Public Hearings & Notices

Public Hearings

Public Hearings allow the public the opportunity to express concerns regarding land use issues and more. Public Hearings related to the Land Use Bylaw are required prior to a second reading by Council. City Council may call a Public Hearing if there is a new bylaw or resolution being proposed that they deem public consultation necessary for. Members of the public may also call a Public Hearing, granted that they provide a sufficient petition. More details about Public Hearings and petition requirements are outlined in the Municipal Government Act (MGA – Sec. 230). For more information regarding the City of Wetaskiwin’s procedures for a Public Hearing please contact our Legislative Executive Assistant at 780.361.4409 or send an email to

*in-person attendance at City Council meetings is now available for those wishing to attend. Physical distancing and all other applicable public health regulations remain in effect. Attendance via virtual online meetings is encouraged.*

Upcoming Public Hearings

Take notice that Council for the City of Wetaskiwin is considering two bylaws which would amend Bylaw 1804-13 being the Land Use Bylaw.

Bylaw 1964-20

This amendment would allow fences up to 1.8 meters (6 feet) tall in the front yards of Apartments, Townhouses, Fourplexes and Triplexes, as long as the fence is 85% transparent to preserve sightlines. This amendment would also add wrought iron to the list of allowable fence materials for all residential types.

Bylaw 1965-20 

This bylaw amendment identifies the Subdivision Authority for the city as required by the Municipal Government Act.

*View the full Public Hearing notice HERE.*

Public Notices