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:

The Public Hearing for the following Proposed Bylaws, will begin 9:30am on October 11, 2022

  • Proposed Bylaw 05.22, being a bylaw to amend the Cadomin Area Structure Plan
  • Proposed Bylaw 07.22, being a bylaw to amend the Edson West Area Structure Plan
  • Proposed Bylaw 08.22, being a bylaw to amend the Evansburg Area Structure Plan
  • Proposed Bylaw 09.22, being a bylaw to amend the Peers Area Structure Plan
  • Proposed Bylaw 10.22, being a bylaw to amend the Robb Area Structure Plan
  • Proposed Bylaw 11.22, being a bylaw to amend the Wildwood Area Structure Plan

The Public Hearing for the proposed Bylaw 17.22, being a bylaw to amend the Yellowhead County Land Use Bylaw, will begin at 9:30am on October 25, 2022

Subdivision and Development Board Hearings:

A Subdivision and Development Appeal Board hearing has been scheduled for October 6, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Yellowhead County Administration Building in Edson, Alberta. The purpose of the hearing is to review an appeal received against Stop Order SO22-18 located on Lot 20, Block 1, Plan 902 1558, Hinton. Any person who claims to be affected by the decision may be present at the hearing.
Written submissions will be received by the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board at Yellowhead County, 2716 – First Avenue, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1N9 prior to commencement of the hearing. The submissions will become public information upon receipt by the Secretary of the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Further information can be requested by calling 780-723-4800 or by emailing planninginfo@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca.

Approved Development Permits

Permit Development_LocationProposalNotice
D22-155SE-14-55-09-W5
Wildwood Area
Single Detached Dwelling and Accessory Building (Shop)Sept 7/22
D22-159Plan 8522356
Lot 5A, Block 8
NE-27-53-09-W5
Wildwood Area
Neighbourhood Shop & Service (Personal
& Aesthetic Services)
Sept 12/22
D22-161NW-25-53-09-W5
Wildwood Area
Accessory Building (Garage) &
Addition to Single Detached Dwelling (Covered Deck)
Sept 14/22
D22-156SW-29-56-23-W5
Hinton/Robb Area
Accessory Building (Shop)Sept 14/22
D22-158SW-18-45-14-W5
Wolfcreek/Pinedale Area
Accessory Building (Shop)Sept 14/22
D22-164Plan 5838RS,
Blk 1, Lot 4
NE-15-49-21-W5
Robb
Single Detached Dwelling and Short Term Accommodation Use
Side Yard Setback Variance- Discretionary Use
Sept 19/22
D22-163Plan 0326135
Blk 2, Lot 7A
NE-15-49-21-W5
Robb
Single Detached DwellingSept 22/22
D22-162Plan 1623754
Blk 2, Lot 1
NW-32-55-15-W5
Shining Bank/Peers Area
Existing Recreational Cabin with Covered DeckSept 22/22
D22-166SE-19-56-13-W5
Shining Bank/Peers Area
Accessory Building (Shop)- Discretionary for Development
without residence on the property
Sept 27/22
D22-143SE-33-52-08-W5
Evansburg Area
Accessory BuildingSept 27/22
D22-167Plan 1524491
Blk 1, Lot 2
NE-07-54-14-W5
Shining Bank/Peers Area
Accessory Building (Garage)Sept 27/22
D22-169SW-36-53-09-W5
Wildwood
Accessory Building (Livestock & Hay Shed)Sept 27/22


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: https://www.alberta.ca/subdivision-appeals.aspx or by calling 780-427-2444


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