Public Information Meeting

The Municipality of East Hants will be holding a public information meeting regarding the following two applications:

PLN21-003 Shubenacadie & All Properties in the High Risk Floodplain (HF) Zone.

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.

PLN21-005 – Elmsdale

An application by FH Development Group to enter into a development agreement to enable the construction of approximately 660 dwelling units. The proposal includes a mix of single unit dwellings, semi detached dwellings, townhouses, and multi-unit residential. The application site consists of three large properties which are located between Elmwood Drive to the west and Roulston Drive & Pine Hill Drive, to the east.

The meeting will be held digitally, through a Zoom webinar, on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. To participate in the meeting, please register at The purpose of the meeting is to outline the proposals and respond to residents’ questions and comments regarding the proposals. A final decision to approve or refuse the applications will take place following a Public Hearing to be scheduled at a later date.

To view the staff reports, visit, or for further information, please contact the Planning & Development Department at or 902.883.3387.

John Woodford,
Director of Planning & Development