ZZap Consulting Inc. has requested to enter into a development agreement for a 20 unit development on an existing opportunity site at the corner of Maple and Thistle Streets in Downtown Dartmouth.
The applicant wishes to build a 20 unit, stacked townhouse development at the corner of Maple and Thistle Streets in Downtown Dartmouth. Each townhouse is divided vertically, but is also divided horizontally, with the top 2 floors used for two-bedroom units while the ground floor will have a one bedroom unit.
The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
- Units on Thistle St are 10.8 m tall, measured from Thistle St frontage to the peak of the roof;
- Units on Maple St are 11.55 m measured from the midpoint of the Maple St frontage to the peak of the roof;
- 20 residential units;
- 20 outdoor parking spots; and
- Outdoor amenity and playground space proposed.
The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to building design, site layout, traffic and servicing.
The application will be considered under the development agreement process.
Currently this application is at the review team stage of the process where the request is reviewed by internal municipal staff from Development Engineering [including Traffic Services], Building Standards, Civic Addressing, Development Officer [By-laws], Fire Protection Services as well as externally by Halifax Water.
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.