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Hanover Council has officially denied a request to further develop a contractor's establishment on residential property southwest of Mitchell.

2018 08 fehr houseBuilding Contractor, Jason Fehr, recently asked for the municipality’s permission to further develop his shop, on 35013 Reichenbach Road, where he builds off-site houses. After the initial hearing on July 11, Reeve for the RM of Hanover, Stan Toews indicates council took some time to investigate the matter. At a Council meeting on August 8, it was decided that a large commercial site of that size would be ill-fit for the area.

Toews explains, “Home-based businesses are good, but they are really designed for small businesses. Once your company gets bigger and you get a whole bunch of employees you should move to a commercial zone so it is less invasive on your neighbors.”

Toews suggests Fehr should relocate to a commercial site where his business can continue to expand outside of a residential area.

Read more: Hanover Ponders Request For Contractor Expansion

 

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