Updates

Join the Committee of Adjustment

The City of Ottawa is currently recruiting for a citizen member to serve on the Committee of Adjustment.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Ontario Planning Act establishes the authority for the Committee of Adjustment to make decisions on minor variances, permissions and consents on property, submitted by the applicant and/or their agent. 

Temporary Beechwood Avenue Bus Detour

Beginning on Monday, July 22nd, 2019 construction to replace the sanitary sewer and some short sections of watermain will commence on Beechwood Avenue between Springfield Avenue and Douglas Avenue. The work is required, in order to repair several structural defects in the sewer pipe, which was originally installed in 1947. To facilitate construction, temporary bus detours of OC Transpo buses will be necessary to maintain bus services in your community. As a result, buses will be detoured from July 22 to August 2 (tentative date).

Notice of Licensing Review of Payday Loan Businesses & Request for Comments

The City of Ottawa’s Emergency and Protective Services department (Public Policy Development branch) is currently reviewing the effectiveness of establishing a municipal business licensing regime for payday loan establishments, as directed by Council. This review is part of a joint project with the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development department, which has launched a Minor Zoning Study on Payday Loan Establishments.

2019 Wading Pool Program

Wading pools will open June 27 or July 2, depending on location. Each wading pool will also host a free special event during the summer.

June 2019 Newsletter for Rideau-Rockcliffe

Rawlson King, Councillor for Rideau-Rockcliffe (Ward 13), released his first newsletter outlining upcoming news and events for June 2019.  The first issue provides Ward 13 and City Council updates, news from Queen's Park, along with information about upcoming community events and public consultations.

Statement on Inclusionary Zoning & Heritage Concerning Bill 108

Rawlson King, Councillor for Rideau-Rockcliffe (Ward 13), made a statement to the Standing Committee on Justice Policy on Bill 108 (More Homes, More Choice Act) before the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The statement urges the committee to reconsider the proposed changes to the power of municipalities over inclusionary zoning and heritage.

Update on Rental Accommodation Regulation Study

Rawlson King, Councillor for Rideau-Rockcliffe (Ward 13), invites the public to participate in the Rental Accommodation Regulation Study. This new study will provide Ottawa's City Council with recommendations concerning existing City by-laws, as well as new policy areas such as potential regulations for landlords and short-term rental accommodations.

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