12 Jun Changing lanes: What will laneway suites mean for Toronto?
Original article via Urban Toronto. Click here to read.
Laneway housing may finally be coming to Toronto. Last week, a Toronto East York Community Council (TEYCC) meeting cleared the way for City Council to approve a long-awaited policy to allow secondary residential units in the city’s car-dominated back lanes. Spanning thousands of kilometres, there are over 2,400 such laneways across Toronto, many of which are quietly tucked behind some of our leafiest and most desirable streets. Now, they are one step closer to being unlocked.
June 6th’s TEYCC vote advanced a Planning Department framework dubbed “Changing Lanes,” which outlines the City’s strategy for allowing new development.CLICK FOR THE FULL ARTICLE