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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 yesterday
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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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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Orillia Packet & Times
Poor mapping leads to OMB fightincorrect." After council passed the rezoning in December, Boyce said she had
Poor mapping leads to OMB fight
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
incorrect." After council passed the rezoning in December, Boyce said she had no choice but to file an appeal with the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) earlier this year. The entire issue is based on a "mapping error," said Andrew Fyfe, Severn's... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Poor mapping leads to OMB fightincorrect." After council passed the rezoning in December, Boyce said she had
Poor mapping leads to OMB fight
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
incorrect." After council passed the rezoning in December, Boyce said she had no choice but to file an appeal with the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) earlier this year. The entire issue is based on a "mapping error," said Andrew Fyfe, Severn's... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
New docs looking at Doverwill be back at square one. “The construction of a new health centre in Port D
New docs looking at Dover
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 4 days ago
will be back at square one. “The construction of a new health centre in Port Dover may be delayed by an objection to the Ontario Municipal Board regarding the rezoning application that will be coming to council July 12,” Anderson said. “If this... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Ferndale project height reducedsaid. "We went back and forth over a period of time and the developer ended up
Ferndale project height reduced
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
said. "We went back and forth over a period of time and the developer ended up referring the six-storey application to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)." The OMB rules on contentious local government matters. "My residents have been fairly... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Essa Rd. project approvedthe development, but supported the rezoning because it was recommended by city
Essa Rd. project approved
Barrie Examiner / Posted 6 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). The OMB, which rules on contentious local government matters, could eventually decide this... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Potential deal reached in development disputeland in the area of Modeland Road and Michigan Avenue. Information about the p
Potential deal reached in development dispute
Sarnia Observer / Posted 6 days ago
land in the area of Modeland Road and Michigan Avenue. Information about the proposed settlement was presented during an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing Monday at city hall being held into Sifton's appeal of a city council decision to turn... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
Residents upset with proposed development projectto discuss the rezoning of the land hasn’t been set yet, but the group of neigh
Residents upset with proposed development project
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
to discuss the rezoning of the land hasn’t been set yet, but the group of neighbours has already submitted an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board asking them to reverse the decision made by the committee of adjustment to allow the severance of the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Hearing to resume in OctoberThere will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek
Hearing to resume in October
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 11 days ago
There will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek during this year’s planned festivals. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing to determine whether the zoning will be approved for the more than 340 acres in the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Hearing to resume in OctoberThere will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek
Hearing to resume in October
Barrie Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
There will not be a temporary-use bylaw governing certain land at Burl’s Creek during this year’s planned festivals. The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing to determine whether the zoning will be approved for the more than 340 acres in the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Zoning rules remain unchangedto a recent city committee of adjustment decision, supported by BIA managing di
Zoning rules remain unchanged
Barrie Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
to a recent city committee of adjustment decision, supported by BIA managing director Craig Stevens, and approved by the Ontario Municipal Board, allowing Unique Ink Custom Tattooing to relocate beside a payday loan businesses. “So with that... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Heritage bylaw at Rondeau challengedProvincial Park? That’s the question Steven Stefanko expects to answer within
Heritage bylaw at Rondeau challenged
Chatham Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Provincial Park? That’s the question Steven Stefanko expects to answer within four to six weeks after presiding over an Ontario Municipal Board hearing in Chatham on Wednesday. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) and Rondeau... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Secret meeting fallout continuesallow development. However, council voted 5-4 Tuesday to take that option off t
Secret meeting fallout continues
Delhi News Record / Posted 11 days ago
allow development. However, council voted 5-4 Tuesday to take that option off the table. Delhi Coun. Mike Columbus said the Ontario Municipal Board and assorted provincial ministries would likely stand in the way of intensive development in the... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Secret meeting fallout continuesallow development. However, council voted 5-4 Tuesday to take that option off t
Secret meeting fallout continues
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 11 days ago
