Planning & Zoning

This is an FCA standing committee that deals with planning proposals from the city.

Oct 052016
 

The Province of Ontario has released a public consultation document for the review of the Ontario Municipal Board. The document, found at http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page15027.aspx , is to stimulate discussion. Public input is requested by December 19, 2016. In addition to submitting comments over the web or by mail, town hall meetings are to be held in various Ontario centres […]

Sep 252016
 

Coach houses are secondary dwelling units in separate structures in the back yard or side yard of residential properties. This issue is scheduled to come before Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee on October 6 and before Planning Committee on October 11. FCA has registered concerns about coach houses, indicating one size does not fit all […]

Jun 132016
 

Councillors to debate Coach Houses June 14 at Planning Committee, 9:30 a.m. City Hall. You should attend if you are from any of the following wards: BAY (7); COLLEGE (8); KNOXDALE-MERIVALE (9); GLOUCESTER-SOUTHGATE (10); BEACON HILL-CYRVILLE (11); RIDEAU-VANIER (12); RIDEAU-ROCKCLIFFE (13); SOMERSET (14); KITCHISSIPPI (15); RIVER (16); CAPITAL (17);ALTA VISTA (18) [[link: http://app05.ottawa.ca/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=6737&doctype=AGENDA]] Will ​old […]

May 102016
 

http://www.milieu.io/ has details of all applications for development in the city and indication of where they are at in the development stage. It describes itself as a platform for people to stay informed, discuss and submit ideas about urban planning and development projects in the city. So have a look at it. It is not […]

Apr 182016
 

A weekend workshop at Tom Brown Arena on the morning of Saturday April 23 to bring community representatives together to share thoughts on civic issues and to encourage community  members to participate in future public engagement initiatives with the City. 160423

Mar 202016
 

Following a decision of the member associations, the president of the FCA-FAC has written to the mayor and councillors expressing concern with the results of the OMB appeal of the Official Plan. The president has sent the following letter on our behalf.

Mar 072016
 

To all FCA Planning and Zoning Committee Representatives: Here are updates and notes for you to circulate to your Community Association Representatives, following our General Meeting held on March 3, 2016. These updates are intended to keep everyone informed of Planning and Zoning issues and our work with City of Ottawa consultation. Best regards, Sheila […]

Feb 162016
 

Here is the P&Z update that was provided at the general meeting of February 4th In addition, the P&Z committee has posted three documents relevant to planning initiatives. The strategic plan (City of Ottawa 2015-2018 Strategic Plan-July 2015_EN) and two documents on coach houses: a discussion paper (secdwell_discpaper_s_en) and Principles  (Jan 26-16 – Coach Houses – Summary […]