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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 2 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 2 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
5 related stories
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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 2 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 2 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 3 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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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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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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Orillia Packet & Times
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
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days 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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St. Catharines Standard
FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekinconsultations on the land use planning system, concerns were voiced regarding w
FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekin
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
consultations on the land use planning system, concerns were voiced regarding what should and shouldn’t be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board. In Niagara, Grimsby, Wainfleet, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Thorold and Welland have supported a motion... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekinconsultations on the land use planning system, concerns were voiced regarding w
FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekin
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
consultations on the land use planning system, concerns were voiced regarding what should and shouldn’t be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board. In Niagara, Grimsby, Wainfleet, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Thorold and Welland have supported a motion... Read more
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Welland Tribune
FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekinconsultations on the land use planning system, concerns were voiced regarding w
FABIANO: Chambers get update from McMeekin
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
consultations on the land use planning system, concerns were voiced regarding what should and shouldn’t be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board. In Niagara, Grimsby, Wainfleet, Niagara Falls, Pelham, Thorold and Welland have supported a motion... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Burl'sand the West Oro Ratepayers' Association (WORA) would tend to disagree. Thoma
Burl's
Barrie Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
and the West Oro Ratepayers' Association (WORA) would tend to disagree. Thoma spent more than two hours in front of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Tuesday, one of the initial witnesses called by Nicholas Macos on behalf of Creek, who... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Burl'sand the West Oro Ratepayers' Association (WORA) would tend to disagree. Thoma
Burl's
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
and the West Oro Ratepayers' Association (WORA) would tend to disagree. Thoma spent more than two hours in front of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Tuesday, one of the initial witnesses called by Nicholas Macos on behalf of Creek, who... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Sifton OMB hearing in sightits ongoing fight to keep Sifton Properties from erecting a high-density develo
Sifton OMB hearing in sight
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
its ongoing fight to keep Sifton Properties from erecting a high-density development along the Modeland Road corridor. The Ontario Municipal Board will start holding its first-phase hearing into the complex and controversial rezoning case June 20... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
'It's such a quintessential rural community'that suggestion wasn't made in jest by a proponent of expansion at Burl's Creek
'It's such a quintessential rural community'
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 5 days ago
that suggestion wasn't made in jest by a proponent of expansion at Burl's Creek Event Grounds, as the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing into the temporary zoning bylaw governing the events grounds began Tuesday. Rather,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
'It's such a quintessential rural community'that suggestion wasn't made in jest by a proponent of expansion at Burl's Creek
'It's such a quintessential rural community'
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
that suggestion wasn't made in jest by a proponent of expansion at Burl's Creek Event Grounds, as the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing into the temporary zoning bylaw governing the events grounds began Tuesday. Rather,... Read more
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Torontoist
Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity (Book Excerpt)houses in 2007. In 2014, after seven years of community meetings, fights over t
Subdivided: City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity (Book Excerpt)
Torontoist / Posted 5 days ago
houses in 2007. In 2014, after seven years of community meetings, fights over the rezoning application and an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board, council approved the application. Still, complaints about parking and traffic forced the temple to... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Save Oro takes concerns to Queen's Parkhours of both events, the grounds were pristine and used by 700 children and fa
Save Oro takes concerns to Queen's Park
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 days ago
hours of both events, the grounds were pristine and used by 700 children and families" for weekly soccer, Kennedy said. An Ontario Municipal Board hearing about a temporary-use bylaw related to Burl's Creek takes place next week, Tuesday to Friday,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Save Oro takes concerns to Queen's Parkhours of both events, the grounds were pristine and used by 700 children and fa
Save Oro takes concerns to Queen's Park
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
hours of both events, the grounds were pristine and used by 700 children and families" for weekly soccer, Kennedy said. An Ontario Municipal Board hearing about a temporary-use bylaw related to Burl's Creek takes place next week, Tuesday to Friday,... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
School delayed 'another few years'high school that wouldn't have opened any earlier than September 2018 has now s
School delayed 'another few years'
Barrie Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
high school that wouldn't have opened any earlier than September 2018 has now surely been further delayed. The recent Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal of city council's denial of a site plan, from the Simcoe County District School Board,... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Biosolids facility not coming to Beamsvillesludge or the more euphemistic non-agriculture source material. Call it by any
Biosolids facility not coming to Beamsville
Dundas Star News / Posted 10 days ago
sludge or the more euphemistic non-agriculture source material. Call it by any name, it won’t be stored in Beamsville. The Ontario Municipal Board has ruled against an appeal from Brantford-based Shire Corp., upholding the Town of Lincoln’s denial... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
OMB hearing a lose-lose scenario for school site?It could be a lose-lose scenario for the city on the south-Barrie high school f
OMB hearing a lose-lose scenario for school site?
