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Posted on: July 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearing - Buffalo Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan

The Councils of Camrose County, Lacombe County, County of Stettler No. 6, the Summer Village of Rochon Sands and the Summer Village of White Sands have recognized the need to cooperate in the planning of future land use and development around their shared municipal boundary.  The purpose of this Bylaw is to make administrative updates to the Buffalo Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan (BLIDP).

The primary changes to the document include new definitions, clarification of administrative processes and rearranging the document to make it easier to read. The update does not change growth node areas, densities, uses, or other amendments that substantially change the intent of the BLIDP.

Pursuant to Section 631(1) of the Municipal Government Act, the Councils give notice that they intend to update the Buffalo Lake Intermunicipal Development Plan and have given first reading to the Bylaw.

The County of Stettler No. 6 will hold a Virtual Public Hearing for Bylaw 1637-20, the BLIDP, on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM. To join the meeting by teleconference dial 1-800-309-2350, Conference ID: 152-9025.  Anyone affected by the amendments to the BLIDP may make written submissions before 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 11, 2020, to the County of Stettler’s Planning Department PO Box 1270, Stettler, AB TOC 2LO or by email to Copies of the BLIDP, along with a summary of the proposed changes, are available on the County website at  under Public Notices. For inquiries please contact the County’s Planning Department at 403.742.4441.

Each partner municipality will also hold a Public Hearing in their respective community. Anyone affected by the BLIDP may also make written submission to the appropriate municipality by the deadline listed below. Once all of the Public Hearings are complete the BLIDP Committee will convene to determine if any changes are required prior to the municipalities considering final approvals of the BLIDP.


Partner Municipality

IDP Bylaw # 

Public Hearing Time



Submission Deadline

Lacombe County


September 10

Lacombe County

Council Chambers

Sept 10

County of Stettler No. 6


August 12, 1:00pm

County of Stettler

August 11

Summer Village of Rochon Sands


August 11, 6:00pm

SV of Rochon Sands

Village Office

August 4

Summer Village of White Sands


August 15, 9:00am

SV of White Sands

Village Office

Camrose County


August 11, 9:00a.m.

Camrose County

Council Chambers

August 4

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