With the addition of the Casselman Landing townhome development in Northeast Edmonton, Rohit Communities is helping to revitalize an established area of the city without compromising the character or feel of what has been a beautiful area for decades.
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A draft land-use plan for southern Alberta sets limits to protect air and water quality, and legally protects part of the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies — including part of the Castle wilderness area in the southwest corner of the province.
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Two weeks after major flooding hit much of southern Alberta, conservationists say a plan already in the works by the province could help mitigate the effects of future disasters.
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The Chamber of Commerce gave its thumbs up to the City’s proposed changes to the Landuse Bylaw, objecting only to minor technical issues, after more than a year of discussions and rewrites of the 104-page document that regulates development in the Medicine Hat.
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Calgary’s mayor is taking aim at noisy outdoor air conditioners following noise complaints from those who say the current bylaw does nothing to keep the noise at bay.
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Bill C10-13, more commonly referred to as the land use bylaw, may have passed its first reading unanimously, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t those who are unhappy with it.
Land developers showed up in droves to protest the bylaw in front of city council last week.
Their issue, to put it simply, was a matter of inches.
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Nearly nine years ago, Fran Nykoluk was mauled by a grizzly bear near Isolation Creek in the Livingstone Range as she tracked an elk that her husband had shot a few minutes earlier.
The bear, a mother with two cubs, popped out of the woods and stared her down for a few seconds before swiping at her head and throwing her to the ground. She played dead while the bear attacked, breaking bones in her face and puncturing her arms, legs, chest and groin.
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The city continues to work towards completely rewriting its Land Use Bylaw, in hopes of making the document more consistent and user-friendly.
According to Naren Garg, senior planner for the city and lead of the rewrite, they’ve been tackling the project for about two years now and it’s in final stages.
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The most contentious points of a new Land Use bylaw will show major revisions when they are presented to the public this week, including a scaling back of proposed restrictions on RV parking in residential zones and a sign bylaw.
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Citing concerns about the creation of a “Vegas north,” Red Deer’s municipal planning commission on Monday pulled the plug on an electronic reader board sign proposed for a business near Gaetz Avenue.
Tom Bast Sports was seeking to install a dynamic sign on its premises at 6013 48th Ave.
The sign, which would measure about 2.4 metres by 1.4 metres, would comply with Red Deer’s land use bylaw.
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