Active Planning Applications

The Municipality has received 22 individual applications for site-specific Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy (SMPS) amendments to enable various development proposals in the Regional Centre (the area defined as Dartmouth within the Circumferential Highway and Peninsular Halifax).

Application by North West Community Council (NWCC) to review the Cushing Hill Commercial Comprehensive Development District (CCDD)

Case 18276 - Application by KWR Approvals Incorporated to consider residential development, by development agreement, at 74 Union Street, Bedford.

Application by APL Properties Limited to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB) to permit the application of a development agreement at 6009-6017 Quinpool Road, Halifax.

Application by Cygnet Properties for a development agreement on Old Truro Road, Elmsdale.

Application by Armco to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy (link) (MPS) for Eastern Passage/Cow Bay and development agreement for lands located on Hines Road in Eastern Passage.

Application by Westwood Construction Limited to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB) for a development at 2032-2050 Robie Street, Halifax.

Halifax Regional Council approved an asphalt plant (with conditions) which is the application by Scotian Materials to amend the Planning District 1 and 3 Land Use By-law for north of Highway 103 and west of Little Indian Lake, Head of St. Margarets Bay.

Application by Southwest Properties and Shannex to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law for the Motherhouse lands, Halifax.

Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting for a development agreement for lands at Coulter Crescent (off Frenchman’s Road) in Oakfield.

Application by Kiann Management Limited for a rezoning on lands on the north side of Highway 7, west from Parker Lane, Porters Lake.

Application by TEAL Architects for a Plan amendment and development agreement at 383 Herring Cove Road, Halifax.

Application to enable the development of an open space subdivision design on 4 properties, located along Windgate Drive, between Rivendale Drive and Terry Road, in Beaver Bank, NS.

Application by Dexel Developments to allow a 14-storey building with commercial uses and residential units, on lands fronting Robie, Pepperell and Shirley Streets.

An application has been made to change the Halifax MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB to permit a 6 storey mixed-use building, including commercial and residential units, on the exiting Cousins Restaurant site and adjacent properties located on the corner of Duffus and Robie Street, Halifax.

Kassner Goodspeed Architects, on behalf of Eldorado Properties Limited, has applied for an amendment to allow for an addition and for ground floor commercial uses at 5713 Victoria Raod, 1102 and 1106 South Park Street Halifax.

Application by Civtech Engineering, on behalf of James, Leo and Ann Hallal and Mike Faddoul, to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law for Planning District 5 (Chebucto Peninsula).

Application by Dexel to amend the HMPS and HPLUB to allow a mixed-use development of a 30 and 16 storey tower situated at Spring Garden Rd, Robie and Carlton Streets.

Application by Armco Capital Inc. to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy to develop a mixed-use community in Beechville, off St. Margaret’s Bay Road, near Lovett Lake.

Application by WM Fares, on behalf of Jane Group Limited, to change the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law for 6842 Chebucto Road, Halifax.

Application by WSP and Architecture 49 to amend the Halifax Plan Area MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB to permit a mixed-use development, including residential and commercial uses, at the former Ben’s Bakery Lands on Quinpool Road, Pepperell Street, Preston Street and Shirley Street, Halifax.

Application by WM Fares Architects, on behalf of Cornerstone Developments Limited, to rezone seven (7) properties at 651 – 701 St. Margarets Bay Road, Halifax from R-2P to R-3.

Case 20401 - An Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting to amend Municipal Planning Strategy's (MPS) and a development agreement Bedford, Halifax.

Case 20417 - Application by Studio Works International Ltd. requesting to enter into a development agreement for lands at 2267 Brunswick Street in Halifax.

Shelley Dickey Land Use Planning, on behalf of Chad Kennedy, has applied to to allow an automotive repair business to locate in an existing commercial building at 102 Albro Lake Road, Dartmouth.

Case 20437 - R-2P Amendment, Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law

Application by United Gulf Developments Limited to amend an approved development agreement to create an additional 60 residential units prior to the construction of the connector road between Moirs Mill Road and Hammonds Plains Road.

