Note: The plans are uploaded to http://www.ottawa.ca/devapps
The site, municipally known as 127 Presland Road, is located east of the Vanier Parkway, north-west of Coventry Road, and south of Prince Albert Street
Description of Site and Surroundings:
The property has a total area of 11,922 square metres and is located on the north side of Presland Road in the Overbrook Community. The site is currently occupied by two institutional buildings and is surrounded by a mixture of uses, including low-density residential immediately to the north and south, low and medium density residential to the east and west, a Hampton Inn and a Royal Canadian Mounted Police building further to the south.
The site is designated ‘General Urban Area’ pursuant to the City of Ottawa Official Plan and is zoned ‘Residential Fifth Density, Subzone B, Exception 1829, Schedule 266’ (R5B  S266), which permits mid- to high-rise apartment developments with a maximum height of 51 metres, and introduces site-specific performance standards that decrease the minimum required parking garage aisle width from 6.7 metres to 6.1 metres and permits a maximum of 299 dwelling units.
Purpose and Details of Site Plan Control Proposal:
The proposal consists of a high-rise residential building with a maximum height of 15 stories (51 metres). There are 298 residential units proposed with a mixture of exterior balconies and terraces. A pool, fitness room, and reception area will be located on the main floor. Vehicular access will not be available from Presland Road, but will be provided via a new signalized access from the Vanier Parkway into a two-level underground parking garage. There will be a total of 306 vehicular parking spaces and 174 bicycle parking spaces. Six visitor spaces are proposed at grade. No commercial uses are proposed for this site.
Comments/questions should be directed to:Melanie Knight MCIP, RPP Planning and Growth Management City of Ottawa 110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th Floor, Mail Code 1-14 Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1 Melanie.Knight@ottawa.ca< mailto:Melanie.Knight@ottawa.ca> 613.580.2424 ext 28439