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Curtis v. Town of The Blue Mountains

Location:

Grey/Bruce


Subject:

Residential Development, Severances


Court:

Ontario Municipal Board


Application/issue:

The Applicants applied for and were granted a consent to sever their lands. The proposal was to create a new 576 square metre vacant residential lot with a retained lot of 3,091 square metres. A neighbour appealed the decision on the basis that the consent does not conform to the Town’s Official Plan.


Held:

Appeal is dismissed.


Reasons:

The Board finds that the evidence supports the granting of a provisional consent, with conditions, for a new lot as requested. The Board finds that the proposal complies with the Town’s Official Plan policies, as laid out in the evidence. The Board finds that the PPS, the County Official Plan and the Town Official Plan all encourage growth in primary settlement areas through intensification and infilling, such as this proposal.


Document(s):


Collingwood

Orillia

Owen Sound

Sudbury

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