Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:10 AM
The City of Oshawa is pleased to report that our year-to-date building permit activity is well exceeding any year in Oshawa’s recorded history.
Oshawa’s previous annual building permit record was set in 2017 at $614 million. Year to date, the City has shattered this record with $779 million in building permit values for 2022, which is double the pace of 2021.
August 2022 building permit highlights include:
- Highest August for number of permits issued (240 permits surpassing 2006 record of 113)
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 09:27 AM
As we enter the fall season in the City of Oshawa, the bustling energy of our growing community becomes immediately apparent. We have approximately 30,000 post-secondary students returning to campus along with a return to the office across many industries. We have a brand new production shift ramping up manufacturing at GM Canada’s Oshawa Assembly Plant as part of an up to $1.3 billion investment in our community, along with record levels of construction activity across the city. While it is certainly...
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 08:25 AM
It’s summer in the great City of Oshawa and with that comes the return of many amazing events in our community. It’s exciting to see so many families, community members of all ages and visitors enjoying Oshawa events and attractions, including the award-winning Peony Festival weekend and Fiesta Week that both attracted thousands of visitors in June. As we head into August, I would like to highlight three upcoming events in our great city.
Kars on King
Kars on King takes place the evening of Friday,...
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 09:00 AM
Eleven local projects are being honoured as part of the City of Oshawa 2022 Urban Design Awards.
Ten projects received an Award of Excellence and one project received a Special Recognition Award for demonstrating excellence in urban design, as well as enhancing the image of the city and quality of life.
The 2022 Urban Design Award of Excellence winners are:
- Brent Jeffrey, 31 Beatrice Street East (three-storey apartment building)
- Frère Du Nord, 45 – 47 Prince Street (renovation of existing two storey...
Posted on Friday, July 08, 2022 09:00 AM
As we enter the summer months in the great city of Oshawa, we’re seeing many residents and visitors exploring our community. Whether you’re seeking new parks, splash pads, cycling paths, walking trails, events or patios to spend time with friends and family, you will find many ways to enjoy the outdoors in our community.
I would like to make the business community aware of great initiatives recently approved by Council and provide an update on events that have recently occurred. I believe these...