Proposed Land Use Bylaw Amendments - Public Hearing June 26, 2024 - 2:00 p.m.

Foothills County

PUBLIC HEARING – JUNE 26, 2024, AT 2:00 P.M.

A public hearing has been scheduled for June 26, 2024, at 2:00 P.M. on proposed amendments to current provisions under the County’s Land Use Bylaw.

These amendments are general in nature and are primarily for clarification, consistency, and general updates to provisions to improve day to day implementation of the Land Use Bylaw.

Topics for the amendments include the following:

  • A New Municipal Road Classification and subsequent setbacks.
  • Updates to Section 5.11 Reapplication Of Development Permits.
  • Amendments to Section 6.12 Resubmission Interval provisions.
  • Changes to provisions on Manmade Water Bodies.
  • Changes to Child Care Facility and Family Day Home definitions and provisions.
  • Clarifications on requirements for Dwelling, Manufacture Homes, Dwelling, Mobile Homes, And Dwelling, Move On under Section 10.10.
  • Amendments under the Recreation District land use district for exceptions on setbacks for a portion of Square Butte development under Section 16.1.8
  • Added provisions for clarification on Home Office/Home Based Business pertaining to more than one business use on a site.
  • Home Office and Home Based Business added to more land uses.
  • Amendments pertaining to The Placing Of Topsoil On Lands.
  • Amendments to Section 4.2.1 pertaining to Signage Not Requiring A Development Permit.
  • Amendments to provisions pertaining to Legal Access To A Parcel Of Land.
  • Amendments to Setback Provisions Under DC#34 from commercial solar installations to adjacent residences.
  • Clarification on Habitable Area for Secondary Suites.
  • Clarification under Section 5.6 For Setback Variances.
  • Amendment to Section 3.1. Development Authority to allow the Development Authority to decide on time extensions to Development Permits approved by the Development Appeal Board.
  • Amendment to Section 9.27 For Special Setbacks to align with the provisions under Residential Community District land use rules.

To review further details on the draft Land Use Bylaw amendments, click HERE.

For more information on the public hearing including how to submit information or participate, click HERE.