Item Information
Title:NEW RIGHT OF WAY PATIO PROGRAM AND EVALUATION OF STREETSIDE SPOTS PILOT PROGRAM

Item #: Status:
Type:1 1 #:À l’échelle de la ville
Version:1st Sponsor:
Meeting Date:2017-Mar-01 2017-Mar-01 2 Ward:City Wide
Meeting Type:TRC Video:No Video Available
Attachments:Document 1 - Proposed ROW Patio Bylaw.docx    Revised - New ROW Patio Program with Legal Comments.docx    
Text
History
 VersionItem #TypeStatusMeeting DateMeeting Type
 1st12017-Mar-01TRC
 2nd12017-Mar-08City Council
Vote Records
Passed    Motion To: WHEREAS the report entitled New Right of Way Patio Program and Evaluation of Streetside Spots Pilot Program was distributed with the Transportation Committee agenda of 1 March 2017; and WHEREAS the report was released without comments from the City’s Legal Services and the Legal Implications section of the report indicated that the comments would be forthcoming; and WHEREAS the Legal Implications section is a mandatory component of every report; and WHEREAS the completed Legal Implications section, attached as Document 1 to this motion, should be inserted in the report before the report rises to Council; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Transportation Committee approve the revised pages 20-22 to the report, attached to this Motions as Document 1, the Legal Implications Section, and replace it in the report to Council on 8 March 2017.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes
Passed    Motion To: Que le Comité des transports recommande ce qui suit au Conseil : 1. Approuver le Règlement sur les terrasses sur emprise, ci-joint en tant que document 1, tel qu’énoncé dans le présent rapport, et autoriser le greffier municipal et avocat général, en consultation avec le Directeur général de la planification, de l’infrastructure et du développement économique, à apporter des modifications et des révisions mineures au Règlement; 2. Modifier le nouveau barème des droits pour les permis de terrasse, de petites terrasses de café et de miniparcs (sur emprise), comme l’expose le document 2; 3. Approuver la mise en œuvre échelonnée du projet de Règlement sur les permis de terrasse sur emprise prévoyant que : i. les demandes en vue de créer de nouvelles terrasses ou de nouveaux miniparcs seront examinées en fonction de ce nouveau règlement; ii. les demandes de renouvellement pour des terrasses ou des miniparcs existant seront examinées en fonction de ce nouveau règlement, à l’exception des exigences visant les Normes de conception accessible et les voies piétonnes dont l’application est reportée d’une période de transition d’un an pour l’été 2017 et l’hiver suivant, comme l’expose le présent rapport; 4. Charger le personnel de soumettre en février 2018 un rapport au Comité des transports, présentant l’état d’avancement de l’aménagement des voies piétonnes adjacentes à toutes les terrasses existantes et l’état d’avancement des terrasses en vue de respecter les parties pertinentes des Normes de conception accessible adoptées par la Ville d’Ottawa. That Transportation Committee recommend Council: 1. Approve the Right of Way Patio By-law, as set out in this report and attached as Document 1, and authorize the City Clerk and Solicitor, in consultation with the General Manager of Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development, to make minor revisions and amendments to the By-law as may be required; 2. Approve the amended fee structure for Outdoor (Right of Way) Patios, Café seating, and Parklets as set out in Document 2; 3. Approve the phased-in application of the proposed Right of Way Patio By law whereby: i. Applications for new patios and parklets are subject to the proposed Right of Way Patio By-law; and, ii. Applications for the renewal of existing patios and parklets are subject to the provisions of the new By-law except for the requirements regarding the Accessibility Design Standards and pedestrian clearway, which are deferred for a one year transition period for both the Summer 2017 and Winter 2017-18 patio seasons, as described in the report; 4. Direct that staff bring forward to Transportation Committee in February 2018 a report on the progress made in designating the pedestrian clearway adjacent to all existing patios and the progress of those patios in meeting the relevant sections of the City of Ottawa Accessibility Design Standards.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Absent
Passed    Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Committee recommend that Council approve: 1. That the definition of “pedestrian clearway” in Section 1 of Document 1 be struck out and that the following definition be substituted: “pedestrian clearway” means a clear and unencumbered area of the highway approved by the General Manager that is reserved for pedestrian traffic;
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Absent
No Action    Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor Mathieu Fleury WHEREAS report ACS2017-PIE-RHU-0002 will permit audio speakers to be on right of way patios; AND WHEREAS the use of audio speakers must respect the noise volumes of the Noise By-law and may be subject to other conditions on their hours of operations as set out in a patio permit; AND WHEREAS to enforce the provisions of this new By-law, By-law and Regulatory Services requires additional resources; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT up to $18,000 of the 2017 patio permit program revenue be made available to provide for seasonal enforcement staff resources for the 2017 summer patio season to augment enforcement of the Noise By-law and other applicable by-laws.
