Drive-through ruling a setback for McDonald's

The drive-through bylaw was a product of a lengthy battle between the hamburger chain and residents near its franchise at 710 St. Clair Ave. W. McDonald's has plans to build a drive-through at that location and neighbours and local politicians have fought bitterly against it.

The Globe and Mail
January 27, 2004

Drive-through ruling a setback for McDonald’s
Katherine Harding

The Ontario Municipal Board has upheld a Toronto bylaw that bans new drive-throughs within 30 metres of residential areas.

McDonald's Canada led the challenge against the city's right to pass such a bylaw in 2002.

A company spokesman said the fast-food chain was still reviewing the 31-page OMB decision, released late yesterday, and wouldn't comment until "we have a chance to go through it fully."

The drive-through bylaw was a product of a lengthy battle between the hamburger chain and residents near its franchise at 710 St. Clair Ave. W. McDonald's has plans to build a drive-through at that location and neighbours and local politicians have fought bitterly against it.


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