Deck Stairs Built Close to the Property Line

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Posted by: from Toronto
8/27/2022 at 11:24:34 AM

I live in a toronto semi. My neighbour built an extension on the property line (fine), then a deck with stairs 4 inches from the property line (not fine). She can peer right into 1/2 of my backyard, which her AirBNB quests do. I have completely lost my backyard privacy. Is this legal? Is there anyway that i would get permission for a 12 foot fence? Thanks all!

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Date/Time8/27/2022 at 4:09:59 PM


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After our careful review, we have learned that the job needed for your concern is not fitted to the scope of our business. We regret to inform you that we are not able to accept this job.

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Marcelino from Handy Marcy in Brampton
Date/Time8/27/2022 at 4:41:25 PM

May I Recommend to call your city zoning | Planing department, by doing so you will have the concrete answer.

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Date/Time8/27/2022 at 7:08:54 PM

Min. is 4 ft...complain officially to city planning & development, they will have her remove it or seek a variance. She did not get a permit otherwise you would have been legally notified 1st before work started and have option to dispute the work. Expect very ticked off neighbor though, but that's why we have "codes" & "permits"

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