Residents in the St. Clair & Poplar Plains neighbourhood took to Twitter to discuss their frustration with a proposed 13-storey mixed-use development at 213 St. Clair West. The discussion led by City Councillor Josh Matlow, tweeted that the developer and city couldn't come to an agreement and the project is now heading to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB).
St. Clair & Poplar Plains residents: 213 St. Clair W to be decided at unaccountable OMB, no settlement reached between applicant & City.— Josh Matlow (@JoshMatlow) March 11, 2014
The building which calls for rezoning was designed with 164 residential units, four levels of parking and 170 vehicle spaces. According to City of Toronto city documents:
@FutureMatt Send me an email and let's have a real chat. We can't get into a detailed discussion easily about the OMB in 140 characters.— Josh Matlow (@JoshMatlow) March 12, 2014
@JoshMatlow Applicant is permitted to ask the OMB for a decision if city doesn't make a timely decision. How long shld they wait?— FutureMatt (@FutureMatt) March 12, 2014
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