Case 23307 Bedford West, Sub-Areas 12 & 1



In March 2022, Bedford West was designated a “Special Planning Area” by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on the recommendation to address housing challenges. As part of the Special Planning Area process, Clayton Developments and other landowners submitted different requests to enable the development of a mixed-use subdivision consisting of residential, commercial, and institutional uses within the Bedford West Sub-Areas 1 and 12. The Special Planning Area allows the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to make decisions on planning matters in this area as outlined in the Housing in the Halifax Regional Municipality Act.

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As part of this planning process, two proposals were submitted for lands within sub areas 1 & 12, and are currently under internal review:
    1) Clayton Developments – A mixed-use subdivision with new parks and public streets, consisting of 1,800 – 2,000 residential units of different types, and approximately 15,000 sq.m. of commercial and institutional uses.
    2) ZZap Consultants – A religious institutional use with accessory community facilities (meeting space, kitchen, and offices within the main building.
   3) Other submissions: 11 submissions for single-lot developments on properties along Larry Uteck Boulevard. and Hammonds Plains Road. The proposals are for mix use buildings, consisting of residential, commercial, and institutional uses, that vary in height between high-rise and mid-rise buildings.


The application will be considered under the provincial special planning area designation

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

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


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Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Dali Salih

Planner III

Regional Planning

Telephone: 902.220.9631

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax ,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Planning Controller (Case # 23307)