Take notice that the Council of the Municipality of East Hants will hold a public hearing regarding the following proposal:

Shubenacadie & all other High Risk Floodplain (HF) Zoned Properties

An application by Dr. David Sheehy to amend the Official Community Plan (OCP) which will enable a change in land use for existing buildings in the High Risk Floodplain, including through a development agreement. These amendments will not only affect the applicant’s property at 2858 Highway 2, Shubenacadie but all properties in the High Risk Floodplain (HF) Zone.

The public hearing will take place at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, beginning at 7:30 p.m. In the event of cancellation, the meeting will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021, beginning at 7:00 p.m. In the event that Covid-19 public health restrictions do not allow for in-person meetings, additional details will be provided on the municipal website at The public hearing will also be live-streamed on the municipal website at

At the hearing, Council will consider presentations from persons regarding the proposals. To make a presentation, view the staff reports, or for further information, please contact the Planning & Development Department at 902-883-3387, by email at, or visit

John Woodford,
Director of Planning & Development