Case 20510 - An application initiated by Regional Council for amendment to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law for 6067 Quinpool Road, Halifax.

Application by Dexel Developments Ltd. to amend the Halifax MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB to enable an 8-storey mixed-use development.

WM Fares, on behalf of Abe Salloum, has applied to change the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law The proposal includes 6014, 6018, and 6020 Cunard Street, 2180, 2178, 2176, 2166, 2164 and 2162 Robie Street, and 6025 Compton Avenue, Halifax

Case 20594 - Application by GFC Management Lt. to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law for Planning Districts 14 and 17 [Shubenacadie Lakes] at the former Carr Farm situated at 1109, 1075 and 1085 Fall River Road, Fall River.

WM Fares Architects has applied to allow a 5-storey building with residential units and ground floor commercial uses on Agricola Street.

WM Fares Architects has applied to change the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law to allow a 5-storey building facing Bayers Road, and a 3-storey building facing Young Street, with commercial uses and residential units.

Case 20662 Amendments to the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy, Regional Subdivision By-law and Sackville Land Use By-law

Case 20694 - Application by SNM Architects, on behalf of Don Valardo Entreprises Ltd., for a rezoning and development agreement at 398 - 400 Windmill Rd., Dartmouth.

Case 20750 - Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting on behalf of Double D Construction Ltd. to enter into a development agreement at 1656 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake.

Application by Michael Napier Architecture, on behalf of G2J Residential Holdings, to amend the Dartmouth Municipal Planning Strategy to re-designate 246 Waverley Road, and 2 and 4 Montebello Drive to the Waverley Road Mixed-Use Sub-designation, to allow for consideration of a multiple unit dwelling by development agreement.

Application to amend the HMPS and HPLUB for a development of approx. 400 res. units and up to 32,000 square feet of commercial at Robie, College and Carlton Streets

Application by Lydon Lynch Architects to amend the Halifax Peninsula MPS and LUB to allow an 8 storey residential building at 1110-1132 Wellington Street, Halifax.

Case 20795 - Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting to re-zone and enter into a development agreement on lands partially fronting Raines Mill Road, Lakeside.

WSP, on behalf of Westwood Construction Ltd., has requested to enter into a development agreement on lands located between Almon Street and St Albans Street.

Application by Upland Planning and Design Studio for amendments to the existing development agreement for lands at Dutch Village Road and Supreme Court, Halifax (The Boss Plaza).

Application by Myles Baldwin, Shane Beehan and Jillian Demmons for a development agreement at 2720 Gottingen Street, Halifax to allow for a restaurant and pub (Narrows Public House).

Application by RHAD Architects for a development agreement at 5720-5722 Inglis Street, Halifax to allow for a 12 unit residential building.

Case 20929 Proposed mixed use development with 11,477 SF of commercial retail/office space, 2 multi-unit buildings with 94 units and 18 single storey townhomes on Peggys Cove Road in Upper Tantallon (PID 40057499) by development agreement

Application by Polycorp LLV Inc. and RV Atlantic Holdings Ltd. for an amendment to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and amendments to the existing development agreement for Long Lake Village, at Cowie Hill Road and Northwest Arm Drive, Halifax.

Kathleen O’Donovan, on behalf of Bedford Bay Limited, is applying to develop lands at the southwestern end of Shore Drive, Bedford, with single unit dwellings. PID#40018079

KWR Approvals Inc., on behalf of property owner Arnaout Investments Incorporated, is applying to rezone property at the southeast corner of the intersection of Dunbrack Street and Wentworth Drive, Halifax.

Application by Dartmouth Cove Property Development Inc. to amend existing Stage I and Stage II Development Agreements.

WSP, on behalf of Façade Investments Ltd., to amend the Halifax MPS and Halifax Peninsula LUB for an 8-storey mixed-use development on Quinpool, and stacked townhouses on Pepperell.

Application by WM Fares Architects, on behalf of Oceanstone Seaside Resort, for amendments to the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law for Planning Districts 1 and 3 for 8646 and 8650 Peggys Cove Road, Indian Harbour.

