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Posted on: December 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearing - Pigeon Lake South Intermunicipal Development Plan

Public Hearing IDP


Pigeon Lake South Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw 2024/01

Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. M-26, as amended, Sections 230, 606, and 692, the Council of the County of Wetaskiwin No.10 hereby gives notice of its intention to adopt:

Bylaw 2024/01 Pigeon Lake South Intermunicipal Development Plan

The purpose of Bylaw 2024/01 is to adopt an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) between the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10, the Summer Village of Crystal Springs, the Summer Village of Grandview, the Summer Village of Norris Beach, and the Summer Village of Poplar Bay.

The IDP is high-level planning document that guides long-term land use planning for lands within the County of Wetaskiwin and the Summer Villages of Crystal Springs, Grandview, Norris Beach and Poplar Bay. The IDP also provides direction for other land management practices and development policies within these municipalities. The IDP:

1. Includes information about the history and current demographics of the communities;

2. Includes mapping information to reflect the municipal boundaries and identifies areas with known development constraints;

3. Identifies preferred future land use areas for agricultural and rural development, residential development, commercial and industrial development, parks and recreation, public utilities, and rural conservation and watershed protection areas;

4. Establishes high level land use and land management goals and objectives;

5. Identifies triggers for when the participating municipalities will require the preparation and approval of an Area Structure Plan or Outline Plan/Development Concept Plan;

6. Establishes policies affecting existing and planned development, Municipal Reserve allocation, development in environmentally sensitive areas, and development of infrastructure and transportation systems; and

7. Identifies a dispute resolution process for resolving intermunicipal disputes.

THEREFORE, TAKE NOTICE THAT pursuant to Sections 230, 606, and 692 of the Municipal Government Act, a Public Hearing to consider the proposed Bylaw will be held in the Council Chambers, County Office, 2.4 kilometres west of Wetaskiwin on Highway 13, at 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2024.

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, anyone wishing to make a verbal and/or written presentation may do so at the Public Hearing. All persons wishing to make a presentation at the Hearing will be provided the opportunity to do so. Individuals wishing to attend in person virtually, please contact Jeff Chipley, Assistant CAO, at 780-387-6043 (cell) or email prior to the meeting. 

AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT a copy of the proposed IDP is posted at: 

Written submissions will be accepted up to the time of the hearing and should be addressed to the undersigned at the County Office.

Assistant CAO

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