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Highland Park – Land Use Amendment and Outline Plan Application

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The Public Hearing of Council for this application was held on July 4th. Council tabled their decision on the application, directing administration to return to the January 2017 Combined Meeting of Council. Between now and January, administration will work with the applicant and the community, working toward an application that:

  • aligns with transit-oriented development principles;
  • aligns with the Green Line project, Main Streets project and the storm water drainage study for the Highland Park area; and
  • includes urban design guidelines to supplement the rules in the Direct Control Bylaws.

Incorrect information about this application has been circulated through traditional and social media. Get the facts here: review our FAQ.


The City of Calgary is reviewing a proposal from Maple Projects Inc. to change the type of development allowed on the former Highland Park Golf Course Lands. If approved by City Council, this proposal would allow for a comprehensively designed mixed use neighbourhood. The land uses proposed would accommodate a variety of multi-residential buildings of varying heights and forms, commercial retail spaces and open space components including parks and pathways.

The proposed plan:

The plan is proposing:

  • Residential: Approximately 2,071 units in a variety of housing types from Vertical Mixed Use (Retail & Residential), Slope Adaptive Terraced Apartments, Terraced Apartments and Apartments.
  • Retail: Approximately 48,491 square feet of retail development primarily located along Centre Street which is identified as an Urban Corridor.
  • Open Space: 1.99 hectares (4.92 acres) of Municipal Reserve.

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