Case 24242 - 195 Old Post Road, Enfield (Ledwidge Lumber)

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Request

Sunrose Land Use Consulting, on behalf of Ledwidge Lumber Company Limited, is applying to amend the Planning Districts 14 and 17 (Shubenacadie Lakes) Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-law (LUB) to rezone portions of the Ledwidge Lumber property at 195 Old Post Road, Enfield from the Suburban Residential (R-1B) zone to the Rural Residential (R-6) zone.

Proposal

The applicant wishes to construct a biomass power plant fueled by woody residues from the existing forestry operation. The applicant also wishes to ensure the existing operation (outdoor storage of logs) be applied with an appropriate zone.

The Site Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to the proposed building, its height, parking locations, and driveway access.
 

Process

The application will be considered under the MPS Amendment and Rezoning Process.

Status

Municipal staff are collecting feedback from the residents and stakeholders about this proposed development until December 31, 2022, via email, phone, and letters. In the new year, municipal staff will draft a report with recommendations about the development, which will be presented in front of Halifax Regional Council.

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. 

Rationale Letter
Site Plan (Revised October 2022)
Site Plan (Cross Section) (Revised October 2022)
Traffic Impact Study 
Wetland Investigation Report
 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Byungjun Kang

Planner II

Development Services

Telephone: 782.641.0856

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Byungjun Kang (Please identify the Case # and address)