PLANAPP 2023-01903 - Prospect Road, Goodwood



Application by Fathom Studio, on behalf of Screen Nova Scotia, to rezone PID 40600736 to C-2 and enter into a development agreement to construct a film production facility (Sound Studio), off Prospect Road, Goodwood.


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The applicant wishes to construct a film production facility (Sound Studio) on a parcel adjacent to the existing Halifax Exhibition Centre at 200 Prospect Road. The building would consist of offices, production areas, and two indoor sound stages. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:

•    A 5850 square metre building footprint, with room for future expansion 
•    238 parking spaces

The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to the proposed building, traffic assessment, wetland assessment, stormwater management, and servicing information.


The application will be considered under the Development Agreement Process.


The public engagement stage for this application has been completed, and a revised plan is currently being reviewed by Planning staff and the Department of Public Works. Staff will begin working on the draft development agreement. Once finalized, the development agreement and staff report will be presented to Halifax and West Community Council for consideration. This website will be updated at that time.

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application. The documents are also available for review at the Planning Applications office in Downtown Halifax.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Alyson Dobrota

Planner II

Current Planning

Telephone: 782.640.6189

Mailing Address

HRM Planning and Development

Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Alyson Dobrota