PLN21-005 Elmwood Dr, Roulston Dr, and Pinehill Dr, Elmsdale


FH Development Group


The Municipality has received an application to enter into a development agreement with the municipality to enable the construction of a residential development with approximately 660 dwelling units.


An application has been received to consider a development agreement for a new comprehensive residential development with a mixture of housing types.  This application is enabled under the planning policies of the Municipal Planning Strategy.  The proposed housing type numbers provided by the applicant are as follows:

Single Family:
                        34’ frontage 121 121
                        40’ frontage 39 39
            Single Family Total 160 160
Semi-detached 75 150
Townhouses 12 48
Multi-unit Residential 2 304
Total 235 662

A concept plan has been submitted which details the areas where the different dwelling types are proposed.  In addition to new roads linking to existing residential roads, an asphalt trail is proposed to link Elmwood Drive with Roulston Drive.

The applicant has prepared a traffic impact study which is currently being reviewed.


The application site consists of three large properties which are located between Elmwood Drive & Vernon Court to the west and Roulston Drive, Pine Hill Drive, Lorna Court & Beech Street to the east.

The land is zoned Two Dwelling Unit Residential (R2) Zone which permits single & two unit dwellings as-of-right.  The land is designated Walkable Comprehensive Development District which enables Council to consider this current application for a comprehensive residential development.

Reports & Documents

Initial Staff Report – April 2021

Concept Plan

Multi-Unit Concept Plan


For further information please contact Rachel Gilbert, Manager of Planning, 902.883.3387.