Planning committee backs Westboro development at Roosevelt Ave., supports changing rules set by land tribunal

By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, April 28, 2022

A 9-1 vote by the planning committee on Thursday means Ottawa city council will be advised to allow a 12-storey apartment complex along a rapid transit line in Westboro.

...Leiper was skeptical that the development would do enough to accommodate cyclists and urge tenants to use public transit.

On the other hand, Coun. Riley Brockington wondered if the proposed development had enough density and height since it was so close to a transit station. People might ask one day why the buildings aren’t bigger, Brockington said.

Council is scheduled to consider the planning committee’s recommendation on May 11.

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