Committee of Adjustment
Revised Meeting Agenda

Remote meeting live streamed

Public hearing for applications under sections 45 and 53 of the Planning Act.

To contain the spread of COVID-19, Committee of Adjustment hearings are being held electronically and can be live streamed at For alternate meeting formats, please contact Committee of Adjustment staff.

The public is invited to comment by submitting written comments and/or speaking to an application listed on the agenda. Written comments can be submitted using the contact information listed below. Members of the public who wish to speak to an application are encouraged to contact Committee of Adjustment staff by noon on Thursday, August 13, 2020. 

To contact Committee of Adjustment staff by email or phone: (attachments must not exceed 20 MB)
519-822-1260 extension 2524
TTY 519-826-9771

When we receive your request, we will send you confirmation and instructions for participating in the hearing. Instructions will also be provided during the hearing to ensure those watching are given the opportunity to speak.

(Application order subject to change)

To be notified of any of the decisions of the City of Guelph Committee of Adjustment, you must submit a written request.

Owner: 2680579 Ontario Inc.

Agent: Jacob Goldfarb, Goldfarm Canada

Request: Variance to permit additional use (agriculture - vegetation based)

Owner: Downtown Mercury Development Corporation

Agent: N/A

Request: Variance to permit proposed licensed establishment to be located in the basement of the existing commercial building

Owner: Donnette Harnett and Sheryl Harnett

Agent: Phill McFadden, Sutcliffe Homes Inc.

Request: Side and rear yard setback variances for proposed residential addition and variance for proposed accessory apartment size


Approval of the following variances with conditions:

a) a minimum left side yard setback of 1.2 metres for the proposed attached garage and two-storey addition to the existing detached dwelling; and

c) an accessory apartment size of 95.5 square metres, or 30.4 percent of the total floor area of the detached dwelling (including proposed addition).

Refusal of the following variance:

b) a minimum rear yard setback of 4.38 metres for the proposed two-storey addition to the existing detached dwelling.

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