MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and
Housing (MMAH) withdrew part of its appeal of the Midhurst Secondary
Plan yesterday. The approval allows the first phase of development to
Spokesperson for the Midhurst Landowners Group, Cheryl Shindruk said,
"We are very pleased with this decision. It will allow development to
move forward in an orderly manner over time and in doing so generate
needed jobs and economic activity for the region, while protecting and
preserving hundreds of acres of environmental lands."
In 1982 Midhurst was first designated a settlement area. The Township of
Springwater adopted the Secondary Plan on November 3, 2008 in
accordance with its Official Plan, which was approved by MMAH in 1998.
"The process dates back some 30 years," said Shindruk. "This approval
is in compliance with provincial laws and statutes and meets local
planning needs and objectives."
The Midhurst Landowners Group consists of Geranium Corporation and
RoseAlliance, a partnership of Rose Corporation and Alliance Homes.
Shindruk notes, "We have the right people for this remarkable
Geranium Homes is a national award-winning developer and builder, winner
of the 2011 Canadian Home Builders' Association Grand Sam Award and
BILD Homebuilder of the Year in 2012. Alliance Homes is a renowned
"total quality" home builder active across Simcoe County.
SOURCE: Midhurst Landowners Group
For further information:
Midhurst Landowners Group
(905) 477-1177, ext. 204