Planning & Development
New! Land Use Bylaw 1808 (Draft)
Kneehill County’s Land Use Bylaw has been reviewed and revised in order to reflect Council’s current Strategic Plan and vision for the County. Some changes to the Bylaw include new land use districts, new definitions, changes to subdivisions and new regulations that allow for RV storage facilities in the County, and hens in Kneehill County hamlets.
Land Use Bylaw (LUB)
Kneehill County’s Land Use Bylaw sets out the details for development within the municipality. The LUB is a document that regulates and defines development within Kneehill County.
Land Use Bylaw 1773
Land Use Bylaw Amendments: Bylaw 1695 and Bylaw 1657
Land Use Bylaw Amendment:
Municipal Development Plan (MDP)
Kneehlll County’s Municipal Development Plan sets out the policies for development proposals in the municipality. The MDP provides a policy framework which ties into the values identified in the County’s Strategic Plan. It is a tool which helps the County Council, Administration and the members of the community try to achieve a long-range vision for an appropriate balance between environmental integrity, economic prosperity, and social responsibility.
Area Structure Plan, Strategic Plan
Kneehill County has many other planning documents to guide Council and Administration through the decision making process. The Strategic Plan is the over-arching vision of where we are ultimately wanting for the municipality to become in the future.
Planning Services & COVID-19
Kneehill County’s Planning Department is working to provide a continued level of service for residents, and are happy to take planning questions over the phone, or through email.
In-person appointments for business that cannot be conducted over the phone or email are now being accepted. Please call 403-443-5541.
Safety Codes permits will still be accepted. Subdivisions already approved and set to expire within the next 6 months have been granted an automatic 6-month extension.
Discussing Your Development
To ensure availability of our Development Officers, it is recommended to book an appointment with the Planning Department to discuss your planning needs. Please contact 403-443-5541.