Application by Sunrose Land Use Consulting on behalf of Double D Construction Ltd. to enter into a development agreement for a Service Station and Restaurant [Coffee Shop] at 1656 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake.
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The property at 1656 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake is 4 hectares [10 acres] in area. A building permit has been issued under the current I-1 [Light Industrial] zoning to develop a 19,795 sq.ft. retail plaza. The development of the service station and associated convenience store and drive thru restaurant [coffee shop] is not permitted within the I-1 zone as-of-right and requires the discretionary approval of Community Council.
The site plan [see below under Documents Submitted for Evaluation] shows proposal for the site.
The site plan shows the approved retail plaza to the west side of the property and a 6 pump gas bar canopy and 4,428 square foot convenience store & restaurant [coffee shop] with drive-thru to the east side of the property.
The subject property falls within the Planning District 4 [Prospect] Plan Area. The Municipal Planning Strategy for Planning District 4 [Prospect] enables Halifax and West Community Council to consider a development agreement on subject property under Policies RB-10 and IM-11.
The application is being considered under the development agreement process.
Public consultation will be conducted; the purpose of the consultation will be to receive feedback regarding the proposal. Upon completion of the public consultation, staff will conduct an internal review of the application and submit a staff report to the Halifax and West Community Council, should they wish to consider a development agreement for the proposal a public hearing will be held.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application. These materials are also available for review at the HRM Planning and Development office in Dartmouth at 40 Alderney Drive, 2nd Floor.