New RV dealership proposed for Frank Nighbor Place

Map showing the location of the 20 Nighbor Place land, from documents submitted as part of the site plan appilcation.

The City of Ottawa has received a site plan application to build an automotive recreation vehicle (RV) and trailer dealership at 20 Frank Nighbor place, near the Home Depot. Planning documents submitted identify the dealership as CampMart, a chain with six Ontario locations.

From the application:

The owner of 20 Frank Nighbor Place is seeking Site Plan approval to construct an
automotive, recreation vehicle (RV) and trailer dealership building. The single-storey building would have a footprint of 2685m2 and contain an additional 200m2 mezzanine. Vehicle parking will be accommodated in surface areas south and north of the proposed building. Surface parking areas have been divided into sections with landscape islands to facilitate pedestrian movement from the public street and parking area to the building.
A vehicle and trailer display area is located at the northwest section of the site in proximity to Highway 417 but outside of the required 14 metre setback from the Highway 417 right of way.
The owner of 30 Frank Nighbor Place is seeking Site Plan approval to construct a private street over a portion of their property. The private street will [sic] an additional vehicular entrance to the dealership. Although the private street will be constructed at the same time as the RV dealership and maintenance centre, the applications have been submitted separately staff to enable each to have its own Site Plan Agreement.

You can find more info about the application here…


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