Planning context for 134/152 Shanley proposal

Our planning environment is increasingly complex, with multiple planning initiatives and revisions underway at both the Region and the City level. Further, the provincial planning context is frequently shifting. While development applications and planning reports contain much of this context, they can be challenging to work through and may not touch on every relevant aspect. … More Planning context for 134/152 Shanley proposal

Changes coming for 91 Moore Ave

91 Moore Avenue is the current location of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region in our Mount Hope neighbourhood. You might recall that the building was purchased in 2018 by Kitchener Cemeteries. This currently brown brick building is located next to the Kitchener-owned and operated Mount Hope Cemetery and will be transformed by Kitchener Cemeteries to provide expanded … More Changes coming for 91 Moore Ave

Tiny homes, laneway homes and additional dwelling units in Kitchener

The City of Kitchener’s Planning and Strategic Initiatives Committee will be holding a virtual public meeting on April 19th at 7 pm. “Additional Dwelling Units” is on the agenda, which refers to coach houses, backyard homes, laneway suites or tiny homes. You can watch the meeting through kitchener.ca/watch.   If you wish to make either verbal or written … More Tiny homes, laneway homes and additional dwelling units in Kitchener

King Victoria Transit Hub designs ready for your review and comment

The new multi-modal transit hub will be built at the corner of King & Victoria Streets in Downtown Kitchener, just steps from our midtown Mount Hope neighbourhood. Needless to say, this is a significant public infrastructure development in the Region of Waterloo. The transit hub will connect pedestrians, cyclists, ION, GRT, GO Transit, VIA Rail, … More King Victoria Transit Hub designs ready for your review and comment

Planning 101: Or, everything you need to know about planning but were afraid to ask

Congratulations to the City of Kitchener Planning Department for responding to neighbourhood feedback on the challenges facing residents wanting to engage in city-led planning processes. Planning is a complex topic and hopefully these sessions will make it easier for all of us to understand what is happening in our neighbourhood. “Planning 101” will be offered online: … More Planning 101: Or, everything you need to know about planning but were afraid to ask