Community

  • OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT APPLICATION SUBMISSION (JULY 2017)
    • A copy of the application submitted to the City of Toronto can be found by clicking here.
  • Neighborhood Open House (July 2017)
    • Format: Open House targeted at immediately impacted neighbors of Bayview Village
    • Attendance: Well attended by +/- 100 residents in the immediate area
    • Feedback: Good comments / feedback on project and elements of specific concern to the neighbours More info
      • Traffic and transportation – encouraged to see new transit connection along Sheppard; traffic issues in the area should be addressed
      • Access – improved access from Bayview Village to surrounding properties should be improved; specific concerns with Hawksbury cross walk to Bayview Village
      • View Impact – concerns with residents of Arc Condo building directly facing the podium/SW Tower; though most condo owners feel the development will be positive to property values
      • Southwest – impressed to see quality of new store-front, architectural design etc.
      • North Expansion – happy to see pedestrian-oriented mixed-use expansion to the north
      • Landscaping – more greening of common areas and even roof tops would be preferred
  • Bayview Village Association Tour & Presentation (July 2017)
    • Format: Tour and presentation with exchange of ideas on the concept plans for rezoning
    • Attendance: Well attended by +/- 10 members of Executive Committee
    • Feedback: Good comments / feedback on elements important to the association and their constituents More info
      • Site planning – understood the constraints of the site relative to existing centre; some concern with density/height in the SW
      • Traffic and transportation – encouraged to see the new transit connection; traffic issues in the area should be addressed through the rezoning submission (including access south of Sheppard/Bayview from YMCA)
      • Landscaping – would like to see comprehensive plan
      • Community spaces – would like to discuss further in context of rezoning
  • Bayview Tenant Update (July 2017)
    • Format: Drop in session in management office to review concept plans for rezoning
    • Attendance: Well attended by 30+ tenants
    • Feedback: Generally positive feedback with questions related to timing and sequencing More info
      • Focus related to parking include ensuring adequate parking throughout the development horizon
      • Highlighted the importance of proper parking supply, ease of access, maintaining critical SE parking deck
  • Community Open House (June 2016)
    • Format: Blue sky brainstorm session with preliminary vision and aspirational images to community
    • Attendance: Well attended by 200+ members of the community
    • Feedback: Good feedback and comments on programming of uses, built-form, landscaping, and traffic More info
      • 5 stations set up around the room
        • Built form – retail
        • Built form – residential
        • Landscaping
        • Planning
        • Traffic and Transportation
      • Development zones makes sense – focus residential by transit, lower density to the north
      • Positive feedback on architectural team and landscaping team
      • Concerns regarding traffic, improved transit connectivity
      • Focus on community / entertainment spaces
  • Bayview Village Tenant Update & Feedback (May 2016)
    • Format: Presentation of preliminary vision and aspirational images to retail tenants
    • Attendance: Well attended by 30+ retailers
    • Feedback: Generally positive feedback regarding the future plans of the retail centre More info
      • Importance of maintaining functional parking for the customers (particularly the southeast parking deck)
      • Minimizing impact/disruption through construction is important




COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

The vision of Bayview Village will be shaped by local residents, business owners, and shoppers. This is a long-term plan, so it’s important for us to seek input and advice from those within the community at every step. A series of ongoing open houses will provide updates and seek feedback throughout the entire process. We invite you to participate.

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