The following is a list of developments either approved, seeking minor variances or rezoning, approved and appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board or proposed of which the WCA is aware as of March 5, 2014. As of Jan 2013 we have dropped applications that have been closed in 2012. If you are aware of developments not on this list please contact us. We can offer support regarding process, zoning etc. Please feel free to contact us with your questions.
FENDOR SITE (ROOSEVELT TRANSITWAY)
The OMB decision has been released and the residents who appealed have won.
The decision can be found at the eDecision site of the OMB under file PL120109.
The rezoning for 319 McRae has been approved and a building permit is expected to be issued shortly. Application for Site Plan is underway.
RICHMOND ROAD, 175
-Mar 2013 – the parties are attempting to resolve their issues through mediation. If mediation fails they will continue with an OMB hearing
RICHMOND ROAD, 236 (NICK’S SERVICE CENTRE)
-Jan 2013 -The initial proposal was for a six storey building with retail at grade and 5 storeys of rental units. Minor variances were required and the hearing was to be on Feb 6th.
-The new owner is now proposing 9 storeys which we assume will be a re-zoning application.
-The owner has arranged for a meeting on Aug 7th at Hilson School at 7PM
-Mar 2013 – we have not yet been notified of an application for rezoning to the new height.
-Nov 2013 – comments have been submitted regarding the rezoning to 9 storeys. Go to ottawa.ca/devapps and search on Kitchissippi or D02-02-13-0061 for all the information. As soon as we know the date it will be discussed at Planning Committee we will post the info.
-Jan 2014 – owner changed their mind and sought a rezoning to 9 storeys which was approved by Planning Committee.
-February 2014 – the decision of Council has been appealed to the OMB
PICTON AVENUE, 305 (ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT AND SITE PLAN CONTROL)
-The proposed development is for an 11 unit low rise apartment building with 7 vehicular parking spaces as well as amenity areas on site. Changes required are: Height increase from 11M to 14.74M, An increase in the permitted units, Reduced front yard setback to 2.95M, A reduced landscape area from 30% to 18%, Reduced laneway to 3M from 6.7M, Increase in the grade of the driveway from 2% to 9%
-To see the documents go to ottawa.ca/devapps and input the file D02 -02-13-0034 and D07-12-13-0051.
(NEW) Churchill Ave and Whitby Ave (corner of) Application for re-zoning and site plan control
-The proposal can be found at ottawa.ca /devapps and searching on Kitchissippi or D07-12-13-0196 or D02-02-13-0106
-642 Tweedsmuir – owner wants to demolish existing single home on a 51X107 lot which they wish to sever into 2 lots and build a double. They require several minor variances. The CoA hearing will be held Feb 5th. Plans can be viewed at the CoA office. It has been approved with some changes.
-408 Tweedsmuir – to be heard Mar 5th at the Comm of Adjustment. The owners wish to demolish an existing residence and build 2 triplexes. They require a couple of minor variances for each unit. It has been approved
-540 Mebourne at Princeton – the owner wished to demolish the existing residence and erect a semi-detached. A couple of minor variances are required for each side. The application is to be heard March 5th at the Comm of Adjustment. It has been approved.
-300 Currell Ave – to be heard Mar 19 at the CoA. The CoA approved a similar proposal for this address in 2012. However the owner failed to act in a timely manner and has also revised the building plans. The minor variances are for a reduced lot width of 7.62M whereas the By-law requires 9M. Lot area of 231 sq m whereas the By-law requires 270 sq M.
-461 Golden Ave – to be heard Mar 19 at the CoA. The applicant wishes to sever the existing lot and retain the existing dwelling. The proposal is to build a 2.5 storey dwelling on the new lot. The existing garage is to be demolished. Neither lot will conform to the By-law. A minor variance for lot width of 10.06M from 12M is sought. To permit a building height of 8.84M where the By-law permits 8M. To permit a driveway gradient of 11% where the By-law permits a gradient of 8%. To permit the garage to be closer to the front lot line than the front wall of the dwelling.