Application by Lydon Lynch Architects, on behalf of Banc Investments Limited, to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law to allow an 8 storey multiple unit dwelling at 1110-1132 Wellington Street, Halifax.
The applicant wishes to redevelop 6 properties located at 1110-1132 Wellington Street, Halifax. The proposed redevelopment includes:
General Land Uses: Residential
• 8 storey residential multiple unit building;
• A total of 101 residential units;
• Proposed unit type includes 1 and 2 bedroom units;
• Removal of six existing residential buildings that are comprised of civics: 1110; 1116; 1120; 1122; 1126; 1130 and 1132 Wellington Street;
• Consolidation of 1110-1132, for a total site area of approximately 1938.9 square metres (20,870 square feet); and
• Underground parking consisting of approximately 93 parking spaces.
The applicant submitted material (provided below) which outlines the development proposal in detail, including project renderings, site plan, building drawings and a Traffic Impact Statement.
The applicant may revise some elements of this proposal before staff makes a recommendation to Regional Council.
The application is a request for new planning policy. Before Regional Council can make any decision about the proposal, a Public Hearing must be held. Additional information regarding the process can be found in the staff reports to Regional Council dated July 26, 2017 and January 5, 2018.
On January 16, 2018, Regional Council directed staff to continue to process this request for site-specific secondary municipal planning strategy amendments subject to the proposal: (a) generally aligning with the June 2017 Centre Plan document relative to Urban Structure, Height and Floor Area Ratio, and (b) addressing the planning principles of transition, pedestrian-orientation, human-scale, building design, and context-sensitive. Additional details regarding the above noted Centre Plan components (Urban Structure, Height and Floor Area Ratio) and planning principles are provided in the staff report dated July 26, 2017.
As part of the public engagement strategy for this application, Halifax Peninsula Planning Advisory Committee held a Public Meeting on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application.