Assemblée Législative de la Nouvelle-Écosse

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21 septembre 2017

Projet de loi no 83

Halifax Regional Municipality Charter (amended)

An Act to Amend Chapter 39 of the Acts of 2008, the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter

Déposé par :
L'honorable John MacDonell
Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations

Première lecture
Débats en deuxième lecture
Adoption en deuxième lecture
Comité des modifications des lois
    Date(s) de réunion 8 mai 2013; 9 mai 2013
    Rapport à la Chambre
Comité plénier
Débats de la troisième lecture
Débats de la troisième lecture
Sanction royale
Prise d'effet 4 février 2014
2013 Statutes, Chapter 18

Note explicative (en anglais seulement)

This Bill amends the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter to

(a) define and delineate a “Centre Plan Area” in the central area of the Halifax Regional Municipality on both sides of Halifax Harbour and define “affordable housing”;

(b) permit incentive or bonus zoning under the land-use by-law or incentive or bonus zoning agreements in the Centre Plan Area ;

(c) authorize the HRM Council to include requirements in a land-use by-law that provides for incentive or bonus zoning in the central area of the Municipality , including the existing HRM by Design Downtown Plan Area ;

(d) require the inclusion of affordable housing as a contribution for incentive or bonus zoning for a development in the Centre Plan Area;

(e) authorize the Council to accept money in lieu of contributions under an incentive or bonus zoning agreement for incentive or bonus zoning in the central area of the Municipality; and

(f) authorize the Minister to make regulations respecting

    (i) the nature and extent of affordable housing to be required by the land-use by-law or incentive or bonus zoning agreements in the Centre Plan Area and the enforcement of the affordable housing requirements , and
    (ii) public consultation prior to site-plan approvals in the Centre Plan Area.