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1829-15 Inter-Municipal Development Plan (Vulcan County)BYLAW NO. 1829-15 COUNTY OF NEWELL IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Bylaw No. 1829-15 of the County of Newell is for the purpose of adopting the Vulcan County and County of Newell Intermunicipal Development Plan in accordance with sections 631 and 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000, Chapter M-26, as amended. WHEREAS municipalities are encouraged by the province to expand intermunicipal planning efforts to address common planning issues and where the possible effects of development transcends municipal boundaries. AND WHEREAS both the Councils of the County of Newell and Vulcan County agree that it is to their mutual benefit to establish joint planning policies, and this negotiation and agreement reflects a continuing cooperative approach between the two municipalities and the desire to see well-planned, orderly, and managed growth. AND WHEREAS the municipality must prepare a corresponding bylaw and provide for its consideration at a public hearing. NOW THEREFORE, under the authority and subject to the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Revised Statutes of Alberta 2000, Chapter M-26 as amended, the Council of the County of Newell duly assembled hereby enacts the following: 1. Council shall adopt the Vulcan County and County of Newell Intermunicipal Development Plan in consultation and as agreed to with Vulcan County. 2. This plan, upon adoption, shall be cited as the Vulcan County and County of Newell Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 and Bylaw No. 1829-15. 3. This bylaw shall come into effect upon third and final reading thereof. READ a first time this 9th day of April, 2015. C A "=4;/ Reeve — READ a second time this 7th day of May, 2015. Reeve — Molly ouglass READ a third time and finally PASSED this 7'h day of May (�4 - - de� Reeve—Molly Douglas C 4ec Officer— Kevin Stephenson Officer— Kevin Stephenson Officer— Kevin Stephenson VulcanCounty& CountyofNewell IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan BylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 May2015(ConsolidatedtoBylawNo.2018031&BylawNo.192318,October2018) ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thefollowingindividualsandorganizationsarethankedfortheirassistanceinthe developmentofthisdocument: ResidentsandStakeholderswhoprovidedcomments IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanReviewCommitteeMembers VulcanCountyCouncillorsCountyofNewellCouncillors RoyLucasAnneMariePhilipsen/GordonSimpson MichaelMonnerWayneHammergren AdministrationStafffromVulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewell VulcanCountyCountyofNewell LeoLudwigΑCAOAlyceWickertΑManager,Planning&Development AnneEricksonΑDevelopmentOfficerLayneJohnsonΑDirectorCorporateServices ORRSCPROJECTTEAM CameronKlassenΑProjectManager RyanDyckΑPlanner DianeHorvathΑPlanner BarbJohnsonΑExecutiveSecretary IntellectualPropertyΑAllRightsReserved©Copyright ThisdocumentisprotectedbyCopyrightandTradeSecretLawandmaynotbereproducedormodifiedinanymanner,orforanypurpose, exceptbywrittenpermissionoftheOldmanRiverRegionalServicesCommission.Thisdocumenthasbeenpreparedforthesoleuseofthe RiverRegionalServicesCommission.Thisdisclaimerisattachedtoandformspartofthedocument. MunicipalityaddressedandtheOldman CountyofNewell&WheatlandCountyIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan BylawNo.2015008&182915ΑAmendments BylawNo.AmendmentDescriptionLegalDescriptionPassed 3Oct2018 2018031&Textandmapamendmentstobecompliantwiththe 192318amendedMunicipalGovernmentActandSouth11Oct2018 SaskatchewanRegionalPlan CountyofNewell&WheatlandCountyIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AmendmentsΑPage1 RuralMultiJurisdictionalIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanProject In2012,VulcanCountyandsevenotherruralmunicipalitiesinitiatedaprocesstocreateaseriesof11 ruraltoruralintermunicipaldevelopmentplans.Theimpetusoftheprojectwastoimprove consultationbetweenruralmunicipalitiesinSouthernAlberta,whoinmanycasesshareexpansive borders.Althoughtheborderareas areprimarilyusedforagriculturalpurposes,inmanycases significantecological,mineralandhydrogeologicalresourcesexist,aswellasimportantinfrastructure includingtransportationandutilities. TheRuralMultijurisdictionalIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanProjectinvolvestheparticipationofthe followingmunicipalitiesasseeninFigure1: CardstonCounty CountyofNewell CountyofWarnerNo.5 MunicipalDistrictofFoothillsNo.31 MunicipalDistrictofRanchlandNo.66 MunicipalDistrictofWillowCreekNo.26 VulcanCounty WheatlandCounty Figure1:TheeightRuralMultijurisdictionalDevelopmentPlanProjectparticipatingmunicipalities VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 3 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 TableofContents 1|INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................1 1.1PurposeofthePlan.....................................................................................................................1 1.2MunicipalProfiles........................................................................................................................2 VulcanCounty..........................................................................................................................2 CountyofNewell......................................................................................................................2 1.3LegislativeRequirements............................................................................................................3 1.4OtherPlansandStatutoryDocuments........................................................................................5 MajorvilleGuidelinesforLandandResourceManagement....................................................5 1.5PlanPreparationProcess.............................................................................................................6 2|PLANAREA.............................................................................................................................7 2.1StudyAreaAnalysis.....................................................................................................................7 2.2DefiningtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanArea.................................................................7 3|IDENTIFIEDTHEMES...............................................................................................................9 4|INTERMUNICIPALLANDUSEPOLICIES................................................................................10 4.1GeneralLandUsePolicies.........................................................................................................10 4.2Agriculture.................................................................................................................................11 4.3ConfinedFeedingOperations(CFOs)........................................................................................12 4.4ResourceExtraction...................................................................................................................13 4.5IndustryandEnergyDevelopment............................................................................................13 4.6TransportationandRoadNetworks..........................................................................................14 4.7TelecommunicationTowers/Utilities........................................................................................14 4.8NaturalEnvironment..................................................................................................................15 4.9Interpretation............................................................................................................................15 5|PLANADMINISTRATION&IMPLEMENTATION..................................................................17 5.1IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteePolicies.............................................................17 5.2IntermunicipalReferralPolicies................................................................................................18 General..................................................................................................................................18 MunicipalDevelopmentPlans...............................................................................................19 VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell TabT1 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 TableofContents