Barrie Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
It could be a lose-lose scenario for the city on the south-Barrie high school front. The public school board filed an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal, as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, on city council's rejection of the project's site plan. But even if... Read more
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CBC.ca
Glebe and Lansdowne stores still closed for Victoria Day as exemption 'on hold'to stay open on statutory holidays won't be allowed to open on Victoria Day, pe
Glebe and Lansdowne stores still closed for Victoria Day as exemption 'on hold'
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
to stay open on statutory holidays won't be allowed to open on Victoria Day, pending the outcome of an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board. In February, Ottawa city council approved a bylaw to give the Glebe business improvement area an... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Growing cry for OMB changetheir “hands are tied” regarding controversial planning decisions, because thei
Growing cry for OMB change
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 12 days ago
their “hands are tied” regarding controversial planning decisions, because their decisions are often overturned by the Ontario Municipal Board. “You’re afraid if you say no, you’re going to end up at the OMB and it’s going to be costing you... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Growing cry for OMB changetheir “hands are tied” regarding controversial planning decisions, because thei
Growing cry for OMB change
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 12 days ago
their “hands are tied” regarding controversial planning decisions, because their decisions are often overturned by the Ontario Municipal Board. “You’re afraid if you say no, you’re going to end up at the OMB and it’s going to be costing you... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Growing cry for OMB changetheir “hands are tied” regarding controversial planning decisions, because thei
Growing cry for OMB change
Welland Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
their “hands are tied” regarding controversial planning decisions, because their decisions are often overturned by the Ontario Municipal Board. “You’re afraid if you say no, you’re going to end up at the OMB and it’s going to be costing you... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Site plan dilemmawhy there is no willingness to compromise,” said Mayor Jeff Lehman. “It’s a far
Site plan dilemma
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
why there is no willingness to compromise,” said Mayor Jeff Lehman. “It’s a far better solution than ending up at the OMB (Ontario Municipal Board, which settles contentious local government matters).” McCann wondered aloud if the city shouldn’t... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Tribunal to weigh in on heritage designationthe board has at least 30 days following the hearing to offer its recommendatio
Tribunal to weigh in on heritage designation
Sarnia Observer / Posted 13 days ago
the board has at least 30 days following the hearing to offer its recommendations to city council on the case. Unlike the Ontario Municipal Board, the Conservation Review Board doesn't render a final decision on a case, Shaw noted. “In this... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
Taxes go up 2.4 per centreserve from the Recreation Department was reduced from $140,000 to $100,000.
