Office of Councillor Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward, Ottawa | (613) 580-2485  | jeff@kitchissippiward.ca
Responsive image

News & Announcements

You are here

27
May

433 & 435 Churchill Ave, 468, 470 & 472 Byron Place Development - Zoning By-Law Amendment Application & Site Plan Control Resubmission

For those following the progress of this development, you may be interested to know that the applicant as resubmitted an updated Site Plan Control in response to the initial round of feedback from both the community and the City. You can review the full documents on DevApps

After discussions with the City, the proposed development on 433-435 Churchill Avenue has undergone a number of changes. A list of the major changes is as follows:

25
May

Majority of Ottawa residents opposed to urban boundary expansion: EKOS poll

(Ottawa-5/25/2020) Residents of Ottawa have expressed clearly their concern that expanding the land available to developers for housing will put new pressure on the delivery of City services, and increase greenhouse gasses, taxes and traffic congestion.

In a poll conducted by EKOS Research Associates, 52% of residents say they oppose an expansion of the urban boundary compared to 31% who support it. The poll was commissioned by Councillors Catherine McKenney, Shawn Menard and Jeff Leiper.

In the poll of 525 Ottawa residents conducted between May 20-May 23:

21
May

243/245 Hinchey Development Proposal

243/245 Hinchey low-rise apartment proposal

In addition to the application for 250/252 Hinchey to which I made reference last week (here), I've received another head's up, this one for 243/245 Hinchey.

15
May

159 Forward Ave - Site Plan Control

Please be advised that on May 6, 2020, the City of Ottawa received a Site Plan Control application for 159 Forward Avenue. The applicant is proposing to develop a four storey low-rise apartment building with 31 dwelling units. The proposed development received funding through the City’s affordable housing program. You can review the Site Plan Control application on Dev Apps here.

15
May

STO transit study overview

The City of Gatineau is exploring its future options for integrating transit into Ottawa. Below, I've attached the presentation that it made publicly today.

15
May

Blasting and path detour near Gladstone Station

Beginning within the next week or so, crews will be preparing to and then commencing blasting for the new Gladstone station at the corner of the O-Train and Gladstone Avenue. The blasting is to widen the corridor from the 417 overpass north in order to build the station, and will last for a couple of months. In between blasts (roughly 4-8 per day), there would be hoe-ramming to excavate the cracked material. This activity will be done during the day, beginning after 7 am and no later than 4 pm.

15
May

250 - 252 Hinchey Zoning By-Law Amendment + Site Plan Control applications and online open house webinar

I've received a head's-up that a re-zoning application will be made for 250 and 252 Hinchey for a 3-storey, 16-unit apartment building (pictured). The site plan is attached below. Details are now available on DevApps - Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control.

15
May

Ottawa Public Health on ticks and mosquitos

The community, in fact the entire world, is focused on preventing COVID-19 infections. This has been a tremendous effort by the community to ‘flatten the curve’. As the season progresses, we do need to keep in mind there are other infections spread by black-legged ticks and mosquitos to be mindful of and ensure we protect ourselves and family members.

15
May

Latest Provincial re-openings

The Province has announced another round of easing covid-19 restrictions. Please click the .pdf below to view the comprehensive list. They include retail operations, scheduled surgeries, libraries for pick-up and more. The list is in effect on Tuesday May 19, although some recreational activities will see their restrictions lifted sooner.

13
May

Trillium Line Connectivity Review online now

The LRT Connectivity Review for Trillium Line and Confederation Line East is on now.

For the full report, go to https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/public-engagement/projects/stage-2-lrt-station-connectivity-enhancement-study#stage-2-trillium-line-south-extension-connectivity-review

Here are the highlights for Gladstone and Carling Stations.

Pages