TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held before Council to review a potential amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 2017/48.
This amendment is in respect to the potential inclusion of Convenience Store, Restaurant, and Service Station as a Discretionary Use within the Land Use Bylaw 2017/48 under the Industrial (IN) District.
Convenience Store means a building where retail goods and food products are sold as required by area residents on a day-to-day basis and may include fuel pumps. Retail Liquor Store is not included within this definition.
Restaurant means a development where prepared food and beverages are offered for sale to the public for consumption on or off the premises.
Service Station means a development for the service and repair of motor vehicles and trucks, the sale of gasoline and other hydrocarbons, lubricating oils and accessories for motor vehicles, and which may provide towing services and/or a car wash. A service station may also sell those goods commonly found in convenience stores and may contain a restaurant
A copy of the Land Use Bylaw with the proposed amendments can be obtained by requesting a copy by email or by viewing a copy at the County of Wetaskiwin Office.
Before proceeding further, Council will hold a Public Hearing at which any person claiming to be affected by the proposed amendments to Land Use Bylaw 2017/48 may ask questions or make their views known. As per the Municipal Government Act, any person affected, has the right to make a presentation.
The hearing will be held in the Council Chambers, County Office, 2.4 kilometres west of Wetaskiwin on Highway 13, at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, December 14, 2021.
With ongoing and changing Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, Council and Administration are strongly encouraging and recommending that communication be through alternative methods such as email, mailed correspondence, fax, or otherwise, rather than public attending the meeting in person. This will ensure that the information is presented to Council at or before the meeting and will also ensure the health and safety of all members of the public and County Staff. For individuals wishing to attend virtually for the aforementioned Council Meetings, please contact Jeff Chipley, Assistant CAO, at 780-387-6043 (cell) or email in order to make arrangements prior to start of the meeting.
Neal Sarnecki, RPP, MCIP
Director of Planning and Economic Development
County of Wetaskiwin No. 10