Welcome to Shape Your City

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 on the right side 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 on the right side 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.

  • Transit Priority - Bayers Road

    over 2 years ago
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    We're hosting an open house to present details of the Bayers Road project, as well as the expected implementation approach and time frame. The drop in, open house session, will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 from 6 – 8 p.m. in Maritime Hall at the Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor Street.

    We're hosting an open house to present details of the Bayers Road project, as well as the expected implementation approach and time frame. The drop in, open house session, will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 from 6 – 8 p.m. in Maritime Hall at the Halifax Forum, 2901 Windsor Street.

  • Roadside Memorials

    11 days ago
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    Regional Council has requested legislative amendments to permit the placement of roadside memorials in the municipal public right-of-way. There is currently no policy for the placement of roadside memorials on streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way in the Halifax region.

    To help us understand resident interest, concerns, challenges and opportunities regarding the placement of roadside memorials in municipal right of way, we would appreciate a few minutes of your time to answer some questions.

    Regional Council has requested legislative amendments to permit the placement of roadside memorials in the municipal public right-of-way. There is currently no policy for the placement of roadside memorials on streets, sidewalks, and rights-of-way in the Halifax region.

    To help us understand resident interest, concerns, challenges and opportunities regarding the placement of roadside memorials in municipal right of way, we would appreciate a few minutes of your time to answer some questions.

  • Municipal Budget 2020

    11 days ago
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    Help shape the 2020-21 municipal budget by using the Budget Allocator. The allocator allows you to increase, decrease, or maintain municipal spending by business unit. These results will help Regional Council understand what's important to you.

    Help shape the 2020-21 municipal budget by using the Budget Allocator. The allocator allows you to increase, decrease, or maintain municipal spending by business unit. These results will help Regional Council understand what's important to you.

  • Talk Transit

    over 1 year ago
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    Welcome to Talk Transit – a platform for current and potential transit users to let Halifax Transit know their thoughts on important transit topics.

    Welcome to Talk Transit – a platform for current and potential transit users to let Halifax Transit know their thoughts on important transit topics.

  • Shared Micromobility

    about 2 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who responded to our online survey and shared your thoughts on Shared Micromobility. Your feedback will help inform Regional Council about the best approaches to enabling, regulating, and delivering shared micromobility transportation options in Halifax. The survey is now closed.

    Thanks to everyone who responded to our online survey and shared your thoughts on Shared Micromobility. Your feedback will help inform Regional Council about the best approaches to enabling, regulating, and delivering shared micromobility transportation options in Halifax. The survey is now closed.

  • Allowing Egg-Laying Fowl

    2 months ago
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    Please note the online survey is now closed. Thanks to everyone who shared their thoughts. Your input is important to us.

    Please note the online survey is now closed. Thanks to everyone who shared their thoughts. Your input is important to us.

  • Short-Term Rentals

    3 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who responded to our online survey and shared your thoughts on short-term rentals. Your feedback will help inform Regional Council on any decisions related to how STRs are regulated in the municipality. The survey is now closed.



    Thanks to everyone who responded to our online survey and shared your thoughts on short-term rentals. Your feedback will help inform Regional Council on any decisions related to how STRs are regulated in the municipality. The survey is now closed.



  • Centre Plan

    about 4 years ago
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    Centre Plan Package A is now in effect. Visit Regional Centre Plan Area to read the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy [PDF] and Regional Centre Land Use By-law [PDF] and learn more about the planning policies and regulations for this planning area.

    Thank you to all who participated in developing the Centre Plan – please stay tuned for opportunities to share your feedback on Package B.


    Centre Plan Package A is now in effect. Visit Regional Centre Plan Area to read the Regional Centre Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy [PDF] and Regional Centre Land Use By-law [PDF] and learn more about the planning policies and regulations for this planning area.

    Thank you to all who participated in developing the Centre Plan – please stay tuned for opportunities to share your feedback on Package B.


  • Peninsula South Complete Streets

    3 months ago
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    Thank you to everyone who participated in our public consultation. Our survey is now closed.

    This project will apply a "complete streets" approach to improving conditions for all people travelling to and through the south end of the Halifax peninsula, with a focus on improving comfort, safety and convenience for people walking, cycling and taking transit.


    Thank you to everyone who participated in our public consultation. Our survey is now closed.

    This project will apply a "complete streets" approach to improving conditions for all people travelling to and through the south end of the Halifax peninsula, with a focus on improving comfort, safety and convenience for people walking, cycling and taking transit.


  • Traveller Opinion Survey

    over 3 years ago
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    Thanks to everyone who responded to our online survey and shared how you move through the region & how satisfied you are with our existing sustainable transportation network (transit, walking/rolling & bicycling). Your feedback will help us learn more about how citizens travel, and understand what motivates people to use sustainable transportation modes. With this information we can recommend improvements to our transportation network.

    The survey is now closed. Stay tuned for our "What we Heard" survey synopsis.


    Thanks to everyone who responded to our online survey and shared how you move through the region & how satisfied you are with our existing sustainable transportation network (transit, walking/rolling & bicycling). Your feedback will help us learn more about how citizens travel, and understand what motivates people to use sustainable transportation modes. With this information we can recommend improvements to our transportation network.

    The survey is now closed. Stay tuned for our "What we Heard" survey synopsis.