Planning & Development

John Woodford

John Woodford, Director of Planning & Development

The Planning & Development Department is responsible for the delivery of planning-related services to the residents and business of the Municipality.

The Planning & Development Department also has 6 divisions:

Development Control – Enforcement of the Municipality’s Land Use Bylaw (zoning regulations) and subdivision process

Community Planning – Community Plans, plan amendments, development agreements, Socioeconomic statistics and studies

Bylaw Enforcement – Dangerous and unsightly premises, dog control

Building Permits & Inspections – Building Permits and the delivery of building inspection services and fire inspections

Civic Addressing – New civic addresses

Emergency Management – Management of the Emergency Management Plan

Interactive East Hants – Mapping & Open Data

Heritage Program – Administration of the protection of the registered heritage properties.


CONTACT Planning & Development

Telephone: 902-883-3387

Civic Address:
Municipal Office
Lloyd E Matheson Centre
15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale, NS B2S 3K5

Mailing Address:
Box 230, Suite 170
15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale, NS B2S 3K5