Application by WM Fares Architects, on behalf of the property owner, for an amendment to the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law to add 2859 Robie Street to Schedule Q and a development agreement.

Application by Lloyd Robbins Law Inc. for a development agreement at 272 Auburn Drive, Westphal.

Application by Fares & Co. Development Inc. to enter a Development Agreement to permit a mixed-use development to be comprised of residential units, commercial, hotel, marina, parks/ open space, and new streets on the lands commonly known as King`s Wharf, Dartmouth.

Application by Michael Napier Architect to amend the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-Law (Schedule “Q”) at 2856 Gottingen Street and substantive amendments to an existing development agreement (Case 18149) at the corner of Gottingen and Bilby Streets.

Application by WM Fares Ltd. to amend the Halifax MPS and Halifax Mainland LUB to enable a multi-unit residential development.

Armco Capital Inc. is applying to enter into a development agreement to allow a residential development on lands between Lively Road and Wilson Lake Drive in Middle Sackville.

Application by Atakaliti Mulu to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy for Planning District 4 (Prospect) for 797 Prospect Road, Goodwood.

Application by W.M. Fares requesting two Development Agreements for the lands at 55 Kearney Lake Road and 4 Grosvenor Road, Halifax (Mainland).

Teal Architects and Planners, to rezone the property from R-2/ C-2 to GC and enter into a development agreement.

Application by Halifax Construction & Debris Recycling Ltd. to amend the Cole Harbour / Westphal Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law for 206 Ross Road, Westphal.

Application by W.M. Fares Architects, on behalf of Perry Lake Developments, for a Residential Development Opportunity at Site C, south of Ingram Drive and west of Highway 102, Fall River.

Application for a development agreement at 33-35 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth to legalize an existing additional dwelling unit in a registered heritage property.

Application by Leeward Prop. Ltd. to amend a Development Agreement for a registered heritage property at 6247 Jubilee Road to permit the construction of an addition at the rear of the building.

Application by Shelley Dickey Land Use Planning, on behalf of the First Baptist Church, to rezone a portion of PID no.41113887, lands fronting Lancaster Drive and Woodland Avenue, Dartmouth.

Application by Shelley Dickey Land Use Planning requesting an amendment to the Height Precinct Map of the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law for 5450 Cornwallis Street, Halifax (Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute).

HRM initiated a comprehensive secondary planning process for the Middle Sackville Urban Local Growth Centre.

Staff-initiated housekeeping process for lands designated Harbour under the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy.

KWR Approvals Inc., on behalf of Pathos Properties Inc., is applying to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and the Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law.

Application by W.M. Fares requesting two Development Agreements for the lands at 56 Kearney Lake Road, Halifax (Mainland).

HRM is working to update the zoning for Burnside and City of Lakes Business Parks. This will introduce new zones that will protect and support these industrial lands.

WSP Canada Inc., on behalf of Pro Real Estate Investment is applying for a Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) amendment for Planning Districts 1 and 3 (St. Margarets Bay) to enable non-substantive amendments to the existing development agreement commonly known as St. Margarets Square, Upper Tantallon.

Application by Ekistics, on behalf of Silver Sands Realty Ltd., to rezone a portion of PID 41453945 along Cow Bay Road permit a single unit dwelling.

Jack Bryant is applying, on behalf of 3232975 Nova Scotia Ltd., to amend the existing 2014 development agreement to permit a four-year extension to the deadline for commencement of development.

Application by Michael Napier Architecture, on behalf of Anthony Metledge, to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law for 5426 Portland Place, Halifax.

Application by Kendar Enterprises Ltd. to enter into a development agreement for the lands located at 8005 Highway 7, Musquodoboit Harbour.

Studioworks Inc., on behalf of property owners Crombie Developments Limited and Beukema & Nelson Independent Consultants Incorporated, is applying to rezone portions of lands at 685 Old Sackville Road.

