2016 Official Community Plan

Download PDFs of the 2016 Official Community Plan documents below.  The Land Use Bylaw, Subdivision Bylaw and Municipal Planning Strategy took effect on September 21, 2016.

If you have questions regarding the Official Community Plan please contact the Planning & Development Department at 902-883-3387 or email.


Municipal Planning Strategy

2016 Municipal Planning Strategy

Official MPS GFLUM MAPS


Land Use Bylaw (LUB)

  • LUB 2016 Part 5 – Rural Zones
    • Zones: Rural Use (RU) ¦ Agricultural Reserve (AR) ¦ Rural Comprehensive Development District (RCDD) ¦ Wind Energy (WE)
  • LUB 2016 Part 7 – Mixed Use Zones
    • Zones: Townhouse (R2-T) ¦ Multiple Unit Dwelling (R3) ¦ Mixed Use Centre (MC) ¦ Village Core (VC) ¦ Walkable Comprehensive Development District (WCDD)
  • LUB 2016 Part 10 – Environmental Zones
    • Zones: High Risk Floodplain (HF) ¦ Moderate Risk Floodplain Overlay (MF) ¦ Water Course Greenbelt (WG) ¦ Water Intake Overlay (WI) ¦ Watershed Protection Overlay (WP) ¦ Shubenacadie Aquifer Protection Overlay (SAP) ¦ Water Supply (WS)

Subdivision Bylaw

2016 Subdivision Bylaw