County Reviewing Thorlakson Family Farms Development Permit Application

Monday, May 6, 2019

On March 1, 2019, Rocky View County started fining Thorlakson Family Farms $1,500 per day as a result of non-compliance on the Development Permit process for a compost operation located approximately six kilometers northeast of Airdrie.On March 22, the County received a Development Permit Read More...

Canada’s Largest Solar Farm Proposed for Rocky View County

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Rocky View County has passed land use changes that will pave the way for the creation of the largest solar farm development in Canada.At full operation, it is estimated the proposed 954-acre solar farm development by RealPart Canada will generate about 150 megawatts of power, which is equivalent to Read More...

County Explains Path Forward for Compost Operation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Rocky View County is clarifying its approach to a composting operation approximately six kilometers northeast of Airdrie, after a number of County and Airdrie residents expressed concerns about the business.At a public hearing on December 11, 2018, the County approved a land use change to begin Read More...

Decisions Issued on Omni Area Structure Plan

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Rocky View County and the City of Calgary have received a ruling from the Municipal Government Board on the future of commercial lands on the border of the two municipalities.The lands are located on Calgary’s eastern boundary, northwest of the hamlet of Conrich. The area is covered by the County’s Read More...

Council Decisions: November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Here is a brief summary of the decisions of Rocky View County Council at the November 13, 2018 Council Meeting. This is a general overview of decisions only. Specific, official details can be found in this meeting’s agenda (see the Council Minutes and Archives page), or in the minutes of this Read More...

Province Told to Resubmit Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has ruled that the Environmental Impact Statement provided by the Province of Alberta for the Springbank Dam project does not fully conform to the guidelines the CEAA provided in 2016. The Province will now be required to submit a revised Read More...

County Responds to Growth Management Board Amendments

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Rocky View County has submitted its response to amended draft regulations for the Alberta government’s mandated Calgary Metropolitan Region Growth Management Board.“The Province only allowed 14 days for public comments, and right in the heat of a municipal election. Given the impact this will have Read More...

Aggregate Site Development Plans Approved

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Rocky View County Council has approved revised Master Site Development Plans (MSDP) for three aggregate extraction and processing operations along Highway 567 near Range Road 40.In July of this year, Council approved land use re-designation applications for the sites, and requested the three Read More...

Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan Appealed

Friday, September 8, 2017

The City of Calgary and the Town of Cochrane have filed notices of appeal with the Alberta Municipal Government Board over the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan (ASP), which was approved by Rocky View County Council on July 25, 2017.County Council passed the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan with Read More...

Springbank Dam

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Many County residents are concerned about the Government of Alberta's Springbank Dam project, also known as SR1. Alberta Transportation is responsible for the project development, regulatory approvals, and construction. Alberta Environment and Parks hosts project information. For the latest details, Read More...

Deadline Extended for July 11 Council Meeting

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Rocky View County Council will be accepting written submissions for public hearing items on the July 11 Council Meeting Agenda up until 8:30 a.m. on July 11, 2017. (how to submit your input)Agenda Items for this MeetingMorning Appointments Starting at 10:00 A.M. A. Bylaw C-7673-2017 DIVISION 2 Read More...

Chestermere’s Appeal of Conrich Plan Dismissed

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

An appeal filed by the city of Chestermere against Rocky View County’s Conrich Area Structure Plan has been dismissed, upholding the County’s comprehensive plans for the hamlet area.In a process that lasted more than a year, the Province’s Municipal Government Board issued a ruling on May 10 that Read More...

Application Received for License of Occupation

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rocky View County has received an application for a License of Occupation from the North Bow Community Facility Board (NBCFB). The NBCFB is proposing to develop and manage a baseball diamond facility in Langdon, on lands co-owned by the County and the Board of Trustees of Rocky View School Division Read More...

City of Airdrie 40th Avenue Extension Open House

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The City of Airdrie is in the process of initiating the construction of 40th Avenue East between Kingsview Boulevard and Highview Gate (Range Road 292).The City is holding an open house on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at City Hall (400 Main Street SE) between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. to provide Rocky View Read More...

County Terminates Cochrane Land Sale Process

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Rocky View County has terminated a process that would have seen the sale of County land currently leased to the Cochrane and District Agricultural Society.In January of this year, Rocky View County Council voted to explore the sale of surplus land that the County owns in the neighbouring Town of Read More...

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