Public Meeting - 50 Bennett Avenue

Thu, 2017/07/13 - 7:00pm

The City of St. John’s has received an application to rezone a portion of 50 Bennett Avenue (former I. J. Samson School) from the Institutional (INST) Zone to the Residential Medium Density (R2) Zone.  The purpose of the rezoning is to enable the development of 20 townhouses. An amendment to the St. John’s Municipal Plan will be required.  The remainder of the site will be developed for seniors apartment buildings which are a permitted use and will not require a rezoning.

Information regarding this application may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services, fourth floor, John J. Murphy Building (City Hall Annex). For further information, please phone 709-576-8220 or email
The Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 7 p.m., Foran/Greene Room, fourth floor, City Hall. Any person wishing to make a submission on this application prior to the public meeting must provide a signed written statement to Office of the City Clerk either by mail: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2; fax: 709-576-8474 or by email:  Written and verbal representations may also be submitted at the time of the public meeting. Written submissions received will become a matter of public record.  The Public Meeting will be chaired by a member of Council.

Background Information