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Chatham Daily News
OMB orders repeal of heritage bylawA heritage bylaw designed to protect cottages in Rondeau Provincial Park has be
OMB orders repeal of heritage bylaw
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
A heritage bylaw designed to protect cottages in Rondeau Provincial Park has been repealed by an order from the Ontario Municipal Board. Steven Stefanko, OMB vice-chair, recently issued his written decision after presiding over a day-long OMB... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Farm lot relocations challenge plannersthe Committee of Adjustment has ignored these recommendations. In others, commi
Farm lot relocations challenge planners
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
the Committee of Adjustment has ignored these recommendations. In others, committee refusals have prompted appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board. The OMB decided one case against a local farmer last year while a decision in another case is... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Farm lot relocations challenge plannersthe Committee of Adjustment has ignored these recommendations. In others, commi
Farm lot relocations challenge planners
Delhi News Record / Posted 6 days ago
the Committee of Adjustment has ignored these recommendations. In others, committee refusals have prompted appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board. The OMB decided one case against a local farmer last year while a decision in another case is... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
NOTL Residents oppose apartment buildingshe said she expects if the town turns down the application, it will come back
NOTL Residents oppose apartment building
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 6 days ago
she said she expects if the town turns down the application, it will come back again in a revised form or end up at the Ontario Municipal Board. Planning staff will prepare a report on the application for council that will include their... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
NOTL Residents oppose apartment buildingshe said she expects if the town turns down the application, it will come back
NOTL Residents oppose apartment building
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 6 days ago
she said she expects if the town turns down the application, it will come back again in a revised form or end up at the Ontario Municipal Board. Planning staff will prepare a report on the application for council that will include their... Read more
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Welland Tribune
NOTL Residents oppose apartment buildingshe said she expects if the town turns down the application, it will come back
NOTL Residents oppose apartment building
Welland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
she said she expects if the town turns down the application, it will come back again in a revised form or end up at the Ontario Municipal Board. Planning staff will prepare a report on the application for council that will include their... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Energy cost burden main topic at meeting of Island PC faithfulplanning authority to local municipalities in regards to wind turbine placement
Energy cost burden main topic at meeting of Island PC faithful
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
planning authority to local municipalities in regards to wind turbine placements. He noted that short of an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board, “which nobody ever wins unless you are a turtle,” a recent decision to place 500-foot wind turbines... Read more
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Hamilton News
July 19: Trump’s gun defence is shot, investing in prevention and other letters to the editorfor 71-77 Leland? Why are they wasting money hiring a planning group to help th
July 19: Trump’s gun defence is shot, investing in prevention and other letters to the editor
Hamilton News / Posted 7 days ago
for 71-77 Leland? Why are they wasting money hiring a planning group to help them argue against the development at an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing? The property has had no occupants for several years and attracts garbage, drugs and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sifton settlement gets green lighthas cleared its first hurdle towards erecting a residential and commercial deve
Sifton settlement gets green light
Sarnia Observer / Posted 8 days ago
has cleared its first hurdle towards erecting a residential and commercial development along the Highway 40 corridor. The Ontario Municipal Board has approved a settlement between the London-based developer, the City of Sarnia and the County of... Read more
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The Sault Star
Council aims to keep country comfortsEnzo Palumbo voted to deny the application. Councillor Mike Matthews was away o
Council aims to keep country comforts
The Sault Star / Posted 8 days ago
Enzo Palumbo voted to deny the application. Councillor Mike Matthews was away on his summer vacation. In cases where a municipal council fails to vote on a rezoning application within 120 days, the applicant may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Boa... Read more
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Hamilton News
Too many communities left out of Greenbelt planthe first phase of the plan (2006) was "plagued with problems including appeals
Too many communities left out of Greenbelt plan
Hamilton News / Posted 9 days ago
the first phase of the plan (2006) was "plagued with problems including appeals of municipal official plans to the Ontario Municipal Board, many of which remain unresolved to this day" because the province abdicated its role as a regional... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Tents, trailers allowed on Hastings Dr.will ever get enacted. There is a three-week appeal period where anyone who di
Tents, trailers allowed on Hastings Dr.
