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.
Public Consultation on Bylaws
Public Hearings have been scheduled for Monday, June 25, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Centre Council Chamber for the following bylaws:
The purpose of Bylaw 21-18 is to amend Land Use Bylaw 40-98 to allow for rural land uses currently within the recently annexed lands to continue, and includes the addition of two land use districts, Agriculture and Country Residential, as well as definitions and regulations for rural land uses occurring within the annexed area.
The purpose of Bylaw 22-18 is is to amend Land Use Bylaw 40-98 by designating newly annexed lands from Agricultural District, Country Residential District, Recreation District, Public Utility District, Direct Control District 15 and Direct Control District 29 (in the MD of Foothills No. 31 Land Use Bylaw) to Agriculture District, Country Residential District, Public Service District, and Restricted Development District.
For further information on the above bylaws please contact Amanda Brinda, Senior Planner.
The purpose of Bylaw 28-18 is to amend Land Use Bylaw 40-98 by adding Flea Markets to the listed uses in the Direct Control District located at 100 Stockton Avenue.
For further information on Bylaw 28-18 please contact Colleen Thome, Development Planner.
The purpose of Bylaw 30-18 is to amend Land Use Bylaw 40-98 to align with and incorporate recent changes to provincial legislation as it relates to the regulation of retail cannabis sales.
The purpose of Bylaw 31-18 is to amend Land Use Bylaw 40-98 to address consistencies between cannabis related uses and adult entertainment uses.
The purpose of Bylaw 32-18 is to amend Business License Bylaw 20-13 to align with provincial legislation, namely the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, and Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Regulation.
For further information on the above bylaws, please contact Kari Idland, Development Planner.
The purpose of Bylaw 33-18 is to regulate the public consumption of cannabis in the Town of Okotoks.
The purpose of Bylaw 34-18 is to regulate smoking in the Town of Okotoks.
The purpose of Bylaw 35-18 is to amend Community Standards Bylaw 19-10 by adding "nuisance odour" as an offence.
For further information on the above bylaws, please contact Kelly Stienwand, Municipal Enforcement Manager.
Process for presenting to Council
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm