Land Use Projects

This large, two-storey boathouse, which features a spectacular view of the lake from its main living space on the second floor, involved a complete rebuild. The project required multiple discussions with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to allow the structure to enjoy its legal, non-conforming (grandfathered) rights and permit new construction…

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This picture depicts one of six lots created through the severance process in a small hamlet in Lanark County. Because it was in a settlement area, this rural property was eligible for multiple severances. The municipality required several supporting studies to endorse the proposal, including a storm water report, a hydrogeological evaluation and an environmental…

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This house, which includes a separate apartment, was built as an “infill” on a corner lot in the town of Perth, Ontario. ZanderPlan worked to obtain the necessary planning approvals to permit the new construction, including a zoning by-law amendment to allow for greater density, and site plan approval to allow for the creation of a wider driveway to accommodate…

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