Conditionally Approved Permits

Check the table below to review all recent Discretionary Development Permits that have been conditionally approved subject to the right of appeal to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board or, Municipal Government Board. All Development Permits are posted in the Lac Ste. Anne Bulletin.

Anyone who claims to be affected and who wishes to lodge an appeal against any of the conditionally-approved developments must do so in writing to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board on or before the dates as noted in each notice.

If you wish to appeal any of these permits as an affected land owner, please review the requirements in our appeal section.

PLEASE NOTE: Lac Ste. Anne County requires that a non-refundable fee of $200.00 must be paid for every appeal served on the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Appeal fees may be paid by cheque made payable to Lac Ste. Anne County or by Visa, MasterCard or debit card (only if the appeal is filed in person at Lac Ste. Anne County office.

Information (site/building plans & copy of the development conditions) relating to any or all Development Permits listed may be obtained from the Lac Ste. Anne County Planning and Development Department at (780) 785-3411.

Notice of Development Permit Approvals

The following Development Permits have been approved or conditionally approved under the provisions of the Land Use Bylaw. This list does not include Permitted Uses. Interested parties are encouraged to contact the Planning and Development Department at 1.866.880.5722 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Monday to Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm to request additional information on a permit.

  Permit # Legal Land Description   Description   Appeal Date Deadline         
  17-D0298

SW 16-54- 01 W5M

 

60.0' antenna for wireless and cell service

  Saturday, October 28, 2017  
  17-D0299

Lot 13, Block 2, Plan 661CL Hamlet of Greencourt within SW 14-58- 09 W5M

 

1996 mobile home (replacing existing mobile home) 14.0' x 70.0' (980 sq. ft.), addition 12.0' x 20.0' (240 sq. ft.) and deck 12.0' x 50.0' (600 sq. ft.)

  Saturday, November 4, 2017  
   17-D0301 Unit 217, Plan 172 0729, Waters Edge within SE 10-55-03 W5M  

Side Yard Variance Request for existing development - Required: 2.43 m, Requested: 2.39 m, Variance 0.04 m

  Saturday, October 28, 2017  
   17-D0304

NW 16-56- 06 W5M

 

Moved in 1990 mobile home - 16.0' x 76.0' (1216.0 sq. ft.) with one(1) deck - 12.0' x 36.0' (432.0 sq. ft.) and one(1) porch 12.0' x 16.0' (192.0 sq. ft.)

 

Saturday, November 4, 2017

 

Anyone who claims to be affected and who wishes to lodge an appeal against any of the above developments must do so in writing on the applicable form on or before 4:30 p.m. on the above noted date(s).

Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, c/o Lac Ste. Anne County, Planning & Development Department, Box 219, Sangudo, Alberta, T0E 2A0

PLEASE NOTE: Lac Ste. Anne County requires that a non-refundable fee of $200.00 be paid for every appeal served on the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.  The fee may be paid by Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, Interac or Cash.

Planning & Development

Well-Managed Growth Across the Region

The County has roles and responsibilities under the Municipal Government Act (MGA) to manage the use of land to achieve orderly, economical and beneficial development, and to maintain and improve the quality of the physical environment. The overarching objective is to find the right balance between land preservation and responsible and sustainable economic development.

This section provides guidance, support and documentation for any planning and development initiatives within the County's boundaries. Click on the icons below to explore these resources in detail.

Download the Compliance Letter of Request application form in PDF format


Correction Notice

The Planning & Development department is planning a series of open housed this summer regarding implementation of Lac Ste. Anne County Land Use Bylaw #22-2017. A recent advertisement for this open house incorrectly references prohibition of unpermitted tree clearing in agricultural areas. Please note that this reference was made in error. The County apologizes for the confusion this reference may have caused.

Building Inspections

The starting Point of Any Project

Click on the links below to review the Development Permits that have been conditionally approved subject to the right of appeal to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. All Development Permits are posted in the Lac Ste. Anne Bulletin.

Anyone who claims to be affected and who wishes to lodge an appeal against any of the conditionally-approved developments must do so in writing to the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board on or before the dates as noted in each notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Lac Ste. Anne County requires that a non-refundable fee of $200.00 must be paid for every appeal served on the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Appeal fees may be paid by cheque made payable to Lac Ste. Anne County or by Visa, MasterCard or debit card (only if the appeal is filed in person at Lac Ste. Anne County office.

Information (site/building plans & copy of the development conditions) relating to any or all Development Permits listed may be obtained from the Lac Ste. Anne County Planning and Development Department at (780) 785-3411.

