The proposal will be considered at a special meeting of the Halifax Peninsula Planning Advisory Committee on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm. Minutes of this meeting will be available once they are posted on the municipal website.
Application by Ekistics Planning & Design, on behalf of Joseph Arab, to enter into a Development Agreement at 2438 Gottingen Street, Halifax, to allow a 16 storey residential building.
The applicant has requested to enter into a Development Agreement with the municipality for the subject property. The lot is a registered heritage property and is currently developed with an existing three storey building, Victoria Hall. The requested Development Agreement would permit the construction of a 16 storey residential building on the property. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
• A 16 storey building located on the Creighton Street side of the property (behind Victoria Hall)
• 137 units with a mix of bachelor, one bedroom and two bedroom units
• Two levels of underground parking
• Major rehabilitation of the Victoria Hall building
The plans provided below outline the proposal in detail, including information related to building design and the heritage, traffic, wind and shadow impacts of the proposed development.
The application will be considered under the Development Agreement with PAC and HAC Process.
On October 24, 2019 a public open house was held for this application at the Halifax North Memorial Library. Feedback was received from the 22 residents in attendance. Next, the proposal will be considered at a special meeting of the Halifax Peninsula Planning Advisory Committee on Tuesday June 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Minutes of this meeting will be available once they are posted on the municipal website.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application. The documents are also available for review, by appointment, at the Planning Applications Office at 40 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth.
Building Drawing Package
Applicants Design Proposal
Heritage Conservation Plan
Traffic Impact Study
Wind and Shadow Analysis