On September 21, 2021, the proposed Glenmore Trail ASP was presented to Council for consideration of first reading of the bylaw. First reading was granted.
On December 14, 2021, Administration presented an update report to Council. Upon consideration, Council directed that:
- Further consideration of Bylaw C-8236-2021 be tabled until Council has determined its strategic direction on growth within the County, and until a decision has been rendered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs on approval of the draft Regional Growth Plan.
- Administration present a report to Council no later than two months following a decision by the Minister on the Regional Growth Plan. The report shall principally assess the impacts of the Minister’s decision on the development of the Glenmore Trail Area Structure Plan.
Meeting minutes and video of the proceedings are available on the Meetings & Hearings page.
Supporting Technical Studies:
On May 26, 2020 Rocky View County Council approved a Terms of Reference for an applicant-led Area Structure Plan for the Glenmore Trail East Corridor. Please refer to the draft Glenmore Trail ASP (PDF) to learn more about the project details. The Landowner Steering Committee (LSC), a group of landowners within the plan area, are leading the Glenmore Trail Area Structure Plan (ASP) and have retained a consulting team to assist in the preparation of the plan. Once drafted, the Glenmore Trail ASP will be presented to Council for consideration.
Based on the approved Terms of Reference, the Glenmore Trail ASP is intended to provide a range of specialized residential, regional commercial, and industrial development. The Terms of Reference is listed in the Documents section below.
The Glenmore Trail ASP area comprises approximately 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres) of land in southeast Rocky View County. It is generally located between Range Road 274 and Range Road 282, and on both sides (north and south) of Glenmore Trail. The area is located east of the City of Calgary, directly west of the Hamlet of Langdon, and south of the City of Chestermere, immediately adjacent to its southern boundary.
This plan will provide a framework for development of this area by outlining a vision and goals, future land use, transportation, open spaces, emergency services, environmental protection, and utility servicing requirements.
From the comments received, we heard that you wanted to know what determined this ASP's location. There are growing needs in the region for commercial, industrial, and residential neighbourhood hubs that respect the existing rural character of the area. This area is uniquely situated due to its regional connectivity along key corridors (Glenmore Trail and Highway 791) and between growing municipal neighbours, making it a logical location for a vibrant employment and services hub that will serve the needs of the region.
This project will involve stakeholder and public engagement to inform the preparation of the plan in the following phases:
- Phase 1: Site Analysis, Vision, and Concept Development
March - September 2021
This phase includes the first opportunity for engagement. Through site analysis and collaboration with the Landowner Steering Committee, the project team prepared a draft concept for review. The draft concept outlines the proposed land use, open space network, transportation, and phasing for the community. Public input received during this phase of engagement will inform a refined concept and draft policies.
- Phase 2: Concept Refinement
September - October 2021
The second engagement opportunity takes place in this phase. The project team will share how public input helped to shape the finalized concept and present the draft Glenmore Trail ASP for review. Public input during this phase of engagement will help to finalize the draft Plan and help the project team formulate the necessary policies to guide the community’s growth.
- Phase 3: Council Presentation and Public Hearing
October - December 2021 (ON HOLD)
The Glenmore Trail ASP is presented to Council for consideration of First Reading. This would not be a Public Hearing. If passed, the plan would proceed to Public Hearing and Second Reading. This would be the final opportunity for public input. If approved by Rocky View County Council, the Glenmore Trail ASP would then be reviewed by the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) and evaluated against the Interim Regional Evaluation Framework. If approved by the CMRB, the plan would return to Council for Third and final Reading. This is when the Glenmore Trail ASP would be adopted by Council.
The Landowner Steering Committee has retained Urban Systems Ltd. to facilitate the public engagement for the Glenmore Trail ASP.
There are several ways to get involved in this project.
- If you have any questions about the project, please email Mike Coldwell, Urban Systems Ltd., at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jessica Anderson, Senior Planner, Rocky View County, at JAnderson@rockyview.ca or phone 403- 230-1401.
- Fill out the form below and we will send you regular email updates.
- Follow the project on this webpage. We will post regular updates and upcoming events.