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Service changes coming Feb. 12, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 03, 2023 12:46 PM

We are making changes to a number of our service schedules, starting Sunday, Feb. 12. These changes will help our buses stay on schedule so they arrive when you expect them to. 

Starting Feb. 12, Routes 2 and 3 will provide service every 20 minutes on weekdays. All other schedule changes include adjustments to arrival times. This will improve connections to other bus routes and GO trains and buses.

These routes will have new schedules starting Feb. 12:

  • Route 1 Plains
  • Route 2 Brant
  • Route 3 Guelph
  • Route 10 New-Maple
  • Route 12 Upper Middle
  • Route 25 Walkers
  • Route 80 Harvester
  • Route 81 North Service

View the new schedules and plan your trip using myride.burlingtontransit.ca.

Cold Alert for Feb. 2, 2023

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 01:18 PM

Update, Feb. 4: Halton Region has cancelled the cold alert as temperatures are above -15 degrees Celcius. Libraries will remain open until 5 p.m. should anyone need to still stay warm.


Update, Feb. 3: The cold alert is in effect for today. If anyone needs warmth, please go to a Burlington Public Library branch during regular business hours. Pets are welcome. For hours and locations, visit bpl.on.ca/cold.

 

A cold alert has been issued by Halton Region for later today as temperatures are forecasted to be below -15 degrees Celsius without windchill. If anyone needs warmth, please go to a Burlington Public Library branch during regular business hours. Pets are welcome. For hours and locations, visit bpl.on.ca/cold.

Men experiencing homelessness can contact the Lighthouse Shelter at 905-339-2918. Women and families can contact the Wesley Urban Ministries at 365-292-3554.

Building Permit Bylaw Fees Amendment

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 10:16 AM

Burlington City Council will be considering an amendment to the Building Permit Bylaw to index building permit fees at the Community Planning Regulation & Mobility Committee meeting: 

Date:                     Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023

Time:                     9:30 a.m.

Location:              Virtual and In-person: City Hall, 426 Brant St., Council Chambers, 2nd floor 

The proposal is made in accordance with Section 6.11 of the City of Burlington building permit bylaw and Section 7 of the Building Code Act. Once enacted by City Council, the amending bylaw would index the fees contained in Schedule “A” of City By-Law 66-2019 to the overall percentage increase for the total Human Resource expenditures as approved...

Notice of Passing of Heritage Designation By-Law 03-2023 - 795 Brant St.

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 10:00 AM

NOTICE OF PASSING OF HERITAGE DESIGNATION BY-LAW 03-2023 - 795 BRANT ST.

IN THE MATTER OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER O.18 AND IN THE MATTER OF the lands in the City of Burlington known municipally as 795 Brant St.

 TAKE NOTICE that Council for the City of Burlington passed Designation By-law 03-2023 on Jan. 24, 2023, which designates the building known municipally as 795 Brant St., under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.O.18, as amended, as a property of cultural heritage value or interest.

The City Clerk received an objection to the Notice of Intention to Designate the Property but declined the objection and passed a bylaw designating the property. 

IF YOU WISH TO APPEAL TO THE ONTARIO LAND TRIBUNAL (OLT): 

An appeal of the Designation Bylaw for the Property may be made by filing a notice of appeal with the City Clerk, Office of the City Clerk, Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant St., Burlington, ON, L7R 3Z6; Email: 

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting and Recommendation Report for 3399 Appleby Line

Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2023 10:00 AM

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting and Recommendation Report for 3399 Appleby Line

MHBC Planning has made an application to amend the Zoning Bylaw for the lands located at 3399 Appleby Line on behalf of Summit Industrial Operating LP. The File Reference Numbers are 520-10/22.

Description of Proposed Development

The application proposes to amend the Zoning Bylaw to permit a one (1) storey industrial building and accessory office uses with access to Appleby Line. Application materials are posted on the City’s Development Project webpage at www.burlington.ca/3399appleby .

Description of Proposed Amendments

The City of Burlington Official Plan (1997), as amended, designates the subject property as “Business Corridor”, which permits a wide range of employment uses including office, industrial, utilities, transportation, hotel, conference, and convention uses as well as services trades uses. Additionally, a limited range of retail, service commercial, and recreation uses, as well as a residence...