Development Charges By-law revision

March 31, 2014

The Federation of Citizens’ Associations, the Greenspace Alliance and the Healthy Transportation Coalition this morning issued a media release decrying the absence of public consultation on the current review of Development Charges in Ottawa.

On April 1, Trevor Haché was interviewed on CKCU.  Listen to the 14-minute clip:

– on the CKCU website here (the clip starts at the 93:55 minute mark of the 123:07 long clip)

– or on SoundCloud here.

The Background reports and proposed by-law were released on the City’s web site mid-day Monday, April 28. This is headed for Planning Committee on May 13 and Council on June 11.

Trevor Haché was interviewed on CBC Radio’s All in a Day on April 30.  Here is the 7m48s clip.  Way to go, Trevor!

The Greenspace Alliance made a submission to Planning Committee on May 13. Find it here.

Planning Committee re-instated including charges for affordable housing and childcare facilities. A number of other amendments to the proposed by-law were made.  A few issues were referred to Council on June 11.

For developments from Council’s June 2014 approval onward, please go here.