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

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There are multiple complex projects in the ward that are keeping us busy. We're trying to maintain an updated list of those here.

A reminder that for any project that has an application before the City, including many already approved, you can visit the City's development applications site to view more information. Clicking on the highlighted address for most of the applications below will take you to the City's development site to view the full applications.

Updated August 19th

Active Applications

  • *New* The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application at 16 Lowrey Street to convert an existing three-storey residential triplex into a four-unit low-rise apartment dwelling. The ground floor apartment is to be converted into two separate units. You can find this submission on Devapps now.  
  • *New* At 1248-1252 Wellington Street West, the City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control application that seeks to retain the existing building on site and construct an addition in the southern (rear) portion of the property. The proposed addition would contain a commercial unit at-grade with two four-bedroom residential dwelling units above. You can find this submission on Devapps now.
  • *New* At 1186-1194 Wellington West, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control application for the development of a16-storey mixed-use building. In May, Planning Committee deferred the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications for the site indefinitely; since then, the developer has decided to appeal the decision to the OLT. As such, this application will not proceed until a decision is reached at the OLT at a later date. We hosted a community meeting in June 2021 to discuss this application which can be reviewed on YouTubeThe application is available on DevApps.
  • The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application at 436 Athlone Avenue seeking to construct a three-storey, low-rise apartment building containing 16 dwelling units. You can also find this submission, along with all supporting documents, for review on Devapps now. Our office held a community open house for application on August 15th, which you can review here.
  • At 368 Tweedsmuir Avenue, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control proposing the construction of a three-storey, low-rise apartment building containing 16 dwelling units. You can find this submission live on Devapps now.
  • The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control for 262 Armstrong Street. The applications are proposing the construction of a four-storey, low-rise apartment building with four residential units. Our office hosted a community open house on July 5th, which you can review here. As always, the recording of that meeting will be posted to our Youtube channel afterwards. You can find this application on Devapps now.
  • At 439 Churchill Avenue North, the city has received a Site Plan Control application to facilitate the construction of a three-storey, four unit addition to an existing two-storey building. Our office hosted a community open house on this application on June 30th, which you can review here. The full application and all supporting documents are now available on Devapps.
  • At 2006-2026 Scott Street and 314/318 Athlone (the former site of the Granite Curling Club), the owners have submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment application seeking to build three high-rise residential towers (20-storeys, 36-storeys, and 40-storeys respectively) on the proposed site. Our office held an open house a community open house in June, which you can review here. The application is now available on Devapps.
  • At 70 Richmond Road and 376 Island Park Drive, the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for the site were approved by Council this June. An application for Site Plan Control has just been received by the City of Ottawa, which you can find on Devapps now
  • The Zoning By-Law Amendment and Official Plan Amendment for 403 Richmond Road has been approved by City Council. The city received a Site Plan Control application for the site this spring. You can find that submission, and related documents, on the Devapps page here. Our office held an open house on July 13th, which you can review here. The previous OPA application can also be found here, and the previous ZBLA application can be found here.
  • While the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment proposals for 1560 Scott Street (Holland Cross) were approved in the fall, a Site Plan Control has been submitted to the city this spring. You can find that application here. The OPA and ZBLA applications for the site are also still available online.
  • At 138 Forward Avenue, the applicant has submitted a Site Plan Control application to construct a four-storey, 18-unit apartment dwelling. The site is currently occupied by a two-storey single dwelling (to be demolished) fronting on Forward Avenue. The subject property is located on the east side of Forward Avenue, between Burnside Avenue and Lyndale Avenue. Our office held a community open house, which you can review here. This application is now available on Devapps.
