Current Burlington Metropolis Council reveals $219,735 in approved fees paid over planning disagreements

Burlington City Council has released a report on its legal expenses.

Burlington Metropolis Council has launched a report on its approved payments.

In accordance with the report launched due to a name on the July 12 meeting, the city spent $219,735 since 2019 on exterior approved and educated witness fees. These fees have been paid in respect of each explicit particular person enchantment that has been concluded all through this time interval of Council to the Ontario Land Tribunal and its predecessors, the Native Planning Appeals Tribunal (LPAT) and the Ontario Municipal Board.

Highlights embrace:

$92,155.40 paid for Would possibly 2022 enchantment spherical 2093, 2097, 2101 Outdated Lakeshore Rd.; and 2096, 2100 Lakeshore Rd.

$70,116.59 paid for March 2022 enchantment Lakeshore (Burlington) Inc. 2069-2079 Lakeshore Rd., and 383-385 Pearl St. enchantment to LPAT for nondecision official plan amendments (OPA)/zoning bylaw (ZBL) amendments.

$35.812.60 paid for March 2022 for 2085 Pine St. enchantment for nondecision OPA/ZBL amendments.

The discharge solely incorporates costs for enchancment appeals by which closing orders have been issued. The costs associated to completely different ongoing Ontario Land Tribunal appeals have not been included.