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Old Ottawa South Community Association

Planning Primer Courses

Planning Primer Courses

The City of Ottawa Planning, Real Estate, and Economic Development Department offers the Planning Primer sessions (free of charge) to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.

First up, in Q1 (Jan-March 2023) – Core Primer: the core course describes the legislative and policy basis under which land-use planning decisions are made, the way policy documents are amended and how to make a development application.

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Proposed Revitalization Plans for Lansdowne Park

Proposed Revitalization Plans for Lansdowne Park

The City of Ottawa has been working with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) over the past year to develop a plan to make Lansdowne financially self-sustaining and their revitalization plans were shared on Wednesday, April 25, 2022 during a meeting of the Lansdowne Stakeholder Sounding Board.

In short, there are major changes being proposed to what is becoming known as Lansdowne 2.0. These plans will be released to the public for first time through a report to the City’s Finance and Economic Development Committee (FEDCO) in early May.

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OSCA Planning & Zoning Official Plan Presentation (Revised)

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) .

Your feedback is requested by October 13, 2021.

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Ottawa's New Official Plan

Ottawa's New Official Plan

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.

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Draft Official Plan News

Draft Official Plan News

A public question and answer session is being held by the City of Ottawa Planning staff on March 24, 2021 from 6:00- 8:00pm. Please consider signing up for this event and use the opportunity to bring your Official Plan questions to staff’s attention.

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