Planning Applications

 
File # IncZon
District: COUNTY WIDE
Location: Municipal Planning Strategy Text amendments
 
The Municipality of the County of Kings engaged Brighter Community Planning & Consulting (BCP) to complete a review and provide recommendations regarding inclusionary zoning as well as bonus zoning.

Darren Shupe, Senior Planner for BCP gave a presentation on BCP's recommendations to the Municipality at the Planning Advisory Committee meeting held on September 12, 2023 and the committee approved a Public Participation Meeting to receive both stakeholder and public feedback.

A Public Hearing was held by Municipal Council on Feb 6, 2024 with Council giving Second Reading to the amendments later that evening. These amendments came into affect March 15 2024
 
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File # 22-23
District: 1
Location: 1441 Church Street, Port Williams
 
Application for a development agreement to permit a restaurant, event venue and increase commercial space at 1441 Church Street in Port Williams.

At its meeting on April 2, Municipal Council gave the application Final Consideration and approved the application.

NSUARB has confirmed that no appeals were filed against the approved amendment.

The amendment is now in effect, as of April 29, 2024
 
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File # 21-25
District: 1
Location: 5734 Highway 358, Scots Bay
 
File Update: This application has been converted from a rezoning to a development agreement. The nature of the proposal has not changed. The application from Julie Skaling proposes the development of a campground at 5734 Highway 358 (PID 55014534), Scots Bay.

At its meeting on May 7, Municipal Council gave the application Final Reading and approved the application.

A Notice of Passing shall be published on May 14th in the Valley Journal-Advertiser/Annapolis Valley Register, marking the start of a 14-day appeal period. Information related to making an appeal can be found at www.nsuarb.novascotia.ca or by calling 902-424-4448.
 
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File # 22-02
District: 1
Location: Collins Road, Port Williams
 
Aaron Ewer of Halyard Developments has submitted an application on behalf of SAG Developments Inc. to develop a vacant parcel of land with frontage on both Collins Road and Steeple View Drive (PID 55037139), Port Williams. The proposal would permit a total of 127 residential units consisting of 3 apartment buildings having 33, 33 and 32 units each. A maximum height of 4 storeys is proposed. Additionally, 29 one unit dwellings are proposed.

At its meeting on January 11th , Municipal Council gave the application Final consideration and approved the application. The decision of Council has been appealed to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. Information related to the appeals can be found at https://nsuarb.novascotia.ca/ or by calling 902-424-4448 and referencing Matters No. M11458, M11549 and M11558.

The UARB Notice can be found by clicking the link below.
 
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File # 23-12
District: 1
Location: Southeast quadrant of the intersection of J Jordan Road and Summer Street
 
Application to amend the development agreement registered on three parcels of vacant land near Summer Street and J Jordan Road (PIDs 55354385, 55008627, 55384796), Canning. The proposal involves an amendment to the site plan that would enable the development of a portion of the approved residential units within multiple smaller multi-unit dwellings. No additional residential units are proposed.

At its meeting on April 2, Municipal Council gave the application Final Consideration and approved the application.

NSUARB has confirmed that no appeals were filed against the approved amendment. The amendment is now in effect, as of April 24, 2024
 
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File # 22-07
District: 1
Location: Sutton Road and Belcher Street, Port Williams
 
An application has been received from Michael Napier/Hayden Hopgood to permit the development of approximately 200 residential units in up to 3 separate, five-storey buildings as well as a one-storey neighbourhood commercial development on land near the intersection of Sutton Road and Belcher Street (PID 55030092, 55037915, 55534978, 55523153) Port Williams.

Municipal Council approved this application at its meeting on July 18, 2023. The decision of Council has been appealed to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. Information related to the appeal can be found at https://nsuarb.novascotia.ca/ or by calling 902-424-4448 and referencing Matter No. M11286 and M11288.

The UARB Notice of Public Hearing that includes date, time, and location can be found at the link below.
 
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File # 23-09
District: 2
Location: Aldershot Road, North Kentville
 
Application received from Caleb Howden on behalf of YL Oilers Co. to enter into a development agreement on Aldershot Road in North Kentville to allow an additional four units in each of four multi-unit dwellings under construction on the subject property (total of 16 additional units).

At its meeting on May 7, 2024, Municipal Council gave the application Final Consideration and approved the application.

A Notice of Passing shall be published on May 14, 2024 in the Chronicle Herald , marking the start of a 14-day appeal period. Information related to making an appeal can be found at www.nsuarb.novascotia.ca or by calling 902-424-4448.
 
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File # 23-03
District: 2
Location: McKittrick Road, North Kentville
 
Application to rezone a property on McKittrick Road in North Kentville from the Residential One and Two Unit (R2) Zone to the Residential Multi-Unit (R4) Zone to permit 6 x 16 unit (3 storeys) apartment buildings.

A Public Information Meeting was held April 19, 2023 at 6:00 pm at 181 Coldbrook Village Park Drive. A recording of the presentation is available at the link below for viewing.

NEXT STEP: This application is currently under staff review and will be brought forward to Planning Advisory Committee at a date to be determined.
 
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File # 24-01
District: 2
Location: Middle Dyke Road, North Kentville
 
Application to rezone a portion of the vacant lot facing Middle Dyke Road (PID 55496038), North Kentville, from the Residential One Unit (R1) Zone to Residential One and Two Unit (R2) Zone.

File Update: The Applicant has advised the application proposes the development of 5 semi-detached dwellings, with a total of 10 Residential Units on 1.1 acres of PID 55496038. Instead of the originally proposed 10 semi-detached dwellings with a total of 20 residential units.

The application was given first reading by Municipal Council on May 7.

