Preserving Ossington’s Streetscape

Ossington Ave signSee the action item below to support the latest Amendment to protect Ossington’s streetscape.

Background: City Planning has completed the Ossington Avenue Planning Study, which recommends a City-initiated Official Plan Amendment to create an area-specific Official Plan policy that predominantly reflects the community’s vision.

Thus, preservation of streetscape, heritage, character of the street, and transition to adjacent residential uses will be key features of the plan. Regarding the height of proposed developments (e.g. condos), the plan states that Ossington between Queen and Dundas should remain 4 storeys, except for the east side, from Argyle to Bruce, which would allow for 5 storey developments.

To read Ossington Draft Official Plan, click here.

How you can help: Toronto-East York Community Council (TEYCC) will vote on this at their 17 October meeting. If you support the amendment and the communities vision for Ossington, please show your support for the Ossington Planning Study by clicking here and select the “submit comments” button at the top of the page.

Upcoming: City Council will vote on this issue at their November 13-14; following that eventually an Official Plan Amendment will get drawn up to implement the Area Study.

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