Case 23834 - 5 Bridle Path, Hammonds Plains

Updated:

This application was approved by North West Community Council on April 4, 2022. The appeal period has closed and no appeals were filed.

Request

Application for a development agreement to allow a commercial recreation use (The Little Gym of Halifax) at 5 Bridle Path in Hammonds Plains.

Proposal

The subject property is located at 5 Bridle Path in Hammonds Plains. The property is zoned MU-1 (Mixed Use) under the Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville Land Use By-Law and designated MUB (Mixed Use “B”) under the Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville Municipal Planning Strategy.

The applicant owns a business, “The Little Gym of Halifax”, which occupies up to 2000 square feet of floor area in the existing building. The business received a permit for this use in the spring of 2020. The applicant wishes to expand the use throughout the rest of the main floor of the existing building on this property. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:

  • Expand from 2000 square feet of floor area to 4000 square feet of floor area.
  • Expansion is internal to the existing building; no further additions are proposed at this time.

The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal and include information related to the existing building location, parking locations, driveway access, and landscaping. 

Process

The application will be considered under the Development Agreement Process

Status

This application was presented to North West Community Council on February 28, 2022 for First Reading and approved by North West Community Council at the public hearing on April 4, 2022. The appeal period has closed and no appeal were filed. The Development Agreement will be effective when all parties have signed the agreement. 

This application was reviewed by HRM staff and public engagement was completed in the form of a Fact Sheet which was mailed out to nearby property owners. For further information, please view Attachment D: Public Engagement Fact Sheet. This application was presented to North West Planning Advisory Committee (NWPAC) on December 8, 2021. View the full meeting.  
 

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 alternatively provided either by email or regular mail by making this request to the planner list below.

Attachment A: Site Plan (original submission)
Attachment B Floor Plan (original submission)
Attachment C: Traffic Impact Study (original submission)
Attachment D: Public Engagement Fact Sheet
Attachment E: Updated Public Hearing Fact Sheet

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Claire Tusz

Planner II

Development Approvals

Telephone: 902.430.0645

Mailing Address

HRM Planning and Development

Development Approvals

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Claire Tusz (Case #23834 for 5 Bridle Path, Hammonds Plains)