Council approves two amendments to planning guidebook, now in effect

Council recently approved two amendments under Section Urban Growth Policies in the New Communities Planning Guidebook (Municipal Development Plan: Volume 2, Part 1), Sections 4.3.1 (d) and (e) respectively.

  1. Outline Plan applications with Growth Management Overlays (GMO)

The amendment under Section 4.3.1 (d) will now enable Calgary Planning Commission to consider Outline Plans in all Area Structure Plans with Growth Management Overlays areas for conditional approval. The processes for Council consideration on the Growth Management Overlay removal and Land Use redesignations remain unchanged.

  1. Small scale use applications with a GMO

Section 4.3.1 (e) is now added to allow small scale uses within Growth Management Overlay areas, where there is no change to existing servicing or infrastructure, at the discretion of the Development Authority. Permits for proper approvals are still required.
 
For more information on GMOs and these amendments, view the attachments to Council Agenda item 8.2.1.

Categories: Community planning


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