OtherStatutoryPlans............................................................................................................19 LandUseBylaws....................................................................................................................19 DesignConcepts....................................................................................................................20 SubdivisionandDevelopment...............................................................................................20 ResponseTimelines................................................................................................................20 ConsiderationofResponses...................................................................................................20 5.3PlanValidityandAmendmentPolicies......................................................................................20 AddressingProvincialRegionalPlanningRequirements.......................................................21 AddressingMunicipalAmendmentsandPlanValidity..........................................................22 6|DISPUTERESOLUTION..........................................................................................................23 6.1GeneralDisputeProcess............................................................................................................23 GeneralAgreement...............................................................................................................23 DisputeResolution.................................................................................................................23 FilinganIntermunicipalDisputeundertheMunicipalGovernmentAct...............................24 DisputeResolutionFlowchart................................................................................................25 APPENDIXA|DEFINITIONS APPENDIXB|MAPS APPENDIXC|DATASOURCES APPENDIXD|ADDITIONALRESOURCES VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell TabT2 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 TableofContents VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan 1|INTRODUCTION 1.1PurposeofthePlan ThepurposeoftheVulcanCountyandCountyofNewellIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan(alsoknown astheIDPorthePlan)istofosteraninterjurisdictionalapproachtoaddressplanningissuesonlands thatconnectthesemunicipalities.ThePlanservesasameansforinformationexchangebetweenthe municipalities,inaccordancewiththe AlbertaLandStewardshipAct(ALSA)andthe Municipal GovernmentAct,RevisedStatutesofAlberta2000,ChapterM26,asamended(MGA). MunicipalitiesareencouragedtoworktogethertoadoptIDPsto: promoteconsultation,coordinationandcooperationregardingplanningmattersofjointinterest withinadefinedplanningarea; provideaframeworkforaddressinglanduseconcernswithregardtojointplanningmatters; establishprocedurefordealingwithdevelopmentproposalswithinadefinedplanningarea;and addressanyothermattersrelatingtodevelopmentconsiderednecessarywithinajointplanning area. AnIDPisaplanningtoolthatcanprovidenumerousbenefitstothoseparticipatingmunicipalities, including,butnotlimitedtothefollowing: municipalcostsavings,asaresultofinfrastructureandservicesharing,whichalsoprovides residentswithahigherqualityoflife; reinforcingandprotectingbothƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷźĻƭ͸developmentphilosophiesandgoalswhile mitigatingthepotentialforfutureintermunicipalconflict;and ensuringdevelopmentforbothmunicipalitiesoccursinanorderly,efficientandharmonious mannerthatissustainablebyconsideringexistingdevelopmentconditionsandfuturemunicipal goals. ThePlancontainspolicythatistobeusedasaframeworkforworkingcooperatively,communicating andmakingdecisionsineachmunicipality.Eachmunicipalityisultimatelyresponsibleformaking decisionswithintheirownmunicipaljurisdiction. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 1 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|1 1.2MunicipalProfiles VulcanCounty VulcanCountycoversanareaofapproximately550,000hectares(1.3millionacres),withapopulationof 3,984(AlbertaMunicipalAffairs,2017).TheCountysurroundssixurbanmunicipalities,containseight hamlets,andisborderedbysixruralmunicipalitiesandoneFirstNation.TheeconomyofVulcanCounty hastraditionallycenteredonagriculture,althoughrecentlytherehasbeenanincreaseinoil,gasand renewableenergydevelopment.TheCountyhasanumberofrecreationalresidentialdevelopments, particularlyaroundMcGregorLakeandTraversReservoirs. CountyofNewell TheCountyofNewellspansanareaofapproximately620,000hectares(1.5millionacres)witha populationof7,524(AlbertaMunicipalAffairs,2017).TheCountyofNewellsurroundsfoururban municipalities,containstenhamletsandisborderedbyfourruralmunicipalities,oneSpecialAreaand oneFirstNation.TheeconomyoftheCountyofNewellisbasedonagricultureandenergyresource development.TheCountyofNewellincludesseverallargereservoirs,thetwolargestbeingLakeNewell andCrawlingValley,whichprovideirrigationandrecreationalopportunities. "AnIDPisaplanningtoolthatcanprovidenumerousbenefitstoboth ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷźĻƭͶƩĻźƓŅƚƩĭźƓŭandprotectingbothmunicipalitiesdevelopment philosophiesandŭƚğƌƭͶ" VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 2 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|2 STARLAND COUNTY KNEEHILL COUNTY TOWN OF DRUMHELLER ROCKY VIEW SPECIAL COUNTY AREAS NO. 2 WHEATLAND COUNTY SIKSIKA NATION County of Newell CITY OF BROOKS Vulcan County MUNICIPAL CYPRESS DISTRICT COUNTY OF TABER LETHBRIDGE COUNTY MUNICIPAL DISTRICT COUNTY OF OF WILLOW FORTY CREEK NO. 26 MILE NO. 8 VULCAN COUNTY/ COUNTY OF NEWELL IDP BOUNDARY LEGEND MAP 1 VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Plan Area Boundary COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN County of Newell Vulcan County First Nations Reserve Land 04816243240 Kilometers ± 1.3LegislativeRequirements Inordertofostercooperationandmitigateconflictbetweenmunicipalities,the MGA includestwo mechanismsthatallowamunicipalityto: includepoliciesregardingcoordinationoflanduse,futuregrowthpatternsandother infrastructurewithadjacentmunicipalitiesintheirmunicipaldevelopmentplans\[Section 632(3)(iii)\]ifnointermunicipaldevelopmentplanexistswithrespecttothosematters; completeandadoptanintermunicipaldevelopmentplanwithadjacentmunicipalitiesto addresstheabovematters. Specificallythe MGA states: 631(1)Twoormorecouncilsofmunicipalitiesthathavecommonboundariesthatarenotmembersofa growthregionasdefinedinsection708.01must,byeachpassingabylawinaccordancewiththisPartor inaccordancewithsections12and692,adoptanintermunicipaldevelopmentplantoincludethoseareas oflandlyingwithintheboundariesofthemunicipalitiesastheyconsidernecessary. (1.1)Despitesubsection(1),theMinistermay,byorder,exemptoneormorecouncilsfromthe requirementtoadoptanintermunicipaldevelopmentplan,andtheordermaycontainanytermsand conditionsthattheMinisterconsidersnecessary. (1.2)Twoormorecouncilsofmunicipalitiesthatarenototherwiserequiredtoadoptanintermunicipal developmentplanundersubsection(1)may,byeachpassingabylawinaccordancewiththisPartorin accordancewithsections12and692,adoptanintermunicipaldevelopmentplantoincludethoseareasof landlyingwithintheboundariesofthemunicipalitiesastheyconsidernecessary. (2)Anintermunicipaldevelopmentplan (a)mustaddress (i)thefuturelandusewithinthearea, (ii)themannerofandtheproposalsforfuturedevelopmentinthearea, (iii)theprovisionoftransportationsystemsforthearea,eithergenerallyorspecifically, (iv)thecoordinationofintermunicipalprogramsrelatingtothephysical,socialand economicdevelopmentofthearea, (v)environmentalmatterswithinthearea,eithergenerallyorspecifically,and (vi)anyothermatterrelatedtothephysical,socialoreconomicdevelopmentofthearea thatthecouncilsconsidernecessary, and (b)mustinclude (i)aproceduretobeusedtoresolveorattempttoresolveanyconflictbetweenthe municipalitiesthathaveadoptedtheplan, (ii)aproceduretobeused,byoneormoremunicipalities,toamendorrepealtheplan,and theadministrationoftheplan. (iii)provisionsrelatingto (3)Thecouncilofamunicipalitythatisrequiredunderthissectiontoadoptanintermunicipal developmentplanmusthaveanintermunicipaldevelopmentplanthatprovidesforallofthematters referredtoinsubsection(2)within2yearsfromthedatethissubsectioncomesintoforce. