Application by Armco Capital Inc. to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy to develop a mixed-use community.
Armco Capital Inc. has applied to develop 59 acres of undeveloped land in the community of Beechville. The subject site is north of St. Margaret’s Bay Road, between Bayers Lake Business Park and Lovett Lake.
The proposal includes:
• New public streets and public parks
• Sidewalks and multi-use trails
• Residential units
• Commercial uses
A mix of residential and commercial uses is proposed. Proposed buildings include:
• Single and two unit houses
• Apartment-style buildings of between 4 and 10 floors.
This application is a request for new policy. On November 28th, 2017, Regional Council directed staff to begin a process to consider new planning policies. This process includes a public participation program. The participation program involves creating an African Nova Scotian Community Liason Group, and hosting several rounds of public meetings for the entire Beechville Community. Council also considered this application on May 9th, 2017. At that time, Council deferred the planning process. They requested a supplementary staff report, which was considered on November 28th.
Public Participation Program
Staff Report – May 9th, 2017
Staff Report – November 28th, 2017
Regional Council has initiated the process. HRM staff is preparing for the public participation program.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted the following: