Urban Design Guidelines for Low-rise Infill Housing

Update on the Ontario Municipal Board Appeal Against the Infill Zoning By-law Amendment

Mature Neighbourhoods Streetscape Character Analysis

For further information please contact:

Beth Desmarais
Planning and Growth Management
City of Ottawa
110 Laurier Avenue West
613-580-2424, ext. 13503
E-mail: elizabeth.desmarais@ottawa.ca


This is a series of design guidelines for infill housing to help fulfill some of the design strategies for Ottawa as outlined in the Official Plan. It is intended as a basic framework for the physical layout, massing, functioning and relationships of infill buildings to their neighbours.

Urban Design Guidelines for Low-rise Infill Housing - May 2012 [ PDF - 2 MB ]

1.0 Introduction
2.0 Streetscapes
3.0 Landscape
4.0 Building Design (Built Form)
5.0 Parking and Garages
6.0 Heritage Building Alterations/Additions
7.0 Service Elements
8.0 Infill on Narrow Lots
9.0 Glossary
10.0 Appendix: How Design Guidelines fit with the current Development Approval process