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2267 Lakeshore sold; proposal remains for three single family homes

Residents may be aware that the vacant property at 2267 Lakeshore Road has been sold. This property had a single family home (now demolished) and was the subject of a rezoning application to permit three single family homes, approved by council in April 2015.

No changes have been proposed by the new owner, and the city’s current understanding is that the new owner will simply carry on from where the previous owner left off. The new owner is clearing conditions of Draft Approval in order to obtain Final Approval and permits.

Read background articles here:

Staff support 3-home plan for 2267 Lakeshore Rd

All articles: 2267 Lakeshore

My Take: I voted in favour of the three homes, reduced from the initial five-home proposal, along with other improvements based on resident input. I will keep an eye on this project and alert residents of any significant changes to the approved plans. If a variance or rezoning is requested, that automatically triggers public notice and a sign would be posted on the property. Variances are considered by the Committee of Adjustment; Rezoning comes to City Council for a decision.

 

Written by Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made.

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