County Plan

Review of the Rocky View County Land Inventory and Residential Development Capacity report and its consequence on the County Plan

Rocky View County produced a report in 2012 (dated September 5, 2012) called Land Inventory and Residential Development Capacity (the “Report”).  The Report attempted to estimate the amount of housing that could be built if development proceeds according to approved County plans and policy. It concludes that within areas with…

Rocky View Development Plan Released: Your input needed at Open House on May 29th

The County has prepared a new master plan to guide development and services for the next 10 years. Council will consider adopting the plan on June 25th. Make sure your voice is heard by attending the Open House on Wednesday, May 29th. Where: County Administration Building, 911 – 32 Avenue,…

The City of Calgary will love the draft County Plan!

In 1995, then Premier Ralph Klein scrapped Alberta’s Regional Planning Commissions (RPC’s) including the Calgary Regional Planning Commission (CRPC).  The RPC’s gave urban communities legal authority to exercise control outside their boundaries.  Urban municipalities had a say in what other municipalities did.  One of the CRPC’s biggest successes was forcing…