Public Hearing Notices

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

VanSlyke Group Inc., Elmsdale

A proposal from VanSlyke Group Inc. to change the designation at 192/194 Highway 214, Elmsdale from the Village Core (VC) Designation to Established Residential Neighbourhood (ES) Designation and rezone the same from Village Core (VC) Zone to the Two Dwelling Unit Residential (R2) Zone. The purpose of the application is to permit the subdivision of an existing semidetached dwelling on the property into two separate properties, which is not permitted in the Village Core (VC) Zone due to minimum lot size requirements.

Municipal Planning Strategy & Land Use Bylaw Amendments,
Dog Day Cares and Boarding Kennels

The Municipality is proposing amendments to the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use Bylaw to enable dog daycare uses above ten (10) dogs and boarding kennels in the Highway Commercial (HC), Business Park (BP), Industrial Commercial (IC) and Regional Commercial (RC) zones to be considered by Development Agreement. Amendments also include enabling dog daycares including dog daycares with more than ten (10) dogs to be permitted in the Rural Use (RU) and Agricultural Reserve (AR) zones.

Land Use Bylaw Amendments, Keeping of Poultry

The Municipality is proposing amendments to the Land Use Bylaw to enable the keeping of poultry for personal use for property owners with single and two unit dwellings, which will require the poultry to be confined to their home property.

The hearings will take place in Council Chambers at the Lloyd E Matheson Centre, 15 Commerce Court, Elmsdale, on Wednesday March 28, 2018, beginning at 7:30 p.m. In the event of cancellation, the meeting will be held on Thursday March 29, 2018, beginning at 7:30 p.m. 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 or toll free at 1-866-758-2299.

John Woodford
Director of Planning & Development