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Talbot Ridge Subdivision

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: Picton Ward, Prince Edward County
Client: Talbot Ridge Development Corp.
Date: 2015-Present

  • Planning Services for 86-unit Plan of Subdivision in Picton
  • Prepared Draft Plan drawing, Planning Report, Official Plan Amendment and Rezoning
  • Coordinated work of consultant team
  • Presented at Prince Edward County Planning Council Meeting on behalf of client
  • Oversaw draft plan conditions and zone provisions for singles and town house units

Sobey's Commercial Plaza

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: 13300 Loyalist Parkway, Picton, Prince Edward County
Client: Picton Properties Inc.
Date: 2016-2017

  • OPA/ZBA approval of new grocery store and ancillary commercial uses in Picton
  • Prepared municipal applications and Planning Report in support of redevelopment of former HydroOne Property
  • Complex approvals process resulted in final municipal approval and no OMB appeal
  • Prepared ZBA/OPA documents for municipality

The Pinnacle Mixed Use Condominium

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: City of Belleville
Client: 2548667 Ontario Corporation
Date: 2017-Present


  • Prepared Planning Report and Application for Minor Variance in support of redevelopment of former Quinte Hotel site in Downtown Belleville
  • Liaised with architect in developing building design for six storey building
  • Conducted neighbourhood reception to review project
  • Planning Report addressed city planning policies supporting intensification and renewal of the City Centre
  • Ongoing advice to design team for Site Plan Application

Lilly's Court Subdivision

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: Village of Colborne, Township of Cramahe
Client: 1961059 Ontario Inc.
Date: 2016-Present

  • Draft Plan Approval for 102 Unit Plan of Subdivision in Colborne
  • Planning Services included preparation of four(4) design layout options and three(3) formal submissions to the County of Northumberland
  • Held public information meeting with local residents to review concerns
  • Prepare Planning Report and municipal applications
  • Coordinated consultant team and attended multiple municipal review meetings
  • Presentation at formal Public Meeting
  • Review of Draft Plan Conditions; prepared phasing plan

Frank St. Subdivision

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: Picton, Prince Edwarrd County
Client: Cleave Management and Investment Services Ltd.
Date: 2014-2017

  • raft Plan of Subdivision for 57 lots: 30 freehold townhouse units and 27 single detached units
  • Prepared application and drawing for Draft Plan of Subdivision and rezoning to Prince Edward County, including Planning Report
  • Redesigned Intersection with County Road to improve alignment and provided linkages to existing and proposed road network
  • Prepared Zoning By-law document for Prince Edward County staff
  • On-going assistance with clearing of draft plan conditions 


Drake Devonshire

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: Wellington, Prince Edward County
Client: Drake Property Holdings (DPH) Inc.
Date: 2016-Present

  • On-going planning services for Drake Devonshire Inn related to assessing development options
  • Advice related to Wellington Secondary Plan, Prince Edward County Zoning By-law and Quinte Conservation policies
  • Prepared Planning Rationale, Site Plan, and  Rezoning Application for 23 Wharf Street for live/work prep kitchen and staff accommodation

Courtyard Village

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: 68/78 College St. East, City of Belleville
Client: Domenic Rapino
Date: 2011-2013

  • Redevelopment/ condo conversion of 18-unit apartment building and new 15-unit condominium apartment
  • Rezoning, condominium review exemption, and minor variance approvals
  • Relocated Consent approval for building lot to accommodate existing dwelling
  • New 15-unit garage/storage units
  • Prepared various site design/options for redevelopment plan
  • Presentation at Public Meetings to address buffering and building concerns
  • Prepared Planning Report and coordinated all three(3) municipal applications

Block 84/89

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: Town of Cobourg
Client: Leblanc Enterprises
Date: 2015-Present

  • Rezoning of 2 separate blocks in Parkview Hills neighbourhood on Densmore Road
  • Prepared  Plan of Subdivision and Rezoning on Block 84 for single detached homes and semi-detached unites
  • Design considerations to address noise impact from Highway 401 for outdoor Amenity Areas on each lot
  • Rezoning and Site Plan approval  on Block 89  for 24 multi-residential condominium units
  • Prepared Planning Report, Site Plan, and coordinated Technical Review with consultant team

Orchard Lane Subdivision

Posted on February 14, 2018

Location: Quinte West
Client: Orchard Lane Development Corp.
Date: 2015-Present

  • Prepared redline revision to Phases 2 and 3 of draft approved residential subdivision
  • Redline addressed parcel fabric, SWM Block and Parkland
  • Prepared conceptual layouts for adjoining development lands to assess linkages amongst neighbourhoods
  • Planning services included road allowance closure application

Trees are part of the City infrastructure that need maintenance and investment

Posted on September 09, 2016

Urban forests in Greater Toronto area increasingly stressed, new report says


Development, climate change, invasive pests, violent storms are wreaking havoc on trees in region


Muriel Draaisma · CBC News - June 2, 2016

Janet McKay, chair of Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition, says urban forests in the Greater Toronto Area are facing "increased stresses" and she is calling on governments to spend on trees in the same way that they spend on roads and bridges. Trees are a vital, green resource that provide urban dwellers with many benefits, she said. (CBC)



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