NEXT STEP: A Public Hearing was approved by Municipal Council and is scheduled for June 4th at 6pm. The hearing will take place in Council Chambers and is open to the public. Members of the public can also listen or watch live at www.countyofkings.ca.
 
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File # 23-15
District: 4
Location: 496/498 and 500/502 Mosher Street, Kingston
 
Application submitted by Peckford Holdings to rezone the properties located at 496/498 and 500/502 Mosher Street, Kingston.

At its meeting on April 2, Municipal Council gave the application Second Reading and approved the application.

NSUARB has confirmed that no appeals were filed against the approved amendment. The amendment is now in effect, as of April 24, 2024
 
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File # 24-02
District: 4
Location: 543 Windsor Street, Kingston
 
Application to rezone from the Residential One Unit (R1) Zone to the Residential One and Two Unit (R2) Zone to enable the development of a two unit dwelling

This application was reviewed by Planning Advisory Committee on May 14 and received a positive recommendation to Municipal Council to give first reading to and hold a Public Hearing regarding the application.

NEXT STEP: Municipal Council will give first reading to this application on June 4, after the Public Hearing which will commence at 6:00pm. The meeting will take place in Council Chambers and is open to the public. Members of the public can also listen or watch live at www.countyofkings.ca.
 
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File # 23-16
District: 4
Location: 683 Central Avenue, Greenwood
 
Application from Rawaa Saba to rezone the property at 683 Central Avenue in Greenwood.

The application is currently under staff review.
 
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File # 23-07
District: 5
Location: 100 Alton Road, East Dalhousie
 
Application to enter into a development agreement to permit short term rentals at 100 Alton Road, East Dalhousie.

At its meeting on May 7, Municipal Council gave the application Final Reading and approved the application.

A Notice of Passing shall be published on May 14th in the Valley Journal-Advertiser/Annapolis Valley Register, marking the start of a 14-day appeal period. Information related to making an appeal can be found at www.nsuarb.novascotia.ca or by calling 902-424-4448.
 
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File # 24-04
District: 5
Location: Block B (Portion of) Rivercrest Lane, Greenwood
 
A Land Use By-Law Map Amendment to rezone the land located at Block B (Portion of) Rivercrest Lane (PID 55550347) from the Residential One and Two (R2) Zone to the Residential Mixed Density (R3) Zone to enable the development of 26 townhouse units.

A Public Information Meeting was held on April 25,2024 at 6pm at the New Beginnings Centre at 1151 Bridge Street, Greenwood, NS, B0P 1R0

NEXT STEP: This application is currently under staff review and will be brought forward to Planning Advisory Committee at a date to be determined.
 
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File # 24-03
District: 6
Location: 2809 Lovett Road, Coldbrook
 
Application to discharge an existing development agreement and to rezone the portion of the property located within the Residential One and Two Unit (R2) Zone to the Residential Mixed Density (R3) Zone to permit additional residential units.

This application was reviewed by Planning Advisory Committee on May 14 and received a positive recommendation to Municipal Council to give first reading to and hold a Public Hearing regarding the application.

NEXT STEP: Municipal Council will give first reading to this application on June 4 at 6:00pm. The meeting will take place in Council Chambers and is open to the public. Members of the public can also listen or watch live at www.countyofkings.ca.
 
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File # 24-06
District: 6
Location: 6746, 6754 Hwy 1, Coldbrook
 
Land Use By-Law Map Amendment to rezone the land from the Residential One and Two Unit (R2) Zone to the Residential Multi-Unit (R4) Zone to enable the development of three, eight unit dwellings.

A Public Information Meeting was held on April 30th, 2024 at 6pm. The meeting was held in Council Chambers at 181 Coldbrook Village Park Drive, Coldbrook.

NEXT STEP: This application is currently under staff review and will be brought forward to Planning Advisory Committee at a date to be determined.
 
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File # 20-17
District: 8
Location: 3 Old Dyke Road, New Minas
 
Application for a Development Agreement to permit multi-unit residential dwelling on property located at 3 Old Dyke Road (PID 55209530), New Minas.

The application is currently under review.

Next Step: The application will be reviewed by the Planning Advisory Committee at a date to be determined.
 
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File # 23-04
District: 9
Location: 11668 Highway 1, Grand Pre
 
Application to discharge an existing development agreement and enter into a new development agreement that would permit expansion of a non-conforming hotel.

A Public Information Meeting was held Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 7:00pm at the Horton Community Centre - there were technical difficulties with the recording.

It has come to staff's attention that all the relevant proposal information was not provided in the initial Public Information Meeting. The planner initially assigned to this file has departed the Municipality. A new presentation was created and recorded by the planner now assigned to the file.

A new Public Information Meeting will be held in the community at a date to be determined, notification letters will be sent out and an Ad will appear in the local paper.
 
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File # 23-08
District: 9
Location: 1361 Ridge Road, Wolfville Ridge
 
Application received from Roxeen Roberts to legalize existing cabin on her property at 1361 Ridge Road.

A Public Information Meeting previously scheduled for August 24, 2023 has been postponed until further notice. Notices will be sent out 1 week prior to the PIM and an ad will be placed in the local paper.
 
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File # 22-08
District: 9
Location: 1459 Forest Hill Road, Forest Hill
 
Kenneth Rent has applied for a development agreement to permit tourist accommodations at 1459 Forest Hill Road in Forest Hill.

At its meeting on May 7th 2024 Municipal Council gave the application final consideration and refused the application.
 
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File # 22-15
District: 9
Location: 339 Old Post Road, Grand Pre
 
Application for development agreement at 339 Old Post Road in Grand Pre to permit weddings and other special events within and around the existing barn.

A Public Information Meeting was held remotely in July 2022.

NEXT STEP: This application is currently under staff review and will be brought forward to Planning Advisory Committee at a date to be determined.
 
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