  • At 30 Railway Street, the City of Ottawa has received an application to construct a three-storey, eight-unit low rise apartment dwelling. The subject property is located on the westside of Railway Street, between Beech Street and Young Street. Our office held a community open house in February, which you can review here. This application is currently available on Devapps.
  • At 979 Wellington Street West, the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment application was approved at Council, but it has been appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board by the community. In April 2022, the city received an application for Site Plan Control at the site, which you can find live on Devapps here. The previous OPA and ZBLA applications remain live on Devapps; no OLT date is set at this time.  We hosted a second community open house in April 2021 to review these details of the OPA and ZBLA applications further, which can be reviewed here.
  • At 951 Gladstone (at Loretta), the owner has shown the community plans for three high-rises incorporating the Enriched Bread Artists building. As of March 2022, we’ve seen movement in the form of some revised designs for the project.
  • At 1546 Scott Street, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control to permit a 25-storey mixed-use apartment building. The site is currently occupied by a one-storey commercial building operating as The Beer Store and associated surface parking and loading facilities. Back in January, we hosted a community meeting with residents to review the application. You can watch a recording of that meeting here. This application is now available on DevApps.
  • At 260 Armstrong, the applicant has submitted a Site Plan Control application to construct a three-storey residential building containing eight dwelling units, with seven bicycle parking spaces. The property is currently occupied by a duplex building with a driveway on the east side of the property and surface parking in the rear. The application is available on DevApps.
  • At 249/255 Richmond Road and 372 Tweedsmuir Avenue, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control for the site to permit the development of a nine (9) storey mixed-use building containing 87 dwelling units, at-grade commercial units, and underground parking. Our office held a community open house on December 13th. You can review the recording of this meeting here. This application is available on DevApps.
  • At 91-93 Holland Avenue, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control application to construct a six (6) storey mixed-use development with 32 dwelling units. This SPC application can be further reviewed on DevApps.
  • At 630 Churchill Avenue N, the applicants have submitted Site Plan Control application to construct a three (3) storey residential apartment building with 13 units and 14 bicycle parking spaces. You can review this application and its supporting documents further on DevApps.
  • A Site Plan Control application has been received for 61 Pinehurst. The proposed development is seeking to construct an three (3) storey, eight unit building with no vehicular parking. You can review this application further on DevApps.  
  • At 1081 Carling Avenue, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment to permit the addition of “Apartment building, high rise” as a permitted land use, to permit loading in a rear yard abutting a residential zone, and to permit additional building height, for the construction of 22-storey and 28-storey towers. We hosted a community meeting on October 12th, 2021 to discuss the proposal with the community, applicants, and lead planner, which can be reviewed on Youtube hereThe application is now available on DevApps.
  • 930 Carling Avenue & 520 Preston – The New Civic Hospital Master Plan. The applicant has submitted a Site Plan Control Application for the new Civic Hospital. The Master Plan was approved in fall 2021 and the holding provision for the application was subsequently lifted. In February of 2022, the city approved the site plan submission for the parking garage (Phase 1). You can find all supplemental documents accompanying the proposal on Engage Ottawa and Devapps.
  • At 349 Danforth, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control Application for the development of a mixed-use, low-rise apartment building. The application is available on DevApps
  • At 935 Wellington Street West, the owners have submitted an application to permit the demolition of the 1.5-storey residential building dwelling which is currently in poor condition and is uninhabitable. The application is live on Devapps.  
  • At 455, 463, 471 & 483 Sherbourne Road; 534, 542, 550, 560 & 568 Redwood Avenue; and 890 Byron Avenue,  the owners are showing the community their plans for an as-of-right Site Plan application which would see the development of three low-rise apartment buildings within an existing residential complex known as Byron Estates. The full application is online. You can view the open house here.
  • At 175 Richmond Road, the owners have submitted changes to their original Zoning approval for a nine-storey and six-storey buildings. Both the Zoning By-law Amendment application and the Site Plan Control applications are available on Devapps
  • At 161 Hinchey Avenue, the owners have shown the community their plans for a 4-storey, low-rise apartment with 15 units. The full application is online.

