Public Consultation on Bylaws

Bylaws created by the Town of Okotoks are regularly reviewed and updated by Council. All bylaws require three readings by Council before they take effect. The Town encourages public feedback on bylaws which have a significant effect on citizens of Okotoks, such as animal control or traffic bylaws.

Some bylaws, especially land use bylaws, require advertising and a public hearing before Council may approve them. These are referred to as statutory public hearings. Notice of the public hearing is posted on the Town’s website and advertised in the local paper in advance of the hearing.

Public Hearings are held at the Municipal Centre, Council Chamber at 5 Elizabeth Street at 7:00 p.m. on a regularly scheduled Council meeting date. 

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Public feedback is welcome on bylaws. Please note that any feedback, including letters, emails, or in person, become part of the public record and may be published in a Council agenda package which is posted on the Town’s website for public viewing.

Public Hearings Scheduled for March 27, 2017
Bylaw 15-17

The purpose of Bylaw 15-17 is to amend Land Use Bylaw 40-98 to redesignate Lot 10, Block A, Plan 991 3125 (25 Crystalridge Drive) from Direct Control District to Business Industrial District. 

Bylaw 15-17

Oral and written comments and suggestions are invited and shall be addressed to the point of the proposed bylaw(s).  Any person or group of persons, or person acting on behalf of anyone who claims to be affected by the proposed bylaw(s) may make representation.  Submissions mailed to the Town should be typewritten and must be received at the Municipal Centre by 12:00 noon on the WEDNESDAY before the Hearing.  Eighteen (18) duplicate copies should accompany any written submissions received at the Hearing.  Oral presentations may be made at the Hearing whether or not the presenter has submitted a written presentation.  Oral presentations are subject to a five (5) minute time limit.

For more information on this bylaw please email Wendy Cardiff, Development Planner.

BYLAW 16-17

The purpose of Bylaw 16-17 is to make textual amendments to Land Use Bylaw 40-98 to improve clarity and ease of interpretation.  

Bylaw 16-17

Oral and written comments and suggestions are invited and shall be addressed to the point of the proposed bylaw(s).  Any person or group of persons, or person acting on behalf of anyone who claims to be affected by the proposed bylaw(s) may make representation.  Submissions mailed to the Town should be typewritten and must be received at the Municipal Centre by 12:00 noon on the WEDNESDAY before the Hearing.  Eighteen (18) duplicate copies should accompany any written submissions received at the Hearing.  Oral presentations may be made at the Hearing whether or not the presenter has submitted a written presentation.  Oral presentations are subject to a five (5) minute time limit.

For more information on this bylaw please email Wendy Cardiff, Development Planner.

BYLAW 17-17

The purpose of Bylaw 17-17 is to make amendments to Land Use Bylaw 40-98 that are administrative in nature and do not materially affect the bylaw in principle or substance. 

Bylaw 17-17

Oral and written comments and suggestions are invited and shall be addressed to the point of the proposed bylaw(s).  Any person or group of persons, or person acting on behalf of anyone who claims to be affected by the proposed bylaw(s) may make representation.  Submissions mailed to the Town should be typewritten and must be received at the Municipal Centre by 12:00 noon on the WEDNESDAY before the Hearing.  Eighteen (18) duplicate copies should accompany any written submissions received at the Hearing.  Oral presentations may be made at the Hearing whether or not the presenter has submitted a written presentation.  Oral presentations are subject to a five (5) minute time limit.

For more information on this bylaw please email Wendy Cardiff, Development Planner.

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