notice of Public Open House

Pickering Harbour Company Presentation

City of Pickering Presentation

Statutory Public Information Meeting

Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm

Pickering City Hall - Council Chambers
One The Esplanade                                                                                                          Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

 View Staff Information Report 03-20

Notice of Motion

Notice of Motion - Pickering Harbour Company Ltd.

Council Resolution #234/20: 

On February 24, 2020, Council resolved that the Notice of Motion to refuse Pickering Harbour Company Ltd., to amend the City’s Official Plan and Zoning By-law for 505 and 591 Liverpool Road, be referred to City Development for consideration and to report back to the Planning & Development Committee meeting on May 4, 2020, or earlier, if deemed appropriate, in accordance with standard process utilized to review, assess and make recommendations on all planning applications. 

With the on-going events regarding COVID-19 and the closure of City facilities, the May Planning & Development Committee meeting has been cancelled. 

Recommendation Report

Date: Monday, July 13, 2020

7:00 pm

View Staff Recommendation Report PLN 13-20

Pickering City Hall is currently closed to the public until further notice and this meeting will be held through electronic participation. Residents can participate electronically by audio, or watch the meeting live streamed via the City of Pickering’s YouTube channel.

To register as a delegate, please see the 20-Day Notification.  

Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT)

Pickering Harbour Company Ltd. has appealed the City’s decision to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).

Appeal Letter

Planning Act Requirements

If a person or public body does not make an oral submission at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Pickering before the City of Pickering gives approval or refusal of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment, the person or public body:

i)   is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council to the Land Planning Appeal Tribunal; and,

ii)  may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Land Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

If you wish to be notified of the decisions you must make a written request to the City Clerk. All submissions shall include the full name and address of the presenter.


We welcome your feedback on this development proposal. 

Personal information contained on this form is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This information is collected to notify you of future meetings regarding this proposal. Any questions related to the collection of this information should be directed to the City Clerk, One The Esplanade, Pickering, ON L1V 6K7, 905.420.4611.