Welcome to Shape Your City

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Find information and get engaged on a broad range of municipal initiatives. We know that your time is precious and your opinion is important, Shape Your City makes it easy to give your input from the comfort of your home.

Archived projects remain available for you to look at and can be found under "Past Engagements".

This site complements traditional consultation activities like open houses and town halls by making engagement programs more inclusive, accessible and easier to share your opinions.

Find information and get engaged on a broad range of municipal initiatives. We know that your time is precious and your opinion is important, Shape Your City makes it easy to give your input from the comfort of your home.

Archived projects remain available for you to look at and can be found under "Past Engagements".

This site complements traditional consultation activities like open houses and town halls by making engagement programs more inclusive, accessible and easier to share your opinions.

  • Captain William Spry Community Centre Recreation Needs Assessment

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    Learn more about the assessment and take the public survey.

  • Slayter Local Street Bikeway and Connections

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    We would like to invite you to participate in public engagement to provide feedback on the proposed bikeway concept designs for the project study corridor and the bikeway connections, as well as to share with us your thoughts on the successes and shortcomings of the interim bikeway improvements pilot project along Slayter Street

  • Strawberry Hill Future Growth Node

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    The municipality has received development proposals for the Strawberry Hill Future Growth Node. Municipal staff are reviewing information submitted by landowners within the site area and are awaiting supporting information to be provided by the applicants.

  • Young District

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    The public is invited to attend a public information meeting to help shape the future of the Young District. Three public information meeting sessions will take place on Wednesday, June 26th, 2024.

  • Halifax Exhibition Centre Mixed Use Development

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    The Halifax Exhibition Centre (HEC) lands located along Prospect Road (Highway 333) in Beechville were identified by Halifax Regional Council as an “Opportunity Site”.

  • Future Service Communities

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    The need for additional serviced lands to provide housing and services to accommodate population growth has been identified through the ongoing Regional Plan Review. In order to support the region’s current and expected population growth, the Province has invested $2.3 million to enable the municipality to conduct a series of critical technical studies to inform the possibility of supporting fully serviced development in four study areas.

  • Land-Lease Communities

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    The Halifax Regional Municipality is reviewing and updating its Mobile Home Park By-laws.

  • Public Participation Strategy

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    The Planning and Development Department (P&D) is updating its public engagement strategy to advance best practices in diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. The previous public participation policy dates to 1997.

  • The M District

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    WM Fares Architects applied on behalf of Rank Inc. to begin a comprehensive planning process to allow the development of the Mic Mac Mall lands bound by Micmac Boulevard, Horizon Court, and Highway 111 identified on the map below. The proposal includes approximately 2,300 new residential units, including 400 units for a retirement facility built around the existing mall, and additional commercial office and retail space.

  • Case 24389 - Dartmouth Crossing Special Planning Area

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    ZZap Consulting Inc., on behalf of North American Developments Limited (NADL), applied to enable a mixed-use, transit-oriented community with approximately 4,000 residential units. Their current proposal shows a mix of housing types, retail and hotel commercial use, a new public street connection from Eileen Stubbs Avenue to Commodore Drive, a neighbourhood park at the southwest corner of Finlay Drive and Wright Avenue, and active transportation connections including a trail along Frenchman Lake.