Ummah Foundation of Durham

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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

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

*Unfortunatley they keep modifying the requirements, making it difficult for the engineers and architect to implement them to their standards.

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 2022

HERE ON THE PROPERTY
Normal Masjid/Property Maintenance

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

WITH THE CITY
Waiting for a 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
Start the Building Permit Process (6-8 Months)
Complete and finalize all Permit Drawings

WITH THE CITY
Find out the Building Permit Fees
Find out 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 June 2023

 

Construction Cost

 

1.

35,000 sq.ft. floor area

$10,500,000

2.

Water, sanitary, storm, gas & hydro connections estimates

$250,000

 

 

 

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PRAYER TIMES

03 Rb1 1444 / 29 Sep 2022
 Salah  Begins   Adhan  Jamat 
 Fajr 5:35AM 6:20AM 6:30AM
 Sunrise 7:11AM
 Zawal 12:56PM - 1:06PM
 Dhur 1:06PM 1:25PM 1:35PM
 Asr 4:23PM 5:20PM 5:30PM
 Maghrib  7:00PM 7:03PM 7:06PM
 Isha 8:19PM 8:35PM 8:45PM
 Jumah 1:06PM 1:30PM 1:45PM

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3D Rendering Of The Proposed Masjid

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