Rezoning/Discretionary Use - 615 Empire Avenue

Tue, 2017/07/04 - 9:30am

The City of St. John’s has received an application to allow a Taxi Stand at 615 Empire Avenue (former Tommy’s Auto Tech).  In response, Council is considering a text amendment to the St. John’s Development Regulations to allow a “Taxi Stand” as a Discretionary Use in the Commercial Mixed (CM) Zone. This amendment would apply to any property in the CM Zone.
This City is also advertising an application for a Discretionary Use at 615 Empire Avenue to allow a “Taxi Stand”. The property will be used as a 24/7 dispatch office and for the repair of taxis only. There will be no taxi’s operating from this site.
Information regarding this application may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services, John Murphy Building (City Hall Annex) 4th Floor. For further information, please phone 709-576-8220 or email
Any person wishing to make a submission on this application must provide a signed written statement to the Office of the City Clerk by 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 4, 2017, either by mail: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2; fax: 709-576-8474 or email:  Written submissions received will become a matter of public record and will be included in the agenda for the regular meeting of Council on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at which time Council is scheduled to make a decision on this application.

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