Notice of Application and Public Meeting: Bolton Core Overlay Zone Area

Schedule G - Bolton Core Overlay Zone

A Public Meeting will be held to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment. Your input and insight will inform and shape plans that meet the needs of our community.

The Town of Caledon is offering a hybrid meeting model offering many ways for you to engage with Council.  To participate in-person or virtually, complete the participation form by registering here

Meeting date: June 07, 2022 | Meeting start time: 7 p.m.

How to participate

Members of the public may participate and learn more about proposed applications and can provide direct input.

How to attend
  1. Attend In-Person: Members of the public may register to delegate in-person and speak to an item listed on the agenda or sit in the gallery to watch the meeting. Those registering to attend in-person must show proof of full vaccination and government issued identification, wear a face mask at all times unless delegating, and successfully complete the Town’s COVID-19 screening prior to entering Town Hall.
  2. Virtually: Members of the public are welcome to participate via phone or WebEx Meeting upon request. For more information on how to participate, please visit or contact the Planning Department. Please note that there are deadlines by which the request to participate need to be made.

For more information on the above 2 options please follow this link.

How to delegate 
If you wish to delegate to a specific application listed on the agenda package, please register in advance by completing the electronic registration form.

Register to Delegate

Note: Complete and submit your electronic registration form prior to the start of the scheduled public meeting to ensure that your comments are heard during the meeting.

How to submit a written comment 
You may submit written comments by uploading them directly through the electronic registration form. If you do not wish to submit your written comments through the electronic registration form, you can e-mail your comments to and Written comments submitted will be considered public information and will form part of the public record.

Submit Written Comments

Note: Submit your written comments prior to the start of the scheduled public meeting.

Speak to staff 
  • Contacting Planning staff or the Lead Planner during office hours by phone or email.
  • Booking an appointment to visit Town Hall to speak with Planning staff. Visit our development webpage for more information.

Applicant and Location

  • Applicant: The Corporation of the Town of Caledon
  • Location: Vicinity of King Street and Queen Street, Bolton
  • File Number(s): RZ 22-06

Proposed Changes

This application will amend Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2006-50, as amended to establish the “Bolton Core Overlay Zone Area” within the Bolton Downtown Core, as shown below. The Zoning By-law Amendment contributes to the roll out of the Bolton Downtown Revitalization Plan, adopted by Council on March 31, 2021.

The zoning changes proposed for the “Bolton Core Overlay Zone” include:

  • Broadening the range of permitted uses within the Core Commercial (“CC”) zone category
  • Expansion of permitted uses within the Institutional (“I”) zone category applying to the former Old Fire Hall (now known as “Humber River Centre”), located at Ann Street & Sterne Street
  • Specific use provisions for Accessory Outdoor Patios and Occasional Use
  • Special parking provisions applicable to the Core Commercial (“CC”) zone category
  • Removal of the Cash-in-Lieu of Parking provisions (Section 5.29)

The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment intends to conform to the Town of Caledon Official Plan. No development is proposed through this application. There are no changes contemplated for the residential zoned properties contained within the “Bolton Core Overlay Zone”.

Material Submitted

Lead Planner

Brandon Bell, Senior Planner
Zoning & Client Services, Planning Department
905-584-2272 x.4228

Additional Information

For more information about this matter, please contact the Lead Planner at Town Hall from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How to stay informed
If you wish to be notified of a specific application, please make a request to:

Town of Caledon
Planning Department
6311 Old Church Road
Caledon, ON
L7C 1J6

Or via e-mail.

Appeal Procedure 

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, if one is held, or make written submission to the Clerk of the Town of Caledon in respect of the proposed plan of subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the draft plan of subdivision, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Town of Caledon to the Ontario Land Tribunal

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, if one is held, or make written submissions to the Clerk of the Town of Caledon before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the draft plan of subdivision, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you require an accessibility accommodation or to access information in an alternate format, please contact staff in Legislative Services at 905.584.2272 x.2366 or via e-mail to Requests should be submitted at least 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting.

Multi-Tenant Landowners: Please post this notice in a visible location to all residents of the land.

Notice Date: May 12, 2022