Urban Planning - Zoning

May. 30, 2017

Outdated zoning makes what is already a long approvals process even longer, and contributes significantly to delays in bringing projects to market, Bryan Tuckey writes - Dreamstime

Mar. 31, 2017

"Ridiculously low densities, perpetuated by outdated zoning bylaws, are squeezing out the middle class, whose housing options are increasingly limited to the distant suburbs, and segregating the urban elite," writes James McKellar - Rene Johnston / Toronto Star

Mar. 31, 2017
Outdated low density bylaws insulate the wealthy, exclude the rest

Rising house prices are creating windfall profits for homeowners and so there is every incentive for the “haves” to resist change and to pressure local political leaders to oppose intensification

By James McKellar
Fri., March 31, 2017