21 Huntmar: Site plan control application

21 Huntmar: Site plan control application

The City has received a Site Plan Control application from North American Development Group for 21 Huntmar Drive, a vacant piece of land just north of the Keg, and across from the Food Basics. The site plan is needed to permit the construction of two six-storey,...

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NOTEBOOK: Improving Ottawa’s Official Plan

NOTEBOOK: Improving Ottawa’s Official Plan

(Photo: Residents attending an Official Plan Workshop in Stittsville in October, 2019.) To those who wish to delay the adoption of our new Official Plan (OP) by two or three years, I have to ask: have you read our current Official Plan? If a city’s official plan is...

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Plan of subdivision and rezoning for 5725 Fernbank

Plan of subdivision and rezoning for 5725 Fernbank

UPDATE: Here's a video from the information meeting held on April 7: https://youtu.be/DXpLIInqzDc La version française suit March 22, 2021 The City of Ottawa is holding a Public Meeting on Wednesday April 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm through Zoom (video conferencing) to discuss...

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UPDATE: Revised submission for 1981 Maple Grove

UPDATE: Revised submission for 1981 Maple Grove

La version française suit The City has received a 2nd submission from Claridge for the subdivision at 1981 Maple Grove. The previous version of this proposal had a public meeting on September 14, 2020. You can watch the video of that meeting here:...

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723 Putney Crescent: Site Plan Control application

723 Putney Crescent: Site Plan Control application

La version française suit The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application for the property at 723 Putney Crescent to permit the construction of a Planned Unit Development of 10 blocks containing a total of 112 back-to-back townhomes. The subject site,...

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NOTEBOOK: Tewin, reconciliation, and financial risk

NOTEBOOK: Tewin, reconciliation, and financial risk

La version française suit Last week, City Council approved 1,281 hectares of new land for future urban expansion in Ottawa, including 445 hectares in the east end for an area known as Tewin. The Tewin project is being advanced by the Algonquins of Ontario (AOO) in a...

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RECAP: Public meeting for 521 Brigatine and 501 Khamsin

RECAP: Public meeting for 521 Brigatine and 501 Khamsin

La version française suit Thank you to residents who attended the virtual public meeting on Thursday night for the development application at 521 Brigatine and 501 Khasmin in the Fairwinds neighbourhood. We've heard concerns from residents about the type of...

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NOTEBOOK: What to do about traffic on Stittsville Main?

NOTEBOOK: What to do about traffic on Stittsville Main?

La version française suit Any time we talk about development on Stittsville Main Street, we get questions and concerns about traffic. One of my top priorities is to encourage revitalization of Stittsville Main Street by attracting new local businesses and bringing in...

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Revised site plan for commercial plaza at Hazeldean and Iber

Revised site plan for commercial plaza at Hazeldean and Iber

La version française suit The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Revision application to change the use of one building—"Building D” in the site plan—from a two-storey office building with retail uses at grade to a four-unit service-commercial building (including...

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