Mr. Adebayo summarized Report COA2019-059, to request relief in order to permit the construction of a detached garage and to permit the current location of an accessory shed within the water setback buffer.
Mr. Adebayo advised the massing of the garage and location is acceptable as it is screened by vegetation and there are no impacts on the septic bed. The location is based on topographical constraints of the site. In addition, garages are typically in the front yards of other properties in the neighbourhood.
Mr. Adebayo responded to questions the Committee had with respect to the accessory shed and the location of the house. He said the shed was discovered during the site inspection and relief was required to recognize the location of the shed while the house is legal non-complying, and as part of the review process it was necessary to request a review fee for Kawartha Conservation (KRCA) planning act comments for the shed that was discovered after the fact.
Given there were no comments received from the Building Division – Part 8 Sewage Systems, Mr. Adebayo suggested that a new condition be added, Condition 3 as follows: "That confirmation be provided to the Secretary-Treasurer that the boundaries of the septic bed conform with the requirements of the Part 8 Sewage System Program ". Former Condition 3 to now become Condition 4.
Committee also asked about the location of the well in the garage. The owner, Paul Sullivan responded that the well is exposed in the far corner and raised about 12 inches above grade and will meet Ministry requirements.
No further questions were posed by the Committee or other persons.