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Gladstone Station District Secondary Plan Study Area - Zoning By-law Amendment - D02-02-20-0106



 Site Location

The proposal zoning amendment applies to lands within the Gladstone Station District Secondary Plan area which are generally bounded by Somerset Street to the north, Highway 417 to the south, Breezehill Avenue and Loretta Avenue (south of Gladstone Avenue) to the west, and Preston Street (including properties facing Preston Street on its east side) and Booth Street (south of Balsam Street) to the east.

Applicant’s Proposal


LRT presentation to McKellar Park Community Association

The light rail team provided an update this week to the McKellar Park Community Association. Click on it below to view.


Manor Village and LRT: my Council vote

This week, I voted at Council in favour of an alignment for the future LRT line through the Woodroffe corridor to Barrhaven. If LRT moves ahead, that alignment would require the demolition of at least some of a development called Manor Village made up of largely affordable townhomes. This has been a headline item for several weeks, and residents have asked me why I supported this.


Scott Street Cycling, Pedestrian, Placemaking update: presentation from Nov. 25 meetiing

Thanks to all who attended our public meeting about future plans for cycling, pedestrians and placemaking along Scott Street.

At our peak, why had 86 in attendance. For anyone who missed it, or wants to check it out again, the presentation is attached.

You can also watch the zoom webinar again on our Youtube page at this link:


70 Richmond Rd (Champlain Oil) Development Application + Open House Webinar

You may recall in 2019, we consulted with the community about 3 different development concept options for the heritage gas station at 70 Richmond Rd.  It's been a while, but Trinity is ready to move forward with an application for the site. 


Vacant properties: HCA presentation to Council

To help distribute it, I've posted a video created by the Hintonburg Community Association and presented today to the budget meeting held at the Community and Protective Services committee of Council requesting a Vacancy tax to deal with the issue of properties left vacant for speculative development reasons.


Advisory Bike Lanes come to Byron Avenue

As part of our continuing efforts to calm traffic on Byron Avenue, you may have noticed some new pavement markings between Broadview Avenue and Wavell Avenue for cycling. 

These markings, a result of a local traffic study, are referred to as “Advisory Bike Lanes” and are different from traditional bike lanes. 


861 Clyde - Development Proposal + Open House Webinar

Some of you may be aware that Claridge recently purchased the former Neilsen's Dairy Plant at 861 Clyde Ave, which the intention of redeveloping the property. The site is approximately 6.65 acres in-between Carling Ave and the 417, with Churchill Ave to the east. 


New downtown centres including walk-up at McNabb

Earlier today, we were informed that two new downtown covid-19 testing centres will be opened. Following are the details. The most up-to-date information on testing is always available here.

Dear Mayor Watson and Council,


455, 463, 471 & 483 Sherbourne Road; 534, 542, 550, 560 & 568 Redwood Avenue; and 890 Byron Avenue Site Plan Control + Open House Webinar

There is currently a Site Plan on circulation, available on Dev Apps, seeking to permit redevelopment at 455, 463, 471 & 483 Sherbourne Road; 534, 542, 550, 560 & 568 Redwood Avenue; and 890 Byron Avenue.