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Proposed Development of Northwest corner of Sovereign & East Street

Posted July 23, 2017

On June 12, 2017, the BVRA delelgated before Town Council regarding the proposed development on Sovereign Street.  Recap attached. BVRA Delegation.

2220 Marine Drive

Posted July 23, 2017


Great West Life, owners of 2220 Marine Drive, have applied for amendment to build a 27-unit / 4+ storey building in front of existing building.  Details attached.

Bronte Village Mall - Update

Posted May 21, 2015


The BVRA and BIA met with Sobey's Executives September 11, 2014 to address the concerns of the community.  Open link to read BVRA's follow up letter to Sobey's Executives

Proposed Cell Tower on Shell Lands - Update

Posted December 15, 2014


BVRA Press Release


Original Post November 29, 2014


Bell Mobility has approached Shell regarding the installation of a telecommunications tower (cell tower) on the property located at 3451 Rebecca Street in Oakville. 


BVRA letter to Shell

Response from Shell

Merton Lands

Posted May 21, 2014


"The Town of Oakville has initiated a study of the Merton lands, the undeveloped lands generally located on the north side of the QEW and south of Upper Middle Road between Bronte Road and Third Line. The Livable Oakville Plan identifies these lands as a Special Policy Area for potential future development and directs that the area be studied comprehensively to determine future land uses and policies."  Town of Oakville website


For full details check out the Merton Study Plans




Bronte Village Mall

Posted May 21, 2014


As of August 2011 the site has been sold to Goldmanco - no new application has been made to the Town at this time. The new owner has appealed the original application (under OPA 275) to the OMB. (see case  PL110708 at for further information). A prehearing has been set for November 9th at 10:00 at Oakville Municipal Building. Details will follow as they become available.

On March 31, 2009 an application was presented to the Town. In summary the proposal includes: no tall buildings on Lakeshore (less than 3 stories); taller buildings will be on Sovereign St.; there are plans for a skating rink, a park, a town square, office buildings, retail shopping, two to three stories on Lakeshore, a 21 storey tower on the northwest corner as well as town homes. The western half of the mall will be demolished, with plans to begin the construction on Sovereign St. with the condo tower and move on to office/retail buildings. The Fire hall Restaurant is a welcome and essential tenant but they will have to relocate temporarily; there will be an attractive atrium, buildings are stepped back, green roofed buildings, space for the arts. Sobeys will be moved to the Southeast corner on the property and be located on the second storey. It may take many years to have the entire area built. Underground parking (1200 spaces) in addition to approximately 130 parking spaces on the surface is planned. The total number of dwelling units is 451.


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