Public Hearing - 1 Clift's Baird's Cove

Start Date: 
Wed, 2020/03/11 - 7:00pm
A Public Hearing will take place regarding text and map amendments to the St. John’s Municipal Plan and the St. John’s Development Regulations for 1 Clift’s Baird’s Cove. 
The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 147, 2020, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 680, 2020, on February 17, 2020, and hereby gives notice of its intent to seek registration of the amendments from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, in accordance with the Urban and Rural Planning Act.
The effect of the Municipal Plan amendment would be to remove reference to building height from the A.P. Parking Garage District and to amend the Downtown Building Control Map to allow a building height not exceeding 12 storeys/47m and a floor area ratio not exceeding 2.5.
The effect of the Development Regulations amendment would be to: add Office and Retail Store as Discretionary Uses; increase the maximum building height; increase the maximum floor area ratio; and, to amend the Downtown Building Control map to allow building height not exceeding 12 storeys/47m and a floor area ratio not exceeding 2.5. 
In conjunction with the above amendments, the City is also advertising the Discretionary Use of a Hotel to be located on the nineth and/or higher Storeys of a Building as well as Office Use and Retail Store at 1 Clift’s Baird’s Cove.
Comment By
9:30 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2020
If no written objections are received, the Public Hearing may be cancelled in accordance with the provisions of the Urban and Rural Planning Act.
Provide your comments to the Office of the City Clerk including your name and address to: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2.

Comments received become a matter of public record and are included in the Council agenda for the date a decision on the application will be made. Any identifying information (including your name) will be removed prior to your comment being released publicly.
Collection of personal information is authorized under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 and is needed to consider your comments on this application. Questions about the collection and use of your information may be directed to the City Clerk at 709-576-8202 or
Public Hearing Time, Date & Location
7 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Foran/Greene Room, Fourth Floor, St. John’s City Hall
Additional Information
These notices are sent to property owners within 150 metres of the application site. For more information call 709-576-6192 or email

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