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CONSERVATION - Conservation authorities - Sustainable development

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 @ 8:49 AM  

Appeal by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) from a decision allowing the Gilmors’ appeal from a decision of the Mining and Lands Commissioner. The Commissioner found that the Gilmors’ proposed home construction on property partially located on a floodplain was neither appropriate nor safe, and upheld the NVCA’s decision to deny the Gilmors’ application for approval to build on the property. The NVCA’s reasons for denying the respondents application to build included the fact that the location of the proposed development was within a floodway,...