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 3 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|3 (4)Subjecttotheregulations,ifmunicipalitiesthatarerequiredtocreateanintermunicipaldevelopment planarenotabletoagreeonaplan,sections708.33to708.43applyasiftheintermunicipaldevelopment planwereanintermunicipalcollaborationframework. (5)Increatinganintermunicipaldevelopmentplan,themunicipalitiesmustnegotiateingoodfaith. Inadditiontothe MGA,theSouthSaskatchewanRegionalPlan(SSRP)cameintoeffectSeptember1, 2014.TheSSRPusesacumulativeeffectsmanagementapproachtosetpolicydirectionfor municipalitiestoachieveenvironmental,economicandsocialoutcomeswithintheSouthSaskatchewan Regionuntil2024. PursuanttoSection13ofthe AlbertaLandStewardshipAct,regionalplansarelegislativeinstruments. TheSSRPhasfourkeypartsincludingtheIntroduction,StrategicPlan,ImplementationPlanand RegulatoryDetailsPlan.PursuanttoSection15(1)of ALSA,theRegulatoryDetailsoftheSSRPare enforceableaslawandbindtheCrown,decisionmakers,localgovernmentsandallotherpersonwhile theremainingportionsarestatementsofpolicytoinformandarenotintendedtohavebindinglegal effect. TheRegionalPlanisguidedbythevision,outcomesandintendeddirectionssetbytheStrategicPlan portionoftheSSRPwhiletheImplementationPlanestablishestheobjectivesandthestrategiesthatwill beimplementedtoachievetheregionalvision.AspartoftheImplementationPlan,Section8: CommunityDevelopmentincludesguidanceregardingPlanCooperationandIntegrationbetween municipalitieswiththeintentiontofostercooperationandcoordinationbetweenneighbouring municipalitiesandbetweenmunicipalitiesandprovincialdepartments,boardsandagencies.Section8 containsthefollowingbroadobjectivesandstrategies. Objectives Cooperationandcoordinationarefosteredamongalllanduseplannersanddecisionmakers involvedinpreparingandimplementinglandplansandstrategies. Knowledgesharingamongcommunitiesisencouragedtopromotetheuseofplanningtoolsand theprinciplesofefficientuseoflandtoaddresscommunitydevelopmentintheregion. Strategies 8.1 Worktogethertoachievethesharedenvironmental,economic,andsocialoutcomesintheSouth SaskatchewanRegionalPlanandminimizenegativeenvironmentalcumulativeeffects. 8.2 Addresscommonplanningissues,especiallywherevaluednaturalfeaturesandhistoricresources areofintereststomorethanonestakeholderandwherethepossibleeffectofdevelopment transcendsjurisdictionalboundaries. 8.3 Coordinateandworkwitheachotherintheirrespectiveplanningactivities(suchasinthe developmentofplanandpolicies)anddevelopmentapprovalprocesstoaddressissuesofmutual interest. withthephysicalinfrastructure 8.4 Worktogethertoanticipate,planandsetasideadequateland andservicesrequiredtoaccommodatefuturepopulationgrowthandaccompanyingcommunity developmentneeds. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 4 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|4 8.5 Buildawarenessregardingtheapplicationoflanduseplanningtoolsthatreducetheimpactof residential,commercialandindustrialdevelopmentsontheland,includingapproachesandbest practicesforpromotingtheefficientuseofprivateandpubliclands. 8.6 Pursuejointuseagreements,regionalservicescommissionsandanyotherjointcooperative arrangementsthatcontributespecificallytointermunicipallanduseplanning. 8.7 Considerthevalueofintermunicipaldevelopmentplanningtoaddresslanduseonfringeareas, airportvicinityprotectionplanorotherareasofmutualinterest. 8.8 CoordinatelanduseplanningactivitieswithFirstNations,irrigationdistricts,schoolboards, andotheragenciesonareasofmutualinterest. healthauthorities TheabovestrategieswereconsideredbybothmunicipalitieswhendevelopingpolicywithinthisIDPand willbeconsideredwhenrenderinglandusedecisionspertainingtodevelopmentwithinthePlanArea. OtherstrategiescontainedintheSSRPshouldbeconsideredinthecontextofeachruralƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭ MunicipalDevelopmentPlan,LandUseBylaworthroughpoliciesfoundwithinthisPlan. 1.4OtherPlansandStatutoryDocuments MajorvilleGuidelinesforLandandResourceManagement OntheVulcanCountysideofthePlanArea,adjacenttotheBowRiver(seeMap2),theGovernmentof Alberta(GoA)haspreparedtheͻağƆƚƩǝźƌƌĻGuidelinesforLandandResourceağƓğŭĻƒĻƓƷͼ(MGLRM). Thisareaconsistsprimarilyofrelativelyundisturbednativegrasslands,muchofwhichisoccupiedby grazingleaseholders.Recognizingtheexistenceofsignificantculturalfeatures,includingtheMajorville CairnandMedicineWheel,andtheuniquebiophysicalresourcesassociatedwiththeplanningarea,the GoAcommissionedthedevelopmentofGuidelinesthatwouldassistinprotectingtheculturaland historicresourcescontainedwithinthearea. ReferencetotheMGLRMcanbefoundintheImplementationPlan(notablyStrategy3.6)sectionofthe SouthSaskatchewanRegionalPlan.TheGuidelines,whichwereadoptedinNovember2015,were establishedfollowingarobust,10yearplanningprocess,whichincludedFirstNationsandstakeholder engagement.TheMGLRMarea,whichiscomprisedprimarilyofCrownownedlands,isfurtherdivided intowestandeastͻIĻƩźƷğŭĻ\[ğƓķƭĭğƦĻͼareas.Landuseactivityismorestringentlyregulatedwithin theseareas,andprohibitsdevelopmentlikesolarfarmsorrecreationaluse.Withintheseareasaretwo ͻƓƚsurfaceğĭĭĻƭƭͼdesignations(limitingsurfacemineralextraction)thatarefencedoff,andwhich containsthesitedesignatingtheMajorvilleCairnandMedicineWheelprovincialhistoricresource. Archaeologicalstudiesindicatethatthissitehasbeenusedforthelast4,500years,makingitoneofthe oldestreligiousmonumentsintheworld. TheMGLRMdocumentshouldbereferencedalongsiderelevantGoAdepartmentsforanylanduse applicationswithintheMGLRMarea.ThedevelopmentofIDPpoliciesmustbeconsistentwith MajorvilleGuidelinesforLandandResourceManagementestablishedforthisimportantarea. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 5 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|5 "Knowledgesharingamongcommunitiesisencouragedtopromotetheuseof planningtoolsandtheprinciplesofefficientuseoflandtoaddresscommunity developmentintheregion." 1.5PlanPreparationProcess TheformationofthePlanwasguidedbytheIDPReviewCommitteeasestablishedbytherespective municipalities.TheReviewCommitteewascomposedoftwoCouncilorsfromeachmunicipality.Senior administrativestafffrombothmunicipalitieswerealsoinvolvedthroughouttheprocessastechnical advisors.Withrespecttodecisionmaking,bothpartiesagreedattheoutsetoftheprocessthat Committeedecisionswouldbebasedonreachingconsensusontheissuesdiscussed. Abackgroundandstudyareaanalysiswasundertakenwhichservedasthefoundationfromwhichboth municipalitiescouldreviewtheexistinglanduseconditionsanddeterminetherelevantissues,goalsand objectives.Priortoidentifyingthemesofimportanceandconcern(seePart3)withtheReview Committee,plannersfromtheOldmanRiverRegionalServicesCommission(ORRSC)metwitheach municipalityprivatelytoclarifytheirmunicipalperspectivesongeneralissues.OnceeachƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭ perspectiveswereidentified,adraftdocumentwaspreparedfortheReview/ƚƒƒźƷƷĻĻ͸ƭreview.An outlineoftheprojectpurpose,process,ideasandconceptswasthenreviewedwithaffected landowners,stakeholdersandthegeneralpublicatanOpenHouse. AftertheOpenHousetheReviewCommitteeandeachmunicipalCouncilreviewedthedraft;arefined documentwasthenpreparedandsubmittedfortheReview/ƚƒƒźƷƷĻĻ͸ƭfinalapproval.Uponapproval, thefinaldraftdocumentwasthenforwardedtoeachCouncilforreview.Asrequiredbythe MGA, mandatorypublichearingswereheldbyeachCouncilandsubsequenttothepublichearings,theIDP wasadoptedbyeachmunicipalityunderseparatemunicipalbylaws.Bothmunicipalitiesthenappointed twoCouncilorstotheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteetoensurecontinueddialogueand cooperationthroughoutthecontinueduseofthisPlan. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 6 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|6 2|PLANAREA 2.1StudyAreaAnalysis TodeterminetheextentofthePlanArea,themunicipalitiesbeganbyanalyzingaStudyArea5 kilometers(3miles)oneithersideoftheborder.WithintheStudyAreathefollowingfeatureswere examined: ResidencesandUrbanAreas LandUseZoning SurfaceWater ConfinedFeedingOperations(CFOs) Active/PotentialSitesforSurfaceMaterialsExtraction TransportationCorridors CanadaLandInventory(CLI)SoilIndexValues EnvironmentallySignificantAreas(ESAs) HistoricalResourceValue(HRV)Sites MapsoftheabovefeaturescanbefoundinAppendixB. 2.2DefiningtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanArea AftercarefulreviewbytheCommittee,themunicipalitiesusedtheStudyAreaanalysistohelpdefine theIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanArea(thePlanArea).Itwasdeterminedthatduetotherelative consistencyofkeycharacteristicsintheStudyAreathata3kilometer(2mile)boundaryoneithersideof theintermunicipalborderwouldnotonlyencompassthemesofimportanceandconcern(seePart3) highlightedbybothmunicipalities,butwouldalsomakeforaconsistentPlanArea.ThePlanArea consistsofapproximately41,170hectares(101,733acres)andisillustratedinMaps1and2. KeycharacteristicsofthePlanAreaincludethefollowing: Agriculture o Thereisamixofagriculturaloperationsincludinggrazing,irrigation,drylandfarmingand CFOs. o Alllandsarezonedforagriculturaluse(RuralGeneralΑ"RG"inVulcanCountyand AgriculturalΑ"A"intheCountyofNewell,withtheexceptionoftheHamletofBowCity). LimitedResidentialDevelopment o ThemajorityofthelandinVulcanCountyisCrownlandandcontainsfewresidences. o TheonlyhamletisBowCity(SW191717W4),locatedintheCountyofNewell. