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City Council approves two Stittsville zoning amendments

(press release via City of Ottawa)

City Council today approved zoning for three development projects and received the annual reports for By-Law and Regulatory Services and Crime Prevention Ottawa. 

A grocery store, two retail stores and a restaurant could be built at 5960 Fernbank Road, once water services are extended to the currently vacant site. The zoning approved by Council would also permit other commercial and residential uses. Continue reading


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Committee approves zoning for housing and commercial developments

(via City of Ottawa)

The City’s Planning Committee today approved commercial and residential zoning amendments in Stittsville.

Once it is confirmed that the existing infrastructure has the capacity to support new development, the Poole Creek Village subdivision could grow by three residential lots. The currently vacant land was previously in a floodplain, where development is not permitted. The Poole Creek floodplain was updated in 2016, making the land available for development. Continue reading


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Grocery store, restaurant proposed for corner of Fernbank and Shea

Map of the proposed development at 5960 Fernbank Road. Shea runs from left to right across the top of the map, and Fernbank runs from top to bottom. The proposed grocery store is the large block at the bottom left. (Click map for larger size.)
Map of the proposed development at 5960 Fernbank Road. Shea runs from left to right across the top of the map, and Fernbank runs from top to bottom. The proposed grocery store is the large block at the bottom left. (Click map for larger size.)

 

The City of Ottawa has received a request to amend the zoning by-law to allow a commercial development at the south west corner of Fernbank and Shea.  The land is currently Rural Countryside Zone (RU), and the proposal seeks to change that to General Mixed Use Zone (GM)

The proposed development would include a grocery store, restaurant and retail stores at 5960 Fernbank Road. All of those uses fall within “General Mixed Use”, and since the land is part of the general urban area the rezoning will likely be approved.

The land is former farmland, and has been owned by William “Bill” Davidson since 1975.  Davidson now lives in Pakenham but grew up on the farm. Planning documents refer to the land as “Clydesdale Meadows”.

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