Proper deck construction information will be available from municipal staff at the Reno & Deck Expo (September 12 & 13 at the Halifax Forum Complex). The Expo will also include renovation displays, professional renovators, products and innovative ideas, safety details, along with hands on interactive presentations to help homeowners understand what the options are for their next renovation.
If you are installing a sidewalk cafe this season detailed instructions and information to assist with your application are now available.
The first thing you should do when planning your project is to check the zoning for your property which sets out the land uses, lot sizes, lot coverage, building heights and setbacks that apply to your property.
Municipal Planning Strategies and Land Use By-Laws, including maps and zoning. Includes the Downtown Secondary Planning Strategy (HRMbyDesign).
Register for this online service to review the status of your permit application and to submit online inspection requests.
Planning a new construction or renovation project? You could be eligible for rebates from Efficiency Nova Scotia. Before you start, visit www.efficiencyns.ca or call 1-877-999-6035.
Planning a landscaping or construction project? Installing a new fence or porch? If you are, call Heritage Gas and Halifax Water first.