Halifax Regional Municipality
MP: Halifax Regional Municipality Municipal Planning Strategy
HRM Planning Strategy
Chapter 2 of this overall municipal plan deals with ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE, with the objectives to:
- Promote an approach to environmental management and economic development that supports a sustainable future through cooperation with other levels of government, government agencies, residents, and non-governmental organizations;
- Foster a land management and community design approach which integrates preservation of lands and aquatic systems of ecological, cultural and environmental significance; lands suited for renewable resource extraction; and lands suited for parks, trails and corridors which provide recreational and educational opportunities;
- Adopt development practices that sustain air, land, water and groundwater resources; and
- Conserve energy and respond to climate change.