New townhouses on former school property


The owner of the former Morison School in Deep River is moving ahead with plans to build townhouses on Frontenac Cres.

Dieter von Fintel bought the former school property from the Renfrew County District School Board in 2012.

Following a long-term lease with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, von Fintel recently converted the school into residential apartments and commercial space.

In his latest report to the development and property committee, Bruce Howarth, manager of Renfrew County’s planning services department, noted a subdivision application has now been filed for the portion of the Morison property facing Frontenac Cres.

Howarth said the plan includes five blocks covering an area of 0.476 hectares and proposes to create 12 townhouse units.

The subdivision lands were severed from the abutting Morison School site this year, Howarth says…

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