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 beginning at 1:00 pm in the order they appear on the agenda. The length of individual hearings can vary, therefore exact start times for specific applications cannot be provided.

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

November 1, 2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

8. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-35-71-9-W6 located on the west side of RGE RD 91 approximately one half mile south of TWP RD 720 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of two lots for country residential use. File PLLUB20210370

Please note: This hearing was recessed until December 20, 2021 to allow the applicant and Administration time to work on amendments to the application. 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 December 20th hearing.

All other public hearings held on November 1, 2021 were held and closed in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.

Location map for rezoning application PLLUB20210370

December 6, 2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

  1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-32-73-4-W6 located on the west side of RGE RD 44 south of HWY 674 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential  (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of one lot for country residential use. File PLLUB20210453

Please Note: This hearing was recessed until January 24, 2022. 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 January 24th hearing.

All other public hearings held on December 6, 2021 were held and closed in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.

Location map for rezoning application PLLUB20210453

December 20, 2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

  1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-35-71-9-W6 located on the west side of RGE RD 91 approximately one half mile south of TWP RD 720 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of two lots for country residential use. File PLLUB20210370
    Please Note: This application was originally scheduled on November 1, 2021 and was recessed to allow the applicant and Administration time to work on amendments to the application. During the December 20, 2021 Council Meeting, the hearing was recessed until March 7, 2022 to allow for additional time to work on the application.

    All written comments from the original public hearing, as well as those submitted for the December 20, 2021 hearing and any provided prior to the Thursday immediately preceding this new date will be included in the agenda package for the March 7th hearing.

Location Map for Public Hearing for PLLUB20210370

January 24, 2022

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-20-70-9-W6 located adjacent to TWP RD 704 west of RGE RD 94 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of one lot for country residential use. File PLLUB20210489.

2. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-32-73-4-W6 located adjacent to RGE RD 44 south of HWY 674 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of one lot for country residential use. File PLLUB20210453.

Please Note: This application was originally scheduled on December 6, 2021 and was recessed by Council to January 24, 2022 to allow for further review of the application.

3. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SW-24-74-11-W6 located on the east side of RGE RD 111 approximately one mile north of HWY 59 from Agricultural (AG) to Limited Institutional and Recreation (L-IR) to allow for institutional and recreational uses including the accommodation of a development application for a future youth treatment centre. File PLLUB20210467.

2022-01-24 Public Hearing Locations

 

BYLAW 3174 - PROPOSED MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN AMENDMENT
INCORPORATING THE HAMLET OF HYTHE

The County is looking to adopt Bylaw 3174 an amendment of the Municipal Development Plan to incorporate the Hamlet of Hythe into the County’s existing plan. On July 1, 2021 the Village of Hythe was dissolved and incorporated into the County of Grande Prairie as a hamlet. This amendment serves to address the future development plans for the hamlet including land uses, transportation networks, and servicing. File Number: PLGPA20210542

2022-01-24 Hythe MDP

 

February 7, 2022

Land Use Bylaw Amendment - Bylaw # 2680

  1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-22-73-6-W6 located on the west side of RGE RD 62 a half mile south of TWP RD 734 and approximately a half mile west of the Town of Sexsmith from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of one lot for country residential use. File PLLUB20210527.

Location map for rezoning application PLLUB20210527