PLANAPP 2023-01562 - 4-12 Catamaran Road, Halifax



Application by Kevin Riles to rezone 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 Catamaran Road from R-2P (General Residential) zone to R-3 (General Residential and Low-Rise Apartment) zone to permit the addition of two units in each three-storey (4-unit) apartment building. This would result in a total of six units per building.


The applicant wishes to rezone the 5 properties in question from the existing R-2P (General Residential) zone to the R-3 (General Residential and Low-Rise Apartment) zone under the Halifax Mainland Land Use By-Law. The permitted uses under the R-2P zone include apartment buildings containing not more than 4 apartments whereas the R-3 zone permits apartment house of four storeys or less.

Building status for properties in question:

4 Catamaran   -  Existing duplex
6 Catamaran   -  Three-storey apartment building under construction 
8 Catamaran   - New three-storey apartment building
10 Catamaran  - New three-storey apartment building
12 Catamaran  - Three-storey apartment building under construction

The development plans (provided below) outline the development proposal in detail, and include information related to the buildings, parking locations, driveway access, landscaping and technical studies.


The application will be considered under the Land Use By-Law Amendment process.


This application was taken to the team review meeting and has been sent to the applicable review departments and agencies for their review and comment.

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, Scotia Square, Halifax. 

Property Online Mapping
Traffic Impact Assessment Letter
Planning/ Design Rationale
Site Plan

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Ardalan Shareghi B.

Planner II

Current Planning

Telephone: 782.641.3478

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Ardalan Shareghi B.