Residents invited to have their final say on Municipal Development Plan update

January 6, 2017

Residents invited to have their final say on Municipal Development Plan update

Residents are invited to provide input on the County’s draft plan that will guide growth and development for the next 20 years. The final phase of public engagement for the Municipal Development Plan (MDP) update will take place from January 6 to February 13.

The updated plan will provide a comprehensive long-term land use policy framework to guide future development and growth.

Here’s how residents can participate.

Attend an MDP update open house

January 25                                          January 30
Community Centre, County Hall           Heartland Hall Contact Office          
Community Centre Room 2 (CC2)        55305 Range Road 214
401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park                    
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                           6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.    

Residents can also learn more about MDP topics and provide input online. Agriculture, housing, sustainable tourism and complete communities are key MDP topics available for input now until February 13.

Complete our full online survey, available on January 19. The full survey will provide an opportunity to share your thoughts on the draft MDP.

Colchester residents

As part of the MDP update, residents of the Colchester area will have the opportunity to provide their input on land use options for the Colchester area.

January 19
Colchester Hall
23219 Township Road 520
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

More information and all public engagement details, including the survey on January 19.


Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.


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Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595