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DOING BUSINESS IN WHEATLAND COUNTY

Get a Development Permit

Are you planning on developing on your Wheatland County property? Depending on your exact plans, you may need to apply for a development permit. There are different development permits, based on what type of property you are developing.

Which one best describes your situation?

Rural Residential Development

If you are building a home or adding a residence to your existing rural property please complete this application form.

Rural Accessory Structure Development

This application form will fast track your accessory building/structure if you are on a rural property. Fill in this application for if you are building a garage, shed, barn, or any structure over 100 sq ft, including farm structures.

Rural Commercial / Industrial / Rural Business / Community Service / Public Utility / Recreational Development

This application form is required when you want to start an Industrial, Commercial, Recreational, or rural business on a rural parcel. Before filling out this application you may want to consult with staff for further requirements.

Hamlet Residential/Accessory Structure  Development

If you are building a dwelling or adding a garage or shed to an existing residential parcel within a Hamlet, please complete this application form.

Hamlet Commercial/Industrial/Mixed-Use/Community Service/Public Utility/and Recreation Development

This application form is required if you are starting or running a commercial or industrial parcel in a Hamlet. An application form is also required is you are looking to have a mixed-use building, recreation facilities/areas, a new or expanding any community services such as a community hall. This for would also need to be completed if any accessory structures are required for the above uses in a Hamlet. You may want to consult with staff for further requirements.

Signs

This application form will identify which type of signs require a sign application both within a Hamlet and in a rural setting. For further information please refer to the Land Use Bylaw Section 7.18 or contact staff for assistance.

Home Based Business

This application form is required if you are wanting to operate or are currently operating a business from your residence. For further information please contact staff.

Development Adjacent to Provincial Highways or Canals

For development permit applications within 1600 metres (one mile) of a provincially controlled highway (secondary or primary), you must contact the Alberta Transportation for a roadside development permit. Development permit applications adjacent to a canal require prior approval from the Western Irrigation District (WID).

Stripping and Grading

Stripping and grading involves moving and/or stockpiling soil. All stripping and grading activities require a permit.

Note: For some development permits, Alberta Transportantion, Alberta Environment, or other provincial bodies will need to be consulted.  

Before submitting an aplication for a development permit, come in to see us. We can help you decide which application to use, and we can walk you through the process, to save you time. We are happy to help! Book a pre-ap meeting here.

 

This application form is required when you want to start an Industrial, Commercial, Recreational, or rural business on a rural parcel. Before filling out this application you may want to consult with staff for further requirements.

 

Contact Us

Wheatland County
242006 Rg. Rd. 243 
Highway 1 RR 1
Strathmore, Alberta
T1P 1J6

Ph: (403) 934-3321
Fx: (403) 934-4889
 
Our Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

October 29, 2018
9:00 AM -
Organizational Meeting
November 6, 2018
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Council Meeting
November 12, 2018
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Remembrance Day (November 11)