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.
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.
The application will be considered under the Plan Amendment process.
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).
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