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Posted on: June 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearings: June 22 @ 4 PM

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Take notice that Council for the City of Wetaskiwin is considering two bylaws which would amend Bylaw 1804-13 being the Land Use Bylaw.

Bylaw 1964-20

This amendment would allow fences up to 1.8 meters (6 feet) tall in the front yards of apartments, townhouses, fourplexes and triplexes, as long as the fence is 85% transparent to preserve sightlines. This amendment would also add wrought iron to the list of allowable fence materials for all residential types.

Bylaw 1965-20 

This bylaw amendment identifies the Subdivision Authority for the city as required by the Municipal Government Act.

City Council will hold a Public Hearing for these proposed bylaws on Monday, June 22, 2020 starting at 4:00 pm via online virtual meeting. Details will be available at

Copies of the proposed bylaws may be inspected by the public on the City website at

Representation to Council

Written submissions to Council regarding either of these proposed bylaws will be accepted if received on or before 1:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020 addressed to:

                                   City of Wetaskiwin                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Manager of Planning and Engineering                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Box 6210                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Wetaskiwin, AB   T9A 2E9                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Re: Bylaw 1964-20 or Bylaw 1965-20

 Verbal representation can be arranged by calling Development Services at 780.361.4405 prior to 12:00 noon on Monday, June 22, 2020.

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