Public Hearing – January 25, 2023

Public Hearing
Mixed Use Centre (MC) Zone Amendments

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

Mixed Use Centre, Enfield & Elmsdale
The Municipality is considering a proposal to make the following changes to the Mixed Use Centre (MC) Designation and Zone in Enfield & Elmsdale.

• Require commercial space in at least 50% of the ground floor of new buildings.
• Limit the height of new buildings to 12.2 m & 3 storeys within a prescribed area.

The Public Hearing will take place at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, beginning at 7:30 p.m. In the event of cancellation, the meeting will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, beginning at 7 p.m. The Public Hearing will also be live-streamed on the municipal website at

At the hearing, Council will consider presentations from persons regarding the proposal. To view the staff reports or for further information, please contact the undersigned, at 902-883-6120, by email at, or visit

John Woodford, Director of Planning & Development