What is a Variance?

What is a Variance?

To put it simply, a variance is how you ask the city to break the rules! When you are developing your design and working with current zoning bylaws, but you find yourself needing a reduced set back line this is where you would want to apply for a variance. This is...
What is a Variance?

Don’t Over Design

I see this happen way to often, usually by new investors and consultants. They have googled or maybe even talked to some builders on cost per square foot and put that in their budgeting line and than designed the Taj Mahal!Here is a visual this …. And this… Both...
What is a Variance?

Know Your Zone

When looking at a property’s potential, there are 2 things you need to evaluate: The current zone and the future zone. The current zone is the classification the local municipality has given your property to determine what you can build today. The Future zone is the...