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Pre-application meetings

A pre-application enquiry is a voluntary, non-legislated process whereby a prospective applicant may present a proposal to a planner or team of cross-disciplinary specialists for review and comment, prior to a formal application being made.

For simple inquiries, a quick exchange of information with a planner may be sufficient. Pre-application meetings are strongly recommended on all major, complex or controversial Outline Plan, Subdivision, Land Use Amendment and Development Permit Applications. Having a pre-application meeting can help highlight major issues with the proposal, and identify supplemental technical information that will be required with the formal application. 

Fo​r questions that can be answered by phone or email, there is no fee.   A CPAG Pre-Application fee is charged if a formal meeting is required with the Corporate Planning Applications Group (CPAG).  This is a meeting with a planner and representatives from Parks, Transportation and Development Engineering. The fee for the CPAG Pre-Application meeting can be found on the second page of the Planning Applications Fee Schedule located here.

If you wish to set up a pre-application meeting to evaluate your proposal, or if you have questions pertaining to the pre-application process, please call 403-268-5311 or visit in person at the Customer Service Counter, 3rd Floor of the Municipal Building.​