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Old Posted Oct 24, 2014, 5:15 PM
Colin May Colin May is offline
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Originally Posted by halifaxboyns View Post
Paul Bedford explained those at the APPI conference...very unique and interesting tool. Rollin likes it too, but doesn't think we'd get something like that in Alberta. So instead we'd do a different idea of Density Bonusing. Same logic (you start out low, can go way higher in density for a bunch of improvements) but the list of things you could do would already be approved by council, versus Toronto where City Council decides if your Section 37 contribution is okay when the rezoning occurs.
Mostly decided by the area councillor. Adam Vaughan extracted millions from developers and the money was to be spent in the area he represented. I'll accept that rather than have the money spread around HRM.
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