The City of Ottawa offers free learning sessions on topics and issues related to city planning. The next scheduled course is about Implementation Process and the Role of Development Review.
Would you like to know more about the city's planning process? The City of Ottawa Planning and Growth Management 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 free half-day courses. The next session:
Planning Primer I: Legislative Background and Policy Documents
September 28 and October 2, 2019 (Offered in English)
The City of Ottawa recently retained Maclaren Municipal Consulting to identify policy options that can be considered to deal with housing issues in the area. MMC has just published two policy options papers on ottawa.ca and are asking for residents feedback/recommendations before finalizing their report.
The first consultation session for the proposed mixed use building at 1050-1060 Bank Street was held on June 11, 2019. Attached is a PDF of the presentation drawings from the consultation provided by architect Maurizio Martignago.
The City is reviewing regulations to address public health and safety, consumer protection, community nuisances, and other areas of concern, as they pertain to private sector rental properties. Residents are invited to read the associated discussion papers and take surveys regarding rental housing, student housing including high-density 'bunkhouses', and short-term rentals (like Airbnb).
Join a community consultation meeting to discuss the proposed 6-storey apartment building to provide 46 new units with ground floor commercial.
Public Consultations on Layout
The architectural firms designing the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and Ottawa Public Library (OPL) joint facility are seeking your comments, ideas, and suggestions about the new building, which will open in the heart of the National Capital Region in 2024.
How will the LAC, OPL, and common areas be laid out? How do you envision the outdoor spaces and their views of the surrounding landscapes? Come hear the architects’ proposals and share your thoughts on these topics and others.