Bank Street Bridge Changes

Bank Street Bridge Changes

The City of Ottawa has once again converted the outside curb lanes on the Bank Street Bridge for more space, safety, and active transportation. Reconfiguration of Bank Street Bridge Public Consultation Permanent changes are also coming to the bridge, moving from a 4-lane model to a 3-lane model. The display boards showing the proposed changes have been uploaded to the project webpage.

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.

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…

Snow Moles: Make time to report

Snow Moles: Make time to report

Walking is one form of exercise that is available to all of us, even during lockdowns. But walking can be difficult, even dangerous, during an Ottawa winter. The Council on Aging (COA) in Ottawa has a reporting program called Snow Moles in which local residents describe walking conditions in their areas, especially after a snowfall. These reports ( COA Bi Weekly Report 2 Snow Moles) are sent bimonthly to the City. And right now…

Ottawa’s New Draft Official Plan

Ottawa’s New Draft Official Plan

The City of Ottawa has released its new draft official plan and is seeking public input. The Official Plan provides a vision for the future growth of the city and a policy framework to guide the city’s physical development. You can check out the full plan, or see one-pagers with corresponding feedback forms describing how the draft plan addresses key topics, on engage.ottawa.ca. City planners are seeking the public’s feedback via surveys posted alongside…

Draft New Official Plan

Draft New Official Plan

The City of Ottawa draft New Official Plan is now available for review on the New Official Plan website. On the city website, you will find the different sections of the draft, a series of one-pagers on key topics, as well as a series of feedback forms.

Engage Ottawa: The 15-minute Neighbourhood Survey

Engage Ottawa: The 15-minute Neighbourhood Survey

A new survey on the City’s Engage Ottawa website needs our input as City planning staff moves forward with its vision for our future. The City survey questions deal with the 15-minute neighbourhood, one of the core concepts for the new Official Plan. The survey asks residents to prioritize the importance of things like schools, clinics, parks and transit. It takes more than access to services to make a neighbourhood a viable, livable 15-minute…

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