Residents of two well-to-do neighbourhoods are threatening to sign legal caveats with their neighbours to prevent the city from letting developers subdivide and build two million-dollar houses instead of one.
“We will defend ourselves,” said lawyer and Valleyview resident Philip Renaud.
“People like me bought from the original owners in the neighbourhood, bought the house on the understanding that this (large-lot character) would continue in our neighbourhood,” said Renaud, threatening to organize a restrictive covenant for the neighbourhood. “(Aspen Gardens) is already doing that and we will do it in our neighbourhood if we have to.”
Full story (Edmonton Journal)