Case 23032 - 538 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth



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.


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”.


The application will be considered under the Rezoning process.


Staff are reviewing public comments received during public consultation and drafting amendments to the land use By-law and a staff report for review by the Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council. Should Community Council wish to consider the proposal, a public hearing will be scheduled in the coming months. The public hearing is an opportunity for you to share your opinion about the application to Community Council. The date and information for the public information meeting will be updated on this website once it is scheduled. Additionally, ads will appear in the Saturday edition of the Chronicle Herald advertising the date a few weeks before the scheduled meeting. 

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,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Dean MacDougall