This was a very sad day. The City of Nelson differed The Pinner’s variance application. Most people thought it would be a breeze to get permission to build 1 foot closer the the property lines. Those people were wrong! It turns out City Council (and some of my neighbours) didn’t like the idea of a modern home being inserted into a heritage area. They tried to convince us to build something “more traditional.
Here’s a link to the article. Thanks to Tara for grabbing me a hard copy, too!