Ummah Foundation of Durham

Masjid al Ummah
is open 24/7 for all religious activities.
Thornton road is closed to ongoing traffic.

But access to Masjid is open from Taunton road Only.

 

News!!
The City has started working on the SITE PLAN AGREEMENT.
This means we may be able to begin the project as early as

THIS SUMMER
Inshallah.

If 850 People
Buy One Musalas Each
We will have enough to get the shovels in the ground in the Summer of 2023
Inshallah

92 Sold

758 Left

UMMAH MASJID PROJECT DETAILS

Ummah Foundation of Durham
Proposed Islamic Centre
1423 Thornton Road North, Oshawa

 

The land is approximately six acres. The proposed complex will consist of a building of approximately 35,000 sq. ft.

 

1)    The following facilities will be provided in the mosque building

a)    Men's Prayer Area - 500 people

b)    Women's Prayer Area - 350 people

c)    Classrooms for children for Qur’anic lessons

d)    Kitchen and Cafeteria

e)    Funeral Facility

f)     Washrooms

g)    Ablutions Areas

h)    Library

i)      Parking for 147 spaces

 

Exterior Architecture

The exterior architecture of the building has been designed keeping in mind the traditions of the faith as well as the context of the setting, resulting in a modern and progressive facade. Modern and durable materials such as precast options with the highest quality are proposed throughout the building.

 

Green Building Features

In our aim of constructing the first Green Mosque in North America, the following are some of the features that will be incorporated in the facility;

 

1.      Rainwater Cistern (storage tanks) for Plant irrigation system.

2.      Permeable paving system that allows water percolation

3.      LED Lighting System for indoor and outdoor needs

4.      Timer and sensors for lighting fixtures

5.      Water saving taps

6.      Provisions for future pedestrian access

7.      Storm water pond

8.      Dedicated parking for carpool stalls

9.      Chargers for electric cars

 

MASJID PROJECT UPDATE

PROJECT TIMELINE
1st Submission of Site Plan Drawings
March 8, 2016

2nd Submission of Site Plan Drawings
March 5, 2018

3rd Submission of Site Plan Drawings
August 20, 2020

4th Submission of Site Plan Drawings
Dec 16, 2021

5th Submission of Site Plan Drawings
Dec 24, 2022

*After each submission, the city returns it with comments and required changes that need to be implemented before they can approve the Site Plan

The City has indicated that only minor comments remain and we are likely to be able to start summer of 2023 inshallah.

COSTS TO DATE ON THE MASJID PROJECT
UFD New Masjid Project
Company
 D.G. Biddle & Associates Limited
-$61,179.31
 NIA Architects Inc
-$48,100.00
 Orbit Engineering Ltd.
-$22,826.00
 City of Oshawa
-$17,919.33
 M + S Landscape Architects Inc.
-$9,885.00
 TranPlan Associates Inc
-$8,927.00
 Soil Engineers Ltd
-$8,181.20
 Vladmir Dosen Surveying Inc
-$5,220.60
 Harden Environmental Services LTD
-$5,017.20
 Archaeological Assessments Ltd
-$4,802.50
 Region Reproductions
-$3,940.14
 Niblett Environmental Associates Inc
-$3,275.25
 e-Lumen International Inc
-$2,825.00
 Earl Sanders
-$2,750.00
 Kelly's Tree Care Ltd
-$2,090.50
 Thomson Watson Consulting Arborists Inc
-$226.00
Total
-$207,165.03
WHAT ARE WE WORKING ON RIGHT NOW MARCH 2023

HERE ON THE PROPERTY
Normal Masjid/Property Maintenance

WITH THE ARCHITECT
Permit Drawings For the Building well under way
Mechanical Drawings
Electrical Drawings
Plumbing Drawings
Site Services

WITH THE CITY
Waiting for the official written response for the Site Plan Submission

WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP IN THE PROJECT?

HERE AT THE MASJID
Create a renewed awareness about the Masjid Project
Begin Raising funds for the next steps

WITH THE ARCHITECT
Finalize the Building Permit Process (3-4 Months)
Complete and finalize all Permit Drawings

WITH THE CITY
Find out the Building Permit Fees
Work to Waive the Development Charges
Find out the Process For Beginning Construction

LIKELY COSTS IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE

Stage 2: Building Permit Application

Status: Commenced, target March 2023

 

Estimated Engineering and Consultants Cost

 

1.

Permit drawings, specifications, tender documents

$160,000

2.

Mechanical engineering drawings

$35,000

3.

Electrical engineering drawings

$25,000

4.

Structural engineering drawings

$45,000

 

 

 

City Fees and Development Charges

 

1.

Building permit fee

$87,000

2.

Development charges

$555,000

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

Stage 3: Construction Phase

Status: Commenced, target August 2023

 

Construction Cost

 

1.

35,000 sq.ft. floor area

$10,500,000

2.

Water, sanitary, storm, gas & hydro connections estimates

$250,000

 

 

 

PRAYER TIMES

13 Sha 1445 / 23 Feb 2024
 Salah  Begins   Adhan  Jamat 
 Fajr 5:27AM 6:20AM 6:30AM
 Sunrise 7:03AM
 Zawal 12:19PM - 12:29PM
 Dhur 12:29PM 1:25PM 1:35PM
 Asr 3:26PM 4:20PM 4:30PM
 Maghrib  5:56PM 5:59PM 6:02PM
 Isha 7:15PM 7:50PM 8:00PM
 Jumah 12:29PM 1:30PM 2:00PM

Download: Registration Form For Evening Maktab 

Your support is needed to help build the Foundation

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3D Rendering Of The Proposed Masjid

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