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Roslyn Houser at the Planning & Development Forum


Lawyer Roslyn Houser
Area Municipal, Planning and Property Tax


April 11 -  12, 2013
Langdon Hall
Cambridge, Ontario

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.