PLANAPP 2023-00943 - 498 Sackville Dr, Lower Sackville



An application by Paul Skerry Architects Limited to enter into a Development Agreement to allow for a 7 to 8-storey mixed use building containing 63 residential units and main-level commercial facing Sackville Drive at 498 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville.


The applicant wishes to build a mixed-use building. The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:

  • Proposing 63 residential units, as well as a 337 square feet of commercial space;
  • As this is a sloped sight, the building appears as 7-stories facing Sackville Drive and 8-stories facing Seawood Avenue.;
  • Driveway access on Seawood Avenue accessing 2 levels of underground parking; and,
  • Indoor and outdoor amenity space for use by building residents.

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


The application will be considered under the Development Agreement Process


The proposal is currently being reviewed in detail by staff and other agencies. Next steps will include working with the applicant to incorporate feedback received from the review and consulting with the public to provide feedback and ask questions about the application.

Documents Submitted for Evaluation

The applicant has submitted plans and studies required by HRM staff to properly evaluate the application. The documents are also available for review at the Planning Applications office in Downtown Dartmouth. 

Building Elevation Drawings
Floor Plans
Site Plan
Landscape Plan
Perspective Drawing and Summary Table
Traffic Impact Statement

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Taylor MacIntosh

Planner II

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.219.0836

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Taylor MacIntosh