The Eastern District Planning Commission provides planning, subdivision and building inspection services in eastern Nova Scotia for the Counties of Antigonish, Inverness, Richmond, and Victoria and the Towns of Port Hawkesbury and Antigonish. The planners, development officers, building inspectors and support staff work toward developing a safe and healthy community for you and your family. For more information on the services offered by the EDPC Please see here .

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Staff Reports

  • Town of Port Hawkesbury: Application to amend the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law to allow Close Proximity Advertising to Drive Through Establishments within the Town.
  • Fringe Plan: Maximum bedroom allowances in residential dwellings within the Antigonish Fringe Plan Area.
  • Cheticamp Plan Area: Proposed Amendment to the Chéticamp Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law to remove campgrounds as a permitted use as a temporary measure.
  • Cheticamp Plan Area: Proposed interim amendment to the Chéticamp Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law removing "campgrounds" as a permitted use within Residential Rural (RR-1) Zone allowing for a more thorough review of the issue.
  • Antigonish County: Proposed & Potential Amendments to Boarding Homes as a permitted use, within the Residential (R-1) Zone within the Antigonish Fringe Area, Antigonish County, Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use by-law; And
    Proposed & Potential Amendments to the Lot sizes and Lot frontage, within the Residential (R-1) Zone within the Antigonish Fringe Area, Antigonish County Land Use bylaw.

Plan Documents and Maps

Antigonish County

  • Fringe
  • Central Antigonish
  • Eastern Antigonish
  • Keppoch - Beaver Mountain
  • Wind Turbine Development

Victoria County

  • Baddeck
  • Wind Turbine Development

Richmond County

  • Central Richmond
  • Isle Madame
  • Shannon Lake
  • Sporting Mountain
  • St Peters
  • West Richmond
  • Wind Turbine Development
  • Town of Antigonish

Inverness County

  • Cheticamp
  • Inverness
  • Port Hastings
  • Port Hood
  • Whycocomagh
  • Wind Turbine Development

Town of Port Hawkesbury