Application by Lin Si requesting to enter into a Development Agreement for lands at 103 Dartmouth Road, Bedford to allow for an apartment within a single unit dwelling.
The applicant has applied to enter into a Development Agreement with HRM for the subject property located at 103 Dartmouth Road, Bedford. The property, which is currently vacant, is zoned RSU (Residential Single Dwelling Unit) which allows for the as-of-right development of a single detached dwelling unit. Under Policy R-22 of the Bedford Municipal Planning Strategy, residential zones are also permitted the option for an accessory home occupation which are controlled through provisions in the Land Use By-Law.
The as-of-right development of a single detached dwelling unit was approved in November 2018. The applicant requested to enter into a development agreement which would allow a second dwelling unit in the structure for the purpose of providing an additional cooking area for the senior members of their multi-generational family. This is enabled through Policy R-8 and encouraged through Policy R-18 of the Bedford Municipal Planning Strategy, the relevant section has been included below.
The documents (provided below) outline the development proposal and include information related the current zoning and excerpt from the related section of the Bedford Municipal Planning Strategy.
The application will be considered under the Development Agreement process.
The application is being circulated internally to staff for review and comment. Public Consultation will occur after this step and will be posted to this website.
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 Dartmouth.