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Municipal Law - Bylaws and resolutions - Amending bylaws - Quashing - Procedures

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by St. John’s City Council from a decision quashing Council’s decision, and cross-appeal by Seanic Canada Inc. (Seanic) for an order granting re-zoning. Seanic sought to develop a parcel of land within the City of St. John’s for a seniors’ assisted living residence facility. The existing zoning did not permit that type of proposed development. Seanic’s application for a development permit was rejected by City officials. Seanic then applied to change the zoning designation to accommodate the development. Its proposed amendment was consistent with the...