Taxes go up 2.4 per cent
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 13 days ago
reserve from the Recreation Department was reduced from $140,000 to $100,000. There was about $38,000 in legal fees for Ontario Municipal Board hearings that will come from the contingency fund. Subject to a final audit completed, Kay said the... Read more
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The Sault Star
OP shift could set precedent: Palumbodeferral. Prince CAO Peggy Greco explained afterward that council has 120 days
OP shift could set precedent: Palumbo
The Sault Star / Posted 14 days ago
deferral. Prince CAO Peggy Greco explained afterward that council has 120 days from the date of the application to either approve or deny it. If council fails to reach a decision by then, the application will be sent to the Ontario Municipal B... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Unique Ink wins OMB caseA downtown Barrie tattoo shop can relocate there after winning an Ontario Munic
Unique Ink wins OMB case
Barrie Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
A downtown Barrie tattoo shop can relocate there after winning an Ontario Municipal Board decision. The OMB has upheld a city committee of adjustment decision allowing Unique Ink Custom Tattooing to relocate to Dunlop Street West. The move was at... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Hearing could clarify powers of Municipal BoardSewer dispute between Gordon’s Lodge and Gore Bay at impasse GORE BAY—Once aga
Hearing could clarify powers of Municipal Board
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
Sewer dispute between Gordon’s Lodge and Gore Bay at impasse GORE BAY—Once again representatives from the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) have listened to arguments from both sides in the ongoing Gordon’s Lodge vs. Town of Gore Bay sewer works... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
County denies subdivision extensionthe fact that county council didn’t support their application, or their other o
County denies subdivision extension
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 17 days ago
the fact that county council didn’t support their application, or their other option is to appeal the decision to the Ontario Municipal Board and take their case there.” The application was brought forward by Thames Development Inc., who own... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Norfolk back to square one on Hastings Dr.plan amendment would be required as well, as would an environmental impact stud
Norfolk back to square one on Hastings Dr.
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 18 days ago
plan amendment would be required as well, as would an environmental impact study. “Either way, this thing is going to the Ontario Municipal Board and the Ontario government is going to make the decision,” said Delhi Coun. Mike Columbus, chair of... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Sawmill ordered to remove chip pileconcern and we responded accordingly.” Norfolk acted after residents complaine
Sawmill ordered to remove chip pile
Delhi News Record / Posted 23 days ago
concern and we responded accordingly.” Norfolk acted after residents complained that Townsend Lumber is violating Ontario Municipal Board orders to maintain a 350-metre buffer between Goshen Road and its saw mill operation. These orders... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Sawmill ordered to remove chip pileconcern and we responded accordingly.” Norfolk acted after residents complaine
Sawmill ordered to remove chip pile
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 23 days ago
concern and we responded accordingly.” Norfolk acted after residents complained that Townsend Lumber is violating Ontario Municipal Board orders to maintain a 350-metre buffer between Goshen Road and its saw mill operation. These orders... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Bias alleged at pre-hearingrepresenting groups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permi
Bias alleged at pre-hearing
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 30 days ago
representing groups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permitting special events this summer wants the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to issue a prohibition order until it has rendered a final decision. During a full-day... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Bias alleged at pre-hearingrepresenting groups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permi
Bias alleged at pre-hearing
Barrie Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
representing groups opposed to Burl's Creek gaining a temporary-use bylaw permitting special events this summer wants the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) to issue a prohibition order until it has rendered a final decision. During a full-day... Read more
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Timmins Times
Council likely dug into a corner on gravel pitCindy Welsh, at the Wednesday meeting. “Further, objections to a site plan con
Council likely dug into a corner on gravel pit
Timmins Times / Posted 30 days ago
Cindy Welsh, at the Wednesday meeting. “Further, objections to a site plan control application may only be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board by the applicant; in this case, Laurier and Florence Goulet,” Welsh added. Owing to the issues... Read more
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Hamilton News
Dundas community council requests Intensification updateand motion without action or discussion. But the DCC wants it on the official r
Dundas community council requests Intensification update
Hamilton News / Posted a month ago
and motion without action or discussion. But the DCC wants it on the official record so it could be raised at an upcoming Ontario Municipal Board appeal hearing for 71 Main St. “It was pointed out and brought to their attention,” B... Read more
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Timmins Times
Baker Lake homeowners dead set against gravel pitto be bona fide technical reasons for denying an application or the city could
Baker Lake homeowners dead set against gravel pit
Timmins Times / Posted a month ago
to be bona fide technical reasons for denying an application or the city could be forced into a legal battle through the Ontario Municipal Board. Lakeside resident Brad Sloan, formerly a lawyer, told council that the Road Access Act should deny... Read more

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