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Notable Projects & Initiatives

Other Notable Initiatives

Pedestrian Underpass (2009)

The first physical connection between the Downtown and Waterfront

Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) (2019)

Provides expert community input on City of North Bay public art policies, projects and procedures

Downtown Snow Removal Improvements (2019-2020)

Block by block snow removal was implemented to improve mobility within the Downtown Core

Downtown North Bay & Waterfront Re-Branding (2020)

New branding helps to improve the connection between the Downtown and Waterfront

Municipal Parking Updates (2020)

Parking made easier in the Downtown Core

Outdoor Patio Fees Waived (2020, 2021 and 2022)

To help support local businesses, the City waived all fees for the creation of new or expanded commercial patios for 2020 & 2021

Traffic Box Art Project (2021)

Intended to increase public art visibility, beautify the downtown & provide local artists an outlet for their work

Façade Improvement Grant Updates (2021)

The Growth Community Improvement Plan team implemented a number of changes to the Façade Improvement Grant. These changes are intended to create a higher standard for façade improvement proposals. 

Community Response Unit (2020)

To improve safety within the City, including the Downtown & Waterfront

Spaces for Opportunities (2021-2022)

If you are looking to open a business in Downtown North Bay check out these available spaces on the interactive “Spaces for Opportunities” map

Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (CSWP)

North Bay’s Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (CSWBP) is a coordinated effort to foster a safe, healthy and inclusive community by responding to identified priority risks.

Joel Therrien
Special Projects Development Planner (705) 474-0400 x.2404