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Development in Ward 1


  • COA - Committee of Adjustment
  • DA - Development Approval Application
  • DRP - Design Review Panel (voluntary meeting)
  • FC - Formal Consultation
  • OLT - Ontario Land Tribunal (formerally LPAT - Land Planning Appeals Tribunal); LPAT - E-status  |  List for Hamilton   
    • CMC - OLT Case Management Conference 
  • SPA - Site Plan Approval
  • UHOPA - Urban Hamilton Official Plan Amendment  
  • ZAC - Zoning By-law Amendment 


  • *Note: When contacting the City Planner regarding a specific application please include the appropriate UHOPA and ZAC numbers

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17 Ewen Rd & 20 Rifle Range Rd  
UHOPA-07-016/ZAC-07-062/MDA-04-197/HM-A-05:122 (COA) 
Description: 10-storey student residential building
Applicant: Rise Real Estate
Applicant Agent: 
City Planner: 
Status: LOLT PL120575: OPEN; OLT Contact: Azeem Patel, Case Coordinator, Planner, (437) 215-1047 or [email protected]    

925 Main St W & 150 Longwood Rd S 
Description: Proposes development of 2 towers, 16 & 18 storeys, linked via a 4 storey podium; mixed-use building with approximately 1,420 m2 of ground floor commercial, 514 student residence units for 1028 beds; approximately 156 parking spaces
Applicant: Plaza Imports Limited
Applicant Agent: Urban Solutions Planning & Land Development Consultants Inc
City Planner: Shannon McKie ([email protected])
LPAT: PL180816 
Status: Approved at LPAT (2020-10-21) As per October 21, 2020, LPAT decision, Columbia International College no longer has any affiliation with this proposed development.

1107 Main St W
Description: 15-storey mixed-use building with 536.2 square metres of commercial space at grade and a total of 310 dwelling units (303 apartment-style units and 7-grade related units), and 234 parking spaces (226 to be provided in a three-level underground parking structure and 8 at grade)
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Applicant Agent:
Bousfields Inc.
Website:  Documents & Video Presentation
City Planner:
Daniel Barnett ([email protected])
In review and circulation for comments by departments and agencies. City Planner accepting comments and questions from residents as part of the development review.
Online public presentation with Q&A, held Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Hosted by the developer.  See:

1629-1655 Main St W
UHOPA-20-027/ZAC-20-042 / FC-19-127
Description: Student residence consisting of two 22-storey towers connected to a 15 storey tower above a three-storey podium with retail at grade. A total of 720 residential units are proposed together with 270 parking spaces located in the rear of the three-storey podium. Urban Hamilton Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control applications will be required to implement the proposal.
Applicant: 2480535 Ontario Inc. (Society Developments Inc.
Applicant Agent:
GSP Group 
City Planner: Mark Kelher ([email protected])
Status: Application in review and circulation for comments by departments and agencies. City Planner accepting comments and questions from residents as part of the development review.

69 Sanders Blvd & 1630 Main St W (“Sanders Garden Condo")
Description: 9-storey mixed-use building having 472 m2 of commercial and 154 dwelling units and to permit 2 stacked townhouse buildings having a total 28 dwelling units
Applicant: Sanders Garden Inc.
Applicant Agent: Urban Solutions Planning & Land Development Inc.
City Planner: TBD
Status: Developer has appealed to OLT based on non-decision by the City of Hamilton.  Hearing scheduled January 21, 2022 / Hearing by video, for details contact planner: John Norris, Case Coordinator, Planner, (437) 231-4888 or [email protected]
CMC - July 2, 2021 list of issues


85 Poulette St
DA-16-122; ZAH-19-047; COA: HM/A-19:360; HM/A-18:88
Description: 3-storey 3 unit townhouse building and a 24 unit stacked townhouse building with associated parking area
Applicant: Dawn Victoria Homes
Applicant Agent
City Planner: Daniel Barnett ([email protected])
Status: Building in progress


196 George St
To develop a 2.5 storey stacked townhouse building with 12 residential units and 12 parking spaces
Applicant: Pearl Apartment Ltd.
Applicant Agent:
 GSP Group Inc.
City Planner: Mark Kehler ([email protected])
Status: Approved at April 6, 2021 Planning Committee Meeting

354 King St W  (Note file was split 1) Hotel 2) Multi-residential building

1) Hotel
Description:  addition of 2-storeys (12 storeys in total) for a hotel
Applicant: King West Crossing Ltd
Applicant Agent: GSP Group Inc.
Video:  Virtual Open House held May 14, 2020,
City Planner: Andrea Dear
Status:  Approved
additional height to hotel  May 4, 2021,Planning Committee; Minutes


2) Multi-residential building
Addition of 19-storeys (25-storeys in total) for multi-residential dwelling 
Applicant: King West Crossing Ltd
Applicant Agent: GSP Group Inc.
Video:  Virtual Open House held May 14, 2020,
City Planner: TBD
Multi-residential design resubmitted and under evaluation. Comments from resident still accepted. 

