Public Hearings

A Public Hearing is a process that occurs when a land use is being changed by a bylaw. All Public Hearings are held in conjunction with a City Council Meeting.

The Public Hearing is City Council’s opportunity to hear from anyone who is affected by the proposed bylaw. You can let Council know your opinions on the proposed bylaw in any/ all of the following ways:

  • Submit a letter to be included in the Council agenda. Letters must be submit in advance to the Manager, Legislative Services
  • Attend a Public Hearing and provide your comments
  • Tell Council your views at the Public Hearing. Each presentation is limited to 10 minutes

Land Use Bylaw 3357/UU-2018

City Council is considering an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to preclude the Development Authority from granting variances to the separation distances for Cannabis Retail Sales. City Council will hear from any person claiming to be affected by the proposed bylaw at a public hearing on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall. Citizens must enter City Hall through the doors located on the west (park) side of the building.  Council’s procedure bylaw indicates each presentation is limited to 10 minutes, and any submissions are public information.

To view the bylaw click on the following: Bylaw 3357-UU-2018 (pdf) .

For access to the Council report and more information go to and click on City Council Meetings. Select the December 10, 2018 meeting date and item 5.8 on the agenda.

Contact Christi Fidek, Senior Planner at 403-406-8701 or if you have any questions.