WM Fares Ltd. is applying to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law to enable multi-unit residential development on a portion of 29 McFatridge Road, Halifax. As part of this application, HRM will consider changes to reduce parking requirements in the C-2C (Dutch Village Road Mixed Use) Zone.
The applicant wishes to develop a 7-storey building at 29 McFatridge St. and at neighboring properties on Joseph Howe Drive. The major features of the proposal are:
- A maximum height of 7 storeys, with a 4-storey section at the southern end of the site
- A three storey streetwall facing Joseph Howe Drive
- 105 dwelling units
The following documents provide information about the proposal:
• Applicant’s Project Brief
• Building Drawings
• Site Plan
• Traffic Impact Statement (TIS)
• Servicing Schematic
These documents are also available for review at the Planning Applications office at 40 Alderney Drive in Downtown Dartmouth.
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.
A public information meeting was held on Wednesday July 25, 2018, at the Joseph Howe Drive Superstore, Community Room. The next step is for staff to review the application, and create a staff report.