If you didn’t catch the Public Notice in the local papers, you might have missed a notice from the Region regarding a Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) application for the lands known as 502 Winston Road. The purpose of the application is to “refine the agricultural significance of the property from Unique Agricultural Area to Rural designation”. The lands are currently “Specialty Crop – Tender Fruit & Grape Lands” under the Greenbelt plan. But why re-designate you ask?Continue reading
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The OLT hearing for the property municipally known as 141-149 Main Street East, the Cole’s property, will commence this coming Monday (July 4, 2022) at 10:00 AM. The hearing is scheduled for ten days, although it is not known whether the full allotment of time will be required.
You can read more about the development at the following links:
Let’s Talk Grimsby – Town Engagement Site
OLT Memo from Case Management Conference
SaveMainStreet Site – Posts & Opinions
As this OLT hearing is being conducted electronically, members of the public are invited and encouraged to watch the proceedings using the following information:
Time/Date: Monday, July 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM, please login before 9:45 AM
Login link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/153517965
Access code: 153-517-965
If you or a loved one does not have access to a tablet, smartphone or computer, and wishes to listen in on the hearing, they can do so by calling the following numbers:
Audio-only line: +1 (647) 497-9391 or (Toll Free) 1 (888) 455-1389
Audio-only access code: 153-517-965
As the next step in the Grimsby Beach “Land Use Planning Study”, the Town will be hosting a “webinar” on October 26, 2021 at 6PM. Ahead of this webinar, the Town has posted documents including the consultant’s draft report recommending a “Secondary Plan” and not a “Heritage Conservation District”.Continue reading
The proposed development by Losani Homes at the former Fifth Wheel lands will go before a statutory public meeting on January 28, 2020 at 6PM @ Town Hall.Continue reading
With fall in the air, our local enclaves of forests (well, we don’t really have many left below the escarpment) are starting to turn into beautiful hues and the much loved Irish Woodlot in Grimsby is no exception. As such, we thought it would be apt to turn our “How They Voted” eyes onto the Irish Woodlot and the proposed “Livingston Avenue Extension” through it.
We came across an interesting opinion piece by Joan Little in the Hamilton Spectator regarding out-of-scale development in Burlington and the rise of yet another citizen’s group.
In the case of Burlington however, their city manager James Ridge seems to be going the failed route of the NPCA in an attempt to suppress this public dissent.
Photo Credit: The Rosseau Group
If you were surprised when it was announced Rosebay was seeking (and received) permission to build two towers at 14 and 18 stories on the previous Planet Nite Club site… well, you better sit down.
Well, summer may be upon us but that didn’t keep people from packing the gallery at the July 11th Planning & Development Committee. With two “Open Houses” on the Agenda, it was great to see such a large turnout by residents who actively took part in the meetings.
We just wanted to post a quick reminder of the OMB Pre-Hearing on LJM’s Waterview Condominiums Phase II. The Pre-Hearing will commence tomorrow (Wednesday July 5th, 2017) at Grimsby Town Hall (Council Chambers) at 10:00 AM.
Residents in the West End of Winston Road recently received notice of a “Public Open House” regarding a proposed subdivision at 709-721 Winston Road. The proposed development calls for a rezoning with a combination of 8 detached dwellings along Winston Road and 28 condominium townhouses abutting the rear of those properties, with access from the North Service Road