MPSA-2023-00851 (Former Case 23600) - 41 Cowie Hill Road, Halifax



ZZap Consulting Inc., on behalf of Hazelview Investments, is applying to amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and the Halifax Mainland Land Use By-law (LUB) to construct 2 new multi-unit dwellings on 41 Cowie Hill Road, Halifax: 
(a) Phase 1 (Building B: 8-storey, 63 units); and 
(b) Phase 2 (Building A: 11-storey, 117 units).


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The applicant wishes to construct two (2) new multi-unit residential buildings on the subject site. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
•    increase the number of units permitted;
•    reduce parking requirements; and 
•    modernize requirements that impact the look and feel of the building.

The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to the location and height of the proposed buildings, parking locations, driveway access, and the applicant’s rationale and request.


The application will be considered under the MPS and LUB Amendments process.


Regional Council initiated the plan amendment process on May 31, 2022 following consideration of the initiation report (item 15.1.5).

A public information meeting was held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Chocolate Lake Recreation Centre.


Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application. Additional studies may be requested during the review process. The relevant documents are linked below.


Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Brendan Lamb

Planner II

Regional and Community Planning

Telephone: 902.476.1699

Mailing Address

HRM Planning and Development

Regional and Community Planning

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Brendan Lamb