Stittsville South Rezoning Coming to Planning Committee

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City of Ottawa will be considering the Zoning By-law Amendment proposal for the Stittsville South development on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Planning Committee. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Champlain Room, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa. The staff report recommends that Planning Committee and Council approve the rezoning.

The proposed subdivision was draft approved on August 19th, 2015. The draft plan of subdivision is compromised of 650 residential units, two park blocks and a block for a stormwater management pond. As per the conditions of draft approval, a zoning bylaw amendment is required.

The site is currently zoned Rural Residential Subzone 2 (RR2 Zone) and Rural Countryside Zone (RU Zone). The applicant is proposing to rezone the lands to Residential First Density Subzone V (R1V Zone), Residential First Density Subzone V with exception for a 5m no-touch zone (R1V with exception), Residential First Density Subzone Z (R1Z Zone), Residential First Density Subzone Z with exception for a 5m no-touch zone (R1Z with exception), Residential Third Density Subzone Z (R3Z), Residential Fourth Density Subzone Z (R4Z) and Parks and Open Space Zone (O1). The R1V and R1Z zones will permit single detached dwellings only. The R3Z zone will allow townhouse units. The R4Z zone will allow low rise apartments of four storeys. The O1 zone is for two parks and a stormwater management pond.

You are welcome to attend the meeting and present your views, please find the agenda here and you can also listen live online through the City’s website.  To register to speak at Planning Committee or provide comments please contact the Committee Coordinator, Melody Duffenais at Melody.Duffenais@ottawa.ca.  I encourage you to also provided your comments to Councillor Scott Moffatt at Scott.Moffatt@ottawa.ca  and myself at Shad.Qadri@ottawa.ca .