IRAC says it would unfair to stop new Charlottetown home construction


The Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission said it won’t stop construction of a controversial new home on Charlottetown’s Ambrose Street, reports CBC News.


Ambrose Street is in the Brighton neighborhood of Charlottetown, one of the oldest areas of the city.

In April 2013, the City of Charlottetown issued the building permit. Some residents of the arearecentlycomplained the modern-looking home being constructed doesn’t fit with the heritage character of homes nearby.One resident filed an appeal with IRAC asking for a review of the city’s decision to issue the permit.

According to the commission, the request came too late and allowing an appeal now would be unfair to the developer and the city.

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