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Plan Area Notices

Port Hood Plan Area :
  • Open House

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is reviewing the Port Hood Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law to make sure the documents are working the way the community feels they should. Planning Staff have worked with the Port Hood Area Planning Advisory Committee to prepare draft documents - but now it’s time to hear from you! The area affected is shown on the map below.

To find out more and to have your say, drop by the St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 248 Main Street, Port Hood on the following dates:

  • Thursday, April 6th 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday, April 8th 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Tuesday, April 11th 7:00pm-9:00pm

Related maps and documents:

Port Hawkesbury Plan Area :

Re:
That Council approve the rezoning of lands owned by the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of Antigonish, located on MacLauchlin Drive at PID# 50110709 & 50028968 from the Institutional (I) zone to Residential Single Unit (R-1) zone to permit the construction of a single detached dwelling on each lot.

There will be a Public Hearing Tuesday, April 4 th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Shannon Studio, 606 Reeves Street, Port Hawkesbury

Antigonish County Fringe Plan Area :

Re:
Amend the Antigonish County Fringe Area Land Use By-law by entering into a development agreement with Marble Holdings Limited to allow for the construction of an automatic and self-serve carwash located off of a new cul-de-sac immediately across from 124 Beech Hill Road (Tim Hortons and Sobeys Express) Beech Hill, Municipality of the County of Antigonish.

There will be a Public Hearing Tuesday, April 18 th, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers, 285 Beech Hill Rd, Antigonish Co.

 

Staff Reports

  • Port Hawkesbury Plan: Request for Rezoning of Lands of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of Antigonish located at Property Identifiers (PID) 50110709 and 50028968 MacLaughlin Drive, Port Hawkesbury from Institutional (I) Zone to Residential Single Unit (R-1) Zone..
  • Fringe Area Plan: Development Agreement Application by Daniel MacDonald of Marble Holdings Limited and John MacDonald to allow for the construction of an automatic and self-serve carwash to be located off of a new cul-de-sac to be located immediately across from 124 Beech Hill Road (Tim Hortons and Sobeys Express) eech Hill, Municipality of the County of Antigonish.
  • Port Hawkesbury Plan: Rezoning application by Holy Trinity Anglican Church for the property located at PID# 50156090 from Institutional (I) to Highway Commercial (C-3).
  • Port Hastings Plan: Rezoning application by Patricia MacIsaac for the property located at PID# 50177302 from Residential (R-1) to Mixed Use Commercial (C-1).
  • Port Hastings Plan: Application by Patricia and Darrell MacQuarrie to amend the Port Hastings Land Use By-law to rezone the property located at 243 Kings Road, Pleasant Hill (PID 50189257) from Residential (R-1) to Rural Mixed Use (RM-1) to permit accessory agricultural uses.
  • St Peters: Proposed text amendments to the St. Peter’s Municipal Planning Strategy to permit rezoning from the Downtown Commercial(C-1) zone to the Mixed Use (C-2) zone within the Commercial Designation between Toulouse Street and the St. Peter’s Canal. 01/03/2017

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

Inverness County

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

Town of Port Hawkesbury