Committee approves big development fee breaks for key downtown O-Train land
Ottawa Citizen

By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, October 3, 2017

The only O-Train junction in Ottawa is the “poster child” for transit-orientated development, council members heard Tuesday.

The “extraordinary situation” at 900 Albert St. that planning services director Lee Ann Snedden described during a finance and economic development committee meeting was convincing enough for members to unanimously approve an $8.3-million development perk and a waiver of $920,000 in land-use fees.

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