Public Meeting for Laurier & Friel – Wed Nov 6 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment Applications
261, 265, 271, 275, 281 Laurier Avenue & 400 Friel Street
D01-01-13-0012 & D02-02-13-0086

You are invited to attend a public meeting regarding this application on:

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sandy Hill Community Centre
250 Somerset St E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6V6

The purpose of this application is to permit a 9-storey apartment building with 180 purpose-built student units. There are proposed to be 1,217 square metres of ground-oriented retail, 433 square metres of amenity space, and a fitness centre at grade. The proposal includes 62 vehicular parking spaces below ground and 100 bicycle spaces at-grade. Vehicular access will be provided from Friel Street while primary pedestrian access will be from Laurier Avenue. There will be landscaping along both street edges.

An Official Plan Amendment is required to change the ‘Low-Profile Residential’ designation to ‘Medium-Profile Residential’ and to allow ground-level commercial uses along Laurier Avenue. A Zoning By-law Amendment is required to permit an apartment, mid-high rise, as well as site-specific performance standards.

Copies of all plans and reports submitted to the City can be found here:

For additional information, please contact:

Bliss Edwards, MCIP RPP
Planning and Growth Management Department
Tel: 613-580-2424, ext. 27603
Fax: 613-560-6006