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Planning & Development

We are here to help!

Our planning & development team will assist you with any aspect of planning and development of lands within Town boundaries such as:

  • Development and building permits
  • Letters of compliance
  • Assistance with the processes for subdivision review
  • Re-designation of land
  • Annexation
  • Other business, planning and environmental services. 

Contact us via e-mail or by phone at 403.885.9679 Ext. 280 if you have any questions regarding construction projects such as basement development, sheds, hot tubs, and garages.

NE 24-39-27-W4M Annexation 

*UPDATE*

Please be advised that during the October 27 regular Council meeting, Council was advised that the initiating landowner who requested their land legally described as the NE 24-39-27-W4M (excluding Lot 1 Block 1 Plan 032 0195) be annexed into the Town of Blackfalds from Lacombe County has withdrawn their application, and the annexation is no longer being pursued.

Administration will prepare a report outlining what steps have been taken thus far, the results of the public engagement process, and discuss the withdrawal request from the initiating landowner. This report will be presented to Council for authorization before it is made publicly available and posted on this webpage.

In 2021, the owner of the NE 24-39-27-W4M, identified in the photo attached, reached out to both Lacombe County

and the Town of Blackfalds requesting that their property be annexed into the Town of Blackfalds. 
The Town of Blackfalds Council authorized the initiation of the annexation process and held an open house on March 31. 


Land Use Bylaw

Land Use Bylaw No. 1268/22

Council gave third and final reading to the new Land Use Bylaw No. 1268/22 on April 26, 2022.



See updated Land Use Bylaw 1268/22 here.


Real Property Reports

Should your financial institution or another relevant agency request that you provide them with a Real Property Report, you may use the surveyor that they recommend or visit the Alberta Land Surveyors Association for further information on Real Property Reports.

When you receive your Real Property Report, you can contact us to request a Certificate of Compliance, if necessary. There are various associated requirements and fees related to this certificate that is dependent on your needs. We will outline this detail for you at the time of your request.

Check out the Related Documents section below for various planning documents and processes.