Planning Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) is to provide direction for Council regarding Planning & Development decisions. PAC is composed of Municipal Council and two members of the public:  Candace Stephens and Sam Balcom.

PAC Meetings, and other Executive Committee Meetings are open to the Public. Meetings of the Planning Advisory Committee and Council are held monthly at the Municipal Building, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, in the Municipal Council Chamber.

The Planning Advisory Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 pm in the Council Chambers at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre, Elmsdale. Occasionally, schedules are changed to accommodate other Departments. Please contact the Department of Planning & Development at 902-883-3387 or 1-866-758-2299 prior to the meeting to confirm the date and time.

Public hearings for planning applications normally begin at 7:30pm during a meeting of Council. Meeting dates and times are subject to change.

To confirm meetings in advance please contact the CAO’s office at 902-883-7098 Ext. 215.

Active Applications

For a list of active planning applications, please visit our Planning Applications page.




Community Standards Bylaw Amendments – Forestry Noise

Community Standards – Staff Report – Forestry Noise – February 2021
Municipality of East Hants, Bylaw P-100-1, an Amendment to Bylaw P-100, Community Standards Bylaw – Draft

Johnson Road Petition

Johnson Road Petition Staff Report March 9, 2021

Appendix A – Johnson Road Petition Package (updated)

Appendix B – Private Ways Act

Appendix C – Map of Petitioning and Affected Properties

Appendix D – Statutory Declarations

Appendix E – Proposed Right-of-Way Access and Road Extension

Appendix F – Letter of Support from Ms. Johnson