Site Address

Blocks 1 to 4, Plan 40M-2568 Averton (Brock) Simplified Site Plan
Ward 3

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Averton (Brock) Limited


Averton (Brock) Limited is requesting the following amendments:

  • increasing the maximum residential density of the development beyond what is permitted by the City's Official Plan, from 140 units per net hectare to 148 units per net hectare (resulting in a total increase of 45 units), in exchange for the provisions of a community benefit under Section 37 of the Planning Act;
  • increasing the maximum height for apartment buildings beyond what is permitted by the current Zoning By-law, from 26.0 metres (8 storeys) to 67.0 metres (21 storeys), in exchange for the provision of a community benefit under Section 37 of the Planning Act;
  • reducing the minimum gross leasable floor area for all non-residential uses in an apartment building as permitted by the current Zoning By-law, from 1,000 square metres to 400 square metres; and
  • reducing the minimum building stepback provisions required for the portion of the apartment building facing Brock Road as permitted by the current Zoning By-law from 3.0 metres between the 3rd and 8th storey to 1.0 metre between the 3rd and 21st storey.

The above-noted amendments are requested in order to facilitate the development of two apartment buildings having a maximum building heights of 16 and 21 storeys containing 351 apartment units with 807 square metres of commercial spaces and 150 back-to-back stacked townhouse units within Blocks 3 and 4 abutting Brock Road.

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Letter to Residents

Response Letter

City Contact

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

Tel: 905.420.4660 ext. 2194

File Numbers

Zoning By-law Amendment Application A 08/17

Supporting Documents

Statutory Public Information Meeting

Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm 
Location: Pickering Civic Complex - Council Chambers
One The Esplanade, Pickering, ON  L1V 6K7

View Staff Information Report 11-17

Note: Prior to the Planning & Development Committee meeting, an informal Open House will be held in the Front Lobby with respect to this Planning Application. The Open House will start at 6:00 pm and continue until 6:50 pm. 

Recommendation Report

None at this time.

Planning Act Requirements

These applications have been deemed complete in accordance with the Planning Act.

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 the Zoning By-law Amendment, the person or public body:

i)   is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council to the Ontario Municipal Board; and,

ii)  may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, 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.