Thursday, February 28, 2008

Committee of Adjustment Mar 5, 2008

There are two applications for minor variances being heard by the Committee of Adjustment on March 5th. One is for 348 Tweedsmuir Ave for a reduced side yard and the other is for 487 Evered for a reduced front yard. If you have objections or concerns about either of these please contact us before Mar 5th.

Gary Ludington

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Symposium on the Ottawa Official Plan

How should the City balance intensification with the Community’s vision?
How should the City ensure they respect those responsibilities?

Date: Saturday March 1st
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Auditorium of Nepean High school, 574 Broadview Ave

Parking is limited. Please consider ridesharing, walking, or taking public transit.

The City of Ottawa will be reviewing the Official Plan in the year to come (Official Plan, Transportation Master Plan, Infrastructure Master Plan, Community Design Plans).

The white papers are on the review are available at:

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Design Lansdowne

The City of Ottawa has launched Design Lansdowne, a design competition that will create a bold, new vision for the 40-acre site adjacent to the historic Rideau Canal. This competition will tap into the insights of design professionals to revitalize Lansdowne Park in a way that maximizes the public benefit in the most economically feasible manner. The entire process will include extensive public consultation.

Read more about it - and how you can be involved - on the City of Ottawa website.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

The City of Ottawa 2008 Planning Primer Program

The City of Ottawa Planning, Transit and the Environment Department is offering a Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.

More information is available on the City of Ottawa website.