Lindy Consulting Limited
Lindy Architect would like to work on your home renovation, addition or new build residential project. We can guide you through the building permit and approvals process. Homes are all about making the vision into reality. Every home owner wants to see their dreams take shape the right way. We are comfortable to work on contemporary or traditional designs and enjoy the challenge of adding character and personality to each and every project.
Determine Eco-Friendly design goals
Zoning Review Drawings
Attending Committee of Adjustment
*Expert at Obtaining Variances at Committee of Adjustment
Site /Construction Review
Shop Drawing Review
Steven Lindy, Bachelor of Architecture, LEED AP , PMP, OAA
Experience working at Zeilder Partnership Architects, Arcop Architects, Norr Architects and In the Real Estate Development Business, for Alterra Group, consulting For Greenpark Group.
Lindy Consulting is an Architectural practice formed in 2008.
One Specialty is working on higher end residential Renovations; Additions; New Houses;
We have an excellent track record on achieving approvals at the Committee of Adjustments.
We have won Best of Houzz 9 years in a row.
We have won best of Homestars 3 times.
Our practice is small and therefore agile and we offer personalized and friendly service and attention to detail.
We have a strong understanding of Green Building
Most of our projects are located in the best neighbourhoods in the GTA
We will take the time to meet, to listen, and to understand their needs and to help them through the process and the project.
Process for Variances and Permit
-Prepare drawings for a Zoning Review (show proposed plans elevations, area of GFA existing and proposed, setbacks, etc)
-Apply for a zoning review report from planning (cost to the city 10% of building permit fee or minimum charge)
-Obtain zoning review, either gets you a zoning certificate if ok skip step 2 or shows list of items that do not comply to zoning , these become the list of requested variances.
Committee of Adjustment
-Apply to Committee of Adjustment (cost: to the city approx=$1,500)
-Obtain hearing date (approx waiting time 5-6 months)
-Post notice of public hearing in window.
-Neighbors provided notice and copies of drawings, allowed to attend hearing
-Planning may provide comments or a planning report to the committee (planner may recommend approval or refusal)
-obtain letters of support from neighbours.
-Attend committee hearing.
-Once we have zoning certificate, finish drawings for permit.
-Once Committee approves the requested, variances or we have zoning certificate, finish drawings for permit.
-Obtain structural comments and seal
-Apply for building permit