Construction of the integrated works on Grove Avenue and Grosvenor Avenue has been deferred to the 2023 construction season.
Old Ottawa South and other inner urban areas are slated to provide housing for many of the 400,000 new residents expected in Ottawa over the 25-year term of the new Official Plan. What will that look like? Where will we do it? How will we get there?
OSCA’s Planning and Zoning Committee (‘P&Z’) prepared a slide presentation about the City’s New Official Plan (‘OP’) and presented it in a Zoom meeting on September 27, 2021. You can view here the pdf OSCA P&Z Community Presentation 21 09 27 (5.99 MB) .
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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. The content of these Primer courses is the same as those offered in previous years.
Registration is now open for a virtual community meeting at 7:00 pm on Monday, September 27, 2021 to discuss the impacts of the City of Ottawa's final Official Plan draft on Old Ottawa South. Register via OSCA programs to obtain the Zoom link.
Some sections of the final draft of the new Official Plan, which will help shape our community over the next 25 years, have been released. Its policies affect each and every one of us in Old Ottawa South, determining what is allowed to be built where.
Thanks to an incredible volume of input from our community and others, some things have changed since the first draft—the Transforming Overlay originally imposed on our neighbourhood has been removed and density requirements have been lowered and are now targets.