Category Archives: Development

2018 Planning Primer I – September 22+

The next Planning Primer I classes for residents will be on September 22, 24 and in French on October 1. Details and sign-up at https://ottawa.ca/en/city-hall/planning-and-development/community-involvement/planning-primer

The Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department offers the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process. The program is a series of half-day courses. Please see our schedule for other Primer courses.The content of these Primer courses is the same as those offered in previous years.

Thai Embassy Office Zoning CPCA Response

Following up on https://champlainpark.org/2018/06/27/thai-embassy-office-zoning/, the following was submitted to the City planner managing the Thai Embassy application for a zoning amendment to permit the residence at 180 Island Park Drive to be re-built as an office.

The deadline for public comments is 6 July 2018. If you wish to add your say on this file, the city planner can be reached at Jean-Charles.Renaud@ottawa.ca
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Thai Embassy Office Zoning

Following up on last year’s post https://champlainpark.org/2017/08/06/office-building-on-island-park-drive/

From: ROLAND DORSAY <dorsay@rogers.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:55:42 +0000 (UTC)

As some of you will a have read from Jeff Leiper’s Ward newsletter update today, the Thai Embassy has re-activated its application from last year for a zoning amendment. The application, if approved, would allow the Thais to use the Embassy “primarily”, (i.e. exclusively) as an Embassy office rather than as a residence.

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Here is the link to the Ottawa DevApps site setting out the particulars which are unchanged from the original application: https://app01.ottawa.ca/postingplans/appDetails.jsf?lang=en&appId=__0EJZ89

Public comments on the Thai Embassy re-application are due by July 6th.

Convent Development Phase II Open House – June 6

From: “Mitchell, Fiona” <Fiona.Mitchell@ottawa.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:22 PM
Subject: 114 Richmond Rd – Ashcroft Homes Convent Development & Phase II Open House – June 6 7:00-8:30pm

Afternoon folks,

I wanted to give you direct notice that we are hosting a second open house for the Ashcroft Convent property, as well as what I’m referring to as their Phase II development, which is the rest of the undeveloped site, on June 6 from 7:00-8:30pm at the Van Lang Field House. Full details and some renderings from the development applications can be found on our blog:

https://kitchissippiward.ca/content/114-richmond-rd-ashcroft-homes-convent-development-phase-ii-open-house
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155 Northwestern Avenue Proposal – March 21

Please see the attached notice regarding a proposal to build a semi-detached home at 155 Northwestern Avenue. The owner is requesting Minor Variances on lot width only. All other Zoning By-law requirements are being met.
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Town Hall on OMB Replacement – March 10

Subject: Please Join Me Saturday March 10
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 21:09:30 +0000
From: Naqvi, Yasir (MAG) <Yasir.Naqvi@ontario.ca>

Good Afternoon,

As you know, our government recently passed the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017. This legislation replaced the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) with the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, which will help ensure that proceedings before the tribunal are faster, fairer and more affordable.

We want to make sure that we do everything possible to give people a stronger voice in the planning of their own communities. So, I am pleased to invite you to a town hall discussion on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Churchill Seniors Recreation Centre, 345 Richmond Road, Ottawa.
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Smart City 2.0 Questionnaire – March 11

Our co-chair, Heather, is working on a SmartCity response for the CPCA. She would appreciate your input, but also encourages you to respond to the survey directly. Here is some background.

The Federal government’s Smart Cities Challenge invites cities to compete for a top prize of $50 million. The money will be used by the winning cities to respond to community challenges, by taking a “smart city” approach, using data and connected technology. The government is prioritizing applications that harness community input and feedback (that’s us!), to identify key challenges and potential solutions.
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