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 administration@wetaskiwin.ca..

*in-person attendance at City Council meetings is not allowed due to provincial health restrictions. Attendance via virtual online meetings is encouraged.*

Upcoming Public Hearings

Notice of Public Hearing for Bylaw 1997-21 to amend the Land Use Bylaw 1804-13.
Date: Monday, August 16, 2021  |  Time: 4:00 PM
Location: City of Wetaskiwin Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 4705 50 Avenue. 

You are invited to provide input on the proposed amendment of the Land Use Bylaw. The amendments will include the following changes:

  • Developments which are exempt from permit requirements
  • Sign regulations within the Urban Services (US) zone
  • Clarification of parking and loading regulations
  • Language changes to include inclusive pronouns

A full copy of Bylaw 1997-21 can be viewed on the City website using this link or in person at City Hall (4705 – 50 Avenue).

If you wish to provide comments respecting this proposed amendment, you may do so by any of the following:

  • Speaking directly to Council at the public hearing. If you wish to speak directly to Council, you MUST register before 4:00 PM on Friday, August 13, 2021. To register, please contact Andrew Chell by email (andrew.chell@wetaskiwin.ca) or by phone (780.335.4900)
  • Submitting written comments before 4:00 PM on Friday, August 13, 2021 by email to: andrew.chell@wetaskiwin.ca
  • Submitting written comments to be received by Friday, August 13, 2021 by regular mail to: 

City of Wetaskiwin
Attention: Planning and Engineering
Box 6210 
Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2E9

If you have any questions regarding this Land Use Bylaw amendment, please contact Andrew Chell, Manager of Planning and Engineering, at 780.335.4900, or by email at andrew.chell@wetaskiwin.ca