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Deputy Mayor Bailão Calls for Action to Clear LPAT Backlog

LPAT, Toronto, Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, OMB
February 12, 2019 3:45 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Years of unprecedented activity in Toronto's development industry have overwhelmed the underfunded Planning Department, and pushed more proposals into the Province's local planning and appeals ... read more

Guest Column: GTA Land Sales for Redevelopment Take a Turn

Toronto, real estate, sales, Lennard Commercial Realty
May 24, 2018 11:00 am | by Guest Columnist | Comments
Dean Macaskill, Senior Vice President at Lennard Commercial Realty, is our guest columnist again. Dean has worked as a commercial realtor since 1980 and has years of industry insight into the ... read more

Greenbelt Alliance Cautiously Optimistic for Post OMB Ontario

According to some critics, the OMB was too pro-development, image by Tommi Aarni
May 26, 2017 2:54 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Just over a week ago, the Province of Ontario announced the creation of new tribunal that would replace the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) as we know it today. The Provincial government argues ... read more

Provincial Government Introducing Four Updated Land Use Plans

Updated map showing the Greenbelt Area in the GGH, image courtesy of the Provinc
May 24, 2017 3:00 pm | by Eric Chen | Comments
Last year, we reported that the Government of Ontario was taking steps to amend the land use plans and policies that guide how the Greater Golden Horseshoe grows. As part of this initiative the ... read more

New Tribunal Could Soon Replace The Ontario Municipal Board

Toronto skyline, image by Simone Gramegna via Flickr
May 16, 2017 3:18 pm | by Greg Lipinski | Comments
Earlier this month, UrbanToronto published an article on the City of Toronto having implemented a Local Appeals Body for matters regarding land use decisions made by the Committee of Adjustment ... read more