The Current Development Applications page lists the details, associated reports and studies for Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments and Plans of Subdivision received by the City of Cambridge.

See a list of current applications below:

R17/15 - Former Saginaw Golf Course - 124 Saginaw Parkway and 161 Essex Point

Proposed official plan amendment, zoning by-law amendment and draft plan of subdivision

The City of Cambridge has received an application to amend the official plan and zoning by-law to permit the redevelopment of the former Saginaw Golf Course for residential land uses. The applicant has also submitted a draft plan of subdivision to the City of Cambridge and Region of Waterloo.

Citizen liaison committee:

September 2017 resubmission documents:

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications related to the revised submission received September 2017 (PDF format).

June 2017 resubmission documents:

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications related to the revised submission received June 2017 (PDF format).

Second submission documents:

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications related to the revised submission received November 2016 (PDF format).

First submission documents:

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications related to the first submission recieved in 2015 (PDF format).

R15/16 - 80-85 Munch Avenue

Proposed zoning by-law amendment and plan of subdivision submitted by Norrich West Inc. for lands municipally addressed as 80-85 Munch Avenue.

Proposed Development:

  • Part A (north side of Munch Ave.) proposes a new municipal road, 16 blocks and 84 street fronting townhouses.
  • Part B (south side of Munch Ave.) proposes a new municipal road, 16 blocks and 85 street fronting townhouses and blocks for stormwater management and pedestrian path.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications (PDF format):

OR01/16 - 64 Grand Avenue South - HIP Developments 

Proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment to increase the height and density permitted at 64 Grand Avenue South to facilitate the construction of two residential apartment buildings. The City's Zoning By-law limits building heights on the subject property to approximately 10 storeys. The development proposes a maximum building height of 21 storeys. The proposed development will be mixed use consisting of commerical and artisan space and 434 residential dwelling units.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications (PDF format):

Second submission documents:

First submission documents:

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on January 17, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.  For more information please view the public meeting notice.

OR02/16 - 0 and 112 Pinebush Road - Branthaven Belmont Pinebush Inc.

The purpose and effect of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment is to permit a mixed use community with approximately 558 residential dwelling units in the form of townhouses and apartment buildings, hotel or motel and limited retail and service commercial uses fronting onto public and private roads located at 0 and 112 Pinebush Road.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications (PDF format):

Instruction Report (January 29, 2019 Planning and Development Committee):

August 2018 resubmission documents:

First submission documents:

R03/17 - 150 Greenbrier Road - 254912 Ontario Inc. 

The purpose and effect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject property from RM3 (Multiple Residential) to RM3 Site specific to permit the construction of a 6 storey, 85-unit apartment building at 105 Greenbrier Road. The following site specific provisions have been requested:

  • Increase in maximum permitted density from 75 Units Per Hectare (UPH) to 105 UPH
  • Reduction in minimum northerly side yard setback from 12 m (39 ft.) to 3.2 m (10.5 ft.)

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge

OR01/17 - 825-875 Main Street and 0 Sparrow Avenue 

The purpose and effect of the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments are to permit a 101 unit townhouse development on a private road network.

More specifically, the applicant proposes an increase to the density in the Low/Medium Density Residential designation from 40 units per hectare to 52 units per hectare. The applicant also proposes to change the zoning of the subject lands from Holding (H)R4 (single detached residential) and Holding (H)R4 S. 4.1.160 to RM3 (multiple residential) with site specific provisions to accommodate the proposed 101 townhouse units. The site specific amendments generally consist of the following: front yard setback reduction; exterior side yard setback reduction; interior side yard and rear yard setback reductions, reduction in landscape open space and an increase in the number of attached units from 6 units to 8 units.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development applications (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on October 12, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

R15/17 - 600 Myers Road

The purpose and effect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject property from R4 (single detached residential) to RS1 (semi-detached residential) and RM4 (multiple residential) to permit 12 street fronting semi-detached dwelling units and nine street fronting townhouse units. The applicant is also proposing to reduce the required lot frontage for a semi-detached dwelling from 9 metres (29.5 feet) to 7.6 metres (24.9 feet), to reduce the interior side yard setback of the proposed townhouse block adjacent to an R-class zone from 3.0 metres (9.8 feet) to 1.2 metres (3.9 feet) and to reduce the exterior side yard setback adjacent a future road stub from 6 metres (19.68 feet) to 3.4 metres (11.15 feet) to facilitate the development proposal.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on November 7, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

R18/17 - 275-285 Ainslie Street South

The purpose and effect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to rezone a portion of the subject property from OS1 (Open Space) to C2 s.4.1.286 (commercial) to permit the expansion of the parking area to add 13 parking spaces.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on January 16, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

