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Case 19800
14.7 acre portion of the property on the north side of Highway 7, west of Parker Lane, Porters Lake (PID 40740276)

Updated 19/02/2016

The Open house cancelled on March 5, 2016 due to poor weather conditions has been reschedule to Saturday May 7, 2016.

The Open House will be in a guided tour format and we request that you call and reserve your spot on a guided tour. The Open House will be held at the Lake Echo Community Recreation Society (Community Centre) at 3168 Highway 7, Lake Echo, NS

The guided tour times are as follows: Saturday May 7, 2016 - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm.

The purpose of this open house is to receive public feedback regarding the above-noted application. Planning staff will be present to discuss the rezoning process and the application with respect to the provisions of the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law for Planning District 8 & 9 (Lake Echo / Porters Lake). The applicant will be present to discuss the proposed C&D Materials Processing Facility. The same information will be presented at all sessions. Members of the public will have a number of ways to provide input on the application. The open houses are open to anyone who wishes to attend to seek information about the proposal and express comments or concerns that they may have.

HRM has compiled a list of FAQ

Materials from Open House listed Below:

Planning Application Process Panels from Open House

Construction and Demolition Panels from Open House

Participants Handout – Comment Form from Open House

Evaluation Form from Open House


Request
Application by Kiann Management Limited to rezone a 14.7 acres of a property on the north side of Highway 7, west from Parker Lane, Porters Lake from the RE (Rural Enterprise) zone to CD-2 (C&D Materials Processing Facilities) zone to permit a Construction and Demolition Waste Processing Facility. The property is identified as PID 40740276 Highway 7, Porters Lake.

Proposal - View Site in Google Maps

The applicant has submitted plans for a construction and demolition materials processing facility on the property. The proposal for the facility includes truck unloading, truck scales, sorting, processing/storage, inspection, parking and a scale house/office building. The proposal also includes signage and fencing.

The subject property falls within the Planning District 8 & 9 (Lake Echo/ Porters Lake) Plan Area. The Municipal Planning Strategy for Planning District 8 & 9 enables Harbour East – Marine Drive Community Council to consider a rezoning on subject property under Policies P-46G and P-89.

Process
The application is being considered under the rezoning process.

Status
A Open House (public consultation) will be held to receive feedback regarding the proposal. Details regarding Open House will continue be posted here. After the Open House, staff will conduct an internal review of the application and submit a staff report to the Harbour East – Marine Drive Community Council, should they wish to consider the rezoning a public hearing will be held.

Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application. These materials are available for review at the Planning Services office in Dartmouth at 40 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth.

Applicants Submission Letter
Concept Plan (whole site) - REVISED - dated October 26, 2015
Concept Plan (detail) - REVISED - dated October 26, 2015
Environmental Report - REVISED - dated November 3, 2015
Traffic Impact Statement

Contact Information
For further information, please contact:

Thea Langille, Major Projects Planner
Planning Applications, Eastern Region
Telephone: 902-490-7066
Fax: (902) 490-3976  
Email: Thea Langille

Erin MacIntyre, Planner
Planning Applications, Eastern Region
Telephone: 902-490-4494
Fax: (902) 490-3976  
Erin MacIntyre

 

Mail: HRM Planning Applications,

Eastern Region
PO Box 1749, Halifax, NS B3J 3A5
Attention: Thea Langille, Major Projects Planner


Mail: HRM Planning Applications,
Eastern Region
PO Box 1749, Halifax, NS B3J 3A5
Attention: Erin MacIntryre, Planner