Brockville ON: A local firm recently marked a new generation of surveying excellence with the certification of Ontario Land Surveyor, John Monahan. Monahan, Assistant Manager of Surveying for IN Engineering + Surveying (INEAS), had been articling with the firm since last year and recently achieved his official designation as an Ontario Land Surveyor (OLS). For… Continue Reading IN Engineering + Surveying Celebrates New Generation of Survey Excellence
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
When you are planning a construction project the first step is to establish a budget which can be difficult to do on your own. We can provide you with a Needs & Options report that will outline key aspects of your project, including: -Project Requirements and Scope of Work -Expected Project Challenges and Requirements -Consultants… Continue Reading How much is my construction project going to cost?
In the Spring of 2017 and 2019 severe flooding occurred in Eastern Ontario along the St. Lawrence River, Ottawa River and tributary streams and rivers. Many homes and cottages experienced damage due to high water levels. These homes were constructed before modern standards on requirements for foundation heights. Now, local conservation authorities set the required… Continue Reading Raising a Cottage – Foundation Jacking for Flood Protection
In order to properly plan a building a number of different professional disciplines will be required. This list is for a typical large commercial building, for smaller buildings and homes some of these professionals aren’t required. We also created the list for Ontario building projects, however it may be applicable to most projects in Canada… Continue Reading 8 Professionals You Need to Plan a Building
Navigating municipal planning and building permits is difficult for typical construction. Earthships use non-conventional construction methods and may require additional steps. In this article we go through some of those steps to help you through the process.
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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