Office of Councillor Jeff Leiper, Kitchissippi Ward, Ottawa | (613) 580-2485  | jeff@kitchissippiward.ca
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Kitchissippi development overview

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There are multiple complex projects in the ward that are keeping us busy. We're trying to maintain an updated list of those here.

A reminder that for any project that has an application before the City, including many already approved, you can visit the City's development applications site to view more information. Clicking on the highlighted address for most of the applications below will take you to the City's development site to view the full applications.

Updated November 21st

Active Applications

  • *New* The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment application and Site Plan Control application for 211 Armstrong Street to develop a three-storey low-rise residential apartment with 12 dwelling units. You can find the submission on Devapps here.
  • *New* At 522 Lower Byron Avenue, the owners have submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment application and a Site Plan Control application seeking to redevelop the site as a three-storey residential apartment building with 18 dwelling units and no vehicular parking is proposed. We hosted an open house on November 9th, which you can find on our Youtube here. You can also review the submission on Devapps here.
  • *New* The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment application and Site Plan Control application for 377-381 Winona Avenue seeking to construct a six-storey mixed-use building with two ground-floor commercial units and 60 residential units. Our office will be hosting an open house the evening of December 13th – Zoom details to join can be found on our blog post here. This application is now live on Devapps, which you can review here as well.
  • *New* At 366 Winona Avenue, the owners have submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment application and a Site Plan Control application to develop two three-storey residential apartment buildings, with 8 dwelling units in each building (sixteen total). No vehicle parking is proposed. You can review this submission on Devapps here.
  • *Updated with resubmission At 1081 Carling Avenue, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment to permit the addition of “Apartment building, high rise” as a permitted land use, to permit loading in a rear yard abutting a residential zone, and to permit additional building height. A resubmission has seen the additional heights reduced to 16 and 25 storeys, from 22 and 28 storeys respectively. We hosted a community meeting on October 12th, 2021 to discuss the proposal with the community, applicants, and lead planner, which can be reviewed on Youtube hereThe application is now available on DevApps.
  • The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application at 16 Lowrey Street to convert an existing three-storey residential triplex into a four-unit low-rise apartment dwelling. The ground floor apartment is to be converted into two separate units. You can find this submission on Devapps now.  
  • At 1186-1194 Wellington West, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control application for the development of a16-storey mixed-use building. In May, Planning Committee deferred the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications for the site indefinitely; since then, the developer has decided to appeal the decision to the OLT. As such, this application will not proceed until a decision is reached at the OLT at a later date. We hosted a community meeting in June 2021 to discuss this application which can be reviewed on YouTubeThe application is available on DevApps.
  • The City of Ottawa has received a Site Plan Control application at 436 Athlone Avenue seeking to construct a three-storey, low-rise apartment building containing 16 dwelling units. You can also find this submission, along with all supporting documents, for review on Devapps now. Our office held a community open house for application on August 15th, which you can review here.
  • At 368 Tweedsmuir Avenue, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control proposing the construction of a three-storey, low-rise apartment building containing 16 dwelling units. You can find this submission live on Devapps now.
  • The City of Ottawa has received a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control for 262 Armstrong Street. The applications are proposing the construction of a four-storey, low-rise apartment building with four residential units. Our office hosted a community open house on July 5th, which you can review here. That meeting is now available for review on our Youtube channel. You can find this application on Devapps now.
  • At 439 Churchill Avenue North, the city has received a Site Plan Control application to facilitate the construction of a three-storey, four unit addition to an existing two-storey building. Our office hosted a community open house on this application on June 30th, which you can review here. The full application and all supporting documents are now available on Devapps.
  • At 70 Richmond Road and 376 Island Park Drive, the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for the site were approved by Council this June. An application for Site Plan Control has just been received by the City of Ottawa, which you can find on Devapps now
  • The Zoning By-Law Amendment and Official Plan Amendment for 403 Richmond Road has been approved by City Council. The city received a Site Plan Control application for the site this past spring (2022). You can find that submission, and related documents, on the Devapps page here. Our office held an open house on July 13th, which you can review here. The previous OPA application can also be found here, and the previous ZBLA application can be found here.
  • While the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment proposals for 1560 Scott Street (Holland Cross) were approved in the fall, a Site Plan Control has been submitted to the city this spring. You can find that application here. The OPA and ZBLA applications for the site are also still available online.
  • At 30 Railway Street, the City of Ottawa has received an application to construct a three-storey, eight-unit low rise apartment dwelling. The subject property is located on the westside of Railway Street, between Beech Street and Young Street. Our office held a community open house in February, which you can review here. This application is currently available on Devapps.
  • At 1546 Scott Street, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control to permit a 25-storey mixed-use apartment building. The site is currently occupied by a one-storey commercial building operating as The Beer Store and associated surface parking and loading facilities. Back in January, we hosted a community meeting with residents to review the application. You can watch a recording of that meeting here. This application is now available on DevApps.
  • At 260 Armstrong, the applicant has submitted a Site Plan Control application to construct a three-storey residential building containing eight dwelling units, with seven bicycle parking spaces. The property is currently occupied by a duplex building with a driveway on the east side of the property and surface parking in the rear. The application is available on DevApps.
  • At 249/255 Richmond Road and 372 Tweedsmuir Avenue, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment and Site Plan Control for the site to permit the development of a nine (9) storey mixed-use building containing 87 dwelling units, at-grade commercial units, and underground parking. Our office held a community open house on December 13th. You can review the recording of this meeting here. This application is available on DevApps.
  • At 91-93 Holland Avenue, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control application to construct a six (6) storey mixed-use development with 32 dwelling units. This SPC application can be further reviewed on DevApps.
  • At 630 Churchill Avenue N, the applicants have submitted Site Plan Control application to construct a three (3) storey residential apartment building with 13 units and 14 bicycle parking spaces. You can review this application and its supporting documents further on DevApps.
  • 930 Carling Avenue & 520 Preston – The New Civic Hospital Master Plan. The applicant has submitted a Site Plan Control Application for the new Civic Hospital. The Master Plan was approved in fall 2021 and the holding provision for the application was subsequently lifted. In February of 2022, the city approved the site plan submission for the parking garage (Phase 1). You can find all supplemental documents accompanying the proposal on Engage Ottawa and Devapps.
  • At 349 Danforth, the owners have submitted a Site Plan Control Application for the development of a mixed-use, low-rise apartment building. The application is available on DevApps
  • At 935 Wellington Street West, the owners have submitted an application to permit the demolition of the 1.5-storey residential building dwelling which is currently in poor condition and is uninhabitable. The application is live on Devapps.  
  • At 455, 463, 471 & 483 Sherbourne Road; 534, 542, 550, 560 & 568 Redwood Avenue; and 890 Byron Avenue,  the owners are showing the community their plans for an as-of-right Site Plan application which would see the development of three low-rise apartment buildings within an existing residential complex known as Byron Estates. The full application is online. You can view the open house here.
  • At 175 Richmond Road, the owners have submitted changes to their original Zoning approval for a nine-storey and six-storey buildings. Both the Zoning By-law Amendment application and the Site Plan Control applications are available on Devapps.
  • At 161 Hinchey Avenue, the owners have shown the community their plans for a 4-storey, low-rise apartment with 15 units. The full application is online.

