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

  • 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.
  • Fringe Plan: Request for a Development Agreement by the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society to construct a 12 unit grouped dwelling on the property located at PID #10017036.
  • Municipality of Richmond County: Memorandum - Amendment to the Richmond Subdivision By-law to allow private roads to cross an unmaintained public street.
  • Inverness Plan Area: Request for Rezoning from C-2 to O-1 by The Municipality of the County of Inverness for lands identified by PID# 50205632, 50329853, 50319656 on Mine Road and between Mine & Mill Road in Inverness (Beside Mill Road Social Enterprises) to permit a proposed Inverness Heritage Memorial Park.
  • Town of Antigonish Plan: Application by Mr. Steve Cleroux, Vice President of Development, Atlantic Crombie REIT for a non-substantive amendment to the Development Agreement (Document Registration Number: 82357295) between Sobey's Group Inc. and the Antigonish Mall Ltd. with the Town of Antigonish to allow for the development of a 2,200 square foot extension to their building for a quick serve restaurant without a drive-through on property PID# 01295971.

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