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 7 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|7 o IntheCountyofNewellresidencesareconcentratedinareaswhereirrigationfarmingis practiced,notablynearBowCity. TransportationInfrastructure o TheonlytransportationlinkagebetweenVulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellis Highway539. o LimitedtransportationinfrastructureinVulcanCountyexistsduetoprevailingCrown land. o TransportationinfrastructureintheCountyofNewellismoredevelopedinthenorthand southportions. NaturalResourceDevelopment o AlongtheHighway539corridorthereissignificantresourceextractionactivityinboth VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewell. o Oilandgasactivityisabundantinbothmunicipalities. o ThereisahighpotentialforsandandgraveldevelopmentwithintheBowRivervalley, particularlyinthesouthernregion. BowRiverValley o TheBowRiverdefinestheborderbetweenthetwomunicipalities. o ESAsofNationalSignificanceareconcentratedalongtheBowRivercorridor. o HRVsitessimilarlyfollowtheBowRiver,andoverlaptheESAssitesinVulcanCounty. o Insomeplacestherivervalleycreatestopographicchallenges. SoilCharacteristics o TheCLIindicatesModeratetoSeverecroplimitationsformostoftheregion. o Soilclasses2through7arepresent,resultinginadiversityofagriculturalpractices. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 8 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|8 VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 18 TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 BOW CITY VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER VILLAGE OF LOMOND TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 16 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 18 PLAN AREA BOUNDARY LEGEND MAP 2 VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Municipal BoundariesPlan Area Boundary COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Vulcan County/County of Newell Border Draft MLMP Area Major Arterial Roads Siksika Nation Major Railways 01246810 ± Kilometers 3|IDENTIFIEDTHEMES ContributionsfromtheIDPReviewCommitteeaswellasVulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewell administratorsandplanningstaffinformedthedevelopmentoftheIDP.Togetherthesegroups identifiedbothƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷźĻƭ͸landusephilosophiesandgoals,aswellaspotentialareasforconflict. Itemsidentifiedasbeingofimportancetothemunicipalities,andthatbothpartiesagreeshouldbe protectedthroughpolicy,include: AgricultureActivities EconomicDevelopment NaturalResources EnvironmentalSystems TransportationandUtilityInfrastructure Itemsspecificallyidentifiedasbeingpotentialsourcesofconflictandthatbothpartiesagreeshouldbe mitigatedthroughpolicyinclude: ResourceExtraction CFOs EnergyDevelopment IndustrialDevelopment ThemesofImportance WaterandAirQuality AwarenessofProposedDevelopmentsinAdjacentMunicipality ThemesofConcern ResourceExtraction ConfinedFeedingOperations(CFOs) EnergyDevelopment IndustrialDevelopment VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 9 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|9 4|INTERMUNICIPALLANDUSEPOLICIES ThelandusepoliciescontainedinthisPlanareintendedtoprovidedirectiontoVulcanCountyand CountyofNewelladministrations,subdivisionanddevelopmentauthoritiesandCouncilstoencourage andmanagethefuturedevelopmentoflandscontainedwithinthePlanArea. 4.1GeneralLandUsePolicies INTENT ThegenerallandusepoliciesarenotintendedforspecificareaswithinthePlan,butratherare generalpoliciesthatpertaintotheentirePlanArea. POLICIES 4.1.1Themunicipalities,asperthisPlan,shallstrivetoengageineffectivedialoguewhen consideringlanduseinthePlanArea,whilestillmaintainingcompletejurisdictiononlands withintheirownboundaries. 4.1.2Themunicipalitiesmaycollaborateandinvestigatemethodsofgivingsupporttoprojects thatmaymutuallybenefitorenhancethequalityoflifeofresidentsfromboth municipalities.Thiscouldbeintheformofinkinddonations,materials,municipallettersof support,unifiedgovernmentlobbying,applicationforgrants,orothermorepermanent arrangementsifbothmunicipalitiesagreeandenterintodiscussionsandmakespecific agreementsforsuch. 4.1.3Bothmunicipalitiesagreetojointlydiscusswaystocooperatewithprovincialandfederal agenciesandutilityproviderstohelpfacilitatetheefficientdeliveryofinfrastructureand servicesthatareofamutualbenefit. 4.1.4VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellshallstrive,tothebestoftheirabilityand knowledge,toreferallnoticesofgovernmentprojectswithinthePlanAreatotheadjacent municipality. 4.1.5Bothmunicipalitiesareencouragedtosharewiththeadjacentmunicipality,theresultsofall publiclyavailabletechnicalanalysesrequiredbyaSubdivisionandDevelopmentAuthority aspartofanapplication,wherethereisthepotentialforimpactsonlandsandbodiesof waterwithintheadjacentmunicipality. 4.1.6TheMajorvilleGuidelinesforLandandResourceManagement(MGLRM)applyexclusivelyto landsthatfallwithintheMGLRMboundaryasillustratedinMap2.Ifthereisany discrepancybetweentheIDPpoliciesandthepoliciesintheMGLRM,theMGLRMprevails. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 10 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|10 4.1.7SubdivisionordevelopmentoflandsthathavebeenidentifiedinMap5thatmaycontainan environmentallysignificantsitemayberequiredtoconductanenvironmentalimpact assessment(EIA)andshouldcontactAlbertaEnvironmentandSustainableResource Developmentregardingtheland. 4.1.8SubdivisionordevelopmentoflandsthathavebeenidentifiedinMap9thatmaycontaina historicresourcemayberequiredtoconductahistoricalresourceimpactassessment(HRIA) andshouldconsulttheHistoricalResourcesActandAlbertaCultureandTourismregarding land. 4.1.9ThepotentialdevelopmentofadditionalwaterstorageatEyremorealongtheBowRiverhas thepotentialtoimpactbothmunicipalitiesifitisendorsedandconstructed.Policies regardingthedevelopmentoftheEyremoreReservoirshouldbeconsideredatthetimethe projectmaycommence. 4.2Agriculture INTENT AgricultureandgrazingwillcontinuetobetheprimaryuseoflandinthePlanArea,andnon agriculturalusesshouldbeconsideredonlyinsuchareaswheretheywillnotnegativelyimpact agricultureandgrazing. POLICIES 4.2.1AgriculturewillcontinuetobethepredominantlanduseinthePlan.Area.Theimpacton agriculturalusesshouldbeaconsiderationwhendeterminingsuitabilityofnonagricultural landusesinthePlanArea. 4.2.2Bothmunicipalitieswillstrivetoworkcooperativelytoencouragegoodneighbourfarming practices,suchasdust,weedandinsectcontroladjacenttodevelopedareas,throughbest managementpracticesandAlbertaAgricultureguidelines. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 11 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|11 4.2.3Ifdisputesorcomplaintsineithermunicipalityshouldarisebetweenratepayersand agriculturaloperators,themunicipalityreceivingthecomplaintshallstrivetodirectthe affectedpartiestotheappropriateagency,governmentdepartmentormunicipalityfor consultationorresolutionwherevernecessary. 4.3ConfinedFeedingOperations(CFOs) INTENT ThemunicipalitiesrecognizethatitisthejurisdictionoftheNaturalResourcesConservationBoard (NRCB)tograntapprovalsandregulateCFOs.However,bothmunicipalitiesagreeitisdesirableto specificallyregulateintensiveagriculturaloperationsforthedefinedPlanAreainanattemptto minimizepotentialnuisanceandconflict. POLICIES 4.3.1ExistingCFOslocatedwithinthePlanAreawillbeallowedtocontinuetooperateunder acceptableoperatingpracticesandwithintherequirementsofthe AgriculturalOperation PracticesActandRegulations. 4.3.2NewCFOsarenotpermittedtobeestablishedwithintheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan ConfinedFeedingOperationsExclusionAreaasillustratedonMap4. 4.3.3AnyexistingCFOpermitholdersmaybeallowedtoexpandoperationswithinthedesignated CFOExclusionAreaifitistoupgradeandmodernize(withintherequirementsofthe AgriculturalOperationPracticesActandRegulations),demonstratingchangeswillreduce negativeimpacts(e.g.,odours)totheresidentsofthearea,additionalenvironmental protectionwillbeconsidered,andcommentsfromboththemunicipalitiesarereceivedand consideredbytheNRCB. 4.3.4IfeitherVulcanCountyortheCountyofNewellareinreceiptofanapplicationfornewor expandedCFOswithinthePlanArea,theyshallforwardacopyoftheapplicationtothe otherCounty. 4.3.5Forstatutoryplanconsistency,asrequiredunderthe MGA,both/ƚǒƓƷǤ͸ƭMunicipal DevelopmentPlanCFOpoliciesandassociatedmapshallbereviewedandupdatedtoreflect theCFOExclusionAreaasdefinedbyMap4withinthefirstyearofthisIDPbeingadopted. