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: 403-507-4804

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

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.

Notice of Public Hearing - June 26, 2017

The Town of Olds is conducting a public consultation process to discuss the potential of having General Residential Narrow Lots (R2N) without back alleys. Your input is important and information gathered at the sessions will help inform Council on Bylaw 2017–08 Amend Land Use Bylaw - R2N District which amends the Town of Olds Land Use Bylaw - 01-23, scheduled for a public hearing on June 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

The Town of Olds is hosting a public hearing on June 26th to discuss the potential of having General Residential Narrow Lots (R2N) without back alleys.

Notice of Public Hearing - July 10, 2017

Bylaw 2017-14 proposes amending the Town of Olds Land Use Bylaw 01-23 by adding the use of "Home Occupation Class 1" to the permitted use & discretionary list of uses in the Central Commercial (C1) land use district.

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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