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.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Site Plan Control for 979 Wellington West (at Garland)

From the City of Ottawa:

The City of Ottawa has received Site Plan to develop a nine-storey mixed-use building with 57 residential units, commercial uses at grade, and 35 car parking and 30 bicycle parking spaces.

The subject site is location at the corner of Wellington Street West and Garland Street, with through frontage on Armstrong Street, in Hintonburg.

The site is irregular with a lot area of 852.91 m2, and 19.18 m frontage on Wellington Street West. There currently is a two-storey office building on the site, with parking located at the side of the building and the rear of the site. Some surrounding uses include residential uses to the east, commercial uses to the south and west, and an automobile repair shop and residential buildings to the north. Also, the O-Train and future LRT are within walking distance from the site.

The proposed development will have a gross floor area of 3,460m2 and reaching 30.6 m in height. It is a nine-storey mixed-use building, which contains commercial/ retail uses at grade, and residential uses above. The built form will include an interactive design for the at grade uses. The proposed building will have a total of 57 residential units (3 units at grade with direct access to Garland Street, and 54 units on floors two to nine). The residential lobby is located at grade, with separate access from Wellington. The commercial units can be accessed from Wellington Street West and Armstrong Street. There will be a total of 35 stacked parking stalls located below grade, which can be accessed from Armstrong Street. As for bicycle parking, 30 spaces will be provided.

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