OR01/18 - 256-258 Hespeler Road

The purpose of the proposed official plan and zoning by-law amendments is to facilitate the construction of 48 townhouse residential units. The zone is proposed to be changed to permit the proposed residential uses and to continue to recognize the Open Space Class 1.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on April 10, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

OR02/18 - 195 Hespeler Road

The proposal is to demolish the existing Satellite Motel and redevelop the site with two apartment buildings. A total of 128 units are proposed to be contained within these apartments: 33 units are proposed to be affordable and 95 units are proposed to be market rate. In addition to the residential units, an office space is proposed to be located on the site.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on July 3, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

R10/18 - 340, 352 and 360 River Road

The applicant is proposing to develop 340, 352 and 360 River Road for 54 townhouse dwellings. A zoning by-law amendment is required in order to permit the development and the proposal requires amendments to reduce the minimum front yard setback, setbacks between townhouse blocks and minimum amenity area.

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

Liaison committee:

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on January 15, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

OR04/18 - 721 Franklin Boulevard

The applicant is proposing to demolish the existing home on site and build a new stacked townhouse development containing 24 units. The building is planned to be approximately 3.5 storeys high and access is proposed off Avenue Road. Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments are required to increase the maximum density of the Official Plan and to permit the stacked townhouse use in the Zoning By-law. 

The following are reports/studies submitted in support of the development application (PDF format):

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on January 15, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

30T-18102 - Creekside Phase 2 - 215 Allendale Road and 245 Riverbank Drive

Information on this proposed draft plan of subdivision can be found on the North Cambridge Business Park page.

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on February 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

R12/18 - 155 and 171 Guelph Avenue

The applicant proposes to rezone the property from OS1 (Open Space) and R2 (Single Detached Residential) to OS1 (Open Space), R5 (Single Detached Residential) and RM3 (Multiple Residential) to permit the development of the property, through a plan of subdivision, with 210 residential units consisting of 138 apartment units, 16 townhouses, 51 single detached dwellings and two estate homes.

The applicant has proposed site specific zoning provisions for:

  • Reduced minimum front yard for single detached dwellings of 3 m (9.8 ft.) facing Guelph Avenue
  • Add single detached dwelling as a permitted use
  • Reduced setback from a driveway or parking space to a habitable room of 1 m (3.2 ft.)
  • Permission for individual lots to have frontage on a private condominium road

The following reports/studies submitted in support of the development application are currently under review by staff and agencies and may be subject to future changes (PDF format):

Liaison committee:

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on May 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.

SP31/19 - 25 Isherwood Avenue

The City of Cambridge has received a site plan application for the property at 25 Isherwood Avenue. The plans for the property include 138 residential units in the form of 10, two storey townhouses, 128 stacked townhouse units. As part of the Council direction when the previous applications on this property were approved a neighbourhood meeting is required to present the site plan and respond to neighbourhood comments raised through the planning process.

A neighbourhood meeting was held October 22nd at 6:30 p.m. on the Main floor of City Hall. 

Neighbourhood Meeting (October 22, 2019):

OR03/19 - 55 Kerr Street

The applicant proposes to rezone the property from OS1 (Open Space) and C1RM1 (Commercial and Multiple Residential) to OS1 (Open Space), R5 (Single Detached Residential) and RM3 (Multiple Residential) to permit the development of the property, through the site plan review process, with 592 residential units in two apartment buildings proposed at 30 storeys and 24 storeys in height.

The applicant has proposed site specific zoning provisions for:

  • Increased permitted density of 587 Units Per Hectare (UPH) whereas 250 UPH is permitted
  • Reduced minimum gross floor area of 46 m2 per 1 bedroom unit whereas 50 m2 is required
  • Reduced minimum common amenity area of 1,577 m2
  • Increased maximum permitted building height of 91 m (30 storeys) and 71 m (24 storeys) whereas a maximum of 34 m is permitted

An open house will be held on November 4th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Cambridge City Hall, in the Bowman room on the main floor at 50 Dickson Street.

The following reports submitted in support of the development application are currently under review by staff and agencies and may be subject to future changes (PDF format):

 

R04/19 - 442-448 River Road

The applicant is proposing to rezone the property to develop 18 single detached lots on a private condominium road.

The following reports submitted in support of the development application are currently under review by staff and agencies and may be subject to future changes (PDF format):

The remainder of the East Side Lands (Stage 1)

The City has initiated an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment to permit new large-lot employment uses for the remainder of the East Side Lands (Stage 1). For more information on the East Side Lands, see the Region of Waterloo Growth Management page.

 

 

A public meeting was held by Planning and Development Committee on June 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Council Chambers City Hall at 46 Dickson Street, Cambridge.