The Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department of the City of Ottawa offers the lanning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process.

The program consists of 2 core courses and 2 electives. (For more information about the whole program, please see: Planning Primer Program.)

All members of the public including residents, developers, real estate agents, lawyers, builders and community representatives are invited to attend.

One of the electives, Development Charges, is being offered over Zoom:

Planning Primer Elective: Development Charges (Online)
Monday, March 1, 2022
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Registration is required: registration is open until February 28, 2022.

A Zoom link will be sent to everyone who registers.

There is some material for the course that you can access ahead of time: Planning Primer: Ontario’s Development Charges System (PDF) .

Please send any questions to