By AMARACHI AMADIKE, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
The City of Toronto has received a zoning bylaw amendment application for a four-storey building proposal at 9 Benlamond Ave., just east of Main Street.
The proposed low-rise apartment building will have 16 residential units consisting of one single-bedroom unit; one two-bedroom; six two-bedroom units with a den; six three-bedroom units; and two three-bedroom units with a den.
The site is currently occupied by a low-rise detached residential building with vehicular access from Benlamond Avenue.
The location is on the south side of Benlamond Avenue, across the street from Calvary Baptist Church and beside The Benlamond low-rise apartment building to the east and detached homes to the west.
The proposed development at 9 Benlamond Ave. is expected to have a total Gross Floor Area of 1,648.3 square metres, and a proposed density of 1.3 times the lot area based on gross site area.
Although the building would requires 16 parking spaces in order to provide one spot for each residential unit, there are only six parking spaces in the proposal. However, there will be 10 available bicycle parking spaces for residents, according to the proposal
For more information on this proposal, please visit the City of Toronto’s Application Information Centre at https://secure.toronto.ca/AIC/index.do and type in the address 9 Benlamond Ave.
Amarachi Amadike is a Local Journalism Initiative Reporter for Beach Metro Community News. His reporting is funded by the Government of Canada through its Local Journalism Initiative.
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