subject property contains an area of 2.28 hectares
(5.63 acres). The property is zoned Integrated
Development (ID). The present approval provides
for a development of 120 dwelling units in multiple
residential buildings subject to conditions to
be determined by Common Council with respect to
phasing and architectural design. With secondary
access the development may be expanded to 276
red-coloured building is a proposed four-story
apartment / condominium complex. The proposed
building will have two levels of parking in
the under the four stories of residential space.
Background: St. Luke’s
Church (right) and Homeport Inn (left on the
hill) Foreground: Chesley Drive, the Overpass
at Hilyard Street and Harbour Passage signage
adjacent to HMCS Brunswicker
drawings submitted when the property was rezoned
showed 4 four-storey buildings with underground
parking for the subject area. The view of the harbour
is a major asset to the project. Another asset is
that the development is located close to Harbour
Passage that is a focal point in the community.
The Saint John Growth Strategy identified the development
of the inner harbour as a central element of the
strategy for growth. A short walk along Harbour
Passage from the site brings you to the uptown area.
In 1999 a traffic study indicated a traffic volume
of over 20000 vehicles per day on Chesley Drive.
The owner intends to apply to amend the approvals
to allow a portion of the site to be developed for
townhouse units. A partnership arrangement will
be considered for the development of a portion of