Development Permits & Public Hearings

At any given time, there are a variety of development projects and developments taking place in Yellowhead County. They range from small residential property developments to larger-scale industry projects and new developments, as well as municipal Area Structure Plans and Land Use Bylaw updates.

Public Hearings:

Current Scheduled Public Hearings:

None at this time

Subdivision and Development Board Hearings:

None at this time

Approved Development Permits

Permit Development_LocationProposalNotice
D22-201Plan 1023164
Blk 1, Lot 24
Seabolt Estates
Change of Use to Secondary Suite within an existing Accessory Building and Short Term Accommodation Use. Variance for minimum separation distance given. Discretionary UseJan 16/23
Rat Creek Area
Natural Resource Extraction and Processing (Gravel Pit, Tied to D22-203)
Jan 17/23
Rat Creek Area
Natural Resource Extraction and Processing (Gravel Pit, Tied to D22-189)
Jan 17/23
D22-198Plan 8220331
Blk 2, Lot 28
Seabolt Estates
Short Term Accommodations within existing Single Detached Dwelling Jan 17/23
D23-002Plan 7622234
Blk 2, Lot 26
Lobstick Resort
Existing Accessory Building (Shed) & Existing Addition to Single Detached
Dwelling (Covered Deck)
Jan 17/23
Edson West Area
Work Camp (20 Person)-Discretionary Jan 17/23
D23-006Plan 5251TR
Blk 2, Lot 9
Existing Accessory Building (2-Storey Barn)Jan 17/23
Wildwood Area
Recreation Resort (4 Cabins and 3 Tipi’s) Discretionary Use
Accessory Building (Garage)
Jan 20/23
D23-005Plan 1523597
Blk 1, Lot 4
Edson Area
Addition to Accessory Building (Shop)Jan 20/23
Plan 7921035
Blk 2, Lot 9
Home Business Small (Hiking Guide Off-Site)Jan 24/23
Wildwood Area
Single Detached Dwelling (Additional)Feb 2/23
D23-010Plan 8520762
Blk 6, Lot 1
Accessory Building (Free Standing Sign)Feb 3/23

The public is considered officially notified of approved development permits once posted online, in accordance with the Public Notification Bylaw.

The Yellowhead County Land Use Bylaw No 09.21 provides that any person claiming to be affected by a decision of the Development Authority may appeal to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board or Alberta’s Land and Property Rights Tribunal dependent on jurisdiction of the Appeal authority. Appeal under the jurisdiction of Yellowhead County’s Subdivision and Development Appeal Board require a written notice of the appeal and a payment of $300.00 payable to Yellowhead County within 21 days of the publishing of the Notice of Decision. Requirements for appealing the development to the Alberta’s land and Property Rights Tribunal can be found here: or by calling 780-427-2444

Contact the Yellowhead County Planning Department at 1-800-665-6030