Case 24640 - Amalfi Way and Timberlea Village Parkway, Timberlea

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Request

ZZAP Consulting Inc., on behalf of the property owner, is requesting to amend an existing development agreement to allow for the construction of a nine-storey residential building containing up to 76 units on the lands located between Amalfi Way and Merlot Court, east of Timberlea Village Parkway, Timberlea (PID 41327222).

Proposal

The applicant is requesting a non-substantive amendment to the existing development agreement (DA) for the Links at Brunello to permit the construction of a nine-storey residential building with 76 dwelling units. The existing development agreement permits a mixed-use development consisting of a golf course, mixed residential uses, park and open space uses, and commercial areas. There have been several amendments to the existing agreement since its approval in 2001. Section 2.4.4 and 3.1(c) of the existing development agreement permits new multi-unit dwellings through a non-substantive amendment to the development agreement. 

The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
•    Nine-storey building with parking podium
•    76 dwelling units
•    Accessed via Amalfi Way
•    Surface parking for 23 vehicles and internal parking for 80 vehicles
•    Landscaped yards with screening fence 

The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to proposed building location, landscaping and buffering, architectural design, parking locations, and driveway access.

Process

The application will be considered under the non-substantive amending development agreement process.

Status

Currently this application is at the review team stage of the process where the request is reviewed by internal municipal staff from Development Engineering including Traffic Services, Building Standards, Civic Addressing, Development Officer, Parking Services, and Fire Protection Services as well as externally by Halifax Water, Nova Scotia Power, and Halifax Regional Centre for Education.

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Faith Ford

Planner II

Development Services

Telephone: 782.640.8687

Mailing Address

HRM Planning and Development

Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Faith Ford