Case 24038 - 1715 Sackville Dr, Middle Sackville (PID 41158858)



WSP Canada Inc. is applying to amend an existing development agreement to add commercial school to the list of permitted uses and allow additional time to begin construction. The existing agreement permits the construction of a two-storey commercial building, and this is will not change.


The subject property is a located near the corner of Sackville Drive and Hamilton Drive in Middle Sackville. This site is currently vacant. The applicant is requesting amendments to the existing development agreement, which was approved in 2018. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:

  • The applicant requests to add commercial school to the list of permitted uses. Uses already permitted by the current development agreement include retail stores, service and personal service uses, and offices. 
  • The request also includes a time extension to allow 4 additional years for construction to start.
  • The current development agreement permits construction of a two-storey commercial building. No changes to the size or location of the building are requested by this application.

The submission made by the applicant (provided below) outlines the request in detail and includes a copy of the existing agreement.


The application will be considered under the Substantive Amendment to Development Agreement process.


The application is currently in the public consultation stage. Following public consultation, HRM staff will draft the Development Agreement amendments and write a staff report for review by the North West Community Council. Should Community Council wish to consider the proposal, a public hearing will be scheduled.

Planning staff invite you to provide feedback and share any comments you may have about this planning application. Please provide your feedback by August 8, 2022 to Taylor MacIntosh, Planner II.

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. 

Applicant Letter (Including a Copy of the Existing Agreement)
Traffic Impact Study Addendum 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Taylor MacIntosh

Planner II

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.219.0836

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Taylor MacIntosh (Please identify the Case # and address)