Carriage Gate Proposal Requests Record Height

New proposal a test case for the new Council, LPAT and the way planning works in the province of Ontario. Do councils really control development?

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Empowering Residents at City Hall

ECoB began to address what we felt was a City Hall that was ignoring residents on important issues, especially downtown development and the Official Plan, and to demand residents be heard. In October 2018 residents were heard loud and clear, but that is just the first step in Council, City Hall and Citizens building a better Burlington together.

ECoB News

Update RE: 2085 Pine St. Development

On Feb. 21st, Glen Schnarr and Associates held a Public Proposal Meeting held at the Burlington Lions Club regarding their client's development plans for 2085 Pine Street, which was attended by Mayor, Marianne Meed-Ward.  The Q&A session at the end of the...

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ECoB Memberships Now Live

New for 2019 - ECoB is now accepting paid memberships of our organisation. Why join? It's simple. Joining ECoB allows you to be a full part of our organisation, be a part of Ward committees working to ensure residents' voices are always heard, stay informed of...

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New 29 Storey Tower Application Alleged for Lakeshore/Pearl

An anonymous Facebook and Twitter account* which we believe frequently receives leaked information from a prominent person at City Hall has alleged that a new 29 storey proposal for 2069 & 2079 Lakeshore Road and 383 &385 Pearl Street. The proposed tower would...

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Report: LPAT Meeting on 2100 Brant St/National Homes

A 'Settlement Agreement Conference' of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) was held at City Hall today with regard to the proposed National Homes development of townhouses at 2100 Brant St. The development at 2100 is being appealed because City Council failed to...

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Halton Region’s Q & A on the Official Plan modifications

Councillor for Ward 2 Lisa Kearns has kindly forwarded some Q and As provided by Halton Region for people with questions about what it means now that Halton has sent Burlington's Official Plan back to the city for modification. Issue: There are several components of...

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