Tall/Midrise Development

SERRA’s Legal Defence Fund

Would you consider supporting our efforts? In the SERRA area alone over the last few years there have been 18 large scale development applications (20 tall towers, 3 mid-rise and 2 schools). 4 developments are completed (5 towers and 1 school) 4 developments are under construction process ( 3 towers and

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DAVISVILLE SCHOOL AREA – HUGE NEW DEVELOPMENT PLANNED

A huge new development by The Times Group is planned for 1951 Yonge Street (NE corner Yonge-Davisville) next to the Davisville School. ARE WE SEEING A REPEAT OF THE DEVELOPMENT ISSUES FACED BY THE PARENTS OF THE JOHN FISHER SCHOOL, where a 35-storey tower is planned right next to a

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18 Brownlow – SERRA takes aim at this inappropriate development

It’s Official! SERRA and TSCC2120 (aka 83 Redpath and the Redpath townhomes) have now joined forces as one (strong) PARTY at the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). We have hired a municipal lawyer and an urban planner with extensive experience at the OMB. In fact, our lawyer recently opposed the developer

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Update on the Condo Development at 1674-1684 Bayview Avenue

A win for the community! For the past two and half years, SERRA has been working hard to get the best possible development for this site. The original proposal called for a 9-storey building that we felt represented over-development of the site and serious and potentially precedent-setting encroachment into the

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January 2017 Update on Tall & Mid-Rise Developments

Unprecedented development and growth in the SERRA area are continuing with 12 large developments under construction and 6 in the approval or pre-approval stage, of which 3 have been appealed by the developers to the OMB. If all are completed, they will add about 6,500 residential units to the SERRA neighbourhood

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SERRA Provides Strong Support for FoNTRA’s Submission Calling for OMB Reform

In response to the province’s request for input on OMB reform, SERRA drafted and submitted a letter with our recommendations.      We believe that OMB reform should be based on the principle that municipal councils together with input from the local community should drive local planning decisions, not an unelected

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SERRA helping neighbours fight development applications

146 Manor Road East The owner of this property is proposing to renovate a vintage home that will be the tallest and longest dwelling on the local block. The adjacent neighbours asked for SERRA’s assistance to oppose the application at the Committee of Adjustment (CoA) and OMB hearings. The neighbours

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Art Shoppe Development

Art Shoppe Development History Freed Developments purchased the Art Shoppe property within the past 2 years to develop the site for condominium and retail space. Since that time, Freed Developments has appealed to the OMB the denial by City Council for an application to build two condominium towers: 38 storey

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