Is participation in city-led planning processes a waste of time?

Guest post from Carl Simpson & Anna-Marie Larsen who have been doing a great deal of communication, coordination, navigation and engagement with neighbours and the City of Waterloo on the ODC development, Spurline Common by Reid’s Homes (corner of Moore & Roger). You can find previous posts from 2017 & 2018 about the development here. … More Is participation in city-led planning processes a waste of time?

Development proposal for 152 Shanley Street and Public Meeting

Mark you calendar for another online Public Consultation meeting regarding the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment application by Shannondale Developments for 152 Shanley Street. The application is requesting relief from setbacks, parking and density requirements to permit an 8 storey building, including an internal parking structure, rooftop amenity terrace and a total of 172 … More Development proposal for 152 Shanley Street and Public Meeting

Did you know our neighbourhood has a community garden?

The Guelph Street Community Garden is located in the Uniroyal Goodrich Park, beside the Spurline Trail. It looks like they are full for the 2021 gardening season, but if you live in the neighbourhood and might be interested in gardening there next year, email guelphstreetgarden@gmail.com to be added to the waitlist for 2022. You can … More Did you know our neighbourhood has a community garden?

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