Proposed Schmidtville Heritage Conservation District Survey and Open House

Thursday, August 27, 2015 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is currently working on establishing a Heritage Conservation District in Schmidtville, the Halifax neighbourhood generally bordered by Morris Street, Brenton Street, Dresden Row, Birmingham Street and Clyde Street.

Residents are invited to participate in two public consultation opportunities being hosted as part of the ongoing approval process as follows:

Complete an online survey posted on the Shape Your City Halifax engagement tool at

Survey questions relate to issues discussed in the Schmidtville background study, including historic streetscape improvements, financial incentives and traditional character. Deadline for completed surveys is September 25.

Open House & Community Workshop:
Wednesday, September 9
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Halifax Central Library, 2nd floor, Lindsay Room

At this event, residents will have the opportunity to learn more about the proposed Heritage Conservation District and provide feedback.
Comments received through both of these public participation opportunities will assist staff in drafting a plan and by-law for the proposed conservation district.

For more information on the proposed Schmidtville Heritage Conservation District and background study, visit

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