PLANAPP 2023-01594 - 143 & 153 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville



Application by Stephen Adams Consulting Inc. on behalf of property owners to construct a 14-storey mixed-use building with 294 residential units and ground floor commercial.


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

  • Two towers at 13 and 14 storeys (~42.7m) on a shared podium
  • Two (2) levels of underground parking with 276 parking spaces and a surface parking lot located at the rear of the lot with 46 spaces. 
  • 294 residential units and 1,445m2 of commercial space
  • Vehicular access off Hillcrest Drive and Sackville Drive

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


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], Land Development & Subdivision, HRM Fire Protection Services, HRM Transit, as well as externally by Nova Scotia Power and Halifax Water.

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. 

Design Rationale
Planning Policy Review
Site Plan
Floor Plans
Traffic Information Statement
Servicing Plan

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Melissa Eavis

Planner III

Current Planning

Telephone: 902.237.1216

Mailing Address

HRM Planning Applications

PO Box: 1749,


Nova Scotia,

B3J 3A5

Attention: Melissa Eavis