Category: Planning & Development

Business Hours Change – Admin Office

Athabasca County continues to adjust its operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a friendly reminder, please note that the business hours for the County Admin Office are changing as of Monday, April 20, 2020. Our new office hours are:  Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 5:30 pm. Contact us during these hours by calling 780-675-2273…

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Provincial Grant Funding Helps to Revise IDP

Athabasca County has been successful in receiving an Alberta Community Partnership Grant from the Alberta Government to assist with updating the current Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) with the Town of Athabasca. The grant will provide the municipalities a total of $97,717 to create a new plan over the coming months. The document is important because…

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New Administration Office Hours

Athabasca County continues to adjust its operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Monday, April 20th the County Administration Office will have new office hours: NEW ADMIN OFFICE HOURS 8 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Thursday Please note: Public Works and Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) hours of operation will remain unchanged. ————————…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of March 26, 2020 .   Permitted Use:   D20-013 Residence Addition 16’ x 28’ (448 sq ft) SW 16-67-21-W4 (Division 5) Decision Date: March 19, 2020   Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within 21 days from the date of decision. The appeal must be…

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Meeting Cancellation Notice

In response to additional public safety measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following Athabasca County Council meetings have been cancelled: Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) – Tuesday, March 24, 2020 County Council – Regular Council Meeting, Thursday, March 26, 2020   Please Note: Although our offices are closed to public access, we remain…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of March 19, 2020 .   Permitted Use:   D20-011 Broker Business for Oilfield Equipment & Light Trucks SE 6-62-24-W4 (Division 1) Decision Date: March 16, 2020   Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within 21 days from the date of decision. The appeal must be…

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Office Closure Notice

Please be advised the Athabasca County Admin Office, Public Works, and FCSS/Parent Link building are closed to public access until further notice. This measure is being taken to protect our residents, staff, and communities, as we work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For those who need to make payments, electronic options are…

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Notice of Public Hearing – Bylaw 007-2020

UPDATE:  Due to the closing of the Athabasca County Admin Office to all visitors, the public hearing for Bylaw 007-2020 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later time. If you have any questions about this please call the County  Planning Department 780-675-2273, or email – planning@athabascacounty.com. We apologize for any inconvenience this…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of March 4, 2020      . Permitted Use:   D20-009 1052 sq. ft. (22’ high) two storey, three season cabin and 40’ x 8’ storage unit P9622594; L3 within SW 15-67-24-W4 (Division 8) Decision Date: March 3, 2020   Anyone claiming to be affected by the approval may submit an appeal within…

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Development Permit Approvals

For the week of February 26, 2020   .. Permitted Use:   D20-008 32’x60’ (18’ high) shop building, 40’ sea can & 48’ sea can P1922670; B1; L1 within SW 18-68-21-W4 (Division 9) Decision Date: February 21, 2020   D20-006 House with 30’x40’ addition, shop (with 10% side yard variance), 2 machine sheds, 3 garages &…

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