Planning & Development is responsible for:
- Long-range planning
- Current planning
- Development approval
- Building approval
- Discipline permits
- Building and inspection services
- Public hearings before city council
The department acts in accordance with city bylaws, policies, procedures and regulations and relevant provisions of the Municipal Government Act of Alberta and the Safety Codes Act.
Currently, development permits and business licenses are not being issued for the recreational sale and production of cannabis. With the proposed leglization expected to take effect in 2018, the City is currently developing new rules to accomodate the production, sale and consumption of cannabis.
The City will continue to enforce existing laws related to cannabis until the new legislation takes effect. If you wish to discuss cannabis-related business, please contact a Development Officer at 780-980-7124. More information can be found on the Cannabis Legalization page.
Long Range Planning
The Long Range Planning branch is responsible for monitoring demographic and growth trends both locally and regionally. The branch prepares, updates and amends planning documents and policies to guide development toward our desired future.
The Current Planning branch is responsible for approving development permits, issuing letters respecting compliance, processing subdivision applications, area structure plans, Land Use Bylaw amendments, and land use changes, and enforcing the city's Land Use Bylaw. The branch manages land use in the city and ensures that building and renovation design meets the high quality standards expected in Leduc.
Building & Inspection Services
The City of Leduc's Building & Inspections Services help ensure that all residential, commercial and industrial and institutional properties are constructed to meet or exceed the Alberta Building Code and related regulations.
Community Developer Map
The Community Developer Map provides contact information for new and upcoming communities and subdivisions within Leduc. The map also indicates such items as zoning districts, schools, and points of interest to help show a few of the amenities in the city. The airport exposure forecast contour lines are also identified. These lines establish the prohibited land uses within these different noise exposure factor areas.