Walid Friege is applying to rezone from the R-6 to R-5 and subdivide the property located at the corner of Sackville Drive and Wilson Lake Drive (PID 40574907), Sackville.

Application by Halifax Regional Municipality to rezone 435 Hammonds Plains Rd, Bedford (Sandy Lake Academy) from US and RR to SI.

Akoma Holdings Inc. is seeking amendments to the Cole Harbour/Westphal MPS to enable their proposal.

T.A. Scott Architecture + Design Limited, on behalf of property owner LMNO Properties, is applying for, a development agreement at 358-364 Portland Street, Dartmouth; and a rezoning from R-2 to R-4 at PID 00221952, Dartmouth.

Application by Zwicker Zareski Architecture & Planning, on behalf of BANC Investments Limited, to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law and development agreement for 3514 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax.

WSP Canada Inc., on behalf of Seven Lakes Development is applying for Regional Municipal Planning Strategy (RMPS) amendments to enable non-substantive and substantive amendments.

Innovative Architects, on behalf of Pioneer Management Ltd., has requested non-substantive amendments to the existing development agreement at 2287 Prospect Road (PID 40545626), Hatchet Lake.

WSP Canada has applied to amend two existing development agreements in Bedford.

Application by the Armour Group Ltd. requesting to enter into a development agreement for lands at 1000 MicMac Blvd., Dartmouth.

Application by WM Fares Architects for substantive amendments to an existing development agreement on lands at 60 Armstrong Court, Halifax.

Application by municipal planning staff to bring forward housekeeping amendments to modernize the Generalized Future Land Use Map of the Dartmouth Municipal Planning Strategy and the Zoning Map of the Dartmouth Land Use By-law.

Feng Linda Liao is applying to rezone and enter into a new development agreement for 165 Roxbury Crescent, Halifax.

Application by EDM Planning Services Ltd, requesting an amendment to Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law for 2165 Gottingen Street, Halifax.

WSP Canada is applying to rezone lands at 20 Sea King Drive, Dartmouth and amend the Dartmouth land use by-law.

Application by EDM Planning Services Ltd, requesting to enter into a development agreement on lands at 2486 Creighton Street, Halifax.

This is an HRM initiated project directing staff to prepare a recommendation report regarding lands within the Peninsula West Area 1 schedule of the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law

HRM-initiated project to amend the RC-1 (Neighbourhood Commercial) Zone of the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law.

APL Properties Ltd. is applying to enter into a Development Agreement at 6009 – 6017 Quinpool Road, Halifax.

Revised Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting, on behalf of Hatchet Lake Plaza Ltd., to enter into a development agreement at 1656 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake.

EDM Planning Services Ltd. is requesting non-substantive amendments to an existing Development Agreement at Finlay Drive, Dartmouth.

Application by Lin Si requesting to enter into a Development Agreement for lands at 103 Dartmouth Road, Bedford.

Application by Ekistics Planning & Design on behalf of Joseph Arab-Development Agreement at 2438 Gottingen Street for a 16 storey residential building

Application by M&K Golden Developments requesting a rezoning of the lands on Chadwick Street, Dartmouth to enable a development agreement at 5 & 7 Chadwick Street and 247 Pleasant Street.

A revised application was submitted for a development agreement for an Open Space Design Development (Conservation Design) at Cumberland Way, Carriage Road and Charleswood Drive, Windsor Junction.

EDM Planning Services requesting to discharge an existing development agreement for 1749-1759 Vernon Street, Halifax.

W. M. Fares Architects is applying to enter into a development agreement for lands located at 6160 Almon Street and 2760 Gladstone Street, Halifax.

KWR Approvals Inc. is applying to amend the existing development agreement to permit a 16-unit senior citizens dwelling.

Application by EDM Planning Services to enter into a development agreement at 32 Dutch Settlement Rd. in Lantz.

Application by WM Fares requesting to enter into a development agreement at 1401 Sackville Drive, Middle Sackville.

Housekeeping Amendment initiated by staff to amend the R-2P Zone under the Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law to clarify the side, rear and flanking yard setbacks, as well as separation requirements.