Case 24650 - 42 Canal Street, Dartmouth



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.   Based on the floor area ratios provided through Map 13 of the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy, the development will consist of three mixed-use buildings consisting of two mid-rise (23m) and one high-rise (26m or taller).

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.


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 [By-laws], Fire Protection Services and Parkland Planning as well as externally by Halifax Water.

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,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Dean MacDougall (Case 24650)