September 8, 2022 Design Review Committee

Date:

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting

Agenda

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – January 13, 2022

3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS

4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES 

5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS

6. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS 

7. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
7.1 Correspondence - None
7.2 Petitions - None
7.3 Presentations – None

8. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

9. REPORTS/DISCUSSION
9.1 STAFF
9.1.1 Upcoming Applications

9.1.2 Case 24388: Substantive Site Plan Approval - 5185-89 South Street and 1221 Barrington Street, Halifax [PDF] - Large File Size 63 MB

- Staff Presentation [PDF]
- Applicant Presentation [PDF]

Motion:

That the Design Review Committee:

1. Approve the qualitative elements of the substantive site plan approval application for a 9-floor addition to, and the rehabilitation of, an existing building (known as the Elmwood) at 5185-89 South Street, Halifax, as shown in Attachment A of the staff report dated August 10, 2022;

2. Approve the six variances to the Land Use By-law requirements regarding internal property line setbacks for the mid-rise portion of the development, the maximum and minimum height of the streetwalls, street wall setbacks, and the floor-to-floor height requirement for the ground level, as contained in Attachment B of the staff report dated August 10, 2022; and

3. Accept the findings of the qualitative Wind Impact Assessment, as contained in Attachment C of the staff report dated August 10, 2022; and

4. Recommend that the Development Officer accept the restoration of the existing heritage building as the post-bonus height public benefit for the development.

10. PRELIMINARY PRESENTATIONS – NONE

11. COMMITTEE MEMBERS

12. ADDED ITEMS

13. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE) – NONE

14. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – October 13, 2022

15. ADJOURNMENT    


INFORMATION ITEMS - NONE


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