Recently Approved/Refused:

  • *Updated with approval* At 1248-1252 Wellington Street West, the Council has approved the Zoning By-law Amendment application that seeks to retain the existing building on site and construct an addition in the southern (rear) portion of the property. The Site Plan Control application remains active. The proposed addition would contain a commercial unit at-grade with two four-bedroom residential dwelling units above.  You can find this submission on Devapps now.
  • *Updated with approval*At 2006-2026 Scott Street and 314/318 Athlone (the former site of the Granite Curling Club), the Zoning By-law Amendment application seeking to build two residential towers (40 storeys each) has been approved by Council as of this October. The zoning is subject to a holding symbol requirement. Our office held an open house a community open house in June, which you can review here. The application is still available on Devapps.
  • *Updated with approval* At 138 Forward Avenue, a Site Plan Control application to construct a four-storey, 18-unit apartment dwelling has been approved. Our office held a community open house, which you can review here. This application is now available on Devapps.
  • *Updated with approval, per OLT outcome*At 979 Wellington Street West, the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment application was approved at Council, but it hadbeen appealed to the Ontario Land Tribunal by the community. A settlement was recently reached in fall of 2022, which will allow the zoning to come into effect. In April 2022, the city received an application for Site Plan Control at the site, which you can find live on Devapps here. Please note the Site Plan Control application is not yet approved.
  • *Updated with approval* At 951 Gladstone (at Loretta), the zoning has been approved by Council to construct three high-rises incorporating the Enriched Bread Artists building. A Site Plan Control application remains active.
  • *Updated with approval*A Site Plan Control has been approved for the proposed development at 61 Pinehurst. The proposed development is seeking to construct a three (3) storey, eight unit building with no vehicular parking. You can review this application further on DevApps.  
  • At 797 Richmond Road, the applicant has submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control to permit 9-storey mixed use building with ground floor commercial spaces, residential dwellings in the upper storeys and two levels of underground parking. The zoning for the site was approved at Planning Committee on July 7th. Approval of the site plan is pending. We hosted a community meeting in September 2021 to discuss this application which can be reviewed on YouTubeThe application is available on DevApps.
  • At 54, 56 & 60 Bayswater, the owners have submitted a Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control application to permit the development of a six-story mid-rise apartment dwelling. The zoning for the development was approved at City Council this spring. Approval of the site plan is pending. We hosted a community meeting in July 2021 to discuss this application which can be reviewed on YouTubeThe application is available on DevApps.
  • At 335 Roosevelt Avenue, both the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for the site were approved by Council this spring. The city has not received a Site Plan Control application for the site at this time. Our office hosted a community meeting on this resubmission on November 24th. You can review this meeting online here. This application is available at DevApps.
  • The development at 2046-2050 Scott Street and 295-301 Ashton seeking the construction of a 30-storey, 353-unit mixed-use tower was approved at City Council this spring. The Site Plan Control Application has also been submitted and can be found here.
  • The Zoning By-law Amendment for 745 Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and 234 Atlantis Avenue (the Westboro Beach pavilion) has been approved at Planning Committee and at City Council. The full application can be reviewed online on Devapps here. You can find further details on the NCC’s plans on their site dedicated to the project.
  • The Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment proposals for 1 and 19 Sir John A. Macdonald have been refused at City Council. The NCC has appealed the decision to the OLT; a hearing will be taking place on May 1st, 2023. We hosted a community open house in February of 2021 to review the details further which can be viewed on YouTube. The full application can still be reviewed online – the Official Plan Amendment application can be found here, and Zoning By-law Amendment application can be found here.
  • At 327 Richmond, the Site Plan Control application has been approved, after the zoning was approved in 2021. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with immediate neighbours ahead of excavation on the site.
