Cell D generally consists of 1.9 hectare (4.8 acres) parcels, with 32 parcels in total. With no single predominant landowner, and relatively small parcel sizes, Cell D contains a fragmented land ownership pattern.
The purpose of the proposed Area Structure Plan (ASP) amendments is to align the area structure plan land use concept map with the recently confirmed new servicing strategy for the area, and to better align the area structure plan policies with current landowner development aspirations and the City’s Municipal Development Plan.
The confirmed new servicing strategy for the area relocates the storm pond from Cell D in the existing land use concept map to Cell F – for use as a sub-regional storm water pond. This new servicing direction was confirmed by Council on November 17 2014.
This process is unlikely to affect properties in surrounding neighbourhoods that have already developed or have been approved for subdivision. Instead, the process will consider development potential for parcels in the project boundary that currently do not have land use or subdivision approved (see highlighted parcels on map above).
The planning process
Now that the Area Structure Plan amendments have been finalized, and negotiations on construction of the storm pond are nearing completion, The City is anticipating the submission of new land use and outline plan applications in the Cell D quarter section. Please review the applicable policy in advance. Once you are prepared to undertake more detailed discussions on what the application submission will involve, you are strongly encouraged to contact Planning Services at 3-1-1 to arrange a pre-application.
Project Timeline and Highlights
October 21 2014 - Landowner meeting / open house: See what was presented
at our last landowner meeting.
February 19 2015 – Landowner workshop: City planners hosted a landowner workshop at the Genesis Centre. Review the presentation materials
from the workshop and the summary
of what was discussed.
- August 25 2015 – Landowner information session: City planners hosted a landowner information session to share the draft proposed policy changes for the Cell D policy area in Saddle Ridge. Review the summary of information which was presented at this meeting.
- Review the August 25 2015 draft policy information sheet and questionnaire.
- November 19 2015 – Calgary Planning Commission approval of the proposed Saddle Ridge Cell D amendments.
- January 11 2016 - City Council issues final approval for the proposed
Saddle Ridge Cell D amendments.
Supporting information and documents
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