allow development. However, council voted 5-4 Tuesday to take that option off the table. Delhi Coun. Mike Columbus said the Ontario Municipal Board and assorted provincial ministries would likely stand in the way of intensive development in the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Farm size debate heats upfor younger generations and to support local conservation efforts. Arnold said
Farm size debate heats up
Sarnia Observer / Posted 12 days ago
for younger generations and to support local conservation efforts. Arnold said he's ready to take the fight to the Ontario Municipal Board if the ministry insists the 100-acre requirement must be in the county's new official plan. “I... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Site plan decision delayed for two weeksthat they might not feel compelled to follow the urban design guidelines either
Site plan decision delayed for two weeks
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
that they might not feel compelled to follow the urban design guidelines either. The school board has appealed, to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), council's denial of its site plan last October. That OMB hearing might no longer be necessary... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Sale raises $1,400 for Friends of Burl's Creeksale was to help raise funds for the legal fees incurred by Friends of Burl's C
Sale raises $1,400 for Friends of Burl's Creek
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 13 days ago
sale was to help raise funds for the legal fees incurred by Friends of Burl's Creek, which has party status at the ongoing Ontario Municipal Board meetings aimed at resolving a temporary bylaw issue. "I think this is a great community hub and for... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Sale raises $1,400 for Friends of Burl's Creeksale was to help raise funds for the legal fees incurred by Friends of Burl's C
Sale raises $1,400 for Friends of Burl's Creek
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
sale was to help raise funds for the legal fees incurred by Friends of Burl's Creek, which has party status at the ongoing Ontario Municipal Board meetings aimed at resolving a temporary bylaw issue. "I think this is a great community hub and for... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
'We need to do what is best for the students'on long enough,” he said. “We need to do what is best for the students in Barri
'We need to do what is best for the students'
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
on long enough,” he said. “We need to do what is best for the students in Barrie.” The school board has appealed, to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), council's denial of its site plan last October. Should Monday's motion pass, depending on any... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Board should abide by policiesis about to give such a response a passing grade, however, based on several fac
Board should abide by policies
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
is about to give such a response a passing grade, however, based on several factors: fear of lawyers getting rich at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), a distaste of getting calls from discontent students who will be crammed into other schools... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Beach club open for businessforever change the small community and open the door to major commercial develo
Beach club open for business
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 16 days ago
forever change the small community and open the door to major commercial development. In 2011, the club was nixed by the Ontario Municipal Board saying it wasn't in the best interest of Long Point long term. Slowly but surely, Bouck's plan to... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Save Oro wants province to intervenesaid hosting concerts on the land and allowing camping and parking on adjacent
Save Oro wants province to intervene
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 17 days ago
said hosting concerts on the land and allowing camping and parking on adjacent lands (an issue that’s currently before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)) isn’t fair to local farmers and residents. “To carry on this way in the face of evidence that... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Save Oro wants province to intervenesaid hosting concerts on the land and allowing camping and parking on adjacent
Save Oro wants province to intervene
Barrie Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
said hosting concerts on the land and allowing camping and parking on adjacent lands (an issue that’s currently before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)) isn’t fair to local farmers and residents. “To carry on this way in the face of evidence that... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
More tattoo parlours?good idea that has worked.” There is a recent history to tattoo parlour contro
More tattoo parlours?
Barrie Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
good idea that has worked.” There is a recent history to tattoo parlour controversy in Barrie's downtown. Last month, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) upheld a city committee of adjustment decision allowing Unique Ink Custom Tattooing to relocate... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
HS site plan OKedfrom the Simcoe County District School Board. If given final approval next wee
HS site plan OKed
Barrie Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
from the Simcoe County District School Board. If given final approval next week, Coun. Mike McCann's motion could make an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing on the matter unnecessary, and speed up construction of the high school. “I'm doing... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Flea market brings out the car buffsmore buyers. This year's flea market did have one somewhat noticeable change.
Flea market brings out the car buffs
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 20 days ago
more buyers. This year's flea market did have one somewhat noticeable change. Being held under the spectre of the ongoing Ontario Municipal Board hearing regarding a temporary use bylaw at Burl's Creek, organizers had to be extra careful as to the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Flea market brings out the car buffsmore buyers. This year's flea market did have one somewhat noticeable change.
