PAC Minutes – September 15, 2008

1.
.
.
CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. with Chairman, Ralph Stevens presiding.
2.
.
RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present.
3.
.
.
PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2008
“… moved by Ron Daigle to accept as presented the September 2, 2008 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes …”
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.
4.
.
.
REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF AUGUST 11, 2008
“…moved by Chyann Kirby to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of August 11, 2008.…”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
5.
.
CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
None.
6.
.
7.
DECLARATION OF CONFILCT OF INTEREST
None.
APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE  ( FRONT YARD SETBACK) RE: ERIN & TIM LUKIE, 10 FIRST STREET
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
Erin Lukie was in attendance and spoke to the item, noting that the plan chosen to rebuild the house respects the existing footprint of the main building and deck.
Chairman Stevens then called for anyone wishing to speak in favour or against the proposal three times, with no response.  Although Verna Chamberlain of 12 Second Street was in attendance and the Committee was made aware that she may have concerns for her view to the river, she chose not to voice her concerns to the Committee.
“…moved by Ron Daigle that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the following variance to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the purpose of renovating the existing structure with the addition of a new portion to the building to accommodate a single car garage; meeting the existing setback to the street line, to be located as shown on the site plan at 10 First Street, PID No. 217760:
i) under section 8.2.2.3(d), grant a variance of 7.11 m to reduce the required Front Yard Setback from 7.5 m to 0.39  m…”
Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day.  Carried.
8.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE (REAR YARD SETBACK) RE: PETER ROY, 10 TILSLEY PLACE
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
Peter Roy was in attendance and noted that the slope of the side of the property on the Apple Hill side is very steep and requires that the house be positioned towards the lower end of the lot.
Chairman Stevens then called three times for anyone wishing to speak in favour or against the proposal.  Mr. Jon MacQueen spoke in favour of the proposal noting that other properties have had similar variances granted for construction.
“…moved by Jim Burke that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the following variance to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the construction of a single family home, to be located at 10 Tilsley Place, PID No. 30250682:
a) under section 8.2.2.3(e), grant a variance of 3.6 m to reduce the required Rear Yard Setback from 7.5 m to 3.9 m….”
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.
9.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
APPLICATION FOR SUBDIVISION (TWO LOTS) RE: KELLY DEVELOPMENT LIMITED, HIGHLAND ROAD
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 2008 There was no one in attendance to present additional information regarding the application. Chairman Stevens called three times for anyone wishing to speak in favour or against the proposal, with no response.
“…moved by Linda Estabrooks that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of $49.76 money in lieu of Land for Public Purposes (cash, money order, or certified cheque) for the purposes of creating two new building lots out of PID No. 30148480 located on Highland Road as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Kelly Development Ltd. Subdivision, Lots 08-1 and Lot 08-2 as prepared by DeSaulniers Surveys Inc. dated September 8, 2008, with approval of final Subdivision Plan to be subject to:
a) payment of $49.76 (cash, money order, or certified cheque);
b) any utility easements as required by NB Power & NB Tel for servicing lot to be recorded and signed on the Final Plan;
c) recording of Civic Numbers on the Final Subdivision Plan…..”
Seconded by Ron Daigle.  Carried.
10.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
11.
APPLICATION FOR SUBDIVISION (TWO LOTS) RE: 009062 NB LIMITED, INGLEWOOD DRIVE
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
There was no one in attendance to present additional information regarding the application. Chairman Stevens called three times for anyone wishing to speak in favour or against the proposal, with no response.
“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day:
1. that the Planning Advisory Committee recognize the Variance granted by the Planning Advisory Committee on August  4, 2005 required for the creation of two new building lots out of PID No. 30229736 located on Inglewood Drive as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, 009062 NB Ltd. Subdivision, Lot 08-2, 08-6, and lot 08-9 as prepared by DeSaulniers Surveys Inc. dated September 8, 2008:
a)    under section 8.2.1.3(b) of the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Zoning By-law No. 101 to reduce the minimum lot frontage on Lot 08-2 from 23.0m to 12.25m….
2. that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of $1100.78 money in lieu of Land for Public Purposes (cash, money order, or certified cheque) for the purposes of creating two new building lots out of PID No. 30229736 located on Inglewood Drive as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, 009062 NB Ltd. Subdivision, Lot 08-2, 08-6, and lot 08-9 as prepared by DeSaulniers Surveys Inc. dated September 8, 2008, with approval of final Subdivision Plan to be subject to:
a) payment of $1100.78 (cash, money order, or certified cheque);
b) any utility easements as required by NB Power & NB Tel for servicing lot to be recorded and signed on the Final Plan;
c) recording of Civic Numbers on the Final Subdivision Plan…..”
Seconded by Chyann Kirby.  Carried.
APPLICATION FOR SUBDIVISION (TWO LOTS- 4 UNITS) RE: GRAND WEST HOLDINGS LIMITED, RIVER VALLEY DRIVE
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED SEPTEMBER 11, 2008
There was no one in attendance to present additional information regarding the application. Chairman Stevens called three times for anyone wishing to speak in favour or against the proposal, with no response.
“…moved by Linda Estabrooks:
1. that the Planning Advisory Committee forward the   proposed street design and grading plan to Godfrey Associates Ltd. (acting as the Town Engineers), for review  prior to providing a recommendation to Council on the acceptance of the proposed road design standards and consideration of any required easements by the Municipality;
2. that an application for Variance be provided to the Town for consideration of the Real Estate signage to be proposed for the site;
3. that consideration for approval for Tentative Subdivision, Chestnut Hills Estates, Phase-1 be subject to the following revisions to be required prior to approval of the final Subdivision Plan:
i) lot depths of the proposed lots be increased to include the remainder of the existing parcel of land on both sides of the new street;
ii) a street name to be provided for approval by the Committee and recommendation to Council;
iii) civic addresses to be recorded on the Final Subdivision Plan;
iv) the requirement to remove the existing dwelling and accessory buildings as a condition of approval of the Final Subdivision Plan
v) subject to recommendation of approval by the Department of Environment for extension of sewer services to these new lots;
vi) and also subject to approval of the following general conditions:
a) no blasting to occur in the development of the subdivision without a pre-blast survey and proof of liability insurance to the approval of Council;
b) recording of NB Power utility Easements on the Final Subdivision Plan;
c) approval of Subdivision Developer’s Agreement prior to final approval of the Plan
d) payment of Money in Lieu of Land for Public Purposes prior to final approval of the Subdivision Plan…
4.    that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council to accept Money in Lieu of Land For Public Purposes (cash, debit, money order or certified cheque) for the creation of 2 new building lots subject to recalculating the area involved in the revised lot configuration…”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
12.
.
.

.

.
.

ADJOURNMENT
“… moved by Jim Evans to adjourn at 8:26 p.m.…”
Seconded by Ron Daigle.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Ralph Stevens,                                                                             David Taylor for Laylia Nice,
Chairman                                                                                                             PAC Secretary