Local Issues


The Hunt Club Community Association strives to advocate on behalf of area residents in conjunction with our city councillor, our MPP and our MP regarding issues and concerns affecting our community.

Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force

In response to the affordable housing crisis, the Ontario provincial government created the Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force comprised of bankers, developers and urban planners, in December 2021.  The task force published its report on February 8, 2022 and makes 55 bold recommendations that aim to remove barriers for developers allowing them to build more housing units faster. The Hunt Club Community Association wants to make you aware of these recommendations and what they could mean for our Hunt Club Community.

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400 Hunt Club Road Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control Applications

400 Hunt Club Road

The City of Ottawa has received Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Control applications to develop the site with a storage yard and parking lot in two phases. The proposal includes a total of 79 parking spaces and 377 storage spaces, which are to be used by Otto’s BMW Car dealership located at 600 Hunt Club Road.

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Urban Boundary Expansion

At a Special Joint meeting of the Planning Committee and the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee on May 11th, members will vote on whether to expand the urban boundary. This decision, will come to Full Council on May 27th. Some say this is the most impactful decision Council will make in this four year term. The issue is complex and sensitive. This issue is very important in shaping the city of Ottawa for decades to come.

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Taggart Development Concerns

3930-3960 Riverside Drive at Hunt Club Road

HCCA opposed the development as it was proposed based on concerns of traffic safety on both Hunt Club and Riverside Drive (that intersection has one of the highest rates of collisions in the city). HCCA sent letter to all councilor’s and there were media interviews with HCCA representatives. The Planning Committee made no changes as […]

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Claridge Homes

1026-1054 Hunt Club Road at Airport Parkway

HCCA representatives made written and verbal presentations throughout the planning process. There were media interviews with HCCA spokespersons. The concern was traffic flow and road/pedestrian safety at an already overloaded intersection with a request to reduce the size of the development to minimize the disruption. The Planning Committee made no changes as a result of […]

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Library Services

Hunt Club is arguably the most poorly served area.  If you’d like to use the library, but the service is inconveniently situated for you, then let them know. Click on the link. View the information, then fill in the survey.  Feel free to skip questions that are too detailed.  The survey will be open until […]

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