Site Plan Approval You need site plan approval before your building permit. Before you start your development project, whether its a subdivision, commercial development or residential lot, your project may require site plan approval. Site plan approval is the process to ensure your property meets zoning requirements, environmental requirements and cadastral requirements. How Long… Continue Reading How Long Does Site Plan Approval Take?
Housing Affordability and Supply The Ontairo Government has announced changes to the land-use planning leglislative for municipalities across Ontario with the goal of aiding in the housing affordability and supply crisis. The goal of the government is to build 1.5 million new homes by 2023 through a series of bills. Bill 109, More Homes for… Continue Reading Quick Facts for Land Developers – Changes to Planning Rules in Ontario
When you are purchasing a property there are a lot of questions that need to be answered. We can review the property from various different perspectives including land-use, planning, surveying, and engineering. Before you buy that property make sure you understand all the limitations.
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What is a Severance (Consent)? A century ago, landowners were free to divide their property—an act called “severing” —in almost any way they wished. Times have changed and severances are now highly regulated and require government approval. The Ontario Planning Act requires that permission (consent) be granted before a parcel of land can be divided… Continue Reading What is Severance Consent?
What is Site Plan Control? Understanding what Site Plan control is and how it affects YOU is the first step to getting involved. We can help guide you through this process and even act on your behalf (as an agent). Contact us: www.inengineering.ca Site Plan control is the TOOL that is used by your City… Continue Reading What is Site Plan Control?
If you have a short term rental or Airbnb in the Town of Gananoque there are new planning and by-law considerations for your property. You will need a Class III development license that may need consulting services such as surveying and planning to ensure you are providing enough parking, building life safety and compatibility with the community. Continue Reading New Planning Considerations in Gananoque for Short Term Rentals
Professional planners have the expertise and education to work with communities (cities, town and rural) to create places where people want to live, work, and play. They have the education, ethical framework, and experience to assist elected officials and private businesses best develop inspired communities. Continue Reading Why hire a professional planner?
A minor variance is a change or permission from the specific requirements of the Town’s zoning by-law. It is a small variation from the requirements of the zoning by-law. The minor variance process allows a property owner the opportunity to seek permission or relief from a specific provision of the Town’s zoning by-law by applying to the Committee of Adjustment. They are used for issues such as small changes to building setback or parking requirements. A minor variance is a small variation from the requirements of the zoning bylaw. Continue Reading What is a Minor Variance?
Andrew Melchers and Brent Collett are proud to announce the formation of IN Engineering and Surveying in Brockville, Ontario. IN Engineering and Surveying will provide Surveying, Building Design and Engineering services to commercial, residential and community projects across Eastern Ontario, ensuring intelligent, intuitive and inspired solutions to any problem. Andrew’s experience as an innovative engineer… Continue Reading Introducing IN Engineering and Surveying
Please wait a minute for the information to load. Colour Legend Green: 4 minute Response Time (EMS) Blue: 8 minute Response Time (EMS) Yellow: 9 minute Response Time (Fire – Urban Standard) Orange: 10 minute Response Time (Fire – Suburban Standard) Red: 14 minute Response Time (Fire – Rural Standard) Standard Response Times based on… Continue Reading Fire Hall Location Study – Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley
We have prepared this list for you to follow to help you properly manage your construction project. This process may be applied to any sized projects. In fact, engineers and project managers apply this process daily, from the smallest home renovation to the largest construction project. Stage 1: Planning The Idea: The first step of… Continue Reading Construction Checklist