Development Services Committee Meeting

Meeting Number: 9
Live streamed

Please bring this Development Services Committee Agenda to the Council meeting on April 17, 2024.


We begin today by acknowledging the traditional territories of Indigenous peoples and their commitment to stewardship of the land. We acknowledge the communities in circle. The North, West, South and Eastern directions, and Haudenosaunee, Huron- Wendat, Anishnabeg, Seneca, Chippewa, and the Mississaugas of the Credit peoples. We share the responsibility with the caretakers of this land to ensure the dish is never empty and to restore relationships that are based on peace, friendship, and trust. We are committed to reconciliation, partnership and enhanced understanding.

    1. That the minutes of the Development Services Committee meeting held on March 26, 2024, be confirmed.

D. Porretta, ext. 2040

Note: Joseph Petrungaro, Director, Roads, Traffic and Fleet, York Region and Nelson Costa, Manager, Traffic Safety and Signal Operations, York Region, will be in attendance to deliver a presentation.

    1. That the presentation titled "York Region Vision Zero Traveller Safety Plan", be received for information.

D. Necula, ext. 2765 / S. Sito, ext. 2521

    1. That the staff report titled “Environmental Policies and Procedures for Land Conveyance to the City, and Management of Excess Soil” be received; and,
    2. That Council adopt the revised Environmental Policy and Procedures for the Conveyance of Land to the City (“Land Conveyance Policy”) in substantial conformity with the Land Conveyance Policy set out in Attachment ”A”; and,
    3. That Council adopt the Policy and Procedures for Managing Excess Soil (“Excess Soil Policy”) in substantial conformity with the Excess Soil Policy set out in Attachment ”B”; and,
    4. That the Director of Engineering be authorized to waive the Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), including Record of Site Condition (RSC) and/or restrictions in the Certificate of Property Use (CPU), as set out in the Land Conveyance Policy and outlined in this report; and further,
    5. That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.
  • As per Section 2 of the Council Procedural By-Law, "New/Other Business would generally apply to an item that is to be added to the Agenda due to an urgent statutory time requirement, or an emergency, or time sensitivity".