Case 23271 - Lot A1 and Lot 2, Hammonds Plains Road, Hammonds Plains

Updated:

Following receipt of preliminary comments from municipal staff, the developer has requested the Planning Application be placed on hold for a few months while they review the comments and determine how they wish to proceed

Request

Application by WSP Canada Inc. for a 41-unit senior citizen housing development near the intersection of Hammonds Plains Road and Larry Uteck Boulevard.

Proposal

The subject site is located on the south side of the Hammonds Plains Road approximately 100 m to the west of Larry Uteck Blvd. The site is designated Residential under the Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and is zoned R-1 (Single Unit Dwelling) under the Land Use By-law for Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville (LUB).

The applicant wishes to develop a 41-unit development at Lot A1 (PID 00422378) and Lot 2 (PID 00421925) Hammonds Plains Road, Hammonds Plains designed for seniors. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:

  • 41-units (9 single unit dwellings and 16 two-unit dwellings)
  • Access from the Hammonds Plains Road;
  • Private driveway internal to the site;
  • One parking space per unit (41 total)
  • Serviced by central water service and on-site sewer service

The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to the building locations, parking locations, driveway access, building design, traffic impact and landscaping.

Process

This application is being considered under the Development Agreement process subject to Policy P-39 and of the Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville Municipal Planning Strategy.
 

Status

Following receipt of preliminary comments from municipal staff, the developer has requested the Planning Application be placed on hold for a few months while they review the comments and determine how they wish to proceed.

Public consultation will be conducted; the purpose of the consultation will be to receive feedback regarding the proposal. The application will also be reviewed by the North West Planning Advisory Committee (NWPAC). Taking all feedback from the public, and the NWPAC, staff will conduct a thorough internal review of the application and submit a staff report to the North West Community Council. The Community Council will then consider the staff recommendation, and should they wish to consider the development agreement, a public hearing will be held.

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application. The relevant documents are linked below but may also be These documents may also be alternatively provided either by email or regular mail by making this request to the planner listed below. 

Submission Letter
Site Plan
Landscape Plan
Building Renderings
Traffic Impact Statement
Operating Speed Analysis
 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Thea Langille

Principal Planner

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.476.0671

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Thea Langille