City of Ottawa Draft New Official Plan Released

November 20th was the launch of the draft for the New Official Plan – the blueprint of what our city is striving to look like as Ottawa continues to grow – that will guide the physical development of Ottawa until 2046.

The City of Ottawa is seeking your input as we develop the New Official Plan. The draft of the New Official Plan is now available for review and comment at

The City will collect feedback on the draft New Official Plan until Wednesday, February 17, incorporating input into an updated version of the draft that will be presented in the spring of 2021 for discussion at a joint meeting of the City’s Planning Committee and Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee. After that, City Council will consider the New Official Plan in the fall of 2021, and, once approved, it will go to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for final provincial approval.