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Public Hearings and Notices


NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has scheduled a Public Hearing to take place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jubilee Centre Council Chamber, Fort McMurray, regarding the following:

Bylaw No. 18/004 – Land Use Bylaw Text Amendment, proposes to amend the Land Use Bylaw to address regulations associated with Home Business and Home Occupation Applications as they relate to the number of employees, the number of clients and onsite parking requirements. The proposed changes to the size and operation of a home business would protect the character of residential neighbourhoods by limiting traffic and on street parking.

A copy of the above-noted Bylaw and all related documents may be inspected by contacting the Planning and Development Department (309 Powder Drive, Timberlea Landing); or Legislative Services (7th Floor, Jubilee Centre), between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Bylaw No. 18/004 is also available on the Municipality’s website at

If you would like to appear before Council:

  • You must forward a request to the Chief Legislative Officer, clearly stating your support or opposition of the Bylaw, along with any related information.
  • Ensure that your correspondence includes a telephone number or e-mail address at which you may be contacted.
  • Unless otherwise advised, all speakers will have a maximum of five (5) minutes to speak.
  • All submissions must be received by the Chief Legislative Officer by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Please note any information you submit to Council for their consideration at Public Hearings is added in its entirety to the agenda, which is made available to the public and posted on the Municipality’s website.

DATED at Fort McMurray, Alberta this 9th day of March, 2018.

Audrey Rogers
Chief Legislative Officer
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
9909 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 2K4
Phone: (780) 743-7001
Fax: (780) 743-7028

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