PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING – Elmsdale Lumber

The Municipality is holding a Public Information Meeting regarding an application from Elmsdale Lumber Company Limited to allow for the construction and operation of a biochar production facility. Elmsdale Lumber Company Limited is requesting an amendment to the East Hants Official Community Plan by changing the residential land use designation and zone on a portion of their property (PID 45342938) to the Industrial Commercial (IC) Designation and Zone. They are also requesting a substantial amendment to an existing development agreement (PID 45082773) in order to permit the development of the biochar facility.

The meeting will be held digitally, through a Zoom webinar, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (cancellation date is Thursday, Dec. 3). To participate in the meeting, please register at easthants.ca/webinars. The purpose of the meeting is to outline the proposal and respond to residents’ questions and comments regarding the proposal. A final decision to approve or refuse this application will take place following a Public Hearing to be scheduled at a later date.

To view the staff report, visit easthants.ca/planning-applications, or for further information, please contact the Debbie Uloth, Project Planner at duloth@easthants.ca. or 902.883.7098 ext. 128.

John Woodford, Director of Planning & Development

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