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

July 15, 2024

Road Closure - Bylaw #3233

Nature of this application: File # PLRDC20240235

Note: This file was tabled at the July 15, 2024 Council meeting and will be brought back for Public Hearing on August 22, 2024.

The purpose of this application is to close a portion of undeveloped Government Road Allowance known as RGE RD 110 located along the west side of SW-18-69-10-W6, as shown enclosed on Schedule A, to public travel in accordance with Section 22 of the Municipal Government Act, to allow for the expansion of gravel extraction operations. In order to close the road, the County must first hold a public hearing on this matter.

 

June 24, 2024

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

1. The purpose of this amendment is to designate Lot 1 Plan 0021309 within SW-3-74-4-W6 located one (1) mile North of HWY 674 on RGE RD 43 from Intensive Recreational (IR) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a residential development application. File # PLLUB20240180

2. The purpose of this amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 1222795 within Pt. NW-34-73-4W6 located Southeast of intersection of Hwy 674 and Rge Rd 43 from Country Residential (CR-5) to Agricultural (AG) and designate a portion of Pt NW-34-73-4W6 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision for boundary adjustment. File # PLLUB20230366 *** This package has been revised.

NOTE: This file was tabled at the May 13, 2024, April 8, 2024 and November 27, 2023 Council Meeting, and is being brought back for Public Hearing.

3. The purpose of this amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 14 Block 1 Plan 0220369 within SW-2-71-6-W6 located in the HWY 40 Industrial Park from Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) to Rural Industrial Direct Control (RM-DC) to accommodate a boundary adjustment subdivision application of Lot 16 Block 1 Plan 0220369.File # PLLUB20240185

4. The purpose of this amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 2 Block 1 Plan 0922062 within NE-35-72-3-W6 located at the intersection of TWP RD 730 and RGE RD 31 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision application of one (1) residential lot. File # PLLUB20240119

5. The purpose of this amendment is to designate a portion of SE-16-74-4-W6 located at the intersection of TWP RD 742 and RGE RD 43 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision application of one (1) residential lot. File # PLLUB20240172

 

May 13, 2024

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw # 2680

1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-13-73-6-W6 located East of Hwy 2 and North of Twp Rd 732 from Agricultural (AG) to Highway Industrial (RM-4) district to allow for the subdivision of one industrial lot. File # PLLUB20230509

NOTE: This hearing was held on May 13, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

2. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 1222795 within Pt. NW-34-73-4W6 located Southeast of intersection of Hwy 674 and Rge Rd 43 from Country Residential (CR-5) to Agricultural (AG) and designate a portion of Pt NW-34-73-4W6 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision for boundary adjustment. File # PLLUB20230366

NOTE: This file was tabled at the November 27, 2023,  Apri 8, 2024 and May 13, 2024 Council Meetings. It has been tabled until June 24, 2024.

3. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of SW-35-69-12-W6 located approximately a half mile South of TWP RD 700 on RGE RD 122 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision of one (1) residential lot. File # PLLUB20240082

NOTE: This hearing was held on May 13, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

4. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of CofT 952 039 861 within SW-21-72-7-W6 located on the Southwest of Bear Lake on the East side of RGE RD 74 from Agricultural (AG) to Rural Industrial (RM-2) to accommodate the development of a Canola Press Plant. File # PLLUB20240089

NOTE: This hearing was held on May 13, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

5. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of CofT 882 091 734A within NE-22-70-8-W6 located South of TWP RD 704, on the West side of RGE RD 82 from Country Residential (CR-5) to Intensive Recreation (IR) to accommodate the subdivision of one (1) recreational lot. File # PLLUB20240011

NOTE: This hearing was held on May 13, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

 

May 13 PH Maps

April 8, 2024

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw # 2680

1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-13-73-6-W6 located East of Hwy 2 and North of Twp Rd 732 from Agricultural (AG) to Highway Industrial (RM-4) district to allow for the subdivision of one industrial lot. File # PLLUB20230509

NOTE: This hearing was held on May 13, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

2. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 1222795 within Pt. NW-34-73-4W6 located Southeast of intersection of Hwy 674 and Rge Rd 43 from Country Residential (CR-5) to Agricultural (AG) and designate a portion of Pt NW-34-73-4W6 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision for boundary adjustment. File # PLLUB20230366

