No, these are not back-up plans for a Saturday night. Secondary Plans are planning documents and policies developed by a municipality “and contain land use policies and mapping which provide more detailed direction pertaining to growth and development in specific areas of the city.”These plans guide the use of land such as where housing, commercial … More Secondary Plans – What’s that?
About the Secondary Planning Process This communication come directly from Planning Staff, Dayna Edwards. Good Afternoon Midtown Neighbours, As part of the Neighbourhood Secondary Planning process that is currently underway for the Midtown neighbourhood—City staff will be developing a set of urban design guidelines for ‘Residential Infill in Central Neighbourhoods’. This document will apply to … More Neighbourhood design charrette for midtown secondary planning
If you live on the east side of King Street, the sound of chainsaws, chippers, grinders and trucks has been the sad and depressing soundtrack of the past two weeks. Dozens of tall, mature, breathing trees have been cut down, which will take decades to replace. Several lots have been cleared for redevelopment and it’s … More Not a good week to be a tree in Midtown
As part of the CROZBY review (Comprehensive review of the zoning by-law), City staff will be holding a public meeting to review the zoning changes for Midtown (referred to as K-W Hospital/Midtown – running along the east and west sides of King Street including a portion of our neighbourhood up to Moore Ave. Thursday April … More When one city-led planning process ends…. another one begins!
Do you know of a project or place that you think makes a positive impact on our city? The call for nominations is now open for Kitchener’s Great Places Awards (until April 26th). This program includes a variety of categories – for large and small projects – that demonstrate design excellence in Kitchener for: Urban Design Placemaking … More You can nominate a “Great Place” for a Kitchener award