PLANAPP 2023-00453 (Case 24650) 42 Canal Street, Dartmouth

Updated:

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.

Request

W.M. Fares Architects is applying for a development agreement at 42 Canal Street, Dartmouth.

Proposal

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.

Process

The application will be considered under the Development Agreement process.

Status

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. 

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Dean MacDougall

Planner III

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.240.7085

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,

Halifax,

Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Dean MacDougall (Case 24650)