Access Road - Pennant Harbour Lighthouse, DFRP# 02840 LL# 501

The Department of Real Property Safety and Security is proposing to construct an access road to the Pennant Harbour Lighthouse in West Pennant, NS in 2020/2021. The coordinates of the project are 44°28'15.55"N, - 63°38'3.53"W. The proposed project will include the construction of a 100m (approximately) access road from West Pennant Road to the light structure. Project commencement is subject to DFO-SCH operational priorities and funding, as well as the receipt of other regulatory approval processes, which could delay the completion of the project to March 2025.

Latest update

End of Public Comment Period

August 27, 2020 - The public comment period on the project is closed. Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property Safety and Security is considering comments received to date to inform its determination on whether carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects..



Roxanne MacLean, Senior Environmental Officer
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4A2
Telephone: 902-717-5721
Fax: 902-426-6501

  • Location

    • The proposed project is located in West Pennant, off of West Pennant Road, Halifax County, Nova Scotia. (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Real Property Safety and Security
  • Authorities

    • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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