Planning Committee

Bank Street Height and Character Study

On June 20, 2019, the City of Ottawa held an open house to share the preliminary findings from the Bank Street Height and Character Study. The GCA worked with Councillor Shawn Menard to offer a joint response. Bank Street Height and Character Study Concerns - 19 July 2019 Link to preliminary findings

2019-07-25T08:26:48-04:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Bank Street Height and Character Study

Bank Street “Height & Character Study” Survey

City moves ahead with Bank Street “Height & Character Study” Take the survey and help shape Bank Street!! For more details:

2019-03-18T19:22:52-04:00March 18th, 2019|Heritage, News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Bank Street “Height & Character Study” Survey

Ottawa’s New Official Plan

Ottawa’s New Official Plan The Official Plan is the strategic document that guides our city’s growth and development, and it will impact how and where the city will grow around us, now and for years to come. The City’s long-term goal is for Ottawa to grow into the most liveable mid-sized city in North America, [...]

2019-03-04T23:52:46-05:00March 4th, 2019|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Ottawa’s New Official Plan

5th Avenue Court Update

The Open House hosted by Minto on Saturday to present their revised proposal was well attended by Glebe residents.  Many people expressed ongoing concern regarding the massing of the building, particularly along 4th and 5th Avenues, as well as to the rear of the building where it is adjacent to existing low-rise residential.  Many felt that additional building setbacks [...]

2018-05-07T00:17:31-04:00May 7th, 2018|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on 5th Avenue Court Update

Petition regarding 99 Fifth Avenue

The proposed 8 storey condo building in the heart of a stable, low-rise neighbourhood does not comply with the City’s own policies.  This community supports smart growth and intensification but intensification can be achieved by building within the existing 15 m (4/5 storey) zoning.  Please consider supporting this petition to say no to the [...]

2018-02-15T20:12:08-05:00February 12th, 2018|News, Planning Committee|0 Comments

Name the Bridge Competition

The Canal Footbridge, the Fifth Avenue Bridge, Clegg Footbridge, Rideau Crossing — whatever you’ve been calling it, it’s time to agree on a permanent name for new bridge connecting the Glebe and Old Ottawa East/Old Ottawa South. What name do you suggest?

2018-04-04T17:17:51-04:00December 13th, 2017|Planning Committee|Comments Off on Name the Bridge Competition

New Ottawa Hospital info sessions

Below is a list of the upcoming information sessions regarding the new Ottawa Hospital. Closest session is the last one on December 11 in Old Ottawa East. This is also the only session held in Ward 17 in this round. Kind regards, Michael Reid Office of Councillor David Chernushenko | Bureau du conseiller David Chernushenko City of [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18-05:00November 22nd, 2017|News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on New Ottawa Hospital info sessions

Beer Store/Mr Muffler – Proposed Settlement Agreement

Background As the Board will recall, a proposal for an 8 and 6 storey building (on the Beer Store and Mr Muffler sites respectively) was approved by City Council in early May of this year.  The GCA Board had voted in favour of filing an appeal of Council’s decision to the Ontario Municipal Board.  Monk St residents [...]

2017-11-25T13:54:18-05:00September 25th, 2017|890-900 Bank Street, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Beer Store/Mr Muffler – Proposed Settlement Agreement

Response from Mayor regarding Central Library

Good morning Christine, Thank you for your email and for taking the time to write on behalf of the Glebe Community Association.  I appreciate hearing from you. Like you, I believe that libraries are an important part of our City.  I know that the Central Library team has been working hard to ensure that the [...]

2016-12-14T16:32:11-05:00December 14th, 2016|Advocacy, News, Planning Committee|Comments Off on Response from Mayor regarding Central Library

GCA writes to City regarding development proposal for 890/900 Bank Street

On Tuesday, September 13th, an engaged group of residents participated in a Special Meeting of the GCA Board.  Given the short timeline to provide comments to the City (deadline of September 15th), the meeting was called to discuss a motion put forward by the GCA Planning Committee.  The motion, that passed with virtually unanimous consent [...]