City planning department invites input on review of lodging houses

The City of Windsor planning department is hosting an open house Thursday, March 29, to consider land use issues relating to lodging houses.

City by-laws define a lodging house as a dwelling in which a minimum of four persons receive lodging for hire, excluding places of detention or correction, residential care facilities, groups homes, hotels or motels.

The sessions seek input from people who own, rent or reside near a lodging house and run 2:30 to 4:30 and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in room 409, 400 City Hall Square East. Interested individuals may also provide comment by e-mail to