Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting, for lands at Coulter Crescent (off Frenchmans Road) in Oakfield, to amend an existing development agreement to allow additional lands as part of an hybrid open space design development.
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Sunrose has submitted an application for an amendment to a hybrid form of open space design development on lands in Oakfield approved by Council in 2008. The lands of Phase 2 under the existing 2008 development agreement are 24.6 hectares in area and are located off Coulter Crescent, off Frenchmans Road. The request is to add two new parcels of lands, a 11.9 ha parcel and a 11.5 parcel to the existing Phase 2. To enable the addition of 23.4 ha of land to the open space design development North West Community Council (NWCC) must approve a proposed amendment to the existing development agreement at a future public hearing. Features of the proposed development include:
- Up to 54 dwelling units on the approved Phase 2;
- Up to 24 new dwelling units on the proposed additional lands;
- Single unit dwellings;
- Individual wells and sewage treatment facilities for each lot;
- Retaining 80% of the individual lot as non-disturbance area to be used for conservation.
This application is being considered under the Development Agreement process.
A Development Application notification sign has been erected on the lands at Coulter Crescent.
A Public Information Meeting was held on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Grand Lake Oakfield Community Hall, 22 Lakeside Drive, Grand Lake, NS, at 7:00 p.m. to consider the proposed amendments to development agreement to allow additional lands within the existing hybrid open space development.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by Municipal staff to properly evaluate the application. All documents are available for viewing at the HRM Planning and Development office in Dartmouth at 40 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, 2nd Floor.
Traffic Impact Statement
Stormwater Management Plan