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Oliver Reprich

Oliver Reprich Muskoka REALTOR

What does the phrase grandfathered into something mean?

Being grandfathered into in a legal sense means that a rule does not apply to something that happened before the rule was made. An example would be if the town passed a new by-law not allowing any buildings over 2 storeys on a particular street to be built. All 3 storey buildings that where in existance prior to the by-law being passed would be considered, legal non-conforming or Grandfathered in.


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