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Tiffin Homeowners Urge Council To Push Housing Minister

A recent revelation from Simcoe County’s planners and the Province that came from the lawyer that Midland Council retained to help navigate the modification to our Official Plan seems to indicate that any attempt to pass the proposed changes likely would face overturning by the Housing Ministry.  Council and the Tiffin Homeowner Association’s current position would see […]

Council Will Have To Remove Secondary Suite 3yr Exclusion

When Council decided that the best solution to the “are they or are they not duplexes” was not to clean up their definitions but instead to put a restriction on secondary suites so they could not be added to a new home or homes less than 3yrs old, many saw this as a knee-jerk reaction to […]

Where Do You Stand On Secondary Suites?

The Town of Midland passed a by-law in April 2010, which allows for Secondary Suites in single-detached residential dwellings. In our local lobby group’s (midlandcommunity.ca) latest e-mail blast to their party faithful, they lament: “All of this played to a standing room only crowd in chambers, as the room was filled with residents concerned with […]