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City of Ottawa Public Meeting

After three years of planning and consultation, the City of Ottawa is now commencing the formal approval process for the development of a new mixed-use community at the Former CFB Rockcliffe.

The public consultation process for the Former CFB Rockcliffe Community Design Plan (CDP), which Canada Lands Company started in Fall 2012, resulted in broad consensus on a draft preferred plan for the CDP in June 2014. The basic framework, design, and principles guiding the CDP have not changed since that time. Canada Lands Company has continued to collaborate directly with City departments and other agencies over the past year to address the technical requirements for the necessary development approvals. In February 2015, the City’s Technical Advisory Committee began its full review of the draft CDP and more than 30 supporting studies. The CDP is now ready for City’s official public review and approval process.

In addition to the CDP revisions, Canada Lands Company submitted draft plan of subdivision and zoning applications to the City of Ottawa on March 31, 2015. As part of the subdivision approval process, the City of Ottawa will host a public meeting to be held from:

  • 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 25,
  • at East Gate Alliance Church, 550 Codd’s Road, Ottawa

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  • Jun 10 2015

We’ve Submitted!

Public input received through Canada Lands Company’s consultation process, combined with the analysis of the technical agencies, has guided the project team in the preparation of a draft Community Design Plan (CDP) and associated draft preferred plan.

Based upon preliminary comments on a previous draft CDP and new information from the City of Ottawa, a revised draft CDP and all of the necessary supporting draft technical studies will soon be provided to the City.  Once the City determines that all of the documents are suitable for review, the City’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) will review the entire draft package.  When the TAC has completed its review, the CDP will go on technical circulation to outside agencies.  At that time, the CDP and supporting documents will be available on-line for the public to view and comment on.

A public meeting of the Planning Committee of the City will be advertised and those interested in making oral or written submissions will be provided the opportunity to do so. The Committee meeting is anticipated in early 2015.  

Canada Lands Company expects to receive City zoning and conditional draft subdivision approvals at that time, and will subsequently start the installation of infrastructure and services later in 2015. We anticipate that first sales to builders will take place in 2016. Serviced blocks of land will be sold to builders, who will in turn sell individual homes/units to homebuyers. Canada Lands Company anticipates the first residents will move into this community in 2017.

A complete draft of the CDP will become available following the City of Ottawa’s technical review. For now, a few key plans from the draft CDP are available in the Resource Library.

We also encourage you to stay informed by visiting our website regularly and by liking us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/CLCRockcliffe.

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  • Sep 23 2014

Next Steps: Stay Tuned & Get Connected!

  1. Canada Lands Company finalizes Community Design Plan (CDP) & submits to City of Ottawa with supporting reports such as Environmental Assessment (EA) Master Plans for Transportation & Servicing Infrastructure which include impact  assessment and mitigation plans. 
  2. City of Ottawa begins public & technical agency review to prepare recommendation to Planning Committee. 
  3. City of Ottawa publishes notice for EAs and Planning Committee agenda on website & in newspaper. EA Reports available for public review. 
  4. City of Ottawa holds public hearing at Planning Committee - Public can provide comments. 
  5. Planning Committee makes recommendation on CDP and related Secondary Plan Amendment to Official Plan to City Council. 
  6. City Council makes its decision on CDP & related Secondary Plan Amendment. 
  7. Canada Lands Company applies for plan of subdivision & zoning for Phase 1. 
  8. Canada Lands Company starts Phase 1 by constructing infrastructure (roads, sewer & water), landscaping parks & selling lands to builders. Approximate target: 2015-16 
  9. First residents move in by 2017-18. 
 
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  • Mar 20 2014

Community Consultation #3

February 20, 2014: Canada Lands Company would like to thank everyone who came out to our third public event. Canada Lands is grateful to everyone who has participated and contributed during this fruitful and innovative public consultation process for the former CFB Rockcliffe.

The presentation and display boards from the event can be found here: Resource Library

Here is a slideshow of photos taken during the event.

Please keep checking back for new updates about the project, and like us on Facebook to keep the conversation going!

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  • Feb 28 2014

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