Floreat Grimsby In Medio Horti

Month: March 2017

Notes: Planning & Development Committee – March 28, 2017

Agenda: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/79437…

AquaBlu Draft Plan of Standard Condominium

This was passed with conditions. Note that with the three new developments on Concord – AquaBlu, AquaZul and the 5-storey Commercial Centre, the Town Planner stated that “the entire complex will be one large shared complex” for parking. That’s because parking concessions (and easements/shared services agreements) were approved overlapping parking on each other’s lots… so it will be a free for all when it comes to visitors trying to find a legal parking spot.

Continue reading

Mayor Bentley Still In Talks About The Greenbelt

Attempting to get changes to the Greenbelt after the review seems like an “exercise in futility”.  Highly doubtful there would be changes after the fact as this would open the door for other municipalities to seek the same.

With Grimsby already meeting density targets, one can conceivably ask whose interests are being served in trying to pry land out of our local Greenbelt?

Read the full article at Niagara This Week:  https://www.niagarathisweek.com/news-story/7203340-grimsby-mayor-still-in-talks-about-greenbelt/

Notes: Town Council – March 20, 2017

Agenda: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?preview=82062

29 Oak Street – Minor Variance
Council discussed at length the Committee of Adjustment’s (COA) decision to approve a new two-storey building replacing the current home at 29 Oak Street. Planning staff had recommended deferral on the basis that the excavated height of the exposed front-facing three-car garage did not meet compatibility criteria for the heritage style of the 1920’s era neighbourhood.

Continue reading