Proposed zoning by-law changes related to buildings within 30m setback from water

I recently received an email regarding proposed changes to the zoning by-law related to buildings located within the 30m setback from the water.  A summary of the issue can be found on the website of the Sydenham Lake Association:

The following documents explain the issue well including the concerns of cottagers/residents with properties in the affected zone. Essentially, the concern is that a “housekeeping” change will in fact prevent owners with “grandfathered” structures from changing their buildings in any way which involves removing a wall and would make it easier to extinguish grandfathered rights if a wall were removed.  Read the attachments….

Friends and Neighbours

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Peter, President NSOLA