Category Archives: Development

Landsdowne Park Future Forum – October 28


Lansdowne public forum invitation Oct 28 2019.pdf
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1451 Wellington Condo Construction Starts

The condominium at the corner of Island Park Drive and Wellington/Richmond Road will finally be starting construction, after many months of full page advertisements in the Ottawa Citizen. The developer’s web site has some information about their project: https://mizrahidevelopments.ca/featured-projects/1451-wellington/

Here is a letter from our city councillor’s assistant about the project, and the impact it will have on the neighbourhood.


From: Mitchell, Fiona <Fiona.Mitchell@ottawa.ca>
Sent: Monday, October 21, 2019, 04:46:04 p.m. GMT-4
Subject: Mizrahi Construction

Hello everyone!

I know it’s been a while since we lasted checked in with you about this, but Mizrahi is now in a position to move ahead with the construction of their approved project, and work will be beginning immediately.

We are still in the process of organizing a pre-construction meeting with the wider community, which will give residents a head’s up about the work and what to expect moving forward. I am waiting for Mizrahi to provide me with date options that work for them.

While the pre-construction meeting is still be organized, work will begin on the site (this is not my preferred option but unfortunately this is what has occurred due to scheduling issues). Please review below the first schedule:
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City Builders Newsletter Out

Heather Pearl points out that there’s a new issue of the development oriented city of Ottawa City Builders newsletter out. Rather than reproducing the whole thing here, you can subscribe to it at https://ottawa.ca/esubscriptions/signup-form-en.html


The Summer Construction Update and link to the interactive map of current and future projects (Capital Construction Forecast Online Map) will be useful aids for those needing to navigate around City-led projects.

Thanks, Heather

Main topics are:

  • The City of Ottawa has reached one million residents!
  • New Official Plan Stakeholder Engagement – various ways of contacting people, and a poll on the engagement plan.
  • OP Discussion Paper Highlight – Climate Adaptation and Resiliency – various papers on the topic.
  • Flora Footbridge Opened Canada Day Weekend!
  • CSST Tunneling 75 Per Cent Complete – Storm water storage.
  • Summer Construction Update – Various projects, Harmer Avenue pedestrian bridge is the closest one to us.
  • Capital Construction Forecast Online Map – See https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/planning-development-and-construction/construction-and-infrastructure-projects
  • Kindness is a two-way street – a mutual respect campaign.

The newsletter ends with a bit of info about zoning in general, and a list of upcoming events and workshops.

City Builders Newsletter Out

Heather Pearl points out that there’s a new issue of the development oriented city of Ottawa City Builders newsletter out. Rather than reproducing the whole thing here, you can subscribe to it at https://ottawa.ca/esubscriptions/signup-form-en.html

Main topics are:

The newsletter ends with a list of upcoming events and workshops.

Ottawa Official Plan Open House – March 4

From: Ruddy, Carol <Carol.Ruddy@ottawa.ca>
Sent: Fri, Mar 1, 2019 9:32 am
Subject: FW: Get involved in developing the plan for Ottawa’s future / Contribuez à concevoir le plan sur l’avenir d’Ottawa

La version française suit

The City of Ottawa invites residents to the launch of the project to develop the new Official Plan. The Official Plan is the strategic document that guides our city’s growth and development, and it will impact how and where the city will grow around us, now and for years to come.

Our long-term goal is for Ottawa to grow into the most liveable mid-sized city in North America, and we need your insight to make this happen. We are collaborating with residents from across the entire city to gather public input on the key issues facing Ottawa today.
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FCA Meeting – January 9

The Federation of Citizens Association is inviting residents to two information sessions on planning matters. Folks may chose to attend one or both sessions. Parking at City Hall is free after 6pm.

[Single Page Poster describing Land Planning and Arbitration sessions]
lpasc.invitation.jan9.sp.pdf

Responsible Development Town Hall: For People or for Profit – October 13

http://www.joelharden.ca/community_town_hall_responsible_development

Community Town Hall: Responsible Development
WHEN October 13, 2018 at 3pm – 5pm
WHERE Ottawa South Community Centre
CONTACT Joel Harden · JHarden-co@ndp.on.ca · 613-722-6414