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24
Nov

210 Clearview Avenue - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment Applications + Open House

The City of Ottawa has a received Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications to construct a 25-storey high-rise residential use building with 197 dwelling units and 278 underground parking spaces. The development also proposes 169 enclosed bicycle parking spaces located within the underground parking levels. The proposed development includes new pedestrian pathways in the north-south direction to create a midblock connection between Clearview Avenue and Lanark Avenue.

18
Nov

Q&A Webinar: Bill 23 and changes to Ottawa city planning

Q&A Webinar: Bill 23 and changes to Ottawa city planning

The most sweeping city planning decisions in a generation are in the process of being imposed on Ontario municipalities. What does it all mean?

16
Nov

377 and 381 Winona Avenue - Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control Applications + Open House

The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control applications to construct a six-storey mixed-use building with two ground-floor commercial units and 60 residential units. One level of underground parking is proposed for 18 parking spaces with access off Picton Avenue.

14
Nov

Bill 23, the Official Plan, and the future of Ottawa

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve struggled to write the blog post I’d normally write about the planning changes imposed by Queen’s Park through Bill 23 and the changes to our Official Plan. Virtually every facet of our city planning is affected.

1
Nov

522 Lower Byron Avenue - Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control Applications + Open House

*Please note this application was originally received on September 1st, 2022 *

The City of Ottawa has received Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control applications to facilitate the construction of a three-storey residential apartment building containing 18 dwelling units. No vehicular parking is proposed.

31
Oct

Hiring for caseworker

Councillor Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward 15, is currently seeking a new staff member to join his office. This is a full-time position; Monday to Friday, seven hours a day, totaling forty hours a week. Compensation will be $25 an hour. This position will be hybrid. The office is located at City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West).  

23
Aug

Mid-block Pedestrian Crossing construction to begin soon on Richmond at Wavell

The city will begin work before the end of the month on a construction project that will bring a mid-block pedestrian crossing to Richmond Road just east of Wavell. We've attached the notice that was recently mailed to residents of the surrounding area. The project will be completed this fall.

18
Aug

1186-1194 Wellington Street West - Site Plan Control Application

The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application for 1186-1194 Wellington Street West to facilitate the construction of a 16-storey mixed-use building containing 212 residential units and 1,241 square metres of at-grade commercial space. 139 vehicular parking spaces and 212 bicycle parking spaces are proposed in a three-storey below-grade garage.

9
Aug

Swim lesson registration frustrations

For years, parents have dreaded signing their kids up for swimming lessons. The existing system is slow and incapable of easily handling the volume of people registering when that opens. Starting last night and into this morning, I've received and seen multiple reports about the time and effort spent on trying to get the kids into aquatics programs.

20
Jul

16 Lowrey St - Site Plan Control Application

A Site Plan Control application to convert an existing three-storey residential triplex building into a four-unit low-rise apartment dwelling. The ground floor apartment (which includes the basement) is to be converted into two separate units:  1st on the ground floor and 2nd in the basement. One surface parking space and two bicycle parking spaces are proposed.

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