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Plan Area Notices

St Peters Plan Area:

The Council of the Municipality of the County of Richmond intends to consider and if deemed advisable, amend the St. Peters Municipal Planning Strategy to permit consideration of future rezonings from the Downtown Commercial (C-1) zone to the Mixed Use (C-2) zone within the Commercial Designation along Grenville Street between Toulouse / Argyle Street and the St. Peter’s Canal.

There will be a Public Hearing at Council Chambers -2357 Highway 206, Arichat, on Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Port Hastings Plan Area:

The Council of the Municipality of the County of Inverness is considering adopting amendments to the Port Hastings Land Use By-law. The following amendments are proposed:

  1. Rezone properties located at the corner of Route 19 and Newtown Road, (the Capeway Motel) PID# 50177302 and a portion of PID# 50001775 from Residential (R-1) to Mixed Use Commercial (C-1) to allow for the zoning to reflect the use of the properties; and
  2. 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.

There will be a Public Hearing at The Port Hastings Fire Hall- 15 Old Victoria Rd Port Hastings, on Monday, March 6 th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

 

Port Hawkesbury Plan Area:

Re:
That Council approve the rezoning of lands owned by the Holy Trinity Anglican Church located at 329 Reeves Street from the Institutional (I) zone to Highway Commercial (C-3) zone to allow for temporary commercial operations to be located on the lot in conformity with any other appropriate Town by-laws.

There will be a Public Hearing Tuesday, March 7 th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Shannon Studio, 606 Reeves St., Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

 

Staff Reports

  • 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
  • Inverness Plan: Proposed Amendment to the Inverness Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy re-designating Lands at the North West End of Beach Road No. 1 from Waterfront Development to Commercial and Proposed Concurrent Amendment to the Inverness Secondary Land Use By-law rezoning the same property from Waterfront Development (WD) Zone to Commercial Tourism (C‐3) Zone.

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