Site Address

875 Kingston Road
Ward 1
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Sphere Developments (Kingston) GP Inc.


Sphere Developments (Kingston) GP Inc. has submitted applications for Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to permit two 17-storey residential towers connected by a shared 5-storey podium, containing 400 dwelling units and 629.9 square metres of at-grade commercial/retail uses. A total of 402 parking spaces are proposed, including 19 spaces at grade and 383 spaces within a 4 level underground parking garage. 

The purpose of the Official Plan Amendment is to add a site-specific exception to:

  • Increase the maximum permitted residential density to approximately 775 units per net hectare; and, 
  • Increase the maximum permitted Floor Space Index (FSI) to approximately 5.0.

The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to implement site specific zone standards to the existing zone category in order to facilitate the applicant's development proposal.

City Contact

Amanda Zara Dunn
Principal Planner | Development Review
Tel: 905.420.4660 ext. 1136

Mailing Address:
City of Pickering
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON  L1V 6K7

File Numbers

Official Plan Amendment OPA 23-003/P
Zoning By-law Amendment Application A 009/23

Supporting Documents (submitted June 2023)

Statutory Public Information Meeting

Date:   October 3, 2023
Time:   7:00 PM

Residents can participate virtually, or view the meeting livestream via the City of Pickering’s YouTube channel:

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting

Staff Information Report

Recommendation Report
None at this time.

Planning Act Requirements

This application has 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 of the Zoning By-law Amendment, the person or public body:

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

ii)  may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land 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.