Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion as it is recommended that residents impacted by the flooding event receive notice of the options with respect to demolition and building permits as soon as possible to assist in the process of reconstruction; WHEREAS several low-lying areas within the City of Ottawa have been directly impacted by flooding in late April and early May as a result of higher water levels in the Ottawa Waterways; and WHEREAS repair or reconstruction of affected buildings and structures will be required; and WHEREAS property owners may require relief from the Zoning By-law in the form of minor variance applications in order to rebuild existing buildings and structures in areas affected by flooding; and WHEREAS these minor variance applications will cause delays and additional costs to property owners affected by flooding; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff be directed to review the areas affected by the flooding and bring a
Absent/RecusedE. El-Chantiry (a)
J. Watson (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-05-08 regarding agenda item UPDATE ON FLOOD 2019 EMERGENCY RESPONSE.