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 12 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|12 4.4ResourceExtraction INTENT VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellrecognizetheimportanceofresourceextractiontothe localeconomyandtothemaintenanceoftransportationroutesandotherinfrastructure. POLICIES 4.4.1Themunicipalitiesshallconsidertheeffectsofvisualintrusion,dust,noise,traffic,andair andwaterpollutionwhenevaluatingapplicationsfor neworexpandedgravelpits,orother extractiveactivities,wheretheymaintainjurisdiction. 4.4.2Eachmunicipalitymustbenotifiedofanyresourcedevelopmentproposalintheother municipalitythatwillresultinaccessbeingrequiredfromaroadunderitscontrolor management.Theaffectedmunicipalitymustgiveitsapprovalfortheuseofaroadin writingpriortotheapplicationbeingconsideredascompletebytheothermunicipality. 4.4.3Eithermunicipalitymayrequireanagreementregardingtheconstruction,repair,and maintenanceofanymunicipalroads,whichmaybeimpactedbyresourcedevelopment, whenthedevelopmentrequiresaccesstocomefromtheotherƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭroad. 4.4.4IfeitherVulcanCountyortheCountyofNewellareinreceiptofanoticefornewor expandedAlbertaTransportationgravelpitwithinthePlanArea,theyshallforwardacopy ofthenoticetotheotherCounty. 4.5IndustryandEnergyDevelopment INTENT VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellrecognizetheimportantrolethatindustryandenergy developmentplayinsupportingthelocalandregionaleconomy.ThepoliciesinthisSectionaddress theneedtoensurethecompatibilityoflanduses. POLICIES 4.5.1Landsunderconsiderationforindustrialdevelopmentthatdonotcurrentlyallowfora proposeduse,shallberequiredtorezonetoasuitablelandusedistrict. 4.5.2ThemunicipalitiesencouragethelocationofRenewableEnergydevelopmentswithinthe PlanArea: a)wherecompatiblewithexistinglanduses, b)inconsiderationofcommentsfromtheadjacentmunicipality. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 13 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|13 4.6TransportationandRoadNetworks INTENT RoadinfrastructureinthePlanAreaislimitedgiventhepresenceofCrownLandinVulcanCounty andthelimitedcurrentdevelopmentintheCountyofNewell.Itisimportantthatthemunicipalities takeintoconsiderationtheimpactofdevelopmentonmunicipalandprovincialroadinfrastructure. POLICIES 4.6.1Eachmunicipality shallbenotifiedofanysubdivisionordevelopmentproposalintheother municipalitythatwillresultinaccessbeingrequiredfromaroadunderitscontrolor management.Theaffectedmunicipalitymustgiveitsapprovalinwritingpriortothe applicationbeingconsideredascompletebytheothermunicipality. 4.6.2BothmunicipalitiesagreetoconsultandworkwithAlbertaTransportationregardingthe implementationofthisPlanand,atthetimeofsubdivisionanddevelopment,considerhow developmentmayimpactHighway539. 4.6.3WhenrequiredbyAlbertaTransportation,developersshallconductTrafficStudieswith respecttotheimpactandaccessontheHighway.AnyupgradingidentifiedbyaTraffic StudyconductedbyadeveloperwithrespecttotheHighwayshallbeimplementedbythe developeratitssolecostandtothesatisfactionofAlbertaTransportation. 4.7TelecommunicationsTowers/Utilities INTENT Thecontinueddemandforthelocationoftelecommunicationsinfrastructureandutilityservicing hasthepotentialtoimpactlandusewithinmunicipalities;however,themunicipalitiesareaware thatthejurisdictionofutilityapprovalsisoutsideoftheirdirectcontrol.Thefollowingpoliciesare tobeusedbythemunicipalitieswhenprovidingcommentstoapplicantsorrelevantagencies regardingapplicationswithinthePlanArea. POLICIES 4.7.1Wherethereisanapplicationforanew,expandedorretrofittedtelecommunicationstower withinthePlanArea,VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellshallnotifytheother municipalitytoseektheircomments. 4.7.2WhenprovidingaLetterofConcurrenceforanew,expandedorretrofitted telecommunicationstower,VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellshallrequest telecommunicationscompaniestocolocatewithinthePlanAreawheretechnicallyfeasible. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 14 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|14 4.7.3Whenprovidingcommentstoprovincialandfederaldepartmentsregardingutility developmentwithinthePlanArea,VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellshallrequest thatconsiderationbegiventotheestablishmentofutilitycorridorswithmultipleusers. 4.8NaturalEnvironment INTENT Bothmunicipalitiesrecognizetheconnectionbetweenthenaturalenvironmentandqualityoflife andstrivetoprotect,preserveandenhancenaturalsystemsandenvironmentallysignificantareas, whilepromotingappropriatedevelopment. POLICIES 4.8.1Whenmakinglandusedecisions,eachmunicipalitywill: a)utilizeandincorporatemeasureswhichminimizepossibleimpactson theBow Riverandanyotherimportantwaterresource; b)determineappropriatelandusepatternsinthevicinityofsignificantwater resourcesandotherwaterfeatures; c)establishappropriatesetbackstomaintainwaterquality,floodwaterconveyance andstorage,bankstabilityandhabitat. 4.8.2Landsthathavebeenidentifiedthatmaycontainanenvironmentallysignificantsitemaybe requiredtoconductanenvironmentalimpactassessment(EIA)andtheproponentshould contactAlbertaEnvironmentandParks. 4.8.3Landsthathavebeenidentifiedthatmaycontainahistoricresourcemayberequiredto conductahistoricalresourceimpactassessment(HRIA)andtheproponentshouldconsult theHistoricalResourcesActandAlbertaCultureandTourism.Bothmunicipalitiesshould giveconsiderationtotheMajorvilleGuidelinesforLandandResourceManagementwhere appropriate. 4.8.4BothmunicipalitiesshouldconsidertheprovincialWetlandPolicywhenmakinglanduse decisionswiththegoalofsustainingenvironmentandeconomicbenefits. 4.9Interpretation 4.8.1Unlessotherwiserequiredbythecontext,wordsusedinthepresenttenseincludethe futuretense;wordsusedinthesingularincludetheplural;andthewordpersonincludesa corporationaswellasanindividual.Unlessotherwisestipulated,the InterpretationAct, ChapterI8,RSA2000 asamended,shallbeusedintheinterpretationofthisbylaw.Words havethesamemeaningwhethertheyarecapitalizedornot. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 15 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|15 4.8.2Allreferencestoaspecificagency,body,ordepartmentwereaccurateatthetimeof writing.Itisunderstoodthatagency,bodyanddepartmentnameschangefromtimeto time.AllreferencesthroughoutthePlanshallthereforebeconsideredtobeapplicableto therelevantagency,bodyordepartment. 4.8.3Thegeographicalorrelativeboundariesoranyvariablepresentedonthemapscontainedin thisPlan,withtheexceptionoftheboundariesofthePlanArea,shallbeinterpretedasa roughapproximationandnotanaccuratedepictionofitsactualorfullextension.The OldmanRiverRegionalServicesCommission(ORRSC),therespectivemunicipalities,orthe council,administrationstafforagentsofeithermunicipalitydonotguaranteeorendorse theaccuracyofanyoftheinformationorinterpretationsthereofaspartofapprovalofthis Plan. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 16 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|16 5|PLANADMINISTRATION&IMPLEMENTATION 5.1IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteePolicies INTENT TheimplementationofthisPlanisintendedtobeanongoingprocesstoensureitismaintainedand remainsapplicable.AnIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteewithjointrepresentationwill ensurecontinueddialogueandcooperation,asthepurposeofthiscommitteeistopromoteactive cooperationandconflictresolutionthroughaconsensusbasedapproach. POLICIES 5.1.1ForthepurposesofadministeringandmonitoringtheIDP,VulcanCountyandtheCountyof NewellestablishtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommittee(theCommittee),beinga workingcommittee,comprisedoftwo(2)membersofCouncilfrombothVulcanCountyand theCountyofNewell.EachmunicipalitymayappointanalternateCommitteememberin theeventaregularmembercannotattendascheduledmeeting.AlternateCommittee membersshallhavestanding.Quorumshallconsistoffour(4)votingmembers. 5.1.2ThetermofappointmentforCommitteemembersshouldbefour(4)years,coincidingwith theelectioncycle.Followingeachelection,MembersoftheCommitteeshallbeappointed byrespectiveCouncilsattheirOrganizationalMeeting.IfaCouncilwishestoappointanew membertotheCommittee(includingthealternate),theymustdosobymotionofCouncil ataregularCouncilmeeting.Themunicipalitiesshallnotifyoneanotheruponappointing membersandalternatememberstotheCommittee. 5.1.3VulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellagreethatthemainfunctionsoftheCommittee areto: a)createaforumfordialogueonissuesofcommonconcernandinterest; b)addressconcernsregardingthepoliciesofthePlan; c)addressproposedamendmentstothePlan; d)addressrezoningapplications,changestolandusedistrictsorotherlanduse amendmentsaffectingthePlanArea; e)addressissuesinrelationtotheimplementationofPlanpolicies,andtoprovide commentsrelatedtosubdivisionand/ordevelopmentproposals; f)engageinresolvinganyconflictsordisputeswhicharisefromthistƌğƓΓĬƚƷŷ municipalitieswillequallysharecostsassociatedwithusingoutsideassistanceto resolveadispute;and g)addressanyotherlanduseissuesdeemedappropriate,butwhicharenotexplicitly identifiedinthePlan. