Active Planning Applications

The sites listed below are intended to provide more detailed information on selected current land use applications requiring discretionary approval. Not all active applications are listed. Applications not included in this map may include certain Land Use By-Law amendments or Variance applications. Furthermore, the map shown below is updated 12 times each year on the third Monday of every month (except holidays). Halifax Regional Municipality, while making every attempt to ensure accuracy, does not guarantee that the extent or exact location of the below planning applications is accurately represented on the map below. For the most up to date information available, please contact the planner listed on the file, or for further information please contact us.

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Planning Applications

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 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 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.

A Planning Strategy Review and Community Benefit Action Plan for the Beechville Community

Application by Environmental Design Management (EDM), on behalf of Dartmouth Crossing Limited, to amend the Dartmouth Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS).

Case 20401 - An Application by Clayton Developments Limited on behalf of a variety of property owners to amend Municipal Planning Strategy's (MPS) and a development agreement Bedford, Halifax.

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.

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

Case 20795 - Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting to re-zone and enter into a development agreement on lands partially fronting St. Margaret's Bay Road, Beechville.

Application by KWR Approvals Inc., 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.

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

UPLAND Urban Planning and Design Studio is applying for amendments to an existing development agreement at 771 and 773 Bedford Highway, Bedford.

Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting, on behalf of the property owner, requesting substantive amendments to an existing development agreement at 56 Walter Havill Drive, Halifax.

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

Planning & Development is working to update the zoning for Aerotech Business Park and surrounding lands within Airport Industrial Designation. This project includes introducing new zones that will protect and support these valuable industrial lands.

Application to develop residential lots with modified lot requirements on PID 00277228, by Hayes Street, Parkmoor and Charlton Avenues, in Halifax.

Application by Dennis Hiltz to amend the existing development agreement at 94 & 96 Pockwock Road, Hammonds Plains

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

Application by KWR Approvals Inc. to amend the policies for Block B of the River-Lakes Secondary Planning Strategy, and also to amend the Land Use By-law to enable a development agreement on a portion of Block B in Canal Court, Fall River.

This is to consider mid-rise, multi-unit buildings on Dartmouth Road it will also include some properties on Wardour Street. There are two proposals.

application to permit a 534-unit apartment building at 210 and 214 Willet Street, Halifax under site-specific MPS and Land Use by-Law amendments

Civtech Engineering and Surveying Limited has applied for a rezoning agreement at 801 Old Sambro Road, Harrietsfield.

Application by WM Fares Architects, requesting amendments to an existing development on lands at the intersection of Dunbrack Street and Ruth Goldbloom Drive, Halifax.

Application by Zzap Consulting Inc. on behalf of Ramar Construction Ltd. for amendments to the Municipal Planning Strategies for Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville and Planning District 1 & 3 (St Margarets Bay) and corresponding Land Use By-laws for lands at 445 Winslow Drive (PID 41277765); Lot 4B Winslow Drive (PID 41277773); and, Lot 3 Winslow Drive (PID 41249681), Upper Tantallon.

Application by ZZap Consulting Inc, seeking a development agreement for the rear portion of lands at 1268 Cole Harbour Road, Cole Harbour.

A Regional Council initiated project to consider industrial and highway commercial development on the Conrad Quarry lands (PID: 00276105; 00276188; 00275966; 40174286 and 41168279).

WM Fares Architects is applying for substantive amendments to an existing development agreement at 8 Walker Avenue, Sackville.

Application by WSP for Summer WInd Holdings Ltd for Development Agreement at 5241-5247 South Street and 5230-5240-5242-5244-5246 Harvey Street

Application by WSP, on behalf of the property owner Canada Lands Company Limited, requesting to enter into a development agreement on the former Shannon Park lands, located off Princess Margaret Boulevard, Iroquois Drive, and Nootka Ave in Dartmouth.

Application by W.M. Fares Architects for a site-specific Municipal Planning Strategy amendment from the corner of Dutch Village Road, Joseph Howe Drive, and Westerwald Street, and to discharge an existing development agreement from 3343 and 3400 Westerwald Street.

