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Planning Resources

Planning & Development Resource Library

The planning policies listed on this webpage are published in compliance with s. 638.2 of the Municipal Government Act.

Municipalities enact statutory plans to guide future development and to facilitate local planning. A statutory plan must meet requirements for public notification or engagement, and is adopted by County Council bylaw. Statutory plans include:

This document outlines a comprehensive vision for the County addressing the type of development that is desired and some of the important characteristics of the area that members of the community feel are worth preserving and protecting.

Intermunicipal development plans outline how municipalities will work together, and address areas of mutual concern.

An Area Structure Plan (ASP) is a statutory plan, adopted by Bylaw which provides a framework for redesignation, subdivision and development of an area of land.

Non-statutory policies may include plans, guidelines or other policies that can be used to guide planning and development. They may be used, along with applicable statutory plans and bylaws, in making planning decisions. Non-statutory policies may be adopted by County Council, or by County Administration.

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Land Use Strategies:

Hamlet Growth Studies:

Environmentally Significant Areas in the Oldman River Region

Click the link to view current fees for Planning and Development: