The Wellington Village Community Association (WVCA) is a volunteer, non-profit community group of local residents that represents over 1,500 households in our neighbourhood.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Zoning by-law amendment proposal: 99-107 Parkdale Avenue


WVCA has received notificication of a zoning by-law amendment proposal (proponent is Urbandale Construction) for 99-107 Parkdale Ave. This proposal will be considered by the Planning Committee on Feb 28, 2012.

The preliminary concepts for this site are to develop a 28-storey, 161-unit concominium building with five floors of underground parking. Most notably, the amendment would increase the maximum height from 37m to 85m for the site, reduce the front yard setback from 3m to zero, and the rear yard setback from 7.5m to 3m.

To access all information relating to this proposal, go to and input File Number D02-02-11-0108 in the "Search" criteria.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

How Ugly is Ottawa?

From a neighbour:

Please be aware that the Westboro Beach CA has posted the open letter Mr. Mayor, How Ugly is Ottawa? (with permission of the author) to its website.

I'd like to encourage you to send this link out on your networks, especially via Twitter and Facebook, and to write a letter
*in opposition to the proposed zoning amendment, if you oppose it.
*in support of Dr. Christoph Z