In 2006, HRM Regional Council adopted its first Regional Plan, HRM’s blueprint for when, where and how future growth should happen over a 25-year period.
The Regional Plan sets a broad framework for growth in HRM using several planning tools and strategies. Learn how they all interconnected and impact planning at a local level.
Halifax Regional Council approved the revised Regional Plan on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
The Regional Plan identifies a number of region-wide issues such as culture, transit, active transportation and urban forest management which have detailed implementation strategies.
The Regional Plan identifies a number of “master-planned communities” and priorities for detailed community planning. Port Wallace is currently going through community planning. The Downtown Halifax Plan (established through HRMbyDesign) is an approved community plan.
Learn the meaning of terms like Urban Reserve Designations and Service Area Boundary.