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What development is being proposed? Here's how to find out.

March 22, 2016 -

Interested in what development and building projects are being proposed by property-owners in Kingston?

The City of Kingston wants citizens to know they are welcome to offer input on proposals for both private and public projects that could be built in Kingston.

"We want people to know what is being proposed. We review hundreds of development and building-related requests from property-owners a year, so there is a lot for the public to know about and explore. We send out notices about proposed projects to households close to the site, but if you are interested in projects beyond your immediate area, please keep an eye on DASH and planning committee meetings," says Paige Agnew, director of planning, building and licensing.

Where to find and follow information about proposed development and building projects – and their status:

  • To see the status of every proposed development in Kingston, see DASH – www.CityofKingston.ca/DASH. It shows the location, details and status of all applications to the City's planning department, including requests for Official Plan and zoning bylaw amendments, site plans, draft plans of subdivisions and applications for minor variances. DASH also offers contact details should you wish to follow-up on what you learn.
  • The planning committee agenda is posted on the Saturday morning before the committee's regular meetings. Go to www.CityofKingston.ca/PlanningCommittee.  Anyone may attend a meeting of the planning committee.
  • Let Twitter remind you when to check the planning committee agenda. Follow @CityofKingston – reminder tweets will be scheduled with a link to the agenda.

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.