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Is downtown-centric service an LRT Achilles heel? (And other notes from the official plan report)

Artist’s rendering of a finished St-Laurent Station. (via ligneconfederationline.ca) Over the past few days I’ve been skimming the framing report for Ottawa’s new official plan — Ottawa Next: Beyond 2036. It was presented to the planning committee in mid-February and contains the city’s evaluation of the forces that will change Ottawa in the coming century. ...

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Ottawa seeking input on regulations surrounding coach houses

Residents are invited to review a City of Ottawa discussion paper on secondary dwelling units and to offer comments on proposed changes to the Zoning By-law.  Secondary dwelling units are self-contained living units either attached to or on the same grounds as a detached or semi-detached home, duplex building or townhouse. ...