Public Meeting - 729 Fowler's Road

Wed, 2016/02/24 - 7:00pm

The City of St. John's has received an application by Teen Challenge to open an addictions rehabilitation and treatment facility at 729 Fowler’s Road (former Circle Square Ranch). This facility will house up to 25 women and eight staff.
Fowler's Road originates in the Town of Conception Bay South and runs into St. John's past Peacekeepers Way (CBS Bypass Highway). This application requires upgrading and paving of approximately 1.6 kilometres of Fowler's Road, as this section of the road does not meet City standards for year-round access. This upgrade will be completed at the applicant’s expense.
To accommodate this facility, text amendments to the St. John’s Municipal Plan and St. John’s Development Regulations will be considered. A statement regarding personal care homes in the Rural District will be added the Municipal Plan while 'Personal Care Home' will be added in the Development Regulations as a Discretionary Use in the Rural (R) Zone. 
Information concerning this application may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Development and Engineering, third floor, St. John’s City Hall, please phone 709-576-8220, or email
The Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, 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. The public meeting will be chaired by a member of Council.

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