Local Development

JCRA March 2022 Newsletter

JCRA 2022 AGM date (Wednesday, April 20), 2022 Spring Clean Up (Saturday, April 23), Winston Churchill Developments, We Love Oakville, and Native Plant sale. Information on all of the above is in our March 2022 Update.  Click here to read the newsletter. To see a copy...

2175 Cornwall – What’s next?

In December, JCRA emailed suggested actions for the Town to undertake to address residents' concerns about future use of this property.   Please click below to read JCRA's email and the Mayor's response. We are considering what other options are available at this...

Warehouse Site Plan Applications on Winston Churchill

Town Planning staff responded to the questions and concerns raised by JCRA and a number of individual residents in a recent memorandum.  We are appreciative of the detailed and comprehensive response from the Town.  While Town staff have provided substantial relevant...

Joshua Creek Flood Mitigation Study – Town’s Preferred Option

Analysis conducted by Town staff between March 2021 and November 2021 resulted in the Town determining that their preferred preliminary mitigation option is Non-Structure Measures (Emergency Preparedness).  JCRA is disappointed at this result as Emergency Preparedness...

Midtown Development

JCRA continues to follow the planning developments for the midtown area surrounding the Oakville GO station. Board members attended virtual updates for our town councillors on Midtown Urban Design Elements and Transportation Features in May and June, and a public...

Warehouse Site Plan Applications on Winston Churchill

JCRA has reviewed the Site Plan Application documents for both of 772 and 560 Winston Churchill Blvd.  Each of these new developments is proposing over 600,000 sf. of warehouse space and roughly 120 tractor trailer loading bays plus parking for close to 400 employee...

MZO Decision on 2175 Cornwall Rd

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has made their decision on H&R REIT’s applications to remove provincial zoning from this property “to facilitate future development on the land and a larger parking lot”. Summary of the decision: H&R REIT's...

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