Public hearings

City Council, or a delegated authority of Council, makes the decisions on planning proposals. Public consultation is how residents and other stakeholders are informed, consulted and heard before that decision is made. Different methods of public consultation include public hearings, public notification, appeals, public meetings, open houses, surveys or focus groups.

The City is required by provincial law to notify the people who live or own land near a project of upcoming public hearings or of certain decisions by the City related to that project.

Public hearings are also advertised weekly in the City Connection advertisement in the Airdrie CityView publication. 

 

Upcoming public hearings and notices

Bylaw No. B-36/2018

A Public Hearing will be held at Airdrie City Hall (Council Chambers) on January 21, 2019 for Bylaw No. B-36/2018.

Bylaw No. B-36/2018 amends Land Use Bylaw No. B-01/2016 by:

  • Section 8.1(3) (Land Use Map) by redistricting the subject lands as legally described Lot 4, Plan 961 2338 (5.78 acres) from RR-4, Rural Residential Four Acre District to RR-2, Rural Residential Two Acre District.
  • Section 8.5.35 (6) be added to read as follows:
    “Subdivision may be considered solely for the property Lot 4, Plan 9621 338, as shown on Map XX, at the Discretion of the Development Authority”

 

Bylaw No. B-41/2018

A Public Hearing will be held at Airdrie City Hall (Council Chambers) on January 21, 2019 for Bylaw No. B-41/2018.

Bylaw No. B-41/2018 amends Land Use Bylaw No. B-01/2016 by incorporating corrections to administrative and formatting errors and providing clarification on Land Use Bylaw requirements and standards, with respect to the following sections:

  • Section 5.8(7)(d) - Update Billboard Sign Design Requirements
  • Section 7.12(3)(d), Amend maximum Separation Between Garage and Building Face from 2.4m to 2.44m
  • Multiple Sections, Amend minimum Lot Width Requirements from 10.4m to 10.36m
  • Multiple Sections, Amend maximum Garage Width Standards from 6.0m to 6.1m
  • Section 8.5.8(2), R1-U District – Correct reference to Section 1.8 (Applications in Progress)
  • Sections 8.5.15 and 8.5.16, M2 and M3 Districts – Add 'Commercial Child Care' to Discretionary Land Uses
  • Section 9.2.2, DC-02 Bylaw – Add 'General Retail' to Discretionary Land Uses
  • Section 9.2.5(1), DC-05 Bylaw – Update Map of Affected Lands
  • Section 9.2.33(1), DC-41 Bylaw – Update Map of Affected Lands
  • Section 9.2.35(1), DC-43 Bylaw – Update Map of Affected Lands

 

For additional information or questions about these upcoming public hearings, please contact the City of Airdrie Planning department by phone during regular business hours at 403.948.8848, or by email at planning@airdrie.ca


Bylaw No. B-02/2019

A Public Hearing will be held at Airdrie City Hall (Council Chambers) on January 21, 2019 for Bylaw No. B-02/2019.

Proposed bylaw No. B-02/2019 would provide for alternative methods of public notification of items required to be advertised under the Municipal Government Act.

WHEREAS under the authority and subject to the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Revised Statutes of Alberta, 2000, Chapter M-26, and amendments thereto (the Act), the Council of the City of Airdrie must advertise certain bylaws, resolutions, meetings and public hearings;

WHEREAS under the authority and subject to the provisions of the Act, Council may pass a bylaw respecting alternative methods of advertising certain bylaws, resolutions, meetings and public hearings other than those methods set out in the Act; and

WHEREAS the Council of the City of Airdrie wishes to pass a bylaw to provide for alternative advertising requirements for those bylaws, resolutions, meetings and public hearings required to be advertised under the Act;

 NOW THEREFORE the Council of the City of Airdrie in Council duly assembled enacts as follows:

1.1       This Bylaw may be cited as the “Public Notification Bylaw”.

INTERPRETATION

2.1       In this Bylaw, unless the context otherwise requires, City means the municipal corporation of the City of Airdrie.

ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF ADVERTISING

3.1       Those bylaws, resolutions, meetings and public hearings that are required to be advertised under the Act will be advertised as follows:

a)    by publishing the title and a statement of the general purpose in at least one (1) newspaper or publication circulating in the area to which the proposed bylaw, resolution or other thing relates, or in which the meeting or hearing is be held;

b)    by referring interested parties to the City’s website for more comprehensive details of the bylaw, resolution, meeting or public hearing as required in the Act;

c)    by publishing the complete notification of the proposed bylaw, resolution or other thing to which the proposed bylaw or other thing relates for which the meeting or hearing is to be held on the City’s website for fourteen (14) days prior to that event; and

d)    by having hard copies available at City Hall for viewing by the public.

 

For additional information or questions about this upcoming public hearing, please contact the City of Airdrie Legislative Services department by phone during regular business hours at 403.948.8800, or by email at legislative.services@airdrie.ca

 

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