Case 23032 - 538 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth

Updated:

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board have upheld the applicant's appeal of Community Council’s refusal and directed that Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council approve the land use by-law amendment for 538 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth. See the Status section below for more information.

Request

EDM Planning Services Ltd. is applying on behalf of the property owner, to rezone 538 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, from the C-2 (General Business) Zone to the I-2 (General Industrial) Zone to allow a concrete ready-mix facility.

Proposal

The applicant is proposing to rezone 538 Pleasant Street from the C-2 (General Business) Zone to the I-2 (General Industrial) Zone of the Dartmouth Land Use By-Law.

The I-2 Zone would allow a concrete ready-mix facility on the site, subject to meeting the I-2 Zone requirements. 

Proposal Details:

  • The site is approximately 6,583 square metres (70,859 square feet) in size.

  • An existing building located on the site that fronts along Pleasant Street is proposed to remain, along with an existing driveway entrance and parking lot.

  • Industrial structures are proposed in the rear of the lot which include a batch plant, reclaimer, and cement storage tanks.

  • Two driveway entrance/exits are proposed on Station Road.

  • The site is also proposed to have a wash station for trucks, sand and aggregate piles, and appropriate stormwater management. 

You can view the site plan and proposal details below, under “Documents Submitted for Evaluation”.

Process

The application will be considered under the Rezoning process.

Status

On July 13, 2022, Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council refused the application to amend the land use by-law to rezone 538 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth from the C-2 (General Business) Zone to the I-2 (General Industrial) Zone. On July 26, 2022 OSCO Properties Ltd. filed an appeal of Council’s decision to refuse the land use by-law amendment to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. The Board heard the appeal on October 11-13, 2022 (2022 NSUARB 184 – M10698) and the appeal was allowed.  Read the NSUARB decision. Consequently, Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council have been directed to approve the land use by-law amendment by the Order of the Board.  

View the staff report

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application. 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Dean MacDougall

Planner III

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.240.7085

Fax: 902.490.3976

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Dean MacDougall