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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, has been done using them. The coffee cup is courtesy of Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn’s Office. […]


The OMB took this 9 Meaford Ave. photo montage as evidence; Committee of Adjustment rejected it out of hand

The OMB took this 9 Meaford Ave. photo montage as evidence. The Etobicoke-York Committee of Adjustment had rejected it out of hand. The Committee has made a point of consistently rejecting such mock ups, prepared by residents. In the subjective view of the Chair of the Committee, expressed on a number of occasions, such mock […]


As chair has acknowledged (Sept. 29, 2016 meeting), Committee of Adjustment subjectively decides what is Minor, what is Major

I was at a Committee of Adjustment (COA) at the Etobicoke Civic Centre from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sept. 29, 2016. Many severances were accepted, some were rejected. Of all of the COA meetings I’ve attended in 2016, this meeting was a particularly memorable one. I’m pleased to share some highlights from the […]


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) 39 27th Street, Tree 1) Toronto Local Appeal Board TLAB are ripping off pretty well […]


Conserving Long Branch August 2017 – David Godley

Please note: Correct term is Toronto Local Appeal Body not Toronto Local Area Appeal Board. A minor point, that however bears noting. 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. […]


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. Sometimes I fall behind in the posting of David’s messages. Today I’m catching up. David […]


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) Toronto Local Appeal Board 2) Recent COA decisions 3) Outstanding Committee of Adjustment Applications 4) […]


Handy documents to refer to when preparing for Committee of Adjustment hearings

From time to time, I have shared information with people preparing for C of A and similar meetings. Here’s a link from my website, with regard to preparing for hearings: If you receive a Notice from the Committee of Adjustment, here’s (1) a Guide to the Notice & (2) things to think about (for residents […]