Passed    Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Committee recommend that Council approve: 1. A waiver of Subsection 19(1) of the Noise By-law (By-law 2004-253, as amended) to permit the use of noise amplification devices on all types of ROW patios subject to the proposed ROW Patio By-law (Document 1); and, 2. That Sections 7 and 8 of the proposed ROW patio By-law (Document 1) be struck out and replaced with the following Sections: 7. (1) A first-time application for a new ROW patio that is a front a curbside or a streetside patio with a proposed separation of less than 90m from a property zoned as residential or mixed residential/Commercial will be processed as follows: (a) Residents and residential property owners within the 90m distance, the local Business Improvement Area and any local community association registered with the City of Ottawa will be notified by letter of the proposed ROW patio, and provided with a copy of the proposed plan for the ROW patio, with the following conditions: (i) comments from residents and residential property owners must be received by the General manager within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the letter; and, (ii) the Ward Councillor shall be informed of the application; (b) If no objections to the proposed ROW patio are received, the General Manager may issue a permit in accordance with this by-law. (c) An objection to an aspect of the ROW patio that meets this by-law will be considered as resolved. (d) The General Manager shall use conditions of the permit to resolve objections, and an objection to an aspect of the ROW patio that can be enforced as a condition of the permit will be considered as resolved. (e) Where one or more objections remain, the General Manager shall report to the City’s Transportation Committee, which shall approve, approve with conditions, or refuse approval of the permit for the ROW patio, and, (i) the applicant and any objector will be notified of the time and date that the report is to be considered at Transportation Committee; and, (ii) the Transportation Committee decision shall be final. (2) Any conditions or requirements related to noise or noise attenuation imposed on a pre-existing front, curbside or streetside patio in a permit granted by the City prior to the coming into force of this by-law shall continue and be imposed on any permit issued under this by-law for such a patio. (3) A ROW patio permit issued for a new patio within 30m of any property zoned as residential or mixed residential/Commercial shall include the provision that the ROW patio is required to close each night by 11:00 p.m., and that no patrons are permitted on the ROW patio after this time. (4) A ROW patio permit issued for a new patio within 30m of any property zoned as residential shall include the provision that audio speakers on the patio must be turned off by 11:00 p.m. nightly. 8. The General Manager will review any noise-related complaints by a property owner or a tenant of a dwelling on a property zoned as residential or mixed residential/Commercial concerning a ROW patio, and: (i) will advise the ROW permit holder of the complaints; (ii) the permit holder shall have ten (10) days within which to improve the situation; and, (iii) if the General Manager deems it necessary, may impose on the ROW patio permit in question one or more conditions to mitigate the noise complaint, including but not limited to: a. requiring the ROW patio to close each night by 11:00p.m., and that no patrons are permitted on the ROW patio after this time; b. requiring that audio speakers on the ROW patio must be turned off by 11:00 p.m. nightly; or c. requiring noise attenuation measures be implemented in respect of the ROW patio.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Absent
Passed    Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor Mathieu Fleury WHEREAS report ACS2017-PIE-RHU-0002 will permit audio speakers to be on right of way patios; AND WHEREAS the use of audio speakers must respect the noise volumes of the Noise By-law and may be subject to other conditions on their hours of operations as set out in a patio permit; AND WHEREAS to enforce the provisions of this new By-law, By-law and Regulatory Services requires additional resources; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT up to $18,000 of the 2017 patio permit program revenue be made available to provide for seasonal enforcement staff resources for the 2017 summer patio season to augment enforcement of the Noise By-law and other applicable by-laws.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Absent
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Absent
Passed    Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor Mathieu Fleury WHEREAS report ACS2017-PIE-RHU-0002 will permit audio speakers to be on right of way patios; AND WHEREAS the use of audio speakers must respect the noise volumes of the Noise By-law and may be subject to other conditions on their hours of operations as set out in a patio permit; AND WHEREAS to enforce the provisions of this new By-law, By-law and Regulatory Services requires additional resources; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT up to $18,000 of the 2017 patio permit program revenue be made available to provide for seasonal enforcement staff resources for the 2017 summer patio season to augment enforcement of the Noise By-law and other applicable by-laws.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Absent
Passed    Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s).
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Absent