Public Hearing – Bylaw No. 004-2018

A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office to allow the public discussion of an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw 06-2002, insofar as it applies to authority to make decisions on development permits within Athabasca County.

The Municipal Government Act, R.S.A. 2000 (“the Act”) authorizes the Council to establish and amend a Land Use Bylaw; and the Council of Athabasca County, duly assembled, enacts as follows:

That Bylaw No. 6-2002, being the Land Use Bylaw of Athabasca County, is hereby amended as follows:

THAT, Section 2.4 Development Approval Authorities, Subsection (5) The Development Authority Officer, be amended as follows:

  1. In subsection 5(a) delete the words “permitted use” such that the revised subsection reads as:

5(a)   shall consider and decide upon all development permit applications unless the application is referred to the Municipal Planning Commission pursuant to this section.

  1. In subsection 5(b) replace the words “ for discretionary use” with ” exceeding a 10% variance of the regulations” , such that the revised subsection reads as follows:

5(b)  shall refer with their recommendations to the Municipal Planning Commission for its consideration and decision all development permit applications exceeding a 10% variance of the regulations; 

      3. Delete subsection (5)(i) in its entirety.

A copy of Bylaw 004-2018 being the amending Bylaw, may be obtained by interested parties at the County Office during normal working hours.

Anyone wishing to address Council on these matters should provide written notification by 12 noon, April 9, 2018

Planning & Development Department

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