Application by WM Fares Architects requesting substantive amendments to an existing development agreement for lands at the corner of Swindon Drive and Hanwell Drive (PID 41292822), Middle Sackville.

W M Fares Architects is applying for a development agreement at 11 Canal Street, Dartmouth.

WM Fares is applying to rezone lands located at 48 and 50 Old Sambro Road,Halifax.

Application by Seton Ridge Holdings Limited requesting amendments to the existing development agreements for lands known as Seton Ridge located on Seton Road, Bedford Highway and Lacewood Drive, Halifax.

Application by ZZap Consulting Inc. to amend an existing Development Agreement alongside holes 1, 2, 9, and 16 of the Links At Brunello Golf Course.

Provident Developments is applying to amend the Bedford Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Bedford Land Use By-law (LUB), to construct a new single-unit dwelling at 110 Waterfront Drive, Bedford. The MPS and LUB amendments are required to facilitate the development as the existing policy currently only allows for a townhouse or multi-unit development.

EDM Planning Services Ltd. is applying to rezone 538 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth to allow a concrete ready-mix facility..

Deloitte Restructuring Inc has requested an amendment to an approved development agreement.

Request to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law to re-designate and rezone a portion of 7 McIntosh Street, Halifax (formerly part of 530 Herring Cove Road), Halifax from the Institutional Designation to the High-Density Residential Designation and the P (Park and Institutional) Zone to the R-4 (Multiple Dwelling) Zone.

Application by KWR Approvals Inc., to enter into a Development Agreement on lands located at 2136 & 3124 Hwy #2, Fall River.

Clayton Developments Limited has asked to amend the R-1 Zone of the Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains, and Upper Sackville Land Use By-law.

Clayton Developments Limited and Crombie REIT are requesting to enter into a development agreement on the former Penhorn Mall Lands on Portland Street, Dartmouth.

A request to review the zoning and land-use policies at the corner of Main Avenue and Titus Street.

Request by North West Community Council to amend the measurement of height for buildings in the Sackville Drive Land Use By-law.

Application by WSP Canada Inc. for a 41-unit senior citizen housing development near the intersection of Hammonds Plains Road and Larry Uteck Boulevard.

WM Fares Architects, on behalf of property owners, is requesting to enter into a Development Agreement on Beaver Bank Road and Windgate Drive.

Application by Clayton Developments to make amendments to amend the Bedford Municipal Planning Strategy to enable the development of Bedford West Sub area 12, and alternative development of Sub Area 1, Bedford.

WSP Canada Inc. is applying for a development agreement at 3195 Highway 2, Fall River.

Application by Upland Planning & Design requesting a substantive amendment to a previously approved building at 910 Bedford Highway, Bedford.

Application by ZZAP Consulting Inc. for changes to amend the development agreement on lands at Brunello Golf Course, Timberlea.

Application by Stephen Adams Consulting Ltd. to rezone 1601 Ketch Harbour Road, Sambro.

This is an HRM-initiated project directing staff to consider amendments for the Sackville Drive Land Use By-law.

Application by W M Fares requesting more time to begin construction at 26 Walker Service Road in Lower Sackville.

WSP Canada Inc., on behalf of property owner Clayton Park Holdings Inc., is applying to amend an existing development agreement for 278 Lacewood Drive (PID 00345033), Halifax.

Application by ZZap Consulting Inc., for a development agreement for senior citizens housing at 9 Crestfield Dr. in Hammonds Plains.

Happy City Lab has requested to rezone 1818 Shore Drive to CDD (Comprehensive Development District) Zone and enter into a development agreement.

Application by Upland Urban Planning + Design for a Development Agreement on a new street at the end of Reginald Court, Herring Cove.

Application by Fathom Studio, on behalf of Seton Ridge Holdings Limited, to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and the Development Agreements for lands known as Seton Ridge at Bedford Highway, Seton Road and Lacewood Drive, Halifax.