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 17 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|17 5.1.4MeetingsoftheCommitteeshallbeheldonanͻğƭƓĻĻķĻķͼbasis,orattherequestofeither municipality.Committeemeetingsshouldbeheldasquicklyaspossibleifanyconflict arises,orifanymatterisbroughtbeforeit. 5.1.5AmunicipalitymaycallameetingoftheCommitteeatanytimeuponnotlessthanfive(5) days'noticeofthemeetingbeinggiventoallmembersoftheCommitteeandsupport personnel,statingthedate,thetime,purposeandtheplaceoftheproposedmeeting.The five(5)days'noticemaybewaivedwith¾oftheCommitteeƒĻƒĬĻƩƭ͸agreementnoted. 5.1.6ThemunicipalitythatcalledthemeetingoftheCommitteeshallhostandchairthemeeting andisresponsibleforpreparinganddistributingagendasandminutes. 5.1.7Atleastone(1)memberofeachƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭadministrativestaffshouldattendeach meetinginthecapacityoftechnical,nonvotingadvisor. 5.1.8BothCouncilsagreetheCommitteeisnotadecisionmakingbodyandthattheCommittee shallissueawrittenresponseintheformofcommentsand/orrecommendationstothe appropriateandrelevantdecisionmakingbodywithin10businessdaysfromtheCommittee meetingdate. 5.1.9AnychangestotheCommitteeformat,composition,roles,responsibilitiesoranyaspectof itsexistenceoroperationmayberequestedbyeithermunicipality. 5.1.10WhereamatterhasbeenreferredtotheCommitteeandaresolutioncannotbefound,the DisputeResolutionprocessinSection6ofthisPlanshouldbeadheredto. 5.2IntermunicipalReferralPolicies INTENT ThepurposeofthisSectionistoestablishaclearandconsistentreferralprocesswherebyeach municipalityisabletoprovidecommentsonproposedchangestostatutoryandnonstatutoryplans aswellasproposedsubdivisionanddevelopmentapplicationswithinthePlanArea. POLICIES General 5.2.1Whereanintermunicipalreferralisrequiredbythe MGA orthepoliciescontainedinthis Plan,bothmunicipalitiesagreetosharemailingaddressandpropertyownership informationforcirculationpurposeswiththeadjacentmunicipality,andwhereapplicable, theƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭprocessingagency. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 18 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|18 5.2.2Whereaplanorbylaw,includingamendments,orapplication,requiresnotificationstobe senttoamunicipalitythatisexternaltothisIDP,thereferringmunicipalityshallfollowthe referralrequirementsoutlinedinthe MGA,orwhereapplicable,thosecontainedina relevantIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan. 5.2.3AdministrativestafforrepresentativesforVulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellare encouragedtodiscuss,withoneanother,forthcomingStatutoryPlansandLandUseBylaws, includingamendments,whichmayimpactthePlanArea. 5.2.4AdministrativestafforrepresentativesforVulcanCountyandtheCountyofNewellare encouragedtodiscusswithoneanotherforthcomingsubdivisionanddevelopment applicationsthatmayimpactlandswithinthePlanArea. MunicipalDevelopmentPlans 5.2.5AnewlyproposedVulcanCountyMunicipalDevelopmentPlanoramendmentshallbe referredtotheCountyofNewellforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.6AnewlyproposedCountyofNewellMunicipalDevelopmentPlanoramendmentshallbe referredtoVulcanCountyforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.7AnewlyproposedMunicipalDevelopmentPlanoramendmentfromeithermunicipality shallbereferredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublichearing. OtherStatutoryPlans 5.2.8AnewlyproposedVulcanCountystatutoryplan(excludingaMunicipalDevelopmentPlan) oramendmentthatwillhaveanimpactonthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheCountyof Newellforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.9AnewlyproposedCountyofNewellstatutoryplan(excludingaMunicipalDevelopment Plan)oramendmentthatwillhaveanimpactonthePlanAreashallbereferredtoVulcan Countyforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.10Anewlyproposedstatutoryplan(excludingaMunicipalDevelopmentPlan)oramendment fromeithermunicipalitythatwillhaveanimpactonlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksika NationshallbereferredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublichearing. LandUseBylaws 5.2.11AllLandUseBylawamendmentsinVulcanCountythataffectlandsinthePlanArea,shallbe referredtotheCountyofNewellforcommentpriortoapublichearing. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 19 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|19 5.2.12AllLandUseBylawamendmentsintheCountyofNewellthataffectlandsinthePlanArea, shallbereferredtoVulcanCountyforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.13AllredesignationapplicationsaffectingthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheotherfor commentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.14AnewlyproposedLandUseBylawfromeithermunicipalityshallbereferredtotheotherfor commentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.15AllredesignationapplicationsaffectinglandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbe referredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.16AnewlyproposedLandUseBylawandamendmentsfromeithermunicipalityshallbe referredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublichearing. DesignConcepts 5.2.17AlldesignconceptsinsupportofasubdivisionordevelopmentinVulcanCountythatwill affectlandsinthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheCountyofNewellforcommentpriorto Councilresolution. 5.2.18AlldesignconceptsinsupportofasubdivisionordevelopmentintheCountyofNewellthat willaffectlandsinthePlanAreashallbereferredtoVulcanCountyforcommentpriorto Councilresolution. 5.2.19Alldesignconceptsinsupportofsubdivisionordevelopmentineithermunicipalitythatare immediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbereferredtoSiksikaNationforcommentprior toCouncilResolution. SubdivisionandDevelopment 5.2.20AllsubdivisionapplicationsforlandswithinthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheother municipalityforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.21AllsubdivisionapplicationsforlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbe referredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.22VulcanCountyshallreferalldiscretionaryuseapplicationswithinthePlanAreatothe CountyofNewellforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.23CountyofNewellshallreferalldiscretionaryuseapplicationswithinthePlanArea,excluding thoseconcerningtheHamletofBowCity,toVulcanCountyforcommentpriortoadecision beingrendered. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 20 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|20 5.2.24AlldiscretionaryuseapplicationsforlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbe referredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. ResponseTimelines 5.2.25Therespondingmunicipalityshall,fromthedateofmailing,havethefollowingtimelinesto reviewandprovidecommentonintermunicipalreferrals: a)15calendardaysforalldevelopmentapplications, b)19calendardaysforsubdivisionapplications,and c)60calendardaysforallotherintermunicipalreferrals. ConsiderationofResponses 5.2.26Commentsfromtherespondingmunicipalityand/ortheCommitteeregardingproposed MunicipalDevelopmentPlans,otherstatutoryplans,andLandUseBylaws,oramendments toanyofthosedocuments,shallbeconsideredbythemunicipalityinwhichtheapplication isbeingproposed,priortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.27Commentsfromtherespondingmunicipalityand/ortheCommitteeregardingsubdivision anddevelopmentapplicationsshallbeconsideredbythemunicipalityinwhichthe applicationisbeingproposed,priortoadecisionbeingrenderedontheapplication. 5.3PlanValidityandAmendmentPolicies INTENT ThisPlanmayrequireamendmentsfromtimetotimetoaccommodateunforeseensituations,and tokeepthePlanrelevant.ThisPlandoesnotcontainaͻƭǒƓƭĻƷͼclause,butrather,amethodof continuousupdating. POLICIES AddressingProvincialRegionalPlanningRequirements TheSouthSaskatchewanRegionalPlan(SSRP)hasbeencompletedandcameintoeffectSeptember 1,2014.Themunicipalitiesareunderthemandateofthislegislationandwillconsiderthefollowing inrespectoftheSSRPlegislation: 5.3.1Themunicipalitiesagreethattheywillcomplywiththeadoptedregionalplanstrategies,and areoftheopinionthisPlanalignswithstrategiesoftheSSRP. 5.3.2AfterthetƌğƓ͸ƭadoption,ifitissubsequentlydeterminedthatadditionalamendmentsare neededtothePlantoadheretoprovincialrequirementsoftheSSRP,bothmunicipalities willreviewanddiscusspossibleamendmentsthroughtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan Committee. