Case 24347 - 8 Birches Drive, Halifax



An application by Zzap Consulting Inc., on behalf of the property owner, is requesting to enter into a development agreement to allow an addition to an existing multi-unit residential building located at 8 Birches Drive, Halifax.


The applicant wishes to renovate and expand an existing 17-unit dwelling at the subject site. The proposed development includes the following:

  • A one-storey addition to the existing building, no additional residential units proposed.
  • A side addition to the building to allow for barrier-free access and additional circulation space (stairs, exits, lobby, and elevator).
  • Recladding the building with modern materials.
  • Projecting balconies proposed.

The Development Plans below outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to the proposed accessible ramp, parking locations, driveway access, garbage enclosure, and other design details.


The application will be considered under the Development Amendments process. 


Currently, this application is at the review team stage of the process where the request is reviewed by internal municipal staff from Planning Applications.

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application. The relevant documents are linked below but may also be provided via email or regular mail by making a request to the planner listed below. 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Yanan Gou

Planner II

Development Services

Telephone: 782.641.5657

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Yanan Gou (Please Identify the Case #24347 and address)