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Revisions made to 2100 Brant St development to reduce units, add variety of housing, and more; open house July 17

National Homes has submitted revised plans and studies for the proposed redevelopment of 2100 Brant Street. 

Major revisions to the application include:

  • Reduction to the number of total units from 233 to 212
  • Addition of variety of housing types (semi-detached units, bungalow style with loft units)
  • Addition of 0.31 hectare centrally located Park block to be conveyed to City
  • Increased setbacks from buildings to southerly property line
  • Relocation of servicing easement located in north east corner of property
  • Natural Heritage System block now includes a 10 m buffer on both sides
  • Reflects road widening and daylight triangles along Brant Street
  • Reflects potential snow storage area locations

Open House (Revised Plans) July 17

An open house is being held for residents to review the plans. It’s a drop-in format with no formal presentation:

Date: July 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant Street, Burlington

Comment by July 27

No decisions about this proposal have been made yet. Staff are seeking feedback on the revisions before making a recommendation to the Planning and Development Committee of Council to either approve or refuse the application. Submit comments by July 27 to the planner on the file:

Lola Emberson, Phone: 905-335-7600 ext. 7427 E-mail: lola.emberson@burlington.ca

All of the revised plans and studies have been uploaded to the application webpage, located at: www.burlington.ca/2100Brant

My Take: The original proposal represented overdevelopment of the site. I will be reviewing the revised plans in detail and consulting with residents and staff in assessing the revised plans.

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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  1. I lived adjacent to this property on Silwell Ct for 28 years. While the developer has compromised. The number of units is still huge for the size of the property. The Mini Park will be smaller than the EMS Station abutting the property. Tiny townhomes on narrow streets will not be a nice place to live, but may be the way of the future given current housing prices. I’m glad I moved.

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