Fenruary 6, 2024
A PUBLIC HEARING ON THIS APPLICATION WILL BE HELD BY HARBOUR EAST MARINE DRIVE COMMUNITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 7, 2024. PLEASE SEE STATUS SECTION FOR MORE INFORMATION.
W.M. Fares Architects is applying for a development agreement at 42 Canal Street, Dartmouth.
The applicant wishes to develop the lands under the Centre 2 (CEN-2) Zone of the Regional Centre Land Use By-law. The lands are within the Dartmouth Cove Future Growth Node, which has site specific policies to help guide development and achieve the overall vision for the area. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
- Two mixed use buildings, 90 metres and 38 metres in height;
- Identifying Canal Street as a Pedestrian-oriented commercial street and requiring wide setbacks to support commercial and pedestrian activity; and
- Creating a pedestrian throughfare with landscaped open space, from Canal Street to Maitland Street.
The Development Plans (provided below) provide a representation of the development, and include information related to the proposed buildings site plan, floor plans, elevations, landscaping, and open space, traffic impact, and servicing information. Please note the building drawings are for illustrative purposes only and the building design will be regulated by the requirements of the Regional Centre Land Use By-law.
The application will be considered under the Development Agreement process.
A public hearing will be held by Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at Harbour East-Marine Drive Community Council Chambers, Main Floor Alderney Gate, 60 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth. View staff report here.
This notice was posted to this site on February 6, 2024 in accordance with the requirements of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter.
Documents Submitted for Evaluation
The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by municipal staff to properly evaluate the application. The documents are also available for review at the Planning Applications office in Downtown Halifax.