Annual Development Report 2016 [ PDF 4 MB ] — provides yearly updates and analysis on demographic data, employment, housing, the office and industrial markets and the retail and tourism sectors, summarizes development activity in the city of Ottawa, and measures these, where applicable, against the City's Official Plan objectives. The report also evaluates Ottawa's competitive positioning vis-à-vis Canada's other major cities.
The Residential Land Strategy [ PDF – 3.7 MB ] is an important background report to the 2009 Official Plan review that led to Official Plan Amendment 76. It summarizes the analysis used to determine the need for additional urban land, and identifies target areas for intensification, density and intensification targets for different areas, and actions required to support intensification.
The Ottawa Employment Survey 2012 [ PDF - 4.1 MB ] provides detailed information for planning transportation, infrastructure and land use, in addition to painting a picture of the city's economy by employment.