Public Hearings

Public Hearings

Notice of Public Hearing:
July 3, 2024 @ 6:00pm
 Bylaw 24-14, Land Use Amendment - Garage and Garden Suites

Staff have created a comprehensive Land Use Bylaw amendment addressing Garden and Garage Suites. These regulations propose adding Garden and Garage Suites as a Discretionary Use to several of our lower density residential land use districts, making it possible for some residents to apply for a Development Permit for a Garden or Garage Suite on their property.  There are a number of regulations proposed, including minimum lot area, minimum site width, maximum height, parking regulations, servicing of the proposed suite, and more. The regulations are based on an analysis of citizens' needs and inquiries, as well as a comparison of existing regulations across Alberta and Canada.

 

Public Hearing Process

A copy of the proposed Bylaw may be inspected by the public during regular office hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday at the Town Office (1 Parklane Drive, Strathmore, AB), or can be found online here.  Please contact the Town Office if you would like an opportunity to review and provide input on the proposed amendments prior to the Public Hearing.

 

The Public Hearing will be held via ZOOM AND in Council Chambers, Strathmore Municipal Building, 1 Parklane Drive, Strathmore Alberta on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, commencing at 6:00pm with procedures in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, Section 199 and the Town of Strathmore Council Procedural Bylaw #23-17 and amendments thereto. Any person or group of persons, or person acting on someone’s behalf, who claims to be affected by any of the proposed bylaw may present suggestions or concerns by making a submission to the public hearing. Please contact Please contact Legislative Services at lsadmin@strathmore.ca by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, in order to register to present.

 

Written submissions to the Public Hearing or the name of any person wishing to make an oral presentation at the Public Hearing must be received by the Planning and Development Department prior to 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 as outlined in Bylaw #23-17 and amendments thereto.  If your written submission is not received by this time, please provide fifteen (15) copies for distribution at the Public Hearing.  Each person wishing to address Council at the Public Hearing shall complete their verbal presentation within three minutes. 

 

Please note that written submissions will become public documents once submitted to the Town, unless otherwise requested.

 

Please contact Legislative Services at (403) 934 3133 prior to attending a Public Hearing to determine the order of Bylaw presentations in the Council Agenda to ensure efficient use of your time.

Public Hearing Process:

A copy of the above proposed Bylaw(s) may be inspected by the public during regular office hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday at the Town Office (1 Parklane Drive, Strathmore, AB), or can be found on the Town website (https://strathmore.ca/en/town-hall/public-hearings.aspx).  Please contact the Town Office if you would like an opportunity to review and provide input on the proposed amendments prior to the Public Hearing.

Public Hearings are held via ZOOM AND in Council Chambers, Strathmore Municipal Building, 1 Parklane Drive, Strathmore Alberta on the above noted dates, commencing at 6:00pm with procedures in accordance with the Municipal Government Act, Section 199 and the Town of Strathmore Council Procedural Bylaw #23-17 and amendments thereto. Any person or group of persons, or person acting on someone’s behalf, who claims to be affected by any of the proposed bylaw may present suggestions or concerns by making a submission to the public hearing. Please contact Legislative Services at lsadmin@strathmore.ca by 12:00 noon on the date of the public hearing in order to register to present.

Written submissions to the Public Hearing or the name of any person wishing to make an oral presentation at the Public Hearing must be received by the Legislative Services prior to 12:00 noon on the date of the public hearing as outlined in Bylaw #23-17 and amendments thereto.  If your written submission is not received by this time, please provide fifteen (15) copies for distribution at the Public Hearing.  Each person wishing to address Council at the Public Hearing shall complete their verbal presentation within three minutes. 

Please note that written submissions will become public documents once submitted to the Town, unless otherwise requested.

Please contact Legislative Services at (403) 934 3133 prior to attending a Public Hearing to determine the order of Bylaw presentations in the Council Agenda to ensure efficient use of your time.


Interested in speaking at a Council Meeting?

Public are welcome to speak at Council or Committee of the Whole Meetings during the Public Comments or Public Hearing portion of the meeting.

Submit a "Request to Speak at Council meeting Form" at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. Request to Speak at Council forms can be submitted to lsadmin@strathmore.ca.


Interested in presenting at a Council Meeting?
If you are planning on attending a Regular Council Meeting as a delegation you need to submit a summary in writing briefing Council about what it is that you will be presenting. This must be submitted to Legislative Services at lsadmin@strathmore.ca by noon the Wednesday before a Regular Council Meeting with the exception of Christmas holidays in which case you must give yourself 2 weeks before the first meeting in January.

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