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Milton

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Petition to Gordon Krantz, Hugo Rincon, Colin Best, Kristina Tesser-Derksen, Rick Malboeuf, John Challinor II, Mike Cluett, Rick DiLorenzo, Zeeshan Hamid, Sameera Ali

Stop the Town of Milton Land Grab

Using Site Plan Control for road-widenings in the Town of Milton must stop! In December 2017 my family had finally saved enough to attempt a modest addition on our home in the Milton heritage character area. With the expansion of our family we wanted to reconfigure the garage and add a new Master Bedroom with on-suite bathroom above.  Never in our wildest dreams did we believe that the Town of Milton would hold our hopes and dreams hostage on the condition that we give them a significant portion of our already small (55'x66') lot. Add  the taking of a "daylight triangle" and part of our brick and mortar front-porch would be on Town land! We were shocked to learn that the Town was forcing homeowners to do this all across parts of Milton - that some had given in and allowed the Town to take their land at great expense, while others had just given up and have stopped in their plans to improve their properties altogether!  We've been told of at least one home sale that fell through because the buyer found out about these requirements and rescinded their offer. I'm sure there have been others. And for what?  So that in 50-100 years, when the Town has acquired all the road-widenings along a street they will finally be able to make a street that has been functioning beautifully for 100 years before, meet suburban engineering traffic standards that were considered out of date ten years ago. It is highly unusual for a Municipality to place Low Density Residential Development under Site Plan Control. The Town of Milton is using the Planning Act to unjustly force property owners to cede land to the Town at the owner's expense. This policy is unfairly costing homeowners, and is preventing improvements and investment in our Town. Forcing Milton property owners to dedicate our land for wider roadways is not wanted, and doesn’t reflect the values of our community in a free and fair society. Send a strong message to the Town of Milton, sign this petition and tell them that this tyrannical policy must stop!

Strong Milton
181 supporters
Update posted 2 years ago

Petition to Town of Milton

Protect Sunny Mount Park - Milton, ON

1945057 Ontario Ltd. (O/A Denzoff Alliance) have submitted a development application to the Town of Milton to build a 3 story office (medical) building at 255 Ruhl Drive, in the middle of Sunny Mount Park . This application is town file Z-10/16 and more detailed information can be found on the Town website (http://www.milton.ca/en/Build/DMWillmott.asp  In this application the developer requests a zoning by-law revision to allow them to build more than three times the building floor area currently allowed for this parcel of land. The current zoning by-law for the land is Site Specific Local Commercial (C3*217) and allows no more than 930m² of building floor area. Denzoff Alliance's application is requesting a revision to allow 3,022m² of building floor area. While we appreciate that there is a heritage home on this property, and that its restoration and adaptive reuse is important, we also demand that Town Staff  and Council consider the integrity of the park, the safety and comfort of the residents of the immediate neighbourhood and the best interests of all residents of Milton. A three storey office building does not belong on this property, 3,022m² of building floor area does not belong on this property. It does not fit within the surrounding neighbourhood and will have a significant negative impact on both the surrounding park and local residents. Our plea: Do not amend the zoning of this property to allow any additional building floor area beyond what is already allowed for in the current zoning (C3*217).

Save Sunny Mount Park
388 supporters