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
Following up on last year’s post https://champlainpark.org/2017/08/06/office-building-on-island-park-drive/
From: ROLAND DORSAY <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
Subject: Please Join Me Saturday March 10
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 21:09:30 +0000
From: Naqvi, Yasir (MAG) <Yasir.Naqvi@ontario.ca>
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.
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.
Just a note that the FCA is putting on a workshop titled “Ottawa – a City of Neighbourhoods” on the topic of:
It is intended to be a forum for discussion about planning among community associations, residents, city officials and the development industry. It is an opportunity to learn about planning issues, solutions and a long term vision for neighbourhoods in Ottawa.
See http://fca-fac.ca/2018/01/jan-27-weekend-workshop-ottawa-a-city-of-neighbourhoods/ for information. One of our co-chairs, Heather, will be attending and everyone else is welcome to attend.
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