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 are now with the Minister awaiting Approval.
 
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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.

This application was reviewed by Planning Advisory Committee on February 13 2024 and received a positive recommendation to Municipal Council to give initial consideration to and hold a Public Hearing regarding the application.

NEXT STEP: Municipal Council will give initial consideration to this application on March 5 2024 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 # 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.

A Public Information Meeting was held remotely and has been recorded. A recording of the presentation is available for viewing and input at the link below.

Next step: The application will be reviewed by Planning Advisory Committee at a date to be determined.
 
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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.

This application was reviewed by Planning Advisory Committee on February 13 2024 and received a positive recommendation to Municipal Council to give initial consideration to and hold a Public Hearing regarding the application.

NEXT STEP: Municipal Council will give initial consideration to this application on March 5 2024 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 # 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).

A Public Information Meeting was held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

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 # 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 Area 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 from Residential One Unit (R1) to Residential One and Two Units (R2) to permit the development of 10 semi detached dwellings on vacant land facing Middle Dyke Road (PID 55496038), North Kentville.

This application is currently under review by staff.

A Public Information Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 29th, 2024, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 181 Coldbrook Village Park Drive, Coldbrook, B4R 1B9.
 
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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.

Planning Advisory Committee at its meeting on February 13, 2024 recommended that council give First Reading to and hold a Public Hearing for the application.

Next Step: Municipal Council will give First Reading to the application at its meeting on March 5, 2024 in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Administration Building.
 
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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 Mixed Density (R3) Zone to enable the development of 3 or 4 dwellings

This application is currently under review by staff.
 
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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, Springfield
 
Application to enter into a development agreement to permit short term rentals at 100 Alton Road, Springfield.

A Public Information Meeting is scheduled was held Thursday, June 22 at 6:00pm.

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.

A Public Information Meeting was held remotely. A recording of the presentation is available for viewing and input at the link below.

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 # 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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File # 23-13
District: 9
Location: 367 Oak Island Road
 
Application for a text amendment to revise the minimum area and minimum lot frontage requirements of the Country Residential (A4) Zone to enable the subdivision of two properties in order to convert the existing duplexes into semi-detached dwellings.

At its meeting on February 6, 2024, Municipal Council gave the application Second Reading and approved the application. A Notice of Passing shall be published on February 13, 2024, in the Valley Journal Advertiser, 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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