Sturgeon County's Proposed Land Use Bylaw

Council is requesting public input on the proposed Land Use Bylaw 1385/17.

The Public Hearing was officially opened on Feb. 28, 2017 and will remain open until Tuesday, Mar. 28th 2017  at 1:30 p.m. at  the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, 9502-100 Ave in Morinville, for final verbal presentations.

During this period, Sturgeon County will accept inputs in writing.

Please send your input to


For answers to frequently asked questions, please see Land Use Bylaw Background Information.


For a summary of the changes, please see Key Components of the Proposed Land Use Bylaw.

Proposed Land Use Bylaw Map

Land Use Bylaw Public Engagement

April 2015: Stakeholder survey (24 responses) and resident online surveys (215 responses).


Spring 2015: Public Open Houses (4)

  • May 13, 2015: Cardiff Hall from 2-8 p.m. 28 people registered with about 60 residents in attendance.
  • May 14, 2015: Gibbons from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 18 participants registered.
  • May 20, 2015: Sturgeon Valley Hunters Green Golf Course Club House from 2-8:30 p.m. 20 registered participants, with about 40 attending.
  • May 21, 2015: Riviere Qui Barre School Gym 6:30-8:30 p.m. 42 registered, more than 100 attending.

173 LUB Comment Booklets were completed by Public Open House participants.

Other public engagement meetings:

  • February 2016: Presentation, Q&A with Economic Development Advisory Board.
  • April 20, 2016: Information booth at County Centre Community Meeting
  • August 5, 2016: Information booth at Culinary Cookout
  • October 19, 2016: Information booth at Calahoo Hall Community Meeting
  • November 2, 2016: Information booth at Namao Hall Community Meeting
  • November 10, 2016: Stakeholder Information Sessions for the Draft Land Use Bylaw (16 attendees)
  • November 28, 2016: Public Input to Draft LUB (60 attendees)
  • January 2017: Municipal Planner Information Session for Draft LUB (St. Albert, Morinville, Fort Saskatchewan and Edmonton attended)

Other ways we got word out to the public:


  • County webpage
  • County Twitter (tweets started  Nov. 1, 2016)
  • Newspaper ads
  • Utility bill mailouts (June & October 2016)
  • Road signs
  • Signs and handouts at County Centre and other public County buildings