City of Wetaskiwin

Land Development Process*

 

Step 1 – Submit Area Structure Plan (ASP) to Municipality

  • Meet with development and engineering department to present ASP and review project
  • Development and engineering department will review and circulate ASP to relevant internal departments
  • Development and engineering department will circulate to external agencies which can include:
    • Alberta Transportation (roads, traffic)
    • Alberta Environment and Parks
    • School boards
  • Revise the ASP to correct and required changes or issues brought forward by the development and engineering department and/or external agencies
  • Bylaw is presented to council for first reading
  • Consultation including a public hearing
  • Second and third reading of bylaw
 Timeline: (6 months**)

 

Step 2 – Subdivision Application

  • Submit the subdivision application for the approved ASP to West Central Planning Agency (WCPA)
  • WCPA will circulate to external agencies for comments
  • Revise subdivision application to correct for any required changes or issues brought forward by the WCPA and/or decision of subdivision application
Timeline: (2 months**)

 

Step 3 – Development Agreement

  • Standard Development Agreement is used by the City of Wetaskiwin
  • Developer provides design drawings and consults with development and engineering department
  • Development and engineering department will review and circulate to relevant internal departments
  • Municipality provides final development agreement
  • Development Agreement is approved
Timeline: (1 month**)

 

*This is a guide for the process and approval of land developments in JEDI’s partner municipality. It provides guidance and serves as a reference for developers, industry, land owners and the general public. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, it does not provide the specific requirements such as form submissions or fees required by the municipality, and thus all specific project details should be discussed with the relevant municipality. Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) does not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss, disruption or damage to any parties using information derived from this process reference, nor does it warrant that information in this reference will be error-free.
**The stated timelines are the general averages of the duration of each process for the municipality. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide proper and completed documents. Timelines may vary based on the applicant’s response time to the municipality’s staff requests for additional information and/or materials that are required. Additionally, timelines may also change depending on the complexity of the project.