When the Committee of Adjustment Isn’t Required to Issue a Consent to Sever

The Section 50(3)/(5) Exceptions (and More)

The following is an excerpt from a training presentation by Edward Veldboom

1.0 Introduction
As most committee members will know, the purpose of section 50 is to prevent the unauthorized division of land. When we speak of the “division of land” (from the point of view of a Committee of Adjustment) we are usually talking about creating new lots or authorizing the right to use/occupy a portion of a parcel of land on a permanent basis (i.e. a permanent interest in land such as an easement/right of way or a long term lease).
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