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Public consultation on proposed changes to Regional Plan

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 (Halifax, NS) – HRM and the Community Design Advisory Committee are inviting residents to review and provide input on the new draft Regional Plan as part of the ongoing five-year plan review (RP+5). HRM’s Regional Plan is a 25-year plan outlining how future growth and development should unfold in our region. Proposed policy changes will have an impact on HRM’s future decision-making and land-use regulations. Residents can review the draft revised plan online at, and take part in the following public engagement activities.

Monday, June 10 - North Preston Community Centre, Community Room, 44 Simmonds Road, North Preston
Open House 4:30 - 9 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12 - Canada Games Centre, Community Centre Room, 26 Thomas Raddall Drive, Halifax
Open House 4:30 - 9 p.m.

Thursday, June 13 - Gordon Snow Community Centre, Multi-purpose Room, 1359 Fall River Road, Fall River
Open House 4:30 - 9 p.m.

Open house sessions held on June 10, 12 and 13 will feature information displays on all proposed changes to the Regional Plan. HRM staff will be available to answer questions one-on-one. The open house format will not include a presentation.

Monday, June 17 - Holiday Inn Harbourview, Lake City Ballroom & Terrace, 101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth
Open House: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Forum: 6:30 - 9 p.m.

During the final public consultation session on June 17, information displays outlining all proposed changes to the Regional Plan will be available during a two-hour open house (4:30-6:30 p.m.). At 6:30 p.m. a public meeting will begin. There will be a presentation given on the changes to the Regional Plan, followed by a town-hall style question-and-answer period.

If you are unable to attend a meeting, connect with the ongoing RP+5 process through social media at and @PlanHRM on Twitter, or submit a letter by June 28, 2013, via email at or regular mail at Halifax Regional Municipality, Regional Planning office, 2nd Floor, 40 Alderney Drive, PO Box 1749, Halifax, NS B3J 3A5.

For more information on the public consultation process on the current draft of the Regional Plan visit

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Media contact:

Tiffany Chase
HRM Communications



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