235 Main St W, 74 Queen St N & 244/246 Jackson St W
23-storey multiple-dwelling building situated at the northern portion of the Site fronting Main and Queen Streets, and a 3-storey townhouse block-oriented toward Jackson Street West. A total of 331 units are proposed. 125 parking spaces are proposed in an underground parking garage. The townhouse building includes six (6) integrated parking garages accessed from the laneway to the rear of the units. In order to preserve the cultural heritage value of the building located at 74 Queen, the proposed development preserves and adaptively re-uses the east and south façades, along with returns on the north and west façades and the front porch and stairs.
Belmont Equity Partners
AgentGSP Group Inc.
Contact GSP for details via [email protected]
City Planner:
Mark Kehler ([email protected])
DRP: July 14, 2020, Summary & Video   
Status: Approved - Statutory public meeting October 6, 2020, Planning Committee meeting.
Staff Report PED20142; Appendix AAppendix B; Appendix C: Appendix D; Appendix E; Appendix F

415 Main St W
DA-20-059; FC19-137
DRP March 12, 2020
construct a 7-storey building with one level of underground parking for 114 residential units and 192 square metres of commercial GFA (gross floor area)
415 Main Inc.
Applicant Agent:
Weston Consulting Inc.

City Planner: 
OLT: PL210267
OLT appeal by third Party; Previously variances APPROVED at March 18, 2021, COA meeting (Decision - pg 13)


90 Carling St
SPA-20-003    ZAH-20-030
The purpose of this application is to lift the “H” Holding Provision as established under By-law No. 00-097, from lands known as 90 Carling Avenue, in order to permit the development of the subject lands for a seven (7) storey (21.0m high) multiple dwelling containing 100 units.  A total of 57 parking spaces are being provided for the site, with 45 below grade, and 12 contained on a surface parking area. 
Previous LPAT Decisions related: PL10089 for 801-803 King St W and 80, 86 & 90 Carling St - 649626 Ontario Inc. variance
Applicant: 1649626 Ontario Inc.
Applicant Agent: 
City Planner:
Shannah Evans ([email protected])
SPA-20-003 Application received July 31, 2020

804-816 King St W
Description: To establish site-specific modifications to the Mixed-Use - Medium Density (C5, 570) Zone in order to permit a six-storey mixed-use building with 403.45 SqM of commercial space at grade, 30 residential units and 13 vehicle parking spaces
Applicant: Gateway Developments Group Inc.
Applicant AgentUrbanSolutions Planning & Land Development Consultants Inc.
City Planner: Mark Kehler ([email protected])
Status: Statutory Public Meeting scheduled for March 23, 2021

644 Main St W
Description: 18-storey multiple dwelling containing 167 dwelling units and 73 parking spaces, and to recognize the existing 17-storey multiple dwelling that contains 281 residential dwelling units and 299 parking spaces
Applicant: Main Carling Investment Ltd.

Applicant Agent: Urban Solutions Planning & Land Development Inc.
City Planner: Daniel Barnett ([email protected])
Status:  No application at this time

1190 Main St W, 43,47, 51 & 55 Forsyth Ave S, 75, 77, 81, 83, 99, 103, 107, 111 & 115 Traymore Ave & 50 Dalewood Ave ("McMaster Main St W Residence")
Description: Purpose-built student residence,  3 towers -15 storey (Forsyth side), 10 storeys, 8 Storeys (Dalewood side); 1373 beds,
Applicant: McMaster University/Knightstone
Applicant Agent: 
City Planner:  Shannon McKie ([email protected])
LPATPL180302-McMaster University Redevelopment;  
Status: Last settlement hearing December 9, 2020. Decision is not yet public.

Other projects around the city as listed by Urbanicity

Recent Developments Decisions

71, 75 & 77 Leland Ave
Description: 5-storey residential building with 124 condominium units (bachelor, 1 & 2 bedrooms), 50 vehicular parking spaces on grade including 4 visitor spaces, 1 barrier-free space, and 1 loading area
Applicant: Creek Village Inc.
Applicant Agent:
GSP Group Inc.
Website:  /     
City Planner: Mark Kehler ([email protected])
Status: Construction Completed 2020. Site plan conditionally approved (May 2018); Minor variance approval (Sep 2018); rezoned through OMB Decision (PL150378 – Nov 2016)