Flea market brings out the car buffs
Barrie Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
more buyers. This year's flea market did have one somewhat noticeable change. Being held under the spectre of the ongoing Ontario Municipal Board hearing regarding a temporary use bylaw at Burl's Creek, organizers had to be extra careful as to the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Trustees vetoed compromise for school site: mayorproperty and solve the site plan impasse between the city and public board ther
Trustees vetoed compromise for school site: mayor
Barrie Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
property and solve the site plan impasse between the city and public board there, says Mayor Jeff Lehman, leading to an Ontario Municipal Board hearing. “By doing that instead of accepting the potential compromise, they are missing out on... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Economic benefits questioned at OMB hearingof it coming into the community because of the festivals held on the Oro-Medont
Economic benefits questioned at OMB hearing
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 25 days ago
of it coming into the community because of the festivals held on the Oro-Medonte Township property. The sixth day of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing explored the opinions of both the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Economic benefits questioned at OMB hearingof it coming into the community because of the festivals held on the Oro-Medont
Economic benefits questioned at OMB hearing
Barrie Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
of it coming into the community because of the festivals held on the Oro-Medonte Township property. The sixth day of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing explored the opinions of both the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Noise focus of OMB testimonyAbout a half-hour into Tuesday's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing consider
Noise focus of OMB testimony
Barrie Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
About a half-hour into Tuesday's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing considering a temporary zoning bylaw at Burl's Creek Event Grounds, board chair Richard Makuch had already had enough of the various parties around the table. The bickering,... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Noise focus of OMB testimonyAbout a half-hour into Tuesday's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing consider
Noise focus of OMB testimony
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 26 days ago
About a half-hour into Tuesday's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing considering a temporary zoning bylaw at Burl's Creek Event Grounds, board chair Richard Makuch had already had enough of the various parties around the table. The bickering,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
OMB hearing far from overDespite assurances and best intentions, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) heari
OMB hearing far from over
Barrie Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
Despite assurances and best intentions, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing into the temporary zoning bylaw proposed by Burl's Creek Event Grounds ended its first week of testimony far away from a resolution. Darren Vella, founder of... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
OMB hearing far from overDespite assurances and best intentions, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) heari
OMB hearing far from over
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 30 days ago
Despite assurances and best intentions, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing into the temporary zoning bylaw proposed by Burl's Creek Event Grounds ended its first week of testimony far away from a resolution. Darren Vella, founder of... Read more
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Business Wire
Walton Ontario Land L.P. 1 Reports First Quarter 2016 Fiscal Resultsfiled an appeal of the Official Plan on May 15, 2014 and has been engaged throu
Walton Ontario Land L.P. 1 Reports First Quarter 2016 Fiscal Results
Business Wire / Posted 30 days ago
filed an appeal of the Official Plan on May 15, 2014 and has been engaged throughout the process. On February 23, 2016, the Ontario Municipal Board (“OMB”) issued a favorable decision supporting the basis of Management’s appeal of the Official Plan.... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Participants tell OMB how they feelNumerous stakeholders got their chance to officially tell the Ontario Municipal
Participants tell OMB how they feel
Barrie Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
Numerous stakeholders got their chance to officially tell the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) just how they feel about the proposed temporary use bylaw for Burl's Creek Event Grounds Wednesday night. Participant statements were heard by the board at... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Participants tell OMB how they feelNumerous stakeholders got their chance to officially tell the Ontario Municipal
Participants tell OMB how they feel
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a month ago
Numerous stakeholders got their chance to officially tell the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) just how they feel about the proposed temporary use bylaw for Burl's Creek Event Grounds Wednesday night. Participant statements were heard by the board at... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Township pleased growth plans cutback20 minutes north of Barrie, if environmental assessments and financial reviews
Township pleased growth plans cutback
Barrie Examiner / Posted a month ago
20 minutes north of Barrie, if environmental assessments and financial reviews are favourable. There are currently six Ontario Municipal Board appeals relating to Springwater's proposed population expansion already scheduled for September. On... Read more
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CBC.ca
Zoning challenge of Zibi development on Ottawa River rejected againwhat it sees as the last legal challenge to its Zibi project. Architect Dougla
Zoning challenge of Zibi development on Ottawa River rejected again
CBC.ca / Posted a month ago
what it sees as the last legal challenge to its Zibi project. Architect Douglas Cardinal tried to get a hearing at the Ontario Municipal Board to challenge the City of Ottawa's 2014 rezoning of the former industrial site, and wanted to argue... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Start digging before festivals: archeologistBurl's Creek that is under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before an
Start digging before festivals: archeologist
Barrie Examiner / Posted a month ago
Burl's Creek that is under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before any more work is done on the site. Before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing Wednesday afternoon, they were able to reveal they aren't alone in that belief. Under... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Start digging before festivals: archeologistBurl's Creek that is under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before an
Start digging before festivals: archeologist
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted a month ago
Burl's Creek that is under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before any more work is done on the site. Before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing Wednesday afternoon, they were able to reveal they aren't alone in that belief. Under... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Impact of camping at Burl's debatedlands at Burl's Creek under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before a
Impact of camping at Burl's debated
Barrie Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
lands at Burl's Creek under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before any more work is done on site. Before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Wednesday afternoon, they were able to reveal they aren't alone in that belief. Under... Read more
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