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Wheatland County and Foothills County Draft IDP

Wheatland County and Foothills County are proposing amendments to their Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) and will be holding their respective Public Hearings prior to considering the amended plan for approval.

The planned Public Hearings will provide the opportunity for anyone who claims to be affected by the proposed plan to speak before Council. 1st and 2nd readings of the bylaws to amend the plan may take place after the Public Hearing process. 3rd reading will be postponed until the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board (CMRB) review takes place and approval is granted. CMRB approval is necessary because the portion of the IDP plan area in Foothills County is within the CMRB area. The public hearings are scheduled as follows:

9:00 a.m., July 16, 2019
Wheatland County Council Chambers

2:00 p.m., July 3, 2019
Foothills County Council Chambers

The IDP Plan Area is proposed to remain unchanged from the current plan and it should be noted that the adoption of an IDP does not involve land annexation or the rezoning of land within the Plan Area.

If you have questions, comments, or requests for the document please forward your comments via email, phone, or letter to the below contacts for Wheatland County by June 28th, 2019 or for a submission to Foothills County please provide letters a minimum of 2 days prior to the hearing date of July 3rd. No comments via telephone will be considered.

Opportunities for input

  • Preliminary Input (COMPLETE)
    During the initial review of the existing IDP, we encourage you to provide input on any topics or policies that should be include in the draft of the revised IDP. You can do this by reaching out to one of the project contacts listed below.
  • Draft IDP Posting & Request for Input (IN PROGRESS)
    Once the draft IDP is completed, it will be posted to both municipal websites. At this time our goal is to gather feedback on the proposed revisions which will inform the final version of the updated IDP. You can provide feedback by reaching out to one of the project contacts listed below.
  • Public Hearing of Council
    The finalized IDP document will be presented at a Public Hearing of Council, where stakeholders may speak in favour or in opposition of the IDP being approved by Council.


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 Wheatland County
Odessa Cohen


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Foothills County
Julie McLean

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Wheatland County and Foothills County IDP 1st Reading Draft Document

The document can also be viewed on the Foothills County website home page at www.mdfoothills.com

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