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 21 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|21 AddressingMunicipalAmendmentsandPlanValidity 5.3.3ThisPlancomesintoeffectonthedateitisadoptedbybothVulcanCountyandtheCounty ofNewell. 5.3.4AmendmentsshallbeadoptedbybothCouncilsusingtheproceduresoutlinedinthe MGA. Noamendmentshallcomeintoforceuntilsuchtimeasbothmunicipalitiesadoptthe amendingbylaw. 5.3.5ApplicationsforamendmentstothisPlanbypartiesotherthanVulcanCountyortheCounty ofNewell(e.g.landownersanddevelopers)shallbemadetobothmunicipalitiesalongwith theapplicablefeeasestablishedbyeachmunicipalityforprocessingamendmentstoa statutoryplan. 5.3.6AdministrativestaffshouldreviewthepoliciesofthePlanannuallyanddiscusslanduse matters,issuesandconcernsonanongoingbasis.Administrativestaffmaymake recommendationstotheirrespectiveCouncilsforamendmenttothePlantoensurethe policiesremainrelevantandcontinuetomeettheneedsofbothmunicipalities. 5.3.7AformalreviewofthePlanshalloccurwithin10yearsfromthedatetheIDPisadoptedby bothmunicipalities. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 22 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|22 6.0|DISPUTERESOLUTIONPOLICIES 6.1GeneralDisputeProcess INTENT ThepoliciesofthisPlanaredesignedtobegeneralinnature,ensuringthatbothVulcanCountyand theCountyofNewellmaintainjurisdictionoverthedecisionsmadewithintheirborders.Itis anticipatedthatbyfollowingtheprocessbelow,anydisputesorconflictsthatmayarisecanfirstbe avoided,andwherenecessary,settledatthelocallevel.Onlyinthosecircumstanceswherea resolutioncannotbeachievedlocallywouldthedisputebereferredtooutsideparties. POLICIES GeneralAgreement Themunicipalitiesagreethat: 6.1.1ItisimportanttoavoiddisputebyensuringthatthePlanisadheredtoasadopted,including fullcirculationofanypermitorapplicationthatmayaffectthemunicipalityasrequiredin thePlanandpromptenforcementofthePlanpolicies. 6.1.2PriortothemeetingoftheCommittee,eachmunicipalitythroughitsadministration,will ensurethefactsoftheissuehavebeeninvestigatedandclarified,andinformationismade availabletobothparties.Staffmeetingsareencouragedtodiscusspossiblesolutions. 6.1.3TheCommitteeshoulddiscusstheissueordisputewiththeintenttoseekarecommended solutionbyconsensus. DisputeResolution Inthecaseofadispute,thefollowingprocessshallbefollowedtoarriveatasolution: 6.1.4Whenapotentialintermunicipalissuecomestotheattentionofeithermunicipalityrelating toatechnicalorproceduralmatter,suchasinadequatenotificationorprescribedtimelines, misinterpretationofPlanpolicies,oraclericalerrorregardingthepoliciesofthisPlan,either ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭLandUseBylaw,oranyotherplanaffectinglandsinthePlanarea,itwillbe directedtotheadministratorsofeachmunicipality.Theadministratorswillreviewthe technicalorproceduralmatterandifbothadministratorsareinagreement,takeactionto rectifythematter. 6.1.5ShouldeithermunicipalityidentifyanissuerelatedtothisPlanthatmayresultinadispute thatcannotbeadministrativelyresolvedunderSection6.1.4oranyotherissuethatmay resultinadispute,themunicipalityshouldcontacttheotherandrequestthatan VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 23 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|23 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteemeetingbescheduledtodiscusstheissue. TheCommitteewillreviewtheissueandattempttoresolvethematterbyconsensus. 6.1.6ShouldtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteebeunabletoarriveataconsensus, theadministrationofeachmunicipalitywillscheduleajointmeetingofthetwoCouncilsto discusspossiblesolutionsandattempttoreachconsensusontheissue. 6.1.7ShouldtheCouncilsbeunabletoresolvethematter,eithermunicipality,mayinitiatea formalmediationprocesstofacilitateresolutionoftheissue. FilinganIntermunicipalDisputeundertheMunicipalGovernmentAct 6.1.8Inthecaseofadisputeinvolvingtheadoptionofastatutoryplan,LandUseBylawor amendmenttosuch,within30daysofadoption,themunicipalityinitiatingthedisputemay, withoutprejudice,fileanappealtotheMunicipalGovernmentBoardundersection690(1) ofthe MGA sothattheprovincialstatutoryrightandtimeframetofileanappealisnotlost. 6.1.9Theappealmaythenbewithdrawn,withoutprejudice,ifasolutionoragreementisreached betweenthetwomunicipalitiespriortotheMunicipalGovernmentBoardmeeting.Thisis toacknowledgeandrespectthatthetimerequiredtoseekresolutionormediationmaynot beabletooccurwithinthe30dayappealfilingprocessasoutlinedinthe MGA. Note:Usingsection690(1)oftheMGAisthefinalstageofdisputesettlement,wherethemunicipalitiesrequest theMunicipalGovernmentBoardtointercedeandresolvetheissue. VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 24 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|24 DisputeResolutionFlowChart Thedisputeresolutionflowchartpresentedhereisfordemonstrationpurposesonlyandshallnot limittheabilityofeithermunicipalitytoexploreothermethodsofresolutionortochooseone methodinplaceofanother. ConflictArises AdheretoIDPPolicies Administrationmeetstoresolve Ends Committeemeetstoresolve Process / Councilmeetstoresolve Resolution Exploreresolutionoptions MGASection Mediation 690(1) VulcanCounty&CountyofNewell 25 IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.2015008&BylawNo.182915 Page|25 APPENDIX A | DEFINITIONS 25 APPENDIX A | DEFINITIONS Adjacent Land(s): Land that abuts or is contiguous to the parcel of land that is being described and includes land that would be contiguous if not for a highway, road, lane, walkway, watercourse, utility lot, pipeline right-of-way, power line, railway or similar feature and any other land identified in a land use bylaw as adjacent for the purpose of notifications under the Municipal Government Act. Agricultural Operation: If not defined in the municipality’s Land Use Bylaw, it is an agricultural activity conducted on agricultural land for gain or reward or in the hope or expectation of gain or reward, and can include, but is not limited to: a) the cultivation of land; b) the raising of livestock, including game-production animals within the meaning of the "Livestock Industry Diversification Act" and poultry; c) the raising of fur-bearing animals, pheasants or fish; d) the production of agricultural field crops; e) the production of fruit, vegetables, sod, trees, shrubs and other specialty horticultural crops; f) the production of eggs and milk; g) the production of honey (apiaries); h) the operation of agricultural machinery and equipment, including irrigation pumps on site; i) the application of fertilizers, insecticides, pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides, including application by ground and aerial spraying, for agricultural purposes; j) the collection, transportation, storage, application, use transfer and disposal of manure; k) the abandonment and reclamation of confined feeding operations and manure storage facilities. Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA): Alberta Land Stewardship Act, Statues of Alberta 2009, Chapter A-26.8, as amended. Area Structure Plan (ASP): A statutory plan in accordance with the Municipal Government Act for the purpose of providing a framework for subsequent subdivision and development of an area of land in a municipality. The Plan typically provides a design that integrates land uses with the requirements for suitable parcel densities, transportation patterns (roads), storm water drainage, fire protection and other utilities across the entire Plan Area. Confined Feeding Operation (CFO): An activity on land that is fenced or enclosed or within buildings where livestock is confined for the purpose of growing, sustaining, finishing or breeding by means other than grazing and requires registration or approval under the conditions set forth in the Agricultural Operation Practices Act (AOPA), as amended from time to time, but does not include seasonal feeding and bedding sites. CFO Exclusion Area: The area within the Intermunicipal Development Plan where new confined feeding operations (CFOs) are not permitted to be established or existing operations allowed to expand. Vulcan County & County of Newell 26 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix A Council(s): The Council of Vulcan County and the Council of the County of Newellin the Province of Alberta. Development: As defined by the Municipal Government Act in Part 17, section 616, means: a) an excavation or stockpile and the creation of either of them; b) a building or an addition to or replacement or repair of a building and the construction or placing of any of them on, in, over or under land; c) a change of use of land or a building or an act done in relation to land or a building that results in or is likely to result in a change in the use of the land