Gas sta­tion makeover

The Glengarry News - - The Classified­s - News

BY SCOTT CARMICHAEL

Staff Lan­caster’s MacEwen ser­vice sta­tion will be get­ting a com­plete over­haul af­ter South Glen­garry’s com­mit­tee of ad­just­ment ap­proved a mi­nor vari­ance ap­pli­ca­tion for the prop­erty at a meet­ing on March 6.

The owner, MacEwen par­ent com­pany Grant Cas­tle Corp. will de­mol­ish the ex­ist­ing site and re­con­struct and re­lo­cate the gas pumps and con­ve­nience store at 235 Mil­i­tary Rd. (County Road 34). The mi­nor vari­ance fo­cused on the re­duc­tion of the prop­erty’s rear yard set­back from nine to 4.5 me­tres. The Coun­ties of Stor­mont, Dun­das and Glen­garry had “no con­cerns or ob­jec­tions” with the ap­pli­ca­tion, and “no neg­a­tive com­ments from the pub­lic were re­ceived,”chief build­ing of­fi­cial and di­rec­tor of de­vel­op­ment Kevin Lalonde cau­tioned the “de­vel­oper that the pro­posed re­duced set­back may im­pact the ex­te­rior wall con­struc­tion, i.e., fire re­sis­tance rat­ing, type of con­struc­tion, type of cladding.” Meet­ing min­utes re­late the vari­ance was “con­sid­ered mi­nor in nature and de­sir­able for the use of the land.” It’s un­known when work will be­gin.

MARGARET CALDBICK PHOTO

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