Residents persist and win at Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB)

Svetlana and Dejan Bojic had a winning session in June 2017 where the Committee of Adjustment voted in their favour.

After that the developer (TACCON INC) made some extremely minimal adjustments (in centimeters) and went for another CoA hearing on September 28th. This time the Committee of Adjustment voted in their favour.

The Bojics then decided to go to the next level and submitted a Notice to Appeal to the Toronto Local Appeal Body on October 16. The Hearing was scheduled for March 3, 2018. This post shows what they did to win.

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Public Forum on the State of Toronto's Heritage

On Tuesday July 31st, join fellow Torontonians in a facilitated discussion designed to solicit broad ideas on how to improve the preservation and celebration of Heritage in the city.

Heritage Toronto is kicking off its consultation process for the 2018/2019 State of Heritage report. The report, released every election year, incorporates public feedback and research to provide recommendations for the incoming City Council.


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Meeting July 4, 2018 re Bloor-Humbervale development

Councillor Di Ciano coordinated an evening meeting July 4th at the Etobicoke Civic Centre for residents and Community Council.  This meeting concerned a developer's application to permit an 8-storey mixed-use building and a 2-storey single-detached residential building at 3005 Bloor Street West and 14 Humbervale Boulevard.

Councillor Di Ciano does not support this application at 8 storeys.

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Progress at the OMB - Residents and City Against 8-Storey Application

The OMB hearing regarding a proposed eight-storey condominium development at 2915 Bloor Street West is at the halfway point. The case is hinged on the weight and applicability of the 2010 Mid Rise Guidelines. It’s a heavyweight match with the Guidelines versus the Bloor Kingsway Avenue Study which residents and city staff are fighting to preserve.

The hearing will continue on December 4th, 2018 for 4 days with a decision in the new year.

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