Case 23528 - 1601 Ketch Harbour Road, Sambro

Updated:

A virtual public hearing was held on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Halifax and West Community Council approved the request, and the application has entered a 14-day appeal period.

Appeals of planning decisions are handled by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. For more information on filing appeals see the Status section below.

Request

Application by Stephen Adams Consulting Ltd. to rezone 1601 Ketch Harbour Road, Sambro from P-2 (Community Facility) Zone to R-6 (Rural Residential) Zone to allow the storage of fish nets, fishing gear and equipment related to local fishery.

Proposal

The proposed rezoning would allow the property to be used for any use permitted in the R-6 Zone. The proponent is applying for the rezoning in order to allow a fishery support use. A fishery support use in the R-6 Zone would permit:

•    Using the existing building or constructing a new building for the storage and maintenance of fishing gear;
•    Outdoor storage of boats on the property; and
•    Retail or wholesale of fish products

The applicant has provided a letter detailing the proposed business operations for the property (attached, below) as well as a location certificate showing the existing building on the property.
 

Process

The application will be considered under the land use by-law amendment process.

Status

A virtual public hearing was held on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Halifax and West Community Council approved the request, and the application has entered a 14-day appeal period. Appeals of planning decisions are handled by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. 

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

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

Application Letter
Location Certificate

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Peter Nightingale

Planner II

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.719.9478

Mailing Address

HRM Planning and Development

Current Planning

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Planning Controller (Please identify the Case # and address)