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Old Ottawa South Community Association

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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Planning Primer I : Legislative Background and Policy Documents

Planning Primer I : Legislative Background and Policy Documents

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.

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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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City of Ottawa Draft Official Plan Feedback

City of Ottawa Draft Official Plan Feedback

You're encouraged to make your comments regarding the Draft Official Plan to the City of Ottawa. This is your chance to express views on the city's future growth. It's especially important to complete the feedback form on the select topics as presented as 'one-pagers' on the Engage Ottawa website. If you are opposed to the proposals as outlined, it's critical to state that explicitily in your comments.

OSCA's Planning & Zoning Committee has reviewed the draft OP extensively and has prepared this letter to the City of Ottawa with comments.

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