A pilot project has been launched called noiseInSandyHill.ca . It’s an initiative of the Sandy Hill Town & Gown Committee, of which ASH is a founder member. We wish to particularly thank and recognize the energies of the Eastern … Read More
Councillor Fleury’s office has advised us that the City of Ottawa has granted an exemption to the noise by-law for the night of Monday, July 14, 2014. This exemption will be in effect from 10:00 p.m. that night to 6:00 … Read More
In response to the Ottawa Citizen’s Article “Waking the Neighbours” Oct 21, 2013 We choose to live in Sandy Hill. Who wouldn’t? It’s an urban, eclectic, ethnically diverse and socio-economically mixed neighbourhood. It’s a 15-minute walk to downtown, the Rideau … Read More
October 18, 2013 (updated Oct 26) The Ottawa Citizen has run stories this week which show that the city is starting to hear what Sandy Hill students, landlords and permanent residents alike are saying about noise and housing conditions for … Read More
A handy flyer, provided by ASH, containing important pieces of information and phone numbers for residents of Sandy Hill. ASH Flyer (May 2013) Circulaire ACS (mai 2013) Last Updated: 16-May-2013
[06-Sept-2012] Click here to view original article. SUN News – Ottawa Police don’t want to be invited to your party. That’s the message police, along with Ottawa Bylaw, Action Sandy Hill, the University of Ottawa Housing Services and a group … Read More
Amendments to the noise by-law were approved July 2012. The by-law now specifies leaseholders are responsible for their guests. Amendments to Noise By-law
Almost a dozen Sandy Hill residents came out in support of changes to the way the city’s noise bylaw is enforced, but many said there needs to be even more attention to fix the “free-for-all party destination” reputation Sandy Hill is gaining.
The constant problem of noise, garbage, parking and poor property standards in Sandy Hill made residents finally say enough is enough. Christopher Collmorgen, president of Action Sandy Hill, said the community association began to investigate what happens in university neighbourhoods in other cities to shed light on some best practices currently in use.