FONTRA: Neighbourhood Planning in Toronto - An Overview of Current Issues (February 2017)

This paper overviews issues pertaining to the following as aspects of neighbourhood planning:
A. Planning Policy
The Official Plan
Zoning By-laws
Neighbourhood preservation/development guidelines
B. Planning tribunals
The Committee of Adjustment
The Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB)
C. Heritage Planning (Individual listing/designations and HCDs)
Note that the Development Permit System (DPS) is not examined as it is under appeal to the OMB; also it is unlikely to be applied in Neighbourhoods in the foreseeable future.

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