Renovating is a great way to improve your home and your family’s enjoyment of it, and a refurbished home can enhance the look of your neighbourhood. However, the process can be hard on your neighbours.
In fall 2013, BILD worked with the Toronto Star to put out a four-part civic awareness series to help educate new-home purchasers about some key issues in the building and development industry in the GTA.
Here at BILD, we’ve have seen numerous examples of NIMBYism when it comes to the introduction of new developments to neighbourhoods. So let’s look at a few misperceptions about the role development plays in communities and municipalities play in the approvals process.