Heritage Markham Committee Agenda

Meeting Number: 8
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Electronic Meeting

The Eighth Heritage Markham Committee Meeting of

The Corporation of The City of Markham in the year 2022.

 

Alternate formats are available upon request.

 


  1.  Addendum Agenda
  2. New Business from Committee Members
  • That the August 23, 2022 Heritage Markham Committee agenda be approved.

See attached material.

  • Recommendation:

    That the minutes of the Heritage Markham Committee meeting held on July 13, 2022 be received and adopted.

DELEGATED APPROVAL BY HERITAGE SECTION STAFF
167 JOHN STREET (THCD), 166 MAIN STREET (UHCD), 157 MAIN STREET (UHCD), 40 ALBERT STREET (MVHCD) (16.11)


FILE NUMBERS: 
HE 22 249386
HE 22 251606
HE 22 251608
HE 252219


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
E. Manning, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendation:

    THAT Heritage Markham receive the information on heritage permits approved by Heritage 

DELEGATED APPROVAL BY HERITAGE SECTION STAFF
4470 HWY 7E (UHCD), 20 PRINCESS STREET (MVHCD), 7703 KENNEDY ROAD, 188 MAIN STREET UNIONVILLE (UHCD) (16.11)


FILE NUMBERS: 
AL 21 146699
HP 22 234808
AL 22 120817
AL 21 135593


Extracts: 
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
P. Wokral, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendation:

    THAT Heritage Markham receive the information on building and sign permits approved by Heritage Section staff under the delegated approval process.

45 STOLLERY POND CRESCENT, FORMER ADDRESS: 4075 MAJOR MACKENZIE DRIVE EAST (16.11)


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
E. Manning, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendation:

    THAT Heritage Markham has no objection to the proposed designation by-law amendment to correct the property’s legal description.

PROPOSED MODIFICATION TO A TWO-STOREY DWELLING ON ADJACENT LANDS TO A CULTURAL HERITAGE RESOURCE 
22 BYER DRIVE (16.11)


FILE NUMBER: 
A/041/22


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
E. Manning, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendation:

    THAT Heritage Markham has no comment from a heritage perspective on the variance application (A/041/22) for 22 Byer Drive.

PROPOSED CONVERSION FOR DWELLING FROM HOME OCCUPATION TO TRIPLEX
16 CHURCH STREET, MARKHAM VILLAGE HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT (16.11)


FILE NUMBER:
A/116/22


Extracts: 
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
P. Wokral, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendation:

    THAT Heritage Markham has no comment on the requested variances for 16 Church Street from a heritage perspective.

PROPOSED MULTI-STOREY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
5871 & 5873 HIGHWAY 7 EAST AND 2 WIGNALL CRESCENT, MARKHAM VILLAGE (16.11)


FILE NUMBER:
22 244910


Extracts: 
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
P. Wokral, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendation: 

    THAT Heritage Markham has no comment from a heritage perspective on the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications for 5871 Highway 7 East.

34, 36 & 38 EUREKA STREET, UNIONVILLE HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT (16.11)


FILE NUMBERS: 
PLAN 22 243326 
CSNT 22 252578
CSNT 22 250357


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
E. Manning, Senior Heritage Planner
S. Bordone, Manager, Central District

  • Recommendations:

    THAT Heritage Markham has no objection to the demolition of the existing Class ‘C’ dwelling at 34 Eureka Street;

    THAT Heritage Markham has no objection from a heritage perspective to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment and consent applications for the subject lands;

    THAT final review of the aforementioned applications, and any other development application required to approve the proposed development, be delegated to Heritage Section staff should the property configuration and land-use remain consistent with the approach as described in this memo;

    AND THAT Heritage Section staff coordinate with Planning and Urban Design Staff as well as the Parks Department when determining the design and programming of the new public park.

DESIGNATED HERITAGE PROPERTY GRANT PROGRAM 2023-2025 (16.11)


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning

  • Recommendation

    THAT Heritage Markham Committee supports the continuation of the Designated Heritage Property Grant Program from 2023-2025 based on an allocation of $30,000 per year for a total commitment of $90,000.

UPDATE ON ROUGE NATIONAL URBAN PARK CULTURAL HERITAGE (PARKS CANADA) AND PROPOSED DEMOLITION
7861 HIGHWAY 7, LOCUST HILL
THE NIGHSWANDER TENANT HOUSE (16.11)


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning

  • Recommendation:

    THAT the Heritage Markham Committee provides the following feedback on the proposed demolition of 7861 Highway 7, the Nighswander Tenant House:

    • Due to the advance state of decay and deterioration which has occurred over many years as a result of a lack of maintenance, poor stewardship, vacancy and abandonment, regrettably, the demolition of the building appears to be the most reasonable course of action;
    • The potential salvage and re-purposing of heritage elements from the property is supported; and
    • The introduction of heritage interpretive features to celebrate and inform visitors of the former Nighswander buildings is also supported, and could include a Markham Remembered interpretive panel

PROPOSED ADDITION TO A DETACHED HERITAGE DWELLING AND DETACHED GARAGE
257 MAIN STREET NORTH, MARKHAM VILLAGE (16.11)


FILE NUMBER: 
A/049/22


Extracts:
R. Hutcheson, Manager, Heritage Planning
E. Manning, Senior Heritage Planner

  • Recommendations: 

    THAT Heritage Markham has no objection from a heritage perspective to the proposed variances to permit additions to the existing heritage dwelling and detached garage;

    AND THAT review of the forthcoming Site Plan Control application, and any other development application required to approve the proposed development, be delegated to Heritage Section staff to ensure conformance to the MVHCD Plan.

    OR

    THAT Heritage Markham opposes the proposed variances from a heritage perspective to permit substantial additions to the existing dwelling and detached garage, and requests that City Staff work with the applicant on a revised development concept which better incorporates the existing dwelling with an addition to the rear.

The following projects impact in some manner the heritage planning function of the City of Markham.  The purpose of this summary is to keep the Heritage Markham Committee apprised of the projects’ status.  Staff will only provide a written update when information is available, but members may request an update on any matter.

a) Doors Open Markham 2022
b) Heritage Week, February 2022
c) Unionville Streetscape Detailed Design Project (2022-2025)
d) Unionville Heritage Conservation District Plan Amendments/ Update
e) Unionville Heritage Centre Secondary Plan
f) Update to Markham Village Heritage Conservation District Plan (2022)
g) New Secondary Plan for Markham Village (2022)
h) Comprehensive Zoning By-law Project (2022) – Review of Development Standards