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bryce 06-06-2012 09:26 AM

permit to live?
Hi guys can someone give me the straight answer on residential permit in Ont.?
I'm wonder if i can buy land maybe agricultural, then get a permit to for a workman garage. The garage would be like an apartment and i would just live in it quietly.

nealtw 06-06-2012 11:28 AM

That would be a question for the district, city, or municipality that you find the land in.

bryce 06-06-2012 12:30 PM

yes i know that answer. I'm saying it will look like a garage from the outside but inside it will be an apartment. The problem is the permit are too much trouble, or not even possible. But how can they prevent you for living there? I see many illegal apartment in Toronto that are in garages etc.
I'm thinking a shell corporation.

nealtw 06-06-2012 02:00 PM

Check the rules on mineral rights. Perhaps if you buy the land and have your shell company file a claim, you could lease it to the shell company and set up a camp and live in your trailer under the much easier rules and the municipality would have nothing to say.

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