Planning & Development 

The Planning Department aims to ensure the orderly and sustainable development of the Town of Slave Lake.

  1. Board Members Wanted

    Board Member Wanted: Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

    The SDAB meets when a development permit has been denied by the Municipal Planning Commission. The applicant has the opportunity to appeal the MPC decisions and bring the matter to the SDAB Board for review and a decision. Read on...
  2. Board Members Wanted

    Board Members Wanted: Municipal Planning Commission

    The Municipal Planning Commission is looking to add 2 more members to its board. Read on...
  3. availability change

    Planning & Development Available by Appointment Only Starting August 3rd

    Please note that Planning & Development will be available by appointment only starting August 3rd 2021. Appointments can be made by calling the Town Office front desk at 780-849-8000. Read on...
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The Planning Department:
  • Assists with matters pertaining to development, plans of subdivision, site plan reviews, certificates of compliance, zoning bylaws and other planning and land use related matters.
  • Monitors and updates various regulatory planning documents for the Town including the Growth Study, Municipal Sustainability Plan, the Municipal Development Plan, various Area Structure Plans and the Land Use Bylaw.
  • Provides professional planning services to Town Council, the Municipal Planning Commission and the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board as well as external agencies, builders, developers and landowners.