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Statutory Public Meeting for mixed-use development application at Lakeside Plaza 5353 Lakeshore Road


5353 LakeshoreA Statutory Public Meeting for the Planning and Development Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 12 will discuss and consider the development application for a mixed-use development application with heights ranging from one to eight storeys at the current site of Lakeside Plaza, 5353 Lakeshore Rd.

Planning Application Proposal:

  • 900 new residential units, 2,700 square metres of office space and 11, 955 square metres of service commercial and retail uses with 1,350 parking surface and underground parking spaces
  • Access will be maintained from Kenwood Avenue, Hampton Heath Road and Lakeshore Road

Statutory Public Meeting Information — 5353 Lakeshore Rd StatPubMtgNot3 (003)

The staff information report on this application, which does not include a recommendation since no decision about this application has been made yet, is available online.

Since this is a statutory public meeting, you do not have to register in advance to speak, but if you wish to do so, you can register online at or contact Jo-Anne Rudy, Committee Clerk at 905-335-7600, ext. 7413 or Speakers are limited to a maximum of 10 minutes each and are webcasted online.

Also, if you have presentation materials, they must be submitted to the committee clerk by noon the day before the meeting so that they can be distributed and reviewed by all members of the Committee. Please note the content of all submissions is considered to be public and will be posted to the city’s website.


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2 thoughts on “Statutory Public Meeting for mixed-use development application at Lakeside Plaza 5353 Lakeshore Road”

  1. I live near and work in Lakeside Plaza. I am looking forward to the redevelopment of the plaza but strongly oppose the high rises that are in the current proposal. Everyone I speak with in the neighbourhood seems to be of a like mindset. Many people are concerned with increased traffic and loss of character. I will be out of the country and unfortunately will not be able to attend the meeting.

  2. Alice and Jim Eller

    We live in a condo on Lakeshore near the proposed development site. Traffic ( and air pollution) at rush hour in the AM and evening on Lakeshore is already bad without the addition of 900 residential units. Furthermore, Lakeshore Drive has always been one of the most beautiful drives in Toronto. There are too many buildings on this site and not enough greenspace. It is just buildings and parking lot. There is no character or soul to the design.
    There should be lit paths through greenspace and planting beds,etc with benches among mixed townhouse, low rise and retail with underground parking for all residential.

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