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 12 days ago
will ever get enacted. There is a three-week appeal period where anyone who disagrees can appeal the decision to the Ontario Municipal Board. The bylaw would then be held up while a hearing is scheduled and the matter heard. County planner... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Medical centre still faces hurdles: chairthe centre, mainly because it will abut their neighbourhoods, could in theory l
Medical centre still faces hurdles: chair
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 14 days ago
the centre, mainly because it will abut their neighbourhoods, could in theory launch an appeal of council's decision to the Ontario Municipal Board. A lengthy hearing would have to be scheduled and the whole project would be delayed, just as the... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
Health unit seeks new digs feedbackpossible construction of a multimillion-dollar highrise with 200 residential un
Health unit seeks new digs feedback
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
possible construction of a multimillion-dollar highrise with 200 residential units — but the application was sent to the Ontario Municipal Board after four appeals were filed to the city. Visitors to the health unit’s website, healthunit.com,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Council OKs permit for Burl's Creekevents on the zoned lands but not on the unzoned lands.” After the meeting, Ma
Council OKs permit for Burl's Creek
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 20 days ago
events on the zoned lands but not on the unzoned lands.” After the meeting, Mayor Harry Hughes said he's disappointed the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing determining Burl's Creek zoning wasn't completed in time for this summer's events. The... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Council OKs permit for Burl's Creekevents on the zoned lands but not on the unzoned lands.” After the meeting, Ma
Council OKs permit for Burl's Creek
Barrie Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
events on the zoned lands but not on the unzoned lands.” After the meeting, Mayor Harry Hughes said he's disappointed the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing determining Burl's Creek zoning wasn't completed in time for this summer's events. The... Read more
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Timmins Times
Proposed gravel pit denied approval from councilit does not necessarily mean the issue is over and done with. The door is stil
Proposed gravel pit denied approval from council
Timmins Times / Posted 24 days ago
it does not necessarily mean the issue is over and done with. The door is still open for the applicant to go to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) and argue that because he has met all the requirements under law, city council has no right to... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
HEROD: Welcome to Port Tower 2.0. Or 3.0planning staff to support Port Dalhousie Vitalization Corp.’s rezoning applicat
HEROD: Welcome to Port Tower 2.0. Or 3.0
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 24 days ago
planning staff to support Port Dalhousie Vitalization Corp.’s rezoning application. And Susan Campbell, chairwoman of the Ontario Municipal Board hearing, paid considerable heed to then-planning director Paul Chapman’s opinion on this matter when... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Welcome to Port Tower 2.0. Or 3.0planning staff to support Port Dalhousie Vitalization Corp.’s rezoning applicat
Welcome to Port Tower 2.0. Or 3.0
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 25 days ago
planning staff to support Port Dalhousie Vitalization Corp.’s rezoning application. And Susan Campbell, chairwoman of the Ontario Municipal Board hearing, paid considerable heed to then-planning director Paul Chapman’s opinion on this matter when... Read more
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Welland Tribune
HEROD: Welcome to Port Tower 2.0. Or 3.0planning staff to support Port Dalhousie Vitalization Corp.’s rezoning applicat
HEROD: Welcome to Port Tower 2.0. Or 3.0
Welland Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
planning staff to support Port Dalhousie Vitalization Corp.’s rezoning application. And Susan Campbell, chairwoman of the Ontario Municipal Board hearing, paid considerable heed to then-planning director Paul Chapman’s opinion on this matter when... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario regulation changes relax liquor laws starting July 1documents, allowing them to be transferred electronically or by courier. The f
Ontario regulation changes relax liquor laws starting July 1
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
documents, allowing them to be transferred electronically or by courier. The fee for launching a proceeding at the Ontario Municipal Board jumps from $125 to $300, the first increase in 25 years. Premier Kathleen Wynne says the regulation... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Clearview council votes for safetysingle-family home properties will drop in value, and that snow removal will be
Clearview council votes for safety
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
single-family home properties will drop in value, and that snow removal will be a problem. "I will appeal to the OMB (Ontario Municipal Board). It's not in the best interest of the current residents," he said. The MDM builder, who did not... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Port Dalhousie condo development plan unveiledPort Place project, included a 17-storey, 80-unit condo tower, hotel, shopping