  • At 399 Winston Avenue, the owners have submitted an application to permit the development of a 7-storey mixed-use building. The Zoning By-Law Amendment is required for a reduced requirement for transparent windows and active entrances at the front facade of the ground floor (required 50% proposed 35%). The Site Plan Control application has been approved as of February 2022. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with neighbours prior to the start of excavation and construction on the site – see “Upcoming Construction” tab for more information.
  • At 157 Holland Avenue,  the Site Plan Control application to construct a three-storey residential building (containing 12 units) has been approved.
  • At 364 Churchill North and 348 Whitby Avenue, a Site Plan Control Extension application has been approved by staff. The applicant has submitted this Site Plan Extension Application to revise the Site Plan Agreement and to allow additional time to obtain a building permit.
  • The Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment proposals for 861 Clyde Avenue, the former Nielsen Dairy plant (Carling and the 417) have been approved by City Council. A Site Plan Control application has not been received at this time. The full application is online on Devapps – the Official Plan Amendment can be found here, and the Zoning By-law Amendment can be found here
  • The Site Plan Control application for 316-322 Clifton Road remains active; it is likely to be approved by staff in the coming months. You can find the full application on Devapps.
  • The Zoning By-Law Amendment for 166 Huron has been approved by City Council. The application is available on DevApps.
  • The Zoning By-Law Amendment application and Site Plan Control for 243-245 Hinchey been approved by City Council. You can find the application on Devapps.
  • For the Byron/Highcroft/Churchill application, an amended Report for the application was approved by Planning Committee on November 10. The amendment Report will see 3-storeys from Highcroft rather than 4 which was in the application. The modified application has been approved by Council. The Site Plan Control has been approved by staff. We will be holding a pre-construction meeting with immediate neighbours ahead of excavation and construction on the site.
  • Byron Place / Churchill / Highcroft Development – Parkette Consultation. Our office has hosted public consultation to discuss the design of the parkette as part of the approved development. You can review a recording of that consultation here.

Upcoming construction

  • *Updated with pre-construction meeting* At 398-406 Roosevelt Avenue, the owners will be beginning construction of a six storey residential building this upcoming winter (2023). This application is still live on Devapps. We recently held a pre-construction meeting with neighbours prior to the start of excavation and construction on the site. You can find that on our Youtube channel here. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • *Updated with pre-construction meeting* At 52 Garland, construction will begin this winter (2023). A pre-construction meeting was held this fall – you can find that here. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • *Updated with approval and pre-construction meeting* The Site Plan Control application for the towers located at 1619-1655 Carling Avenue has been approved. You can review that application on Devapps here. Our office will be hosting a pre-construction meeting on November 28th. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more details.
  • At 399 Winston Avenue, the owners intend to begin construction on the site sometime this winter. A pre-construction meeting will be organized prior to the beginning of work on the site, though no date is finalized yet. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • At 1040 Wellington Street West, the owners will be mobilizing for excavation this fall. Our office is hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts at the end of June, which you can find here. Email jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.

Currently under construction:

  • The development at 177-179 Armstrong began excavation and construction in winter of 2022. We held a pre-construction meeting with immediate neighbours, which you can review online here.
  • 1705 Carling has began construction. We hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts in June 2021. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@ottawa.ca for more information.
  • At 163-167 Parkdale Avenue, construction is underway. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on Youtube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • 2070 Scott Street has begun construction. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • The site at 16-20 Hamilton has begun construction. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  •  At 90 Champagne, construction has begun. We hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • At 320 McRae, 315 Tweedsmuir (and 1976 Scott Street), construction has began. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  •  At 190 Richmond Road, construction is underway. We have hosted a pre-construction meeting with neighbours to review timelines and impacts which can be reviewed on YouTube. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information. 
  • At 99 Parkdale, the owners have begun major construction. E-mail Jeff.Leiper@Ottawa.ca for more information.

 

Posted May 1, 2021