Property Development In the Post 2017 Policy Regime.

Property Development In the Post 2017 Policy Regime.

Over the past several years, the Provincial government has updated much of the planning legislation in Ontario. In 2014 the latest Provincial Policy Statement was released, replacing the 2007 version. Notable changes included: new policies affecting rural lands and...

Getting Your Development Approved – Step Three

Statutory Public Meeting It has been some time since we discussed the steps involved in the development approvals process. To refresh your memory, here are the first two steps. As you may recall, pre-consultation involves meeting with municipal staff and any external...

Development on Private Roads

Thinking of buying a property on a private road? What does it mean? Within smaller municipalities in more remote areas of Ontario, many properties are accessed by private roads. Private roads are owned and maintained by one or more land owner and used to access...

What to Know When Buying Property

Purchasing Property? Do Your Research! As we’ve touched on in other blog entries, people that are resistant to any type of development taking place near their home are referred to as NIMBYs (Not in my backyard). While the NIMBY moniker is certainly a pejorative term,...

Why Mapping Is Important

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Today’s digital mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies can be used to create high quality informative and adaptable map products. Quality graphics and maps are a key component of many...