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Planning & Zoning Committee Accomplishments 2019-2020 & Objectives 2020-2021

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OSCA PLANNING & ZONING COMMITTEE
ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2019-2020 & FURTHER OBJECTIVES 2020-2021


ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2019-2020
    • Supported existing OOS Bylaws through reviews of Committee of Adjustment and Zoning Bylaw Amendment Applications in our neighbourhood
    • Worked on Immediate Zoning Application Issues Affecting the Wider Community
        o 1050-1060 Bank Street
        o 860 Colonel By Drive
        o 26 Aylmer
    • Worked with other Community Associations
        o Glebe Community Association Bank Street Study & Lansdowne
        o Old Ottawa East Community Association Secondary Plan Changes
    • Worked with the Federation of Citizen Associations
        o Salvation Army, Kanata Lakes, Chateau Laurier
        o Review of Planning Committee and Council Decisions
        o Member of FCA Working Group on Ottawa’s New Official Plan
        o Infill 1 & 2 and R4 changes
    • Worked on Resident Toolkit ideas as time permitted
    • Increased community engagement: OSCAR, Between the Bridges, social.

OBJECTIVES 2020-2021
    • Continuing support of our Community’s Existing Zoning Bylaws by reviewing Zoning Appli-cations to help foster good fit infills and developments in the wider neighbourhood
    • Reviewing of Planning Committee/ Council Decisions that affect our Community
    • Review Official Plan draft policies in general and as they affect our community specifically
    • Communicate OP draft review changes to residents and encourage participation in review and comment process
    • Complete Resident Toolkit
    • Continue working with FCA on city-wide issues affecting all communities

ESTIMATED RESOURCE BUDGET 2020-2021
    • P&Z estimates that Christy and OSCA staff spent approximately 20 hours in 2019-2020 helping Planning & Zoning initiatives become realities.
    • Given the additional work envisioned as the New Official Plan is drafted and presented for comment, P&Z would like to request a budget of 30 staff hours for 2020-2021if possible.
    • P&Z spent approximately $500.00 on expenses related to application review and Commit-tee of Adjustment /LPAT submissions during 2019-2020.
    • P&Z requests a budget of $600.00 in committee expenses during 2020-2021.


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