Development Permits

Make Sure your Plans are Approved

A development permit approves the use of a site, as well as the size and location of any buildings or structures. Development permit approvals must be obtained for new construction, renovations, businesses, and changes of use to existing buildings. A development permit is written approval from the County that your plans are in accordance with the Lac Ste. Anne County Land Use Bylaw. You are required to have a valid development permit before you can apply for a building permit to construct the building or structure, or to apply for a business license.

Development Permit Info Package (January 2016)

Applications

Development permit applications are encouraged to be submitted in person, where staff will screen it and ensure your submission is complete. Applications can be made by an agent or consultant on behalf of a landowner. For major and/or complex development proposals, an applicant may request a pre-application meeting before formally submitting a development permit application.

Development Permit Application Form (Sept 2016)

Aggregate Permit Application (2016)

Kennel Permit Application (April 2016)

Zoning and Regulations

The Land Use Bylaw outlines the uses and development regulations of a particular zone. All development permit applications must meet the zoning regulations of the property, including land use, lot dimensions, lot area, etc. To verify the property zoning, check out your property within the Land Use Bylaw.

Building Codes and Standards

Keeping County Structures on Spec

The Safety Codes Act, Alberta Building Code, and other applicable Codes and Standards regulate how buildings are designed, built, or renovated to protect the health and safety of the occupants.

Lac Ste. Anne County is accredited for Safety Codes Approval in all areas (building, electrical, gas/propane, plumbing and private sewage disposal) except fire, primary electrical and telecommunications lines.

Obtaining all the Safety Code Permits (building, electrical, plumbing, gas, and private sewage permits) are a requirement of the Alberta Safety Codes Act. For Lac Ste. Anne County they are issued through Planning & Development. The permits allow 90 days for completion after permit approval. If necessary, before the permit expires, you may apply for a time extension.

PLEASE NOTE: If you begin any work before obtaining a Safety Codes Permit, fees will be tripled.

Fees for Safety Codes Services Bylaw

Some of the Basics

Every new home built in Alberta is protected under warranty, thanks to Alberta's New Home Buyer Protection Act.

New homes (single detached family homes/duplexes/multi-family homes/condominiums/manufactured homes/recreational properties) include, at a minimum, a warranty for:

  • One year labour and materials
  • Two years for defects in labour and materials related to delivery and distribution systems
  • Five years building envelop protection, with a requirement for the warranty provider to offer the consumer the option to purchase additional years of coverage and,
  • 10 year coverage for major structural components.

Learn more about Alberta's better warranty standards and get to know your role at http://homewarranty.alberta.ca

Frequently Asked Questions: http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/home_warranties_faqs

Effective date: The Act applies only to new homes const ructed under a building permit applied for on or after February 1, 2014 in-force date of the Act.

Building Code Information

Checklists and Information

Permit Handbook

Safety Code Application Forms

 

 

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Planning & Development Resources

  • Development Permits

    A development permit approves the use of a site, as well as the size and location of any buildings or structures. Development permit approvals must be obtained for new construction, renovations, businesses, and changes of use to existing buildings.

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  • Subdivision & Redistricting

    All land within Lac Ste. Anne County is zoned for a particular use. Redistricting is part of the County’s Land Use Bylaw and is approved by County Council.

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  • Land Use Bylaw

    The Municipal Government Act requires all municipalities in Alberta to adopt a Land Use Bylaw. The Land Use Bylaw must divide the municipality into districts (often called zones in other parts of Canada and the United States).

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Choose from the Following Planning & Development Services

Development Permits

Development permit approvals must be obtained for new construction, renovations, businesses, and changes of use to existing buildings in the County.

Permit Approvals

Review the Development Permits that have been conditionally approved subject to the right of appeal to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board.

Codes & Standards

Codes and Standards regulate how buildings in the County are designed, built, or renovated to protect the health and safety of the occupants.

Subdivision

All land within the County is zoned for a particular use. Subdivision and redistricting are part of the County’s Land Use Bylaw and is approved by Council.

Appeal Board

The Subdivision and Development Appeal Board is an independent body that makes impartial decisions applying the principles of justice and procedural fairness.

Municipal Development Plan

The MDP sets the vision on how to responsibly accommodate growth. It serves as a decision making tool for County administrators and stakeholders.

Intermunicipal Development

The County is adopting joint plans called Inter-Municipal Development Plans with the Village of Alberta Beach and the Summer Villages of Val Quentin and Sunset Point.

Land Use Bylaw

The Municipal Government Act requires all municipalities in Alberta to adopt a Land Use Bylaw. The Land Use Bylaw must divide the municipality into districts.

About the County

Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 13, roughly 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The County's administrative office is located in the Hamlet of Sangudo. Its namesake comes from its largest body of water, Lac Ste. Anne.

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@) lsac.ca
 1-866-880-5722
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359