Fathom Studios is requesting a rezoning and to enter into a development agreement on Portland and Carver Street, Dartmouth (PID 00242016 & 00241984).

Application by TEAL Architects + Planners Inc. to amend a development agreement at 216-218 Cobequid Road, Lower Sackville.

Halifax Regional Council has initiated a process to amend the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy (RCSMPS), the Regional Centre Land Use By-law (RCLUB), and a concurrent development agreement process to develop a master neighborhood plan for the Southdale Future Growth Node (FGN).

Harvey Architecture has applied to amend an existing Development Agreement at 123 and 185 Gary Martin Drive.

Application for a development agreement at 5 Bridle Path in Hammonds Plains.

WM Fares, on behalf of the property owner, is requesting to discharge an existing development agreement and enter into a new development agreement to allow a six-storey mixed use building on lands at 1200 and 1216 Cole Harbour Road, Cole Harbour.

Application for a substantive amendment and partial discharge of the Timber Trails Mobile Home Park Development Agreement, at 1036 Lucasville Rd, Lucasville.

ROMS KAIG Spryfield Ltd. is applying for a development agreement on the lands at 386 Cow Bay Road, Eastern Passage.

Upland Planning & Design has applied for a non-substantive amendment to an existing development agreement at 19 Hamlet Lane, Dartmouth.

Application for a non-substantive amendment to the existing Development Agreement at 1380 Cole Harbour Road to allow a change of use to general warehousing and light manufacturing.

Housekeeping amendments to the Downtown Halifax Land Use By-law to revise the definition of Adult Entertainment uses to exclude retail uses and bookstores.

Stephen Adams Consulting Services Inc., is requesting to enter into a development agreement at 541 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth (PID 00227496).

Fathom Studio has applied to enter into a development agreement at PIDs 41486515 and 40872103 off Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.

Sunrose Land Use Consulting is applying to discharge an existing development agreement at 1440 St. Margarets Bay Rd, Lakeside.

Application by Eric Bannerman et al. to amend the Eastern Passage/ Cow Bay LUB to rezone part of the property at PID #41498973 Cow Bay Road in Cow Bay.

WSP Canada Inc. is applying to amend an existing development agreement @ 1715 Sackville Dr, Middle Sackville (PID 41158858)

Clayton Developments Limited is applying to amend the Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains, and Upper Sackville Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-law (LUB) one (PID 00468694) off Daisy Drive (Carriagewood Estates) and Trinity Lane in Beaver Bank.

Halifax Regional Council initiated a request to initiate a process to consider amendments to the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy to establish an Interim Density Bonusing Program for land outside of the Regional Centre.

Application by 360 CAD Services to enter into a Development Agreement for 6319 Chebucto Road, Halifax.

ZZap Consulting Inc. is applying for substantive amendments to an existing development agreement for The Links at Brunello Golf Course, Timbelea.

DesignPoint Engineering & Surveying Ltd. is applying to enter into a development agreement at 57 Sanctuary Court, Fall River.

Zzap Consulting Ltd. Has applied for a Conservation Design Development on a property on Hemlock Drive in Upper Tantallon.

The Housing Trust of Nova Scotia is requesting to discharge an existing Development Agreement from the lands at 2250 Maitland Street, Halifax.

Michael Napier Architecture Inc., making changes to an existing development agreement for a mixed-use development.

East Coast Evergreen Development Inc. is applying to rezone 4510 Prospect Road, Bayside.

Application by WM Fares Architects requesting a non-substantive amendment to the existing Development Agreement applied to 60 Armstrong Court, Halifax.

Halifax Regional Council initiated housekeeping amendments to the Regional Centre Land Use By-law arising out of the Centre Plan approval process.

Halifax Regional Council initiated housekeeping amendments to the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law, and Downtown Halifax Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law arising out of the Centre Plan approval process.

Applications by Clayton Developments Limited for amendments to the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy and two Development Agreements to Southdale / Mount Hope Special Planning Area (PIDs 41280546 and 41362161) as well as the Port Wallace Special Planning Area (PIDs 00249672, 00268599, 00258228, 40686966).