Bonnyville Notice of Public Hearing

Bear Den Area Structure Plan Bylaw No. 1454-16

The purpose of proposed Bylaw No. 1454-16 is to adopt an Area Structure Plan for the Town of Bonnyville.


Under the authority and subject to the provisions of the Municipal Government Act and by virtue of all other powers enabling the Council of the Town of Bonnyville duly assembled enacts as follows:



  1. This Bylaw including the attached Schedule “A” may be cited as the Town of Bonnyville Bears Den Area Structure Plan Bylaw.


  1. The purpose of this Area Structure Plan (ASP) Bylaw is to refine or specify further the general policy direction and land use designations provided for these lands within the Town’s Municipal Development Plan (MDP), to serve as the basis for land use classifications in the Town’s Land Use Bylaw (LUB), and to establish a sound framework for future decisions on subsequent subdivision and development permit applications, and generally on the use of the lands situated within the ASP boundary being part of NW 11-61-6-W4M.


As attached, Figure 1 shows, the ASP area being part of NW Sec 11 – Twp 61-Rge 6-W4M defined by the Town boundary to the south and to the west, Highway 28 to the north, and existing industrial lands to the east.


  1. This Bylaw may be amended by Bylaw in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.


  1. The Town of Bonnyville Bears Den Area Structure Plan Bylaw on the date of final reading of this Bylaw shall come into force and effect on that date.



The public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. may inspect a copy of the proposed Bylaw, Monday to Friday, at the front desk of the Municipal Office (4917 – 49 Avenue) of the Town of Bonnyville. Inquiries respecting the proposed Bylaw may be made at this office by phoning 780-826‑3496.


A Public Hearing has been set for Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., at the Town Hall Council Chambers, to allow residents to speak either for or against the proposed bylaw.


Anyone claiming to be prejudicially affected by the passing of this bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard by Council either himself/herself or by his/her agent at the date and time shown above.  Those persons wishing to be heard by Council are requested to notify the undersigned in writing no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday January 20, 2017.