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Community Safety Zone (By-law no. 2019-397)

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Community Safety Zone (By-law no. 2019 - 397)

A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate community safety zones throughout the City of Ottawa.

A PDF version of the Community Safety Zone (By-law no. 2019 - 397) for printing is available.

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Below is the actual by-law:

BY-LAW NO. 2019 - 397

A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate community safety zones throughout the City of Ottawa.

WHEREAS Subsection 214.1(1) of the Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O 1990, c.H.8, as amended, authorizes the Council of a municipality to designate by by-law part of a highway under its jurisdiction as a community safety a zone, if in Council’s opinion, public safety is of special concern on that part of the highway;

AND WHEREAS Council of the City of Ottawa deems it necessary to designate parts of highways in its jurisdiction as community safety zones;

AND WHEREAS the designated community safety zone areas are set out in Schedule “A” hereto;

AND WHEREAS on November 27, 2019, the Council of the City delegated the authority to the General Manager of the Transportation Services Department and the Director of Traffic Services, individually, pursuant to Subsection 23.2(1) paragraph C of the Municipal Act, 2001, to add future Community Safety Zones in school areas to the By-law and that the City Solicitor place such amending by-laws on the Agenda of Council for enactment;

THEREFORE the Council of the City of Ottawa enacts as follows:

  1. Part of the highways set out in Schedule “A”, in the City of Ottawa, are hereby designated as community safety zones.
  2. The community safety zones set out in Schedule “A” shall be in effect 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from January 1st to December 31st of each year.
  3. No person shall drive, move or operate any vehicle on a highway, bridge at a greater rate of speed than the rate of speed identified on official or authorized signs as set out in Schedule “A”.
  4. Schedule A, attached hereto, forms part of this by-law.
  5. The following by-laws are repealed:

(a) By-law Number 2016-195 of the City of Ottawa entitled “A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate part of Long Island Road and part of Bridge Street as community safety zones”;

(b) By-law Number 2016-297 of the City of Ottawa entitled “A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate part of Portobello Boulevard as a community safety zone”; and

(c) By-law Number 2017-125 of the City of Ottawa entitled “A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate part of Castlefrank Road as a community safety zone”.

Schedule “A” – Designated Community Safety Zones

Ward # Roadway Name From To Schools Fronting on Roadway Speed Limit
1 Watters Road A point 67 metres north of the intersection of Watters Road and Charlemagne Boulevard A point 111 metres north of the intersection of Roberval Avenue and Watters Road St. Francis of Assisi School 40 km/h
3 Longfields Drive A point 46 metres north of centre island of Berrigan Drive and Longfields Drive roundabout A point 20 metres from Silver Sage Avenue and Longfields Drive intersection École élémentaire catholique Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau

St. Mother Teresa High School

Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School
40 km/h
7 Bayshore Drive A point 30 metres south of the intersection of Bayshore Drive and Woodridge Crescent (north) A point 48 metres north of the intersection of Bayshore Drive and Woodridge Crescent (south) St. Rose of Lima School 40 km/h
8 Meadowlands Drive W A point 17 metres west curb edge of Sullivan Avenue and Meadowland Drive W intersection A point 22 metres east of Brook Lane St. Gregory School 40 km/h
11 Ogilvie Road A point 67 metres east of Ogilvie Road and Elmlea Gate A point 175 metres east of Appleford Street and Ogilvie Road Gloucester High School 50 km/h
18 Smyth Road A point 186 metres west of Roger Guindon Avenue and Smyth Road A point 40 metres east of Haig Drive and Smyth Road intersection Vincent Massey Public School

Hillcrest High School

École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité
50 km/h
19 Innes Road A point 13 metres northwest of Innes Road and Portobello Boulevard intersection A point 183 metres west of Innes Road and Trim Road intersection École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges 60 km/h
23 Katimavik Road A point 18 metres west of the intersection of Castlefrank Road and Katimavik Road A point 155 metres west of the intersection of McGibbon Drive and Castlefrank Road Holy Trinity Catholic High School 40 km/h
23 Castlefrank Road A point 165 metres south of Kakulu Road A point 82 metres south of McCurdy Drive North Castlefrank Elementary School 40 km/h
21 Bridge Street A point 12 metres east of the intersection of Dickinson Street and Bridge Street A point 18 metres east of the intersection of North Riverside Drive Manotick Public School 40 km/h
21 Long Island Road A point 73 metres south of the intersection of Waterpark Place (north) and Long Island Road A point 50 metres north of the intersection of Cindy Hill Crescent (south) and Long Island Road St Leonard School 40 km/h
19 Portobello Boulevard A point 30 metres north of the intersection of Portobello Boulevard and Brian Coburn Boulevard A point 20 metres south of the intersection of Portobello Boulevard and Innes Road Avalon Public School

St Theresa School
40 km/h 7h00-9h30 and 14h00-17h00 on School Days
50 km/h at other times