Notice of Proposed Development
The Town of Blackfalds, Planning and Development Department, have received a development application for the address noted below. This is an existing development that is being brought into conformance with Land Use Bylaw 1268/22. As variances are required, the adjacent landowners are to be notified. The details are as follows:Development Permit:41-24Civic Address:99 Ponderosa AvenueLegal Description:Lot 36, Block 9, Plan 072 6123Proposed Development:Front yard setback variance of 0.16m (2.66%)Site PlanLand Use District:R-1S – Residential Single-Dwelling Small Lot DistrictPlease provide this office of any written comments and/or concerns that you may have with this application. To avoid delays by regular mail, responses may be received via fax to the Town of Blackfalds at (403) 600-0045 or at the general email at email@example.com.The response deadline is February 29, 2024. If we have not received a written reply by this date, it will be assumed that you have no objections regarding the proposed development.PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
Notice of Decision
TAKE NOTICE THATthe followingpermitted use with variancedevelopment permit has beenAPPROVEDby the Development Authority under the provisions ofLand Use Bylaw No. 1268/22and amendments thereto:Development Permit:17-24Civic Address:15 Aura DriveLegal Description:Lot 73, Block 7, Plan 192 2674Proposed Development:Proposed Accessory Suite (use only)Site PlanDate of DecisionFebruary 14, 2024The applicant or any person claiming to be affected by these decisions may, underLand Use Bylaw No.1268/22, appeal to the Regional Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (RISDAB) by serving written notice and paying the appropriate fees at the following address:Regional Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (RISDAB)Attn: Secretary to the RISDABc/o Parkland Community Planning ServicesUnit B, 4730 Ross StreetRed Deer, AB T4N 1X2P: 403.343.3394WITHIN TWENTY-ONE (21) DAYSafter theDate of Decision.This is not a valid Development Permit. Issuance of the Development Permit, where no appeal is filed to the Regional Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (RISDAB), is valid following the completion of the twenty-one (21) day appeal period, being March 6, 2024.Town of BlackfaldsPlanning and Development Department
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are now in Blackfalds
Blackfalds, Alberta (February 2, 2024)– Keeping with the Environmental Stewardship Strategy goals, the Town of Blackfalds has now installed two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations within town limits.A Level 3 charging station has been installed at the Civic Centre (5018 Waghorn St), and a Level 2 charging station on the SW corner of Highway 2A and Park Street (underneath the LED sign). Please be advised that the Level 3 charging station at the Civic Centre requires payment ($20/hr), whereas the Level 2 charging station is free.Funding for this project was provided by the SouthGrow Regional Initiative (SGRI) in partnership with the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) through the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP).TypeTotal CostGrantMunicipal CostLevel 3$87,325$40,123$47,202Level 2$25,757$10,000$15,757“Council recognizes that there is an increasing need for EV infrastructure to support the growing number of electric vehicles in Blackfalds, including our new enforcement vehicle, and we want to support electric vehicles that visit our community,” shared Mayor Jamie Hoover.“We took advantage of a grant that allowed us to add new EV charging stations at central locations in town, and we have looked at other locations that will be appropriate for this infrastructure in the future. This will be an ongoing initiative,” he added.The EV charging stations are functional and ready for use. More information can be found on the Flo website.