Planning & Development
Stewarding smart, sustainable growth in the region
The County has roles and responsibilities under the Municipal Government Act to steward orderly, economical and beneficial development, and maintain and improve the quality of the physical environment.
This team provides guidance and documentation for planning and development activities within the County. The goal is to strike a balance between land preservation and responsible, sustainable growth.
Planning Document Hierarchy
The framework for regional development activities
Land use planning requires coordination of development in ways that contribute to broader social, environmental and cultural goals.
Access the County planning documents you need, and gain an understanding of their interconnected roles.
Planning & Development Programs and Initiatives
The County's 2021 Red Ribbon Cleanup campaign was aimed at improving safety, making streets more welcoming, attracting new business and homeowners, and generally enhancing the purpose, functionality and cleanliness of local communities.Learn More
Land use planning in Lac Ste. Anne County focuses on the overall impact that development can have on the community. This requires coordination of development in ways that contribute to broader social, environmental and cultural goals.Learn More
The Planning & Development department regularly posts notices of discretionary development permits in advance of any decisions. A discretionary permit is any permit requiring the County to exercise judgment prior to its approval (such as a variance).Learn More