Open House: Downtown Parking Management and Regulations Study
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As the Town welcomes the significant amount of new development, interest and investment in our downtown core in recent years, it also places some pressure on existing infrastructure and services, such as parking. In response, the Town partnered with J.L. Richards & Associates in October 2019 to undertake a study that examined the needs of residents, business owners and visitors to identify a “made in Smiths Falls” approach to ensure that parking downtown is efficient, effective and that it functions well for those who need it.
Following the stakeholder consultation in October as well as an online consultation in November, the Town of Smiths Falls is now inviting the Public and Stakeholders to attend another meeting to discuss the findings and preliminary recommendations presented by J.L. Richards regarding parking management in the Downtown Core. The meeting will include a presentation of the data and findings concerning parking operations and demand as well as recommendations regarding pay for parking options, parking rates, location of accessible parking spaces, zoning provisions for parking and more. Public and Stakeholders will have an opportunity to comment after the presentation.
Through this process we have looked at:
- Parking Management Strategies and Regulations (including payment)
- Zoning and Cash-in-lieu of Parking Policy
- Forecasting Future Supply and Demand
DATE: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
TIME: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
PLACE: Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre, 71 Cornelia Street (upstairs hall)
Anyone who wishes to participate but is unable to attend are welcome to contact the undersigned.
Additional information and updates are available upon request from Town Hall, at 77 Beckwith Street North, Smiths Falls ON K7A 4T6; at www.smithsfalls.ca under Business – Planning; or, on our Facebook Page.
Karl Grenke Katelyn Morphet
Senior Planner Project Manager
Town of Smiths Falls J.L. Richards & Associates Ltd.
Phone: (613) 283-4124 ext 1116 Phone: (613) 728-3571
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