Application by Doug Hubley to rezone lands at 3620 Highland Avenue, Halifax from R-2 (General Residential) Zone to the R-2T (Townhouse) Zone to allow the construction of a townhouse building at 3620 Highland Avenue, Halifax.
The subject property, 3620 Highland Avenue, Halifax, is designated RES (Residential) under the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and zoned R-2 (General Residential) under the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB). The existing zoning permits buildings containing up to four apartments.
The Applicant has requested to rezone the lands to the R-2T (Townhouse) Zone to allow for the construction of a four-unit townhouse building. However, under the requirements of R-2T Zone only a three-unit townhouse building could be built on this site. Implementation Policy 3.1.1 of the MPS enables the request to rezone the property.
The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to proposed buildings, driveway access, and parking locations.
The application will be considered under the Land Use By-law Amendment process.
This application will be considered by the Halifax Peninsula Planning Advisory Committee at a meeting to be held on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Boardroom, Duke Tower, 5251 Duke Street, Halifax, NS.
A public information meeting was held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Saint Margaret of Scotland Anglican Church Hall, 3751 Robie Street, Halifax, NS. View the meeting presentation and the meeting minutes summary.
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 at the Planning Applications office in Downtown Dartmouth.