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Planning and Development Department

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The Planning and Development department provides services related to land use planning and development permitting, municipal land and real estate interest, and economic development strategies within the Municipality. Providing timely and accurate customer service is essential to facilitate all aspects of development planning. These services are provided through four branches within the department:

Community Development Planning

The Community Development Planning branch is responsible for the immediate planning requirements of customers including interpretation and application of land use bylaws, processing applications to subdivide lands, and processing of development permits. Additionally, the branch provides professional planning support, monitors progress and responds to change through community engagement, education and development of land development policies to guide the growth of the Municipality.

Economic Development

The Economic Development branch facilitates the development and implementation of the region’s economic development strategies while striving to be responsive to the economic interests and needs of residents, enterprises, organizations and communities throughout the Municipality.

Phone: 1-855-WB-ECDEV (1-855-923-2338)
Economic Development Website
Regional Economic Development Strategy 2010-2014

Land Administration

The Land Administration department manages all municipal land and facility real estate interests. The department is responsible for the acquisition of land for capital infrastructure projects, disposition of real estate interests and leasing of land and facilities.

The Land Administration department supports all municipal departments, stakeholders and the public by providing orderly resolution of land issues.

Phone: 780-743-7006

Safety Codes

The Safety Codes branch is responsible for reviewing, permitting, and inspecting construction-related activities within the Municipality, and ensuring compliance with all applicable codes and regulations, including the Alberta Safety Codes Act.

Contact

Location: 309 Powder Drive [Map]
Phone: 780-799-8695
Fax: 780-743-7874
Email: planningdevelopment@rmwb.ca

Other Frequent Contacts

Bylaw Complaints: 780-788-4200
Roads & Transportation Service Request Line: 780-743-7859
Alberta One Call: 1-800-242-3447
ATCO Electric: 1-800-668-2248
ATCO Gas: 780-310-5678

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