Case 24063 - Interim Incentive or Bonus Zoning Outside the Regional Centre

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Request

Halifax Regional Council initiated a request to initiate a process to consider amendments to the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy to establish an Interim Density Bonusing Program for land outside of the Regional Centre.

Proposal

On September 14, 2021, Regional Council initiated a process to consider amendments to the Regional Municipal Planning Strategy (Regional Plan) to establish an Interim Incentive or Bonus Zoning program in areas of the Municipality in suburban and rural areas outside of the Regional Centre.   

On November 23, 2021, Regional Council approved a public participation process for the process. The staff report proposed that the framework may generally follow Incentive or Bonus Zoning policies established in the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy for Future Growth Nodes.  
 

Process

The application will be considered under the Plan Amendment process. 

Status

This policy proposal is currently seeking feedback from stakeholders and the public. Any feedback received will be part of the staff report to the Regional Council for the first reading of the proposed amendments and any associated amendments to the land use by-law(s).

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Kasia Tota

Principal Planner

Regional Planning

Telephone: 902.292.3934

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax ,

Nova Scotia,

B3j 3A5

Attention: Planning Controller ( Please Identify the Case # [24063] and address)