Recently Approved/Refused:

  • *Updated with approval* At 797 Richmond Road, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control to permit 9-storey mixed use building with ground floor commercial spaces, residential dwellings in the upper storeys and two levels of underground parking. The zoning for the site was approved at Planning Committee on July 7th. Approval of the site plan is pending. We hosted a community meeting in September 2021 to discuss this application which can be reviewed on YouTubeThe application is available on DevApps.
  • *Updated with approval*At 398-406 Roosevelt Avenue, the Site Plan Control application has been approved.  Previously, as some may remember, the Zoning By-law Amendment application had been approved by Council in June 2018, but it was subsequently appealed to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (now the Ontario Land Tribunal). In April 2021, LPAT dismissed the appeal, which allowed the Zoning By-law Amendment to come into force.This application is still live on Devapps. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with neighbours prior to the start of excavation and construction on the site.
  • At 54, 56 & 60 Bayswater, the owners have submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control application to permit the development of a six-story mid-rise apartment dwelling. The zoning for the development was approved at City Council this spring. Approval of the site plan is pending. We hosted a community meeting in July 2021 to discuss this application which can be reviewed on YouTubeThe application is available on DevApps.
  • At 335 Roosevelt Avenue, both the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for the site were approved by Council this spring. The city has not received a Site Plan Control application for the site at this time. Our office hosted a community meeting on this resubmission on November 24th. You can review this meeting online here. This application is available at DevApps.
  • The development at 2046-2050 Scott Street and 295-301 Ashton seeking the construction of a 30-storey, 353-unit mixed-use tower was approved at City Council this spring. The Site Plan Control Application has also been submitted and can be found here.
  • The Zoning By-law Amendment for 745 Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and 234 Atlantis Avenue (the Westboro Beach pavilion) has been approved at Planning Committee and at City Council. The full application can be reviewed online on Devapps here. You can find further details on the NCC’s plans on their site dedicated to the project.
  • The Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment proposals for 1 and 19 Sir John A. Macdonald have been refused at City Council. The NCC has appealed the decision to the OLT; no date has been determined for that hearing at this time. We hosted a community open house in February of 2021 to review the details further which can be viewed on YouTube. The full application can still be reviewed online – the Official Plan Amendment application can be found here, and Zoning By-law Amendment application can be found here.
  • At 327 Richmond, the Site Plan Control application has been approved, after the zoning was approved in 2021. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with immediate neighbours ahead of excavation on the site.
  • At 399 Winston Avenue, the owners have submitted an application to permit the development of a 7-storey mixed-use building. The Zoning By-Law Amendment is required for a reduced requirement for transparent windows and active entrances at the front facade of the ground floor (required 50% proposed 35%). The Site Plan Control application has been approved as of February 2022. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with neighbours prior to the start of excavation and construction on the site.
  • At 157 Holland Avenue,  the Site Plan Control application to construct a three-storey residential building (containing 12 units) has been approved.
  • At 52 Garland Street, the Site Plan Control application to construct a four-storey mixed-use building has been approved. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with neighbours before a building permit is issued for the site.
  • At 364 Churchill North and 348 Whitby Avenue, a Site Plan Control Extension application has been approved by staff. The applicant has submitted this Site Plan Extension Application to revise the Site Plan Agreement and to allow additional time to obtain a building permit.
  • The Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment proposals for 861 Clyde Avenue, the former Nielsen Dairy plant (Carling and the 417) have been approved by City Council. A Site Plan Control application has not been received at this time. The full application is online on Devapps – the Official Plan Amendment can be found here, and the Zoning By-law Amendment can be found here
  • The Site Plan Control application for 316-322 Clifton Road remains active; it is likely to be approved by staff in the coming months. You can find the full application on Devapps.
  • The Zoning By-Law Amendment for 166 Huron has been approved by City Council. The application is available on DevApps.
  • The Zoning By-Law Amendment application and Site Plan Control for 243-245 Hinchey been approved by City Council. You can find the application on Devapps.
  • The towers at 1655 Carling have been approved by City Council. A Site Plan Control application remains active for the site. You can review that application on Devapps here.
  • For the Byron/Highcroft/Churchill application, an amended Report for the application was approved by Planning Committee on November 10. The amendment Report will see 3-storeys from Highcroft rather than 4 which was in the application. The modified application has been approved by Council. The Site Plan Control has been approved by staff. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with immediate neighbours ahead of excavation and construction on the site.
  • Byron Place / Churchill / Highcroft Development – Parkette Consultation. Our office has hosted public consultation to discuss the design of the parkette as part of the approved development. You can review a recording of that consultation here.

Upcoming construction

  • *New* At 52 Garland, construction will begin this fall. A pre-construction meeting is in the process of being organized, likely for the end of September. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • *New* At 399 Winston Avenue, the owners intend to begin construction on the site sometime this fall. A pre-construction meeting will be organized prior to the beginning of work on the site, though no date is finalized yet. We are tentatively looking at a mid-late September meeting. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • At 1040 Wellington Street West, the owners will be mobilizing for excavation this fall. Our office is hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts at the end of June, which you can find here. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.

Currently under construction:

  • The development at 177-179 Armstrong began excavation and construction in winter of 2022. We held a pre-construction meeting with immediate neighbours, which you can review online here.
  • 1705 Carling has began construction. We hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts in June 2021. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • At 163-167 Parkdale Avenue, construction is underway. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on Youtube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • 2070 Scott Street has begun construction. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • The site at 16-20 Hamilton has begun construction. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  •  At 90 Champagne, construction has begun. We hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • At 320 McRae, 315 Tweedsmuir (and 1976 Scott Street), construction has began. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  •  At 190 Richmond Road, construction is underway. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • At 99 Parkdale, the owners have begun major construction. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information

 

Posted May 1, 2021