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Archive for September, 2011

Official Plan Amendment re: Wireless Communication Facilities.

September 27th, 2011 Comments off

I am writing to advise you that the Planning and Growth Management Department has initiated an Official Plan Amendment for the purpose of deleting redundant provisions regarding Wireless Communication Facilities from the Official Plan (Section 3.1 Generally Permitted Uses), and to replace them with a reference to the proposed Municipal Concurrence and Public Consultation Process for Antenna Systems. Read more...

1245 Shillington Site Plan Control.

September 26th, 2011 Comments off

An application has been received for site plan control at the above-noted address.  The details are as follows:

Location:

The subject property is located at 1245 Shillington Avenue, at the northeast corner of Shillington and Hooper Streets in Ward 16 (River).

Description of Site and Surroundings:

The subject property is a 464.5 square metre corner lot and is currently occupied by a one-story residential building and a detached garage with access from Hooper street at the northwest corner of the lot. Surrounding development to the north includes 2-storey row houses. Surrounding development to the south and east includes low-rise apartments and rowhouses. Surrounding development to the northeast includes one-storey detached dwellings. Surrounding development to the west includes low-rise apartments and rowhouse infill development. Read more...

Carling Avenue Watermain – Construction Updates: Saturday September 24, 2011.

September 24th, 2011 Comments off

Hello everyone:

The Carling Avenue watermain replacement is an important project for our community.  The new watermain will deliver safe drinking water to more than 400,000 residents and the ancillary projects will replace old sanitary and storm sewers in the local area.  Additionally, Carling Avenue will see significant landscaping and pedestrian and cycling improvements.  However, this project is also a disruptive one. Read more...

Councillor’s letter to staff re: Carling reconstruction.

September 23rd, 2011 Comments off

From: McRae, Maria

Sent: September 22, 2011 6:46 PM

To: Duclos, Carina; Leblanc, Patrick

Cc: Watson, Jim (Mayor); Hobbs, Katherine; River Ward; Hickey, Andrew; Newell, Wayne; Manconi, John; Wylie, Kevin; Forestell, Stephen D; Arpin, Serge

Subject: RE: Merivale Road – Night Work

Hi Carina and Pat:

Thank you for following up with my inquiry about this project. As important as this new watermain is to our community, I am keen to see this work conclude as quickly as possible, as it is disruptive to our residents and businesses on both sides of Carling Avenue. Read more...

Closure of 417 eastbound off ramp happens Monday.

September 21st, 2011 Comments off

City staff have confirmed that the Carling Avenue off-ramp will close in the early morning on Monday September 26, 2011, prior to the morning rush hour.

The City will provide more info on the City’s website, via Twitter, public service announcements and signs placed on the eastbound 417 between Pinecrest Road and Maitland Avenue.  Detour signs will also be posted to direct traffic to the Maitland Avenue off-ramp to access Carling Avenue.  Please adjust your route as you can expect delays.

1251 Shillington Avenue.

September 20th, 2011 Comments off

An application has been received for site plan control at the above-noted address.  The details are as follows:

Location:

The subject property is located at 1251 Shillington Avenue, at the northwest corner of Shillington and Hooper Streets in Ward 16 (River).

Description of Site and Surroundings:

The subject property is a 464.5 square metre corner lot and is currently occupied by a one-story residential building and a driveway and 2 parking spots with access from Hooper street at the northeast corner of the lot. Surrounding development to the north includes detached dwellings and 2-storey row houses. Surrounding development to the south and east includes low-rise apartments and rowhouses. Surrounding development to the northeast includes one-storey detached dwellings. Surrounding development to the west includes low-rise apartments and rowhouse infill development. The subject property is zoned Residential Third Density - Subzone A in Zoning By-Law 2008-250 and designated General Urban Area in Ottawa's Official Plan. Read more...

Ottawa Centre candidates respond: Where do you stand on the LRT?

September 18th, 2011 Comments off

After our post yesterday about a potential western LRT route on Carling Avenue, the CCA asked Ottawa Centre candidates for their position. So far we've heard Liberal candidate and current M.P.P. Yasir Naqvi, NDP candidate Anil Naidoo and Green candidate Kevin O'Donnell. Progressive Conservative candidate Rob Dekker has yet to now respond[ed].

Here's what the candidates had to say:

 


You've heard from a few of the people running to represent you at Queen's Park. Now what do you think? Leave a comment!

UPDATED: Ontario PC candidate Rob Dekker responds.