Conditional draft plan approval for development in Adjala
A 25-unit residential subdivision at 1234 Conc. 5 in Adjala-Tosorontio
continues to move forward carrying with it an 87-point draft plan
agreement whose terms include satisfying the Township's six key
conditions which the developer appealed to the OMB and won the zoning
However, last spring's OMB ruling directed the Township to prepare the
draft plan agreement to include Rondax Holdings Inc's obligation to pay
all outstanding fees as a condition.
The property is a 35 hectare parcel of rolling upland and river valley,
located within the Oak Ridges Moraine. Rondax purchased the property in
2007 and took over the planning applications already on file dating
The draft plan agreement includes:
Road works requirements including the preparation of a
Traffic Study and entering into an agreement with the Township related
to design criteria, required improvements, construction mitigation and
Water requirements including the
provision of an updated Hydrogeological Report and entering into an
the Township related to design criteria, construction mitigation and
Additional TRCA requirements related to groundwater and
water balance concerns.
Tree and vegetation requirements including
the requirement for a Tree Preservation and Planting Plan that can be
successfully implemented in association with other works proposed for
Resolving financial issues requiring that Township accounts
associated with this development be paid in full (including securities
required as part of the previously completed Cost Acknowledgement
Agreement) and acknowledges that no additional efforts on behalf of the
take place until the arrears are dealt with.
Notification that the Township will not
consider increased lot coverage on any lot in the future, as the
Township's position is
that the Board approved development is already more than what should be
permitted on this site.