NOTE: This file was tabled at the November 27, 2023 and Apri 8, 2024 Council Meeting. It will be brought back for Public Hearing on May 13, 2024. 3. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-13-71-9-W6 located north of Hwy 712 approximately 6.5 miles west of Wembley from Agriculture (AG) to Intensive Recreation (IR) district to accommodate the recreational use. File # PLLUB20220338

Note: This hearing was held on April 8, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

4. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SW-6-73-10-W6 located Southwest of Hwy 43 and adjacent to TWP 730 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of one residential lot. File # PLLUB20230545

Note: This hearing was held on April 8, 2024 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

November 27, 2023

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680


1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-34-73-4W6 located approximately 4 miles West of the Hamlet of Teepee Creek at the intersection of Hwy 674 and Range Rod 42 from Agricultural (AG) to Rural Medium Industrial (RM-2) to accommodate a subdivision application of one (1) Industrial Lot and Industrial Uses. File # PLLUB20230254
Note: This application was withdrawn at the November 27, 2023 Council Meeting.


2. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 1222795 within Pt. NW-34-73-4W6 located Southeast of intersection of Hwy 674 and Rge Rd 43 from Country Residential (CR-5) to Agricultural (AG) and designate a portion of Pt NW-34-73-4W6 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision for boundary adjustment. File # PLLUB20230366

Note: This application has been tabled to the April 8, 2023 Council Meeting.


October 16, 2023

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Lot 4 Block 1 Plan 2020285 within Pt. NW-19-73-4W6 located Southeast of the intersection of Twp Rd 734 and Rge Rd 50 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate the subdivision of 3 residential lots. File # PLLUB20230325
Note: This hearing was held on October 16, 2023 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.2. The purpose of the amendment is to designate a portion of Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 1222795 within Pt. NW-34-73-4W6 located Southeast of intersection of Hwy 674 and Rge Rd 43 from Country Residential (CR-5) to Agricultural (AG) and designate a portion of Pt NW-34-73-4W6 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) to accommodate a subdivision for boundary adjustment. File # PLLUB20230366
Note: This hearing was initiated on October16, 2023 and recessed to a future date. All comments presented at the October 16, 2023 hearing will be open for discussion and members of the public will be welcome to speak towards the application. 3. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 1721903 within Pt. NW-9-74-8W6 located 1/2 mile West of the Hamlet of La Glace from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5), to accommodate an application for Home Occupation. File # PLLUB20230410
Note: This hearing was held on October 16, 2023 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.4. The purpose of this amendment is to designate Pt. SW-27-75-9W6 located West of Rge Rd 92 and North of Twp Rd 754 from Agricultural (AG) to Rural Industrial Direct Control (RM-DC) to accommodate the expansion of current Industrial Uses. File # PLLUB20230409
Note: This hearing was held on October 16, 2023 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

August 22, 2022

Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Bylaw #2680

 

1. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-20-74-5-W6 located on the southwest corner of the intersection of TWP RD 744 and RGE RD 54 approximately one mile west of HWY 2 along TWP RD 744 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-4) district to allow for the subdivision of six country residential lots. File PLLUB20200254.

Note: This hearing was held on August 22, 2022 and the bylaw amendment received first and second reading. The amendment will be brought back at a future date for third reading.

2. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NW-21-74-5-W6 located on the southeast corner of the intersection of TWP RD 744 and RGE RD 54 approximately one mile west of HWY 2 along RGE RD 54 from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision of two country residential lots. File PLLUB20200364.

Note: This hearing was held on August 22, 2022 and the bylaw amendment received first and second reading. The amendment will be brought back at a future date for third reading.

3. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. NE-9-72-10-W6 located on the south side of TWP RD 722 west of RGE RD 103 and approximately one mile northwest of the Town of Beaverlodge from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the boundary adjustment of Lot 1 Plan 9721694 for country residential use. File PLLUB20220282.

Note: This hearing was held on August 22, 2022 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

4. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-20-71-3-W6 located on the west side of RGE RD 34 south of TWP RD 713A from Country Residential (CR-4) to Country Residential (CR-5) district to allow for the subdivision/boundary adjustment of two country residential lots. File PLLUB20220285.

Note: This hearing was held on August 22, 2022 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.

5. The purpose of the amendment is to designate Pt. SE-16-71-8-W6 located north of TWP RD 712 approximately one quarter mile west of the Town of Wembley from Agricultural (AG) to Country Residential (CR-4) district to allow for the subdivision of one country residential lot. File PLLUB20220233.

Note: This hearing was held on August 22, 2022 and the bylaw amendment was adopted.