Planning staff have received a Minor Zoning Bylaw Amendment application for 847 Woodroffe Avenue, located on the east side of Woodroffe Avenue between Fox Crescent and Lenester Avenue. The applicant is requesting minor modifications to some provisions of the R2G Zone to develop two long semi-detached dwellings with secondary dwelling units (8 units total).
Timelines and Approval Authority
The “On Time Decision Date”, the target date the rezoning application will be considered by the City’s Planning Committee, is August 27, 2020.
The subject site is located on the east side of Woodroffe Avenue between Fox Crescent and Lenester Avenue.The property has 18.2 metres of frontage and is 680 square metres in area. The site is occupied by a detached dwelling with detached double garage at the rear. The surrounding properties
are a mix of detached, semi-detached and dwellings converted to apartmwents.
The property is zoned Residential Second Density Zone (R2G), which permits detached and semidetached dwellings. A secondary dwelling unit in permitted in each unit.
The applicant is proposing to demolish the existing house and redevelop each half of the site with a 2-storey ‘long semi-detached dwelling’, where the attached units are arranged one behind the other. Each of the units would have a secondary dwelling unit in the basement, for a total of 8 units. A shared driveway in the centre of the lot, between the two buildings, would provide access to four parking spaces at the rear of the lot. The proposal requires four parking spaces for the semi-detached units; no parking is required for the secondary dwelling units. Reciprocal access easements would be required.The lot would be divided through the Part Lot Control process to create individually conveyable parcels.
The rezoning application is requesting minor modifications to certain provisions of the R2G Zone, including reduction of required lot width from 15 to 9 metres for each half of the lot, lot area from 450 square metres to 339 square metres for each half of the lot, front yard setback from 6 to 5 metres, side
yard setback from 3 to 2.7 metres and frontage portion of the rear parcel from 3 to 1.47 metres.
Stay Informed and Involved
- Register for future notifications about this application and provide your comments either by faxing
or mailing the notification sign-up form in this package or by e-mailing me and adding File No.
D02-02-20-0040 in the subject line.
- Attend the public meeting where this proposal will be discussed.
- Access submitted plans and studies regarding this application online at ottawa.ca/devapps.
- If you wish to be notified of the decision on the application, you must make a written
request to me. My contact information is below.
- Should you have any questions, please contact me.
Kathy Rygus, Development Review Planner
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
City of Ottawa
110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
Tel.: 613-580-2424, ext. 28318