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Double Frontage Flag Lot???

Vlaude

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Does anyone know of any ordinances that specifically dealing with double frontage flag lots (commercial zoning in this case)? A flag lot in shape that extends around a corner lot having frontage on two streets.

There are some questions regarding a minor sub application, because it creates a flag lot, however like I said it fronts on two streets so I'm not sure what issues there would be? My thoughts are eventually this will be subdivided again down the road once someone builds a little shop on one portion of the frontage creating a short lot and a long lot, both having access to infrastructure etc...
 

H

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as long as it meets the frontage requirements on both streets I dont see a problem. That way a future subdivision wont have conflict.
 

donk

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Our By-law defines frontage, where a lot abuts 2 streets, as the narrower of the 2 lot lines. If the person tries to subdivide in the future, the new lot must meet the current standards (frontage, area, depth etc) for the zone the lot is in. If it does not, then a variance may be required/granted.

We have a few of these, one being used for the access point for a Tim Hortons. I doubt in most of our cases that they'll ever be subdivded.
 
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