Application by Fathom Studio, on behalf of the property owner, requesting to enter into a development agreement on lands at 112 and 114 Wyse Road, Dartmouth to allow for a 20-storey mixed-use building.
The subject property is designated Centre (CEN) under the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy (Centre Plan) and zoned CEN-2 (Centre 2) under the Regional Centre Land Use Bylaw. The proposal is being considered under Policy IP-5 of the Dartmouth Municipal Planning Strategy. As per Part 10.10 of the Centre Plan, this application was submitted and deemed complete before the Centre Plan became in effect and therefore can be considered under the former policies.
The applicant is proposing a redevelopment consisting of:
- 20 storey mixed-use building;
- Ground floor commercial (~26,000 square feet);
- A total of 160 residential units (25% 2-bedroom units); and
- Underground parking (100 parking stalls)
The applicant submitted material (provided below) which outlines the development proposal in detail, including project renderings, site plan, building drawings, and a Traffic Impact Study.
The application will be considered under the Development Agreement process
The application has progressed through the review team stage of the process where the request was reviewed by internal municipal staff from Development Engineering [including Traffic Services], Building Standards, Civic Addressing, Development Officer [By-laws], Fire Protection Services and Parkland Planning as well as externally by Halifax Water.
Public Consultation took place from December 12, 2020 until January 18, 2021. Thank you for your feedback on the proposal. View the survey summary and feedback received on the proposal.
A virtual public hearing will be held on August 5, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. All oral and written submissions will be considered at that time. This meeting will occur in a virtual setting and attending in person is not possible. Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, written submissions are welcomed and encouraged in advance of the hearing itself. These submissions are distributed to all Councillors and considered at the time of their decision.
Written submissions may be forwarded to the Municipal Clerk by e-mail, by fax, 902-490-4208; or by mail, P.O. Box 1749, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 3A5. Written submissions must be received by the Municipal Clerk’s office as early as possible and not later than 3:00 p.m. on August 5, 2021. Please allow sufficient time for delivery given slower than typical mail delivery times during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The virtual public hearing will be webcast and may be viewed online. Individuals seeking to speak at the hearing should contact the Municipal Clerk’s office no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 4, 2021 to be added to the speaker's list to speak by telephone. We encourage all residents who have any desire to speak at the meeting to ask to have their name added to the list. Individuals who do not want to speak at a later time may ask to have their name removed from the speaker's list.
To be placed on the speaker's list:
• Send an e-mail; or
• Call and leave a voicemail at 902.490.4210; or
• Send a fax to the clerk at 902.490.4208.
In your message, please include the meeting body, the planning Case number 22487 or civic address, in addition to your name, community of residence, email address, and telephone number. Should you have questions about the nature of the application itself, please email the planner or call 902-240-7085.
Should you have questions about the process of the virtual public hearing, please e-mail the Municipal Clerks Office or 902.490.4210.
View the staff report that will be considered by Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council.
View frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about virtual public hearings.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application.