Besides writing the Town correspondence, there will still be one more chance to publicly participate in the process and make your views known. The proposal still needs to undergo a statutory public meeting at sometime in the future (modified for COVID-19 safeguards of course).
You can find background material on this development on the Town’s “Current Planning Applications” under the “4 Windward” Tab:
More than a year after the then Planning & Development Committee Chairman Nick DiFlavio told the Casablanca Inn Winery developers “Please don’t come back here with the exact same plan”, it looks like they are ready to take another kick at the can.
These policies will impact ANY new development OR redevelopment in Grimsby. Height and density bonusing can be permitted ANYWHERE – even in your existing neighbourhood.
Do you think developers should be able to get more height and density above what is written in the Official Plan in exchange for giving the Town a cash payment or “community benefits” such as a sculpture?
Representing the citizens of Grimsby to ensure that the Town’s planning for intensification results in responsible growth while preserving the majesty of the escarpment and natural areas, the Lake Ontario waterfront, the small town charm, character and history, and the friendly nature of its people.
Bringing the citizens of Grimsby and its elected town council together to foster responsible growth and good planning to make Grimsby a leading community of modern small town living.