Category Archives: Committee of Adjustment & Local Appeal Board

Conserving Long Branch July 2017 Part 2 including TLAB Mis-steps (David Godley)

Following message is from David Godley. I am late in posting it. Attachment: tlab rile&p CONTENTS 1) Toronto Local Appeal Board 2) Recent COA decisions 3) Outstanding Committee of Adjustment Applications 4) Toronto Local Appeal Board 5) OMB Hearings 6) … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch Aug 2017 – David Godley

Following message is from David Godley * Attached file from David Godley   938SaveLB * August Already, Best Wishes from Long Branch by the Lake. Congratulations Peter Milczyn on being appointed Housing Minister. David * Toronto Local Appeal Board (see … Continue reading

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Toronto and East York Committee of Adjustment – August 9, 2017 (AM) – Available on YouTube

Toronto and East York Committee of Adjustment – August 9, 2017 (AM) – Available on YouTube Comment Being able to have a record of what actually transpires at Committee of Adjustment meetings is a step forward, with regard to civic engagement … Continue reading

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July 28, 2017 tweet from Jennifer Keesmaat‏ @jen_keesmaat talks up new Official Plan Indicators

Tweet from Chief Planner, City of Toronto, July 28, 2017: jennifer keesmaat‏ @jen_keesmaat We’re often pressured to focus more on the *speed* of planning approvals, than the outcome. So we created new Official Plan Indicators. Comment Anything that makes the … Continue reading

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Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers – July 25, 2017 Toronto Star

A July 25, 2017 Toronto Star article is entitled: “Developers learning heritage buildings can be money-makers: Hume: The Great Hall at Queen and Dovercourt was a mess until someone recognized its architectural, cultural, social and economic value.” I learned of … Continue reading

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Superior Court orders ‘Big Blue Monster’ home in Brampton demolished – July 26, 2017 CityNews

A July 26, 2017 CityNews article is entitled: “Superior Court orders ‘Big Blue Monster’ home in Brampton demolished.” The opening paragraphs read: Ontario’s Superior Court has ordered a 6,600-square-foot Brampton monster home at the centre of a four-year dispute to … Continue reading

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14 Villa Road OMB hearing was held July 17th & 18th; decision awaited

The OMB hearing for 14 Villa Road took place July 17th and 18th: https://www.omb.gov.on.ca/ecs/CaseDetail.aspx?n=PL170039 Our Villa Road odyssey regarding the OMB appeal has come to an end, save for the decision. Our experience, among the residents attending the hearing, and … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch June 2017 Update 3 – David Godley

The following photo and attached messages are from David. Any Word document, that David sends, I convert at once into a PDF: 38 36th St 938coa[2] TLAB – Notice of Hearing The following message for June 2017 is from David Godley. … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch: July 2017 Update from David Godley

Attachments for this message: tlab rile&p tlabhearings trees The following message is from David Godley (I will also be posting David’s final Update for June 2017): Enjoy the warm July weather; the lake looks lovely from Long Branch CONTENTS 1) … Continue reading

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The 9 Meaford Ave. OMB decision, which ruled in favour of the local residents, warrants a close read

Note concerning photo on the right The calligraphic pen on the right is from Staples. The blue notebook is from Curry’s Artists’ Materials. These are my favourite writing instruments. Some of my best writing, including the introduction to A History of Long Branch, … Continue reading

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