City and Dolime Quarry owners reach proposal to protect Guelph’s drinking water

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Proposed solution would replace quarry with residential neighbourhood Key Facts Media release Guelph, Ont., October 1, 2019—The City of Guelph and the owners of the Dolime Quarry have reached a potential solution to address the City’s concerns about how operations at the quarry could affect Guelph’s drinking water. Learn more about the proposed solution to […]

Guelph’s Official Plan protects Guelph’s rivers, wetlands and natural spaces

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Press release. The City of Guelph’s Official Plan Amendment for the Natural Heritage System (OPA 42) was approved by the Ontario Municipal Board on June 4 and is now in effect. “The City’s Natural Heritage System is a combination of natural heritage features and areas including wetlands, rivers, woodlands, valleylands, wildlife habitats, restoration areas and […]

Update on 55 Delhi

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From the owners of 55. Once again it is time for one of our regular updates as to where we are on the 55 Delhi project. From my understanding, we are currently scheduled to go to Guelph City Council in August for what will hopefully be the approval for the change of zoning from institutional […]

Enterprise Framework includes new planning tool for city building

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Press release. On June 18, members of Council will learn more about the City’s proposed Enterprise Framework approach , including a new planning tool to help prioritize and strategically implement major city building initiatives that will shape Guelph’s future growth. “Guelph has a unique history of city building. We need to continue being innovative in […]

148-160 Delhi-Homewood

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Staff memo. Thank-you for your inquiry into the proposed consent to sever and related minor variance applications submitted for the Homewood Health Centre property at 148-160 Delhi Street (applications B-19/14, A-57/14 and A-58/14). In speaking  with the applicants, they are applying for consent to sever the property for refinancing/mortgage purposes. They have indicated that we can share the […]

City tests draft concept plan for St. George’s Square redesign

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Press release. In advance of Monday’s open house on the future transformation of downtown Guelph streets and public spaces, City staff will paint temporary lines in St. George’s Square to help demonstrate the  proposed concept for the redevelopment of the square. “We are using temporary paint to mark out what the draft concept plan looks […]