Port Dalhousie condo development plan unveiled
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 27 days ago
Port Place project, included a 17-storey, 80-unit condo tower, hotel, shopping and theatre, was approved by the Ontario Municipal Board in 2009. Fortress — originally a financier on Port Place — acquired the stalled project in January... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Port Dalhousie condo development plan unveiledPort Place project, included a 17-storey, 80-unit condo tower, hotel, shopping
Port Dalhousie condo development plan unveiled
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 27 days ago
Port Place project, included a 17-storey, 80-unit condo tower, hotel, shopping and theatre, was approved by the Ontario Municipal Board in 2009. Fortress — originally a financier on Port Place — acquired the stalled project in January... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Port Dalhousie condo development plan unveiledPort Place project, included a 17-storey, 80-unit condo tower, hotel, shopping
Port Dalhousie condo development plan unveiled
Welland Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Port Place project, included a 17-storey, 80-unit condo tower, hotel, shopping and theatre, was approved by the Ontario Municipal Board in 2009. Fortress — originally a financier on Port Place — acquired the stalled project in January... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Townhomes approved on Essathe development, but supported the rezoning because it was recommended by city
Townhomes approved on Essa
Barrie Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
the development, but supported the rezoning because it was recommended by city planning staff – which carries weight at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), should an appeal be launched of council's decision. “My residents are quite disappointed.... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
OMB appeal fee increase deadline loomsTORONTO—It’s getting a lot more expensive to fight city hall. The Ontario Munic
OMB appeal fee increase deadline looms
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 27 days ago
TORONTO—It’s getting a lot more expensive to fight city hall. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has announced that, effective July 1, appeal fees will be increasing dramatically. An appeal filed before the July 1 deadline will come with a $125... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
School site plan approvedsite plan,” he said. Beacock noted the school board has appealed council’s den
School site plan approved
Barrie Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
site plan,” he said. Beacock noted the school board has appealed council’s denial of the site plan, last October, to the Ontario Municipal Board – which rules on contentious local government issues. “So the decision that was made tonight was... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
'It's the wild west of development here'residential building. A petition opposing the development had more than 50 sign
'It's the wild west of development here'
Barrie Examiner / Posted a month ago
residential building. A petition opposing the development had more than 50 signatures. The rezoning was appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board, but the appeal was dismissed by the board. The city has received a petition containing the names of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Last call for site planhigh school at 225 Prince William Way. Yes could mean the school is built, soo
Last call for site plan
Barrie Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
high school at 225 Prince William Way. Yes could mean the school is built, sooner rather than later, no could mean an Ontario Municipal Board hearing to decide the matter. It's council's last scheduled meeting until September, so the much... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Council causing unnecessary hurdlesand open - while Barrie high school students continue to wait. I do not blame
Council causing unnecessary hurdles
Barrie Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
and open - while Barrie high school students continue to wait. I do not blame the Simcoe board for taking the issue to the Ontario Municipal Board. But what a disgrace that it has come to this. There was a time when city council and the school... Read more
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Calgary Sun
City rejects Toronto family's bid to keep elaborate tree housethe tree house must be torn down. "(The backyard) is a living, breathing space
City rejects Toronto family's bid to keep elaborate tree house
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
the tree house must be torn down. "(The backyard) is a living, breathing space for us. It's an extension or our home," Alpeza said. "It feels like our home is under siege." Alpeza says he will appeal the decision to the Ontario Municipa... Read more
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CBC.ca
Yasir Naqvi urges constituents to participate in OMB reviewappeals on planning issues, but if your community is has been the subject of in
Yasir Naqvi urges constituents to participate in OMB review
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
appeals on planning issues, but if your community is has been the subject of intensification, you've probably heard of the Ontario Municipal Board. And chances are, you're not too fond it. 'MPP Yasir Naqvi feels strongly that it is important that... Read more

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