Articles for category Planning & Development

Council Determines Next Steps Related to CMRB Plans

Monday, May 17, 2021

Following a presentation by the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) at the May 17, 2021 Special Council Meeting, Council voted to provide the CMRB Regional Growth and Servicing Plans to to the public for information.To view go to CMRB Board.

Province Turns Down Specialized Municipality Status

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Alberta Municipal Affairs has declined to endorse Rocky View County’s application for Specialized Municipality status, stating that the rules of the existing Municipal Government Act should be sufficient to manage the County’s needs.Specialized Municipality status has only ever been granted to six Read More...

Public Input Needed on CMRB Draft Plan

Friday, March 19, 2021

The Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) wants to know what you think by providing input on the draft Regional Growth Plan in Phase 3 of public engagement.Learn more, read the plan, and share your thoughts through online engagement and virtual open houses so that the views of Rocky View County Read More...

Council Denies Application for Proposed Bearspaw Area Gravel Pit

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Rocky View County Council voted to refuse a land use re-designation application after concluding two days of public hearings. The application by Lehigh Hanson Materials Ltd. for the Scott Pit site in Bearspaw was open for public submissions in support of or opposition to the project.Council held a Read More...

Update: February 2 Public Hearing Submission Deadline Revised

Friday, January 8, 2021

It has come to the attention of Rocky View County that there is a discrepancy in the deadlines for written submissions in the advertising for the public hearing for Bylaw C-8082-2020 (planning application PL20200093) scheduled for the February 2, 2021 special Council meeting.The public notices Read More...

Notice of Special Council Meetings

Friday, December 18, 2020

In accordance with section 194(1)(a) of the Municipal Government Act and section 22 of the Procedure Bylaw, the Reeve may call a special Council meeting whenever the official considers it appropriate to do so. This notice to Council under section 194(4) of the Municipal Government Act and will be Read More...

Planning for the Future in the Calgary Metro Region

Friday, November 20, 2020

The next phase of public engagement for a Regional Growth Plan is underway by the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB).Learn more about the proposed approach and share your thoughts so that the views of Rocky View County are reflected in the policies of the Regional Growth Plan. Deadline for Read More...

Planning for the Next Million Residents in the Calgary Metro Region

Monday, July 27, 2020

The ten municipalities in the Calgary Metropolitan Region are working together to develop a long-term plan for managed, sustainable growth in the region.Between July 24 and September 4, you can provide public feedback on different ways to approach growth so that the views of Rocky View County are Read More...

Council to Decide on South Conrich Conceptual Scheme and Re-designation at July 14 Meeting

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Rocky View County Council voted on June 25 to consider second and third readings of Bylaw C-7957-2019 (Conceptual Scheme Amendment – South Conrich Conceptual Scheme) and Bylaw C-7959-2019 (Re-designation Item – Ranch and Farm Two to Business/Business Campus and Public Services District – South Read More...

Provincial River Hazard Studies Updates

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Alberta Environment and Parks has released an update on the status of the Bow and Elbow River Hazard Study and the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study.The potential for flooding can occur throughout many areas in Alberta. To assist Albertans in mitigating potential flood losses, Alberta Environment and Read More...

Siksika Bow River Hazard Study Update

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Alberta Environment and Parks has released an update on the status of the Siksika Bow River Hazard Study.The multi-year study, which started in the fall of 2017, assesses and identifies river-related hazards along 217 km of the Bow River downstream of the Highwood River confluence. The study area Read More...

Commercial Auto Mall Application Tabled

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An application for a land use re-designation that would allow the construction of an auto mall on Springbank Road in Rocky View County has been tabled by Council pending the completion of the Springbank Area Structure Plan.Any land use re-designation application must respect the appropriate planning Read More...

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...

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