On Tuesday, August 22nd, the City`s Planning Committee will be considering a Zoning By-law amendment proposal for Zoning – 5615 Fernbank Road (formerly known as 5786 Fernbank Road) to permit a residential subdivision with school site, Emergency Services facility and transit station.
The site is a vacant 12-hectare parcel within the Fernbank Crossing subdivision. It is bounded by Fernbank Road to the south, Cope Drive to the north, Robert Grant Avenue to the west and vacant land to the east that will be developed as future phases of the Blackstone subdivision The lands form the fourth and final phase of the Fernbank Crossing subdivision.
The Fernbank Crossing subdivision received draft approval on February 2, 2012, and previous phases have been registered, with the third phase of development currently under construction. This final phase of the Fernbank Crossing subdivision proposes the development of approximately 107 detached dwellings, four blocks for townhouses, an elementary school site, paramedic post and transit station with a park-and-ride facility.