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September 6, 2019

Urban Councillors Official Plan Summer Event

Consultation overview Five City Councillors organized an engagement event for the residents of their respective Wards on June 24th, 2019. The Councillors represent the urban Wards of: Rideau-Vanier, Rideau-Rockcliffe, Somerset, Kitchissipi, and Capital. The event was very well attended (getting final numbers from assistants), with each discussion table over flowing with residents. The discussion tables were focussed on one of …

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September 4, 2019

Short-term rental providers

The growing popularity of short-term rental services, such as Airbnb and VRBO, has created new opportunities and challenges for Ottawa and its residents. The City is currently considering the best way to manage this emerging industry. This component of the study will also consider possible changes to hotel/motel regulations. Current status Maclaren Municipal Consulting is conducting an independent review of …

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September 4, 2019

Rental housing conditions

Emergency and Protective Services is conducting a review of regulations governing private sector rental properties to address public health and safety, consumer protection, community nuisances and other areas of municipal concern. This review includes a review of policy options to address housing conditions, student housing, rooming houses and shared accommodations. Current status Maclaren Municipal Consulting is conducting an independent review …

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