On October 8, 2019, the City of Ottawa received planning applications Bousfields Inc., on behalf of Clublink Corporation ULC to develop the lands at 7000 Campeau Drive.
The applications are to develop a residential subdivision that includes a mix of housing types, parks, stormwater management ponds, open spaces, landscape buffers and roadways in Kanata North.
Details about the proposed development application
The subject site is approximately 70.89-hectares (175.89-acres) and is made up of four irregularly shaped parcels separated by the local road network. The municipal address for the property is 7000 Campeau Drive, however, there is also frontage along abutting roads including Knudson Drive, Beaverbrook Road and Weslock Way.
Currently, the site is:
- Occupied by the Kanata Golf & Country Club, which consists of and 18-hole golf course, a two-storey clubhouse, as well as a large surface parking lot on the southwest portion of the site.
- The subject site is located within the low-rise residential neighbourhood of Kanata Lakes north of Highway 417, west of Beaverbrook Road and east of Terry Fox Drive.
- The adjacent area includes low-rise residential neighbourhoods to the north, east and west, and to the south is the major east-west arterial road Campeau Drive and the Kanata Town Centre further south.
The proposed development is a residential subdivision including a variety of dwelling types and land uses:
- The proposed new development includes residential uses, open space blocks and stormwater management facilities.
- A total of 1,502 residential units with 3,699 associated parking spaces are proposed within the site which is proposed to consist of approximately:
- 545 detached dwellings with 2,081 parking spaces;
- 498 townhouse dwellings 996 with parking spaces;
- 88 back-to-back townhouses with 176 parking space; and
- Two medium density apartment dwelling blocks with 371 units with 446 parking spaces.
- The medium density apartment blocks are proposed to front along Campeau Drive, away from the existing residential uses.
- The proposal also includes three new parks, five new stormwater management ponds, a series of new internal streets and other open space blocks, as well as landscaped buffers throughout the property.
- All existing abutting residential properties are proposed to be separated from the proposed development block by either a park, stormwater management pond, an open space or a landscaped buffer.
- Road connections are proposed to Beaverbrook Road, Campeau Drive, Knudson Drive and Weslock Way.
Current land use designation and zoning
- The property is designated General Urban Area on Schedule B of the City of Ottawa Official Plan.
- Section 3.6.1 of the Official Plan permits a range of types and densities of housing as well as employment, retail uses, service, industrial, cultural, leisure, greenspace, entertainment and institutional uses.
- The property is currently zoned Parks and Open Space, Subzone A (O1A). The Parks and Open Space zone permits environmental preserve, education area, park, urban agriculture and a golf course.
What the applicant is asking for
- The Plan of Subdivision application proposes to create blocks for residential development, public roads, parks and infrastructure.
- The Zoning By-law Amendment application requests to rezone the property from Parks and Open Space, Subzone (01A) to a mix of residential zones and open space zones to permit the proposed uses.
Learn more about the proposed development application
You may view all of the plans, studies and renderings that the City of Ottawa has received.
Plan of Subdivision: File # D07-16-19-0026
Zoning Amendment: File # D02-02-19-0123