The City of Ottawa maintains a heritage register of 4600 non-designated properties with potential cultural heritage in the bounds of the City. The City of Ottawa has launched a survey to collect public opinions and background information on listed properties that may be significant to individuals or communities. Do you want to add properties that are important to your community to the register? Take this survey.
Join Councillors Ariel Troster, Jeff Leiper, and Shawn Menard on October 18, 2023 at 7pm for a virtual conversation about the City of Ottawa 2024 budget including opportunities to enhance front-line services and infrastructure in the urban core. Virtual Zoom link: Budget consultation – Somerset, Kitchissippi, and Capital wards
The City has a new Official Plan and now a new Zoning By-law is needed to implement that Plan.
The Official Plan sets out directions for how to manage growth and change in neighbourhoods and how the City will respond to issues such as climate change and affordable housing. The new Zoning By-law will help implement these directions by providing rules for what can be built on every property in Ottawa.
The Zoning By-law sets out rules for:
The City is developing a dedicated Trees and Forests Outreach and Engagement Strategy to enhance existing programs and incentives and create new opportunities for the community to further understand and care for its trees and forests. The strategy is a recommendation of the City’s Urban Forest Management Plan.
Explore Ottawa’s culture, history, and architecture with Doors Open Ottawa, a free annual architectural event that celebrates our community’s built heritage.
During the first full weekend in June, Doors Open Ottawa will be celebrating its 21st anniversary, and you are invited as the doors re-open to some of the city’s most beautiful buildings.
Some local spots participating this year:
The City of Ottawa Lansdowne Project team has been preparing work to bring forward a final Funding Strategy and Business Case report forward to City Council for approval of the next steps. The city will also bring forward a re-zoning application should the final Funding Strategy and Business Case be approved by council. We do not agree with the current proposal for reasons we outline here and here. The city will host a virtual…
The City of Ottawa is developing a new comprehensive Zoning By-law for approval by Council in 2025. The by-law will implement the policies and directions in the new Official Plan approved by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on November 04, 2022. Once approved, the new Zoning By-law will replace the current Zoning By-law (By-law 2008-250). The City has started the consultation process with the release of several discussion papers. The Zoning Discussion…
Twice a year, thousands of residents help keep our community spaces clean and green through Cleaning the Capital and you can join them by registering for the spring 2023 campaign!
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