The Planning & Development section of the Operations Department manages growth and development of the town. The department reviews bylaws, subdivisions and development applications, and ensures compliance with the Municipal Development Plan, Area Structure Plans, and the Town's Land Use Bylaw.
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Planning

Contact - Planning & Development
Phone: 403-556-6981

Planning & Development is a section within Core Services Department that also includes Engineering, Public Works & Utilities, and Parks & Sportsfields. The Planning section of the Core Services Department manages growth and development of the Town of Olds. The department reviews bylaws, subdivisions and development applications, and ensures compliance with the Municipal Development Plan, Area Structure Plans, and the Town's Land Use Bylaw.

Notices of Development

Public Hearing Notices

  • Bylaw No.2018-23 - Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm - Update to the Southeast Industrial Area Structure Plan

  • Bylaws 2018-24 and 2018-25 - September 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm - Bylaws 2018-24 and 2018-25 propose to amend Land Use Bylaw 01-23 in order to enable and regulate cannabis related business in the Town of Olds.

Municipal Development Plan Review

The Town of Olds has started a process to review and update the Town of Olds Municipal Development Plan. Town Council, Town Administration, and Parkland Community Planning Services will be collecting public input and selecting approaches that will serve the community well into the future. Details here.

Southeast Industrial Area Structure Plan Review

The Town of Olds has started a process to review and update the Southeast Industrial Area Structure Plan (ASP). The Southeast Industrial ASP was written in 2001 with the last update completed in 2015. The Southeast Industrial Area Structure Plan Review process is intended to assess the current policies and direction of the 2015 Southeast Industrial Area Structure Plan and to update these to reflect the vision for the future of the Southeast Industrial area. Details here.

Off-Site Levy

The Offsite Levy Bylaw describes a levy which is imposed upon all undeveloped lands lying within the municipal boundary of the Town of Olds except land designated as: an Environmental Reserve, a Municipal Reserve, an Arterial Road Right-of-Way, and a Wetlands Designated By Provincial Policy - June 2015, (Assessment).

Development Services

Land Use Bylaw #01-23 regulates and controls the use and development of land and buildings. Development services include processing development and building permits, certificates of compliance, land use bylaw amendments and providing development information to the public.

Map - Land Use Districts

Planning

Planning is responsible for ensuring that growth and development occurs in an organized, rational manner while maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Olds. Through the authority of the Municipal Government Act, the following statutory plans provide a framework for subdivision and development:

Note - Please contact Planning for amendments to Plans.

Map - Area Structure Plans & Area Redevelopment Plans

Subdivision

Parkland Community Planning Services provides subdivision services for the Town of Olds.

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