Roslyn Houser at the Planning & Development Forum
|Area||Municipal, Planning and Property Tax|
April 11 - 12, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
1:30 pm: Guidelines (Challenges and Opportunities) (Increasing Role of)
Speaker: Roslyn Houser, Partner, Goodmans LLP
This session will cover:
- What are Guidelines, who are they being designed to inform, and do they serve a useful purpose?
- What are the circumstances under which it is appropriate to adopt Guidelines?
- How should Guidelines be enforced – how should they be referenced in planning documents, what weight should they be given by the public, applicants, planning staff, Council and the Ontario Municipal Board?
- Examples of successful and more problematic use of Guidelines will be discussed.