PLANAPP 2023-01201 - 41 Big Lake Drive, Big Lake



KWR Approvals Inc. is applying to enter into a development agreement to permit a commercial campground.


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The applicant wishes to enter into a development agreement to permit an eco-tourism commercial campground. The development is proposed to be done in multiple phases.

The major aspects of the proposal are as follows:
•    A main building with a hostel, staff accommodations, campground check-in office, sauna, restaurant, and indoor/outdoor event spaces.
•    Up to 100 campsites with tiny homes on wheels.
•    Trail system.
•    A potential additional administration building.
•    Day-use shelters.
•    Docks for lake access.

The Development Plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to proposed building locations, parking locations, and ecological features of the site.


The application will be considered under the Development Agreement Process.


Staff comments regarding this application have been provided to the applicant. The application is now with the applicant, who is working to address the comments.

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 Duke Tower.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Alex Wilson

Planner II

Development Services

Telephone: 902.719.9248

Mailing Address

HRM Planning and Development

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Alex Wilson