Bylaws, Plans & Policies

The following are bylaws, plans, and policies that may be helpful when you are planning to do a subdivision or a development:

Zoning or Land Use Designation

The land use designation (zoning) of all properties in the County's jurisdiction is recorded in the Zoning Map Book. Please contact the Planning and Development department at 403-742-4441 for any inquiries regarding the interpretation of the Zoning Map Book.

Area Structure Plans & Outline Plans

Please call the Planning and Development department at 403-742-4441 to get a copy of the following plans:
  • Buffalo Lake Meadows Outline Plan
  • Buffalo Sands Outline Plan
  • Buffalo View Estates Outline Plan
  • Carlisle Estates Area Structure Plan
  • Dickie-Ziegler Area Structure Plan
  • Eastgate Area Structure Plan
  • Erskine Concept Plan
  • Jewal Country Estates Area Structure Plan
  • Pheasantback Estates Area Structure Plan
  • River Creek Area Structure Plan
  • Scenic Sands Phase 2 Area Structure Plan (Abbey Road)
  • Southeast Stettler Area Structure Plan

Fee Schedule

The fee schedule sets out the application fees for subdivision, bylaw amendment, development permit and a number of other applications.


The following policies and procedures are relevant to the planning, development, and subdivision processes::
  • Policy 1.11 Primary Road Dedication and Upgrades and Subdivision Registration
  • Policy 1.27 Planning and Subdivision Guidelines
  • Policy 1.32 Municipal and Environmental Reserve Values
  • Policy 5.2 Dust Control
  • Policy 5.5 Installation of Approaches and Culverts
  • Policy 5.8 Road Construction
  • Policy 5.9 Road Specifications
  • Policy 5.12 Road Construction - Cost Sharing
  • Policy 5.16 Engineering Design Guidelines and General Construction Specifications
  • Policy 5.17 Dust Control on Secondary Highways
  • Procedure 300.8 Community and Road Naming Procedures
Please call the County's Planning and Development Services if you want to discuss more details of any of these documents.