Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 46 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Ottawa – Kanata North Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Ottawa – Riverside South Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Ottawa Municipal Alcohol Policy

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Hours of sale, Advertising, Alcohol
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Ottawa – Community Design Plan for Former CFB Rockcliffe

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Ottawa – Stittsville Main Street Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Ottawa – Bank Street Community Design Plan, South Keys to Blossom Park

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Ottawa – Eastern Rideau Street East Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Ottawa Official Plan Amendment #150

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Ottawa – Transit-Oriented Development Plans (TODC)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Ottawa – Concept Plan, Village of Cardinal Creek

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Cycling Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This plan supports active transportation as a means to improve population health through physical activity and improved air quality.

Ottawa – Ottawa Pedestrian Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Complete streets, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Transportation Master Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Cycling Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Bylaw 2006 – 300 – Solid Waste Management Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This bylaw governs municipal waste collection and disposal. It specifically names asbestos as a type of waste acceptable for disposal, but requires proper handling procedures.

Ottawa – Bank Street Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Ottawa Bank Street Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Ottawa – Bank Street Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Ottawa – West Wellington Street Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Ottawa – Community Design Plan (Old Ottawa East)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Ottawa Official Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

This plan provides a future vision and policy framework for the City's growth until the year 2031. The principles and objectives of the Plan include a commitment to a green and environmentally-sensitive city through the preservation of green spaces and trees, wise land use practices, a focus on walking, cycling, and transit, and limiting pollution.

Ottawa Bylaw 2008-250 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Public transit, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2008

Ottawa – Barrhaven South Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Ottawa – North Gower Secondary Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Ottawa Bylaw No. 2007-268 – Public Transit Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Ottawa – South Nepean Town Center Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Ottawa – Barrhaven South Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This plan supports the development of sports and recreation projects that provide the public with access to physical activity.

Ottawa Greenspace Master Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Ottawa Bylaw 2006 – 279 – Municipal Trees and Natural Areas Protection Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006
This bylaw protects trees on municipal property by providing strict conditions for removal. It also provides regulations to protect natural areas within the municipality.

Ottawa – Mer Bleue Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Beechwood Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Ottawa – Leitrim Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Ottawa – North Gower Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Ottawa Bylaw 2004 – 276 – Parks and Facilities Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2004

Ottawa – Carp Road Corridor Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This plan focuses on the priority aspects of solid waste landfills, groundwater protection and the quality of drinking water.

Ottawa Bylaw 2004 – 163 – Open Air Fire Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2004

This bylaw prohibits the burning of pressure treated or creosote wood in an open air fire.

Ottawa Bylaw 2003-514 – Sewer Use Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

This bylaw prohibits the discharge of certain substances into the Ottawa sewer system. Prohibited substances include: 1,2-dichloroethane, arsenic, benzene, bromodichloromethane, cadmium, carbon tetrachloride, chloroform, chromium, cobalt, dichloromethane, ethylbenzene, formaldehyde, gasoline, lead, naphthalene, nickel, PAHs, PCBs, radon, styrene, tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, vinyl chloride, para-dichlorobenzene, and phthalates.

Ottawa – Human Services Plan: Putting People First

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

Ottawa Bylaw 2001-149 – Smoke-free Workplace

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2001

Ottawa Bylaw 2001-148 – Smoke-free Public Places

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2001

Ottawa – Kanata West Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Food provision, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000