SERRA Neighbourhood News

Have Your Say ! City of Toronto survey on rules for short-term rentals.

The City of Toronto is asking residents for input regarding the rules for short-term rentals (such as Airbnb). Click here to access the online survey until August 18, 2017. For background information go to: Proposed Regulations for Short-term Rentals for Consultation  You may also visit the City of Toronto website Have Your Say... Read More

Construction Liaison Committee (CLC)

Metrolinx and Crosslinx Transit Solutions Construction Liaison Committee (CLC) Construction activities at the 15 underground Eglinton Crosstown LRT station sites are underway. Many of the new turning restrictions on the main north-south arterial roads have made getting around our neighbourhood even more challenging for local residents and drivers taking side streets... Read More
Tall/Midrise Development

SERRA in the News

“The OMB’s Reign is over” – June 2017 North Toronto Post, Post City Magazine Post City Magazines asked a panel to comment on the announcement of the OMB reform. To read the feature on the digital North Toronto Post Magazine, click here  and turn to page 17.... Read More

Midtown In Focus Update – June 2017

Many residents attended the June 3, 2017 Midtown In Focus workshop. Read about it in the June 8, 2017 article in the Town Crier. The Midtown In Focus Study is a City of Toronto initiative with the goal of proactively looking at how growth can be achieved and positively contribute to the vitality and... Read More
Tall Replacement Homes

Just Published! City of Toronto Good Neighbour Guide

SERRA and other resident association volunteers have worked with the City of Toronto to help create a new reference guide for residents to use when they have questions about nearby infill (new home or renovation) construction projects in their neighbourhood. The Good Neighbour Guide will help answer many questions. Here... Read More

Construction Initiatives

Each year, SERRA residents and members are asked to fill in a survey at Annual General Meeting, and construction always appears near the top of the list of key concerns. Early in 2016, SERRA administered an electronic survey with our active members to help us to gather more information on... Read More
Environment

Davisville Village Greenways (DVGs)

Residents of Davisville are only too aware of the stress on our neighbourhood because of unprecedented development at Yonge and Eglinton and on the City-designated ‘Avenues’: Yonge St., Mt. Pleasant Rd., and Bayview Ave. Hence the theme of our recent AGM: “Take Back our Neighbourhood.” One way of reclaiming some... Read More

Enhance your greenspace – resources for residents with green and not-so-green thumbs

Many resources are available to Toronto residents who would like to enhance their greenspace with trees, shrubs, native plants and low maintenance perennials. Below are some resources offered by the non-profit organization LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), other local groups, and the City of Toronto. It’s almost time... Read More