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Landscaping and Screening Guidelines

Wheatland Council recently approved new Landscaping & Screening Guidelines. There has been concern amongst landowners and the County regarding the impact of development has on the visual quality of the landscape. This resource is intended to provide guidance to landowners, developers or landscape professionals proposing development activities that may need to be approved by the […]

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Development Permit Fee Deferral Initiative Reinstated

In support of existing and new entrepreneurs affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Wheatland County Council passed a motion to reinstate the development fee deferral initiative which was in effect during 2020. Effective May 4, 2021, Wheatland County is offering to defer payment for business-related Development Permit applications until December 31, 2021.  Once this time period […]

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Rocky View County and Wheatland County Draft Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP)

Wheatland County and Rocky View County have created a draft Intermunicipal Development Plan. Stakeholders and area landowners are invited to review the draft and provide feedback prior to Council’s consideration later in the Spring. Should you wish to provide comments, we kindly request that they be provided by April 19, 2021, and submitted to Senior Planner Stefan […]

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Understanding the Development Permit Process

We understand the development permit application process, with the application forms and legislative requirements, can seem overwhelming which is why we’ve created these flow charts to better illustrate the application process. Book a Pre-Application Meeting Before submitting an application for a development permit, have a chat with our Development Officer. They can help you decide […]

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Economic Development Board Call for Members

Wheatland County invites applications for membership on the Economic Development Board with appointment to commence in 2021. The Economic Development Board is comprised of active business owners (members-at-large) and one ex officio representative (County Councillor). Membership on the Board will be appointed by Wheatland County Council for a 2-year term. The Board’s mandate is to […]

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Wheatland County Unveils WC Mercantile

Media Release WHEATLAND COUNTY, AB (February 8, 2021) – Wheatland County’s Community and Development Services department launches WC Mercantile under its WC tactical branding. WC Mercantile is the first of the WC’s sector-focused initiatives to improve marketing and attract investments within Wheatland County’s agriculture value-chain. The WC Mercantile initiative will build a network of producers, […]

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