Gary Edwards is applying for a substantive amendment to the existing development agreement for lands at 30 and 38 Silvers Lane, Eastern Passage
The applicant wishes to allow commercial uses in accordance with the C-2 zone under the Eastern Passage/Cow Bay Land Use By-law and two, two-unit dwellings on the lands at Silvers Lane. A concurrent but separate application to subdivide the lands into 3 lots has been submitted by the applicant. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
• To allow the existing commercial building to remain with access to Silvers Lane;
• Allow the workshop to continue its current use including the sale of vehicles;
• Allow relocation of nearby dwelling to the lands;
• Allow conversion of relocated dwelling to 2-unit dwelling;
• Provide flexibility in the agreement to allow commercial use in place of the re-located dwelling;
• Development of a new 2-unit dwelling;
• Provide conditions for future development of auxiliary suites; and
• Provisions for the subdivision of the lands into 3 lots.
The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal request, and includes information on traffic impact.
The application will be considered under the Substantive Amendment to Existing Development Agreement process.
Harbour East - Marine Drive Community Council intends to consider and decide whether to approve or refuse this application at a virtual public hearing to be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 6:00 pm. All oral and written submissions will be considered at that time. This meeting will occur in a virtual setting, attending in person is not possible. Written submissions are welcomed and encouraged and will be distributed to all Councillors prior to the 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 no later than 3:00 p.m. on April 1, 2021. Please allow additional time for delivery 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 March 31, 2021, to be added to the HEMDCC speakers list to join the meeting by telephone.
To be placed on the speakers list, individuals may:
• Send an email; 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 name of the meeting body (Harbour East-Marine Drive Community Council), the planning case number (22847) or civic address, your name, your community of residence, email address, and telephone number. If you have questions about the content of the application, please email or call the Planner at 902-476-8361.
Questions about the process of the virtual public hearing may be directed to the Municipal Clerk’s Office or call 902.490.4210. View additional information on how to participate in the virtual public hearing.
View the staff report considered by Harbour East – Marine Drive Community Council.
The Harbour East - Marine Drive Community Council will ultimately decide whether to approve or deny the application based on the criteria in the Eastern Passage/Cow Bay Municipal Planning Strategy.
The subject site is located in District 3 – Dartmouth South - Eastern Passage.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application.