The Eastern District Planning Commission provides planning, subdivision and building inspection services in eastern Nova Scotia for the Counties of Antigonish, Inverness, Richmond and Victoria and the Town of Port Hawkesbury. The planners, development officers, building inspectors and support staff work toward developing a safe and healthy community for you and your family. For more information on the services offered by the EDPC Please see here .

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Plan Area Notices

Port Hood Plan Area :

Re: Amending the Port Hood Land Use By-law by introducing a consistent height restriction of 6 metres for all wind turbines in the entire Planning area and to remove previous inconsistencies from the planning document. .

Public Hearing to be held: Monday, May 7 th at 1:00 p.m. Council Chamber, Municipal Office, 375 Main St, Port Hood.

Port Hawkesbury Plan Area :

Re: The Town of Port Hawkesbury is considering amending the Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-law by re-designating a municipal property located at 100 Reeves St to ‘Industrial’ and concurrently rezoning the same property to ‘Mixed Use (M1)’ in order to allow for the development of a dog daycare business.

Public Hearing to be held: Tuesday, May 1 st at 6:30 p.m. Shannon Studio, Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.

Staff Reports

  • Port Hawkesbury Plan amendments related to the 100 Reeves St property (PID#50303437) allowing for the establishment of a dog daycare business start-up.
  • Inverness: Request for a change of zoning from ‘Institutional’ to ‘Commercial Mixed Use’ by the Inverness Historical Society for a part of their lands on Lower Railway St.
  • Central Antigonish: Amendment to the Development Agreement between the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society and the Municipality of the County of Antigonish to allow for a third phase addition, to the Affordable Living Complex “Riverside Estates” under construction, consisting of a community room, utility room and small office space on property (PID: 01223668) located at 12 Hope Lane, off Vincent’s Way, Sylvan Valley, Antigonish County.
  • Fringe Plan: Amendment to the Development Agreement between the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society and the Municipality of the County of Antigonish to allow for a third phase addition, to the Affordable Living Complex “Riverside Estates” under construction, consisting of a community room, utility room and small office space on property (PID: 01223668) located at 12 Hope Lane, off Vincent’s Way, Sylvan Valley, Antigonish County.
  • Cheticamp: Rezoning application by Raymond Deveau to rezone a portion of the property with PID# 50098045 Cabot Trail, Chéticamp, NS.
  • Inverness: Request for a change of zoning from ‘Rural Development’ to ‘Commercial Mixed Use’ by 3294708 Nova Scotia Limited for Municipal Lands to be purchased

Plan Documents and Maps

Antigonish County

  • Fringe
  • Central Antigonish
  • Eastern Antigonish
  • Keppoch - Beaver Mountain
  • Wind Turbine Development

Victoria County

  • Baddeck
  • Wind Turbine Development

Richmond County

  • Central Richmond
  • Isle Madame
  • Shannon Lake
  • Sporting Mountain
  • St Peters
  • West Richmond
  • Wind Turbine Development

Inverness County

  • Cheticamp
  • Inverness
  • Port Hastings
  • Port Hood
  • Whycocomagh
  • Wind Turbine Development

Town of Port Hawkesbury