Draft Documents

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Staff have completed "Draft III" of the Town’s Planning documents. It is anticipated this will be the final draft of the documents and after review and revisions by Council, will be adopted by Council as the Town’s new growth management framework. Documents include the Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS), Land Use Bylaw (LUB), Subdivision By-law, Core and Neighbourhood Design Guidelines, Mapping and other supporting documents.

Draft III will be received by Town Council at Committee of the Whole on September 3rd, 2019. The Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) and Council will hold a joint workshop on September 10th, 2019 to better understand the material. PAC will then be tasked with further review and holding of a Public Participation Meeting before a recommendation is provided to Council.

For more information, the Staff Presentation from the September 3rd, 2019 Committee of the Whole meeting can be found here.

Printed copies of the draft documents will be available to view at the Wolfville Library by end of day on September 6th, 2019. Any public commentary relating to the MPS Review process or the draft documents can be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 902-542-0368.


You can view the latest versions of the Draft MPS & LUB documents by clicking on the images below.


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You can view the latest versions of the Draft MPS & LUB maps by following the links below.


 MPS Map 1 - Future Land Use  MPS Map 2 - Future Streets  MPS Map 3 - Green Space Network  LUB Map 1 - Schedule "A" Zoning  LUB Map 2 - Environmental Constraints  LUB Map 3 - Urban & Residential Design


Other Supporting Documents: 


Current (2008) Planning Documents:


Draft III Updates:

September 3rd, 2019 Committee of the Whole draft reviewed by Council - Overview Presentation
September 10th, 2019 Joint Planning Advisory Committee/Council Workshop & Overview presentation
September 16th, 2019 Environmental Sustainability Committee Draft III Review
September 19th, 2019 Continued Planning Advisory Committee consideration on discussion topics - PAC presentation
October 3rd, 2019 Design Review Committee Draft III Review, including proposed Core Area & Neighbourhood Design Guidelines 
October 10th, 2019 Open House Event at Town Hall on Draft III document - Presentation Boards from the Event
October 16th, 2019 Source Water Protection Committee Draft III Review - SWP Committee Presentation
October 24th, 2019 Wolfville Business Development Corporation presentation and Draft III Review - View Presentation
October 24th, 2019 Public Participation Meeting Presentation - View Presentation
October 24th, 2019 Planning Advisory Committee recommendation to Council - View Presentation
November 26th, 2019 Committee of the Whole (Council) to consider feedback and finalize Draft III documents - View Presentation & Report
Date TBD First Reading, Public Hearing, Second Reading and Adoption