Car wash, gas station proposed on former roadway purchased
Posted July 9,
The Biffis family's recent purchase of municipal public road
leftover and declared surplus by the Town following realignment of 10
Sideroad at Hwy 89 is now part of their proposal to build a gas bar,
tunnel car wash and convenience store with fast food service on the
The real estate deal reportedly closed near the end of April
at a cost of $300,000 for the approximate half acre strip.
On June 7, they submitted an application to rezone the
westerly portion of the subject lands
from Recreational Open Space and Agricultural A2 to Urban Highway
(UHC-16) to permit the commercial structures. On June 21, the
application was deemed complete by the Town and the commenting period
for the various agencies closes July 12.
It will eventually be brought to a Public Meeting, followed by
a recommendation report to Council.
"This is not a part of Treetops per se, but it's across the
road from Treetops development," Dino Biffis told Free Press Online via
email. "Urban services anticipated. Need to work through the various
approvals so timeline is (to be announced)."