Blue Meadows is a proposed mixed-use development located in Thornbury.
The Town has received an application for a plan of subdivision, known as the Blue Meadows development (County file number 42T-2022-02) to create blocks of land for ninety-eight (98) residential rowhouse units, two (2) commercial buildings with ground-floor commercial with a total of seventy-five (75) residential units above, and eighteen (18) live/work freehold rowhouse units with commercial on the ground floor and two-storey residential units above. In addition to the residential and commercial units, parkland dedication, a community garden, internal streets, and a stormwater management facility would also be created.
A zoning by-law amendment application has also been submitted to the Town for this proposed development. The purpose of the zoning by-law amendment application is to implement the plan of subdivision by rezoning a portion of the lands south of Louisa Street from Residential Density One ‘R1-1’, Development ‘D’, and Hazard ‘H’ to Residential Density Two ‘R2’, Open Space ‘OS’, and Hazard ‘H’ to permit a residential Plan of Subdivision and Open Space area. The application proposes to rezone a portion of the lands north of Louisa Street from Residential Density One ‘R1-1’, Development ‘D’, and Hazard ‘H’ to Commercial Exception ‘C1’-XX, Open Space ‘OS’, and Hazard ‘H’ to permit a commercial development.
On January 18, 2022, Montgomery Philip King Architect Inc. presented Blue Meadows at Committee of the Whole as part of a recommended presentation to Council to gain feedback and initial impressions. The presentation can be found online.