Public Hearings

This page is for public hearings and notices on planning-related items governed under Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act. For information on all public hearings and council items, please refer to the posted council agendas and minutes.

City Council, or a delegated authority of Council, makes the decisions on planning proposals. 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 during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Please note that City Council meetings continue to be held electronically due to COVID-19 in accordance with the Meeting Procedures (COVID-19 Suppression) Regulation. Members of the public who would normally provide submissions in person at a public hearing may provide their submissions by email before and during the hearing or may make an oral presentation as noted below:

Written comments are invited and will be addressed at the public hearing. Your presentation may be emailed to public.hearings@airdrie.ca by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the public hearing to ensure Council has time to review your comments. Emails will also be received for the duration of the public hearing up until the time the public hearing is closed, but you are encouraged to submit them by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing. Submissions must indicate whether they are in favour or in opposition to the proposal and must be able to be read within a five minute time limit.

Should you wish to make an oral presentation (via Skype), you must register to speak no later than 9:00 a.m. on the day of the public hearing with the City Clerk by email at public.hearings@airdrie.ca. You must provide your name and address and indicate whether you will be speaking in favour of or opposed to the proposal. Written submissions to accompany any oral presentation must also be provided by email by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the public hearing. Once registered, you will be provided with a link to join the public hearing via Skype.

For copies of the proposed bylaws or additional information, contact the City Planning Department, 403.948.8848, during regular office hours.

Please Note:

Personal information contained in your written submission is collected under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of public participation in the City of Airdrie’s decision-making process. Written submissions may be made available to the public prior to or at the public hearing in accordance with section 40(1)(c) of the FOIP Act.

Your name, street address, and any opinions provided in your written submission may be made available to the public and form part of the public record. Your personal contact information, including your phone number and email address, will be redacted prior to making your written submission available to the public. If you have questions regarding the collection or release of this information, please contact the City Clerk or Assistant City Clerk at (403) 948-8816.

 

Upcoming public hearings and notices

 

Bylaw No. B-11/2021 and Bylaw No. B-41/2021

Proposed Amendments to the Land Use Bylaw and Lot Grading Bylaw

POSTPONED (originally posted for June 21)
RESCHEDULED FOR Monday July 5, 2021 6:00p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil
Comments may be submitted to public.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie resident to discuss amendments to Land Use Bylaw No. B-01/2016 and the Lot Grading Bylaw No. B-34/2007. The proposed amendments would establish a process to allow for Townhouse dwellings on freehold lots to be exempt from a Development Permit Application. Building Permits would still be required and during the Building Permit review staff would be able to complete a Land Use Bylaw check to ensure that the development still complies with all applicable requirements and standards.

For additional information, contact William Czaban (William.czaban@airdrie.ca) or Jeff Brunen (Jeff.brunen@airdrie.ca) with the City of Airdrie Planning Department during regular office hours.

 

Bylaw No. B-40/2021

Proposed Amendments to Land Use Bylaw No. B-01/2016

Monday, June 21, 2021 6:00p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil
Comments may be submitted to public.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie resident to discuss an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw map affecting lands legally described as Lot 55 & 56, Block 4 Plan 1412485 (Bayside Village Shopping Centre) and Lot 1 Block 2 Plan 9813379 (Dickson Trail Crossing). The proposed amendment will redistrict these lands from ‘DC 32, Direct Control Bylaw 32’ to ‘C2, Community Commercial District’.

For additional information, contact Gail R. Gibeau (gail.gibeau@airdrie.ca) with the City of Airdrie Planning Department during regular office hours.

 

 BYLAW  No. B-42/2021

Proposed Amendments to Land Use Bylaw No. B-01/2016

Monday, June 21, 2021 6:00p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil 
Comments may be submitted topublic.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie resident to discuss a proposed amendment to Land Use Bylaw (No. B-01/2016). The proposed amendment would allow for backyard hens to be developed on the same site as a Supportive Housing Facility.

For additional information, contact Gail R. Gibeau (gail.gibeau@airdrie.ca  with the City of Airdrie Planning Department during regular office hours.

 

BYLAW NO. B-46/2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendment

Monday, June 21, 2021 6 p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil 
Comments may be submitted to public.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie residents to discuss amendments to the Land Use Bylaw to support local business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bylaw No. B-46/2021 proposes to amend Land Use Bylaw No. B-01/2016 by extending the time frame for the following amendments until December 31, 2021:

1. Removing restrictions for the number, location and length of maximum term for A-frame, lawn, portable and specialized signs;
2. Adding additional sign locations for general local marketing along the non-profit sign corridors on Main Street, Yankee Valley Boulevard and Veteran’s Boulevard;
3. Using a portion of the municipal allocation of private billboard space for general local marketing, when not required for emergency or priority messaging, and;
4. Allowing third-party signs on all commercial and industrial districts.

For additional information, contact Diana Fletcher (Diana.Fletcher@airdrie.ca) with the City of Airdrie Planning Department at 403.948.8800 ext. 8205 during business hours.

 

BYLAW NO. B-37/2021BYLAW NO. B-38/2021 & BYLAW NO. B-39/2021

SOUTHWINDS NSP (BYLAW NO. B-37/2021) & CHINOOK WINDS CASP AMENDMENT (BYLAW NO. B-38/2021) & SOUTHWINDS NSP LAND USE REDESTRICTING (BYLAW NO. B-39/2021)

Monday, June 21, 2021 6:00 p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil 
Comments may be submitted topublic.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie resident to discuss the adoption of the Southwinds Neighbourhood Structure Plan (NSP), an accompanying amendment to the Chinook Winds CASP, and the redistrict the existing land uses to one proposed by the adoption of the Southwinds NSP. The proposed Southwinds NSP is approximately 154.42 acres (62.49 hectares) in area and is located to the west of the Windsong community and south of the Cobblestone Creek community. The NSP is bounded by 24th Street SW to the west. The proposed CASP will consisted of residential, neighbourhood commercial, live-work, and a future high school and recreation centre site.

Additional details and a copy of the proposed bylaw may be reviewed at www.airdrie.ca/publichearings. The proposed Southwinds NSP may be viewed at www.airdrie.ca/southwindsnsp.

For additional information, contact Jeff Brunen (Jeff.Brunen@airdrie.ca) with the City of Airdrie Planning Department at 403.948.8800 ext. 8446 during business hours.

 

BYLAW NO. B-48/2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendment

Monday, July 5, 2021 6 p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil
Comments may be submitted topublic.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie resident to discuss an amendment to Section 5.6 (Signs Allowed By District – Table S.04) in the Land Use Bylaw B-01/2016, to amend the Neighbourhood Commercial District (C1) to include Specialized Sign / Digital Media as a site specific use in parcel legally described as Lot 1, Block 8, Plan 041 1281.

For additional information, contact Matthew Konowalchuk with the City of Airdrie Planning Department matthew.konowalchuk@airdrie.ca during business hours.


Bylaw No. B-48 /2021

Land Use Bylaw Amendment

Monday, July 5, 2021 6 p.m.

Meeting will be held electronically through www.airdrie.ca/livecouncil

Comments may be submitted to public.hearings@airdrie.ca

This public hearing is for any affected Airdrie resident to discuss an amendment to Section 5.6 (Signs Allowed By District – Table S.04) in the Land Use Bylaw B-01/2016, to amend the Neighbourhood Commercial District (C1) to include Specialized Sign / Digital Media as a site specific use in parcel legally described as Lot 1, Block 8, Plan 041 1281.

For additional information, contact Matthew Konowalchuk with the City of Airdrie Planning Department matthew.konowalchuk@airdrie.ca during business hours.


 

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