Public hearings are an opportunity for Council to hear from anyone affected by proposed bylaws or resolutions, including proposed amendments to the Land Use Bylaw or new or amended Area Structure Plans, prior to making a decision on the matter.

Public hearings are scheduled during regular Council meetings and begin around 1:00 pm. You can speak at the hearing or provide written comments in advance. Written submissions must be received by 4:30pm the Thursday before the scheduled hearing date. Note any information you provide may be made public subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you wish to speak at a hearing, you will be invited to do so by the Chair as per the Procedural Bylaw. Visit the Council Calendar and select the Council Meeting or call 780-532-9722 for information on how to participate.

Written submissions should be sent to Planning and Development Services, County of Grande Prairie No. 1 at 10001 – 84 Avenue, Clairmont, AB T8X 5B2 or email.

Upcoming Public Hearings

January 25, 2021 - Public hearing opened and recessed to a future date.

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

  1.  The purpose of the amendment is to designate parts of NE-3-75-6-W6; NW-3-75-6-W6; SE-3-75-6-W6; SW-3-75-6-W6; and SW-10-75-6-W6 located north of TWP RD 750 at RGE RD 63 from the Agricultural (AG) district to Intensive Recreation (IR) district to allow for the development of a shooting range. File PLLUB20200282

Please note: This hearing was recessed to allow the Provincial disposition to be completed prior to Council making a decision on the Land Use Bylaw amendment. Once a final decision has been reached by the Province, this public hearing will be rescheduled. Notice of the new date will be sent to all persons who have provided written comments. All written comments from the original public hearing and any provided prior to the Thursday immediately preceding the new date will be included in the agenda package for the new public hearing.

 

2021-01-25 Public Hearing Locations

April 12, 2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw # 2680

  1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-21-70-7-W6, located on the south side of TWP RD 704 between RGE RD 73 and RGE RD 74, from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-2) district to accommodate a boundary adjustment. File PLLUB20210032.

Map of the location of the rezoning application PLLUB20200384

April 26, 2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw # 2680

  1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-29-71-7-W6, located a half mile north of HWY 43 on the west side of RGE RD 74, from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-2) district to accommodate the subdivision of five country residential lots. File PLLUB20210025.

Location Map of Rezoning Application PLLUB20210025

April 20, 2021

Sexsmith/County Intermunicipal Development Plan

An Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) reflects mutual agreement on growth and development between two or more municipalities.

The proposed IDP identifies a 50 year development strategy between the County and Sexsmith. It is a collaborative plan that is intended to address the long-term growth and development of lands that are the joint interest to the municipalities, in a coordinated fashion, and to promote regional partnerships. The plan covers land use, transportation, servicing, future growth, economic development, intermunicipal programs, and the funding of future growth.

The Town of Sexsmith and the County of Grande Prairie will be holding a joint public hearing on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 6:30 pm to hear submissions written an oral on the proposed Sexsmith-County Intermunicipal Development Plan.

Tell Us What You Think:

Submit written comments by 4:30 pm the Thursday before the hearing to be included in the Council agenda. If you wish to speak at the hearing, visit the County Events Calendar and select the Meeting or call 780-532-9722 for information on how to participate.

Any information you provide may be made public subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.

Sexsmith-County Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) Area