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At its next meeting, the planning committee will review a proposal that is seeking to construct a 20-storey residential building at 5 Lower Union St. and adaptively re-use the former Marine Museum property at 55 Ontario St for residential, commercial or community uses. The City is looking for public input on possible community benefits that could be tied to the proposal. Interested...


There has always been significant interest in how our community is shaped, and in some developments, community benefits have been negotiated by the City in exchange for increases in a project’s height and/or density. Section 37 of the Planning Act authorizes municipalities to request these community benefits where policies exist in their official plan, and Kingston’s official plan does so in...


We are looking for building project nominees for this year’s Livable City Design Awards. Nominations will be accepted until June 15 for projects located within Kingston and completed between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016.  The nomination application forms can be found at and are also available at City Hall, 216 Ontario St. and 1211 John Counter...


We are presenting a draft of the updated building fee structure at public sessions. We are looking for public and stakeholder input on what and how the City charges for building-related permits and activities from pool fences and home renovations to industrial developments. The sessions will be held in the second floor boardroom of 1211 John Counter Blvd on Tuesday, May 2; 9:30 to 11:30...


The revised draft report on the North King’s Town community visioning exercise and preliminary market analysis is now available for online input and is the subject of an upcoming open house. This draft, revised with help from the North King’s Town Working Group, reflects the community input we have received on the issues facing this area and on how to realize its tremendous potential. Drop...


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<strong>Paige Agnew</strong>
Paige Agnew
Director of planning, building and licensing services
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