Planning and Development manages long-range planning for Fox Creek’s land use and development.
The Department also assists current residents, developers, builders and other stakeholders by permitting, applications reviews, and public consultations on community development decisions.
Fox Creek’s vision for a positive future—captured through public engagement and outlined in the Municipal Development Plan—guides the day-to-day activities of Planning and Development. The Department is committed to using Smart Growth principles to facilitate the design and implementation of our programs and incentives.
Bylaw, Policies, and Related Documents
MGA Section 638 states that all statutory plans adopted by a municipality must be consistent with each other.
The Town of Fox Creek Land Use Bylaw regulates the use and development of land and buildings in the Town of Fox Creek pursuant to Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act. The Intermunicipal Development Plan and Municipal Development plan are Statutory documents that help guide the future of Fox Creek and are taken into consideration when developing the rules and regulations in the Land Use Bylaw.
If a conflict or inconsistency between statutory plans is found:
- An intermunicipal development plan will prevail over a municipal development plan, area structure plan or area redevelopment plan; and
- A municipal development plan will prevail over an area structure plan or area redevelopment plan.
Intermunicipal Development Plans
Municipal Development Plan
Land Use Bylaw
In addition to providing additional commercial opportunities, we also want to position our downtown as a centre of community activity.
The MD of Greenview and the Town of Fox Creek have jointly adopted an intermunicipal development plan (IDP) for lands lying within the municipalities. The Inter-municipal Development Plan provides for the future land use, the manner of and proposals for future development and any other matter relating to the physical, social or economic development within the shared area.
The Town of Fox Creek requires all businesses that are operating, working, providing or selling a product or service within or partially within the town corporate boundaries to possess a valid Fox Creek business license
When a land owner wishes to split their lot in half or when a developer wishes to create a multi-lot subdivision for the construction of several homes, they need a subdivision permit. In order to allow for the subdivision to occur there are several administrative and legal changes that must take place.
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