or building; or d) a change in the intensity of the land or a building or an act done in relation to land or a building that results in or is likely to result in a change in the intensity of use of the land or building. Discretionary Use: The use of land or a building in a land use district for which a development permit may be approved at the discretion of the Development Authority with or without conditions. Dispute Settlement or Resolution: A formal process that provides the means by which differences of view between the parties can be settled, in a peaceful and cooperative manner. These differences may be over their opinion, interpretations, or actions of one party in regards to decision making in the IDP Plan Area or interpretation of IDP policies. Energy Industry or Development: Industry that uses some form of alternative energy either as the source of its operation or the result of its operation, such as, but not limited to, wind farms, solar farms, hydroelectric dams among others. Environmentally Significant Areas (ESAs): a) “Hazard” lands and areas which are unsuitable for development in their natural state such as floodplains, permanent wetlands, and steep and unstable slopes, or which pose severe constraints on types of development such as areas of artesian flow and aeolian surficial deposits; b) areas which perform a vital environmental, ecological or hydrological function such as aquifer recharge; c) areas which contain unique geological or physiographic features; d) areas which contain significant, rare or endangered species; e) areas which are unique habitats with limited representation in the region or are a small remnant of once large habitats which have virtually disappeared; f) areas which contain an unusual diversity of plant and/or animal communities due to a variety of geomorphological features and microclimatic effects; g) areas which contain large and relatively undisturbed habitats and provide sheltered habitat for species which are intolerant of human disturbance; h) areas which contain plants, animals or land forms which are unusual or of regional, provincial or national significance; i) areas which provide an important linking function and permit the movement of wildlife over considerable distance. Vulcan County & County of Newell 27 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix A Extensive Agriculture:The general raising of crops and grazing of livestock in a non-intensive nature. Extractives or Renewable: Use of lands that are governed by the location of a natural resource such as, but not limited to, sand and gravel, oil and gas, or logging, which involves the extraction or onsite processing and/or storage of a natural resource. Historical Resource Value (HRV): Lands that contain or are believed to contain historic resources, including primarily archeological and paleontological sites, Aboriginal traditional use sites of a historic resource nature, and historic structures. Intensive Agriculture: If not defined in the respective municipality’s Land Use Bylaw, it is any concentrated method used to raise crops or to rear or keep livestock, animals, poultry or their products for market including, but not limited to, such operations as horse riding stables, poultry farms, pastures, rabbitries, fur farms, greenhouses, tree farms, sod farms, apiaries, dairies, nurseries and similar specialty uses conducted as the principal use of a building or site. Intermunicipal Border: The shared border between Vulcan County and the County of Newell. Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP): A statutory document, adopted by bylaw in accordance with section 631 of the Municipal Government Act, which is used by municipalities as a long-range planning tool. Intermunicipal Development Plan Committee (The Committee): The members assigned by each respective Council for the purposes of administering and monitoring the Intermunicipal Development Plan. May: An operative word that means that there is a choice, with no particular direction or guidance intended. Municipalities (The Municipalities): The municipalities of Vulcan County and the County of Newell. Municipal Government Act (MGA): The Municipal Government Act, Revised Statues of Alberta 2000, Chapter M-26, as amended. Municipal Development Plan (MDP): A statutory plan, adopted by bylaw in accordance with section 632 of the Municipal Government Act and used by municipalities as a long-range planning tool. Permitted Use: The use of land or a building in a land use district for which a Development Authority shall issue a development permit with or without conditions providing all other provisions of the Bylaw are conformed with. Plan (The Plan): The Vulcan County and County of Newell Intermunicipal Development Plan. Plan Area: The lands defined in this document to which the policies of this document pertain. Vulcan County & County of Newell 28 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix A Provincial Highway: A road development as such by Ministerial Order pursuant to the Highway Development and Protection Act(Alberta Regulation 326/2009). Ratepayer: A land owner within the municipality who pays taxes to the respective municipality and is considered a stakeholder in public matters relating to the municipality. Renewable Resource/Energy: A natural resource or form of energy that can replenish on its own with time. Shall: Is an operative word that means the action is mandatory. Should: Is an operative word that means that in order to achieve that Plan’s objectives, it is strongly advised that the action be taken. Soil Classifications: The classification of soils in accordance with the Canada Land Inventory on the basis of soil survey information, and are based on intensity, rather than kind, of their limitations for agriculture. Class 1 – Soils in this class have no significant limitations in use for crops Class 2 – Soils in this class have moderate limitations that restrict the range of crops or require moderate conservation practices Class 3 – Soils in this class have moderately severe limitations that restrict the range of crops or require special conservation practices Class 4 – Soils in this class have severe limitations that restrict the range of crops or require special conservation practices Class 5 – Soils in this class have very severe limitations that restrict their capability in producing perennial forage crops, and improvement practices are feasible Class 6 – Soils in this class are capable only of producing perennial forage crops, and improvement practices are not feasible Class 7 – Soils in this class have no capacity for arable culture or permanent pasture land South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP): The regional plan and regulations established by order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council pursuant to the Alberta Land Stewardship Act. Stakeholder: A person with an interest or concern in matters pertaining to this Plan. Statutory Plan: As per Part 17 of the Municipal Government Act, is an intermunicipal development plan, a municipal development plan, an area structure plan, or an area redevelopment plan adopted by a municipality under Division 4 of the MGA. Study Area: The area identified by both municipalities that encompasses areas of importance and concern and has been identified has an area where additional study took place in order to help define the parameters of the Plan Area. Vulcan County & County of Newell 29 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix A Subdivision and Development Authority: Within the boundary of Vulcan County means Vulcan County Subdivision and Development Authority, and within the boundary of the County of Newell means the County of Newell Subdivision and Development Authority. Themes of Concern: Developments, land uses, activities, systems, resources, geographical areas and issues that have been identified by the involved municipalities as potential sources of future land use and management conflict areas between the municipalities. Themes of Importance: Developments, land uses, activities, systems, resources, geographical areas and issues that have been identified by the involved municipalities as significant for economic, environmental and or/social reasons which both municipalities are dedicated to protect through creation of specific policies. Vulcan County & County of Newell 30 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix A APPENDIX B | MAPS 31 APPENDIX B | MAPS Map 3 – Land Use Designation Map 4 – CFO Exclusion Area Map 5 – ESA Sites Map 6 – Major Hydrologic Features & Infrastructure Map 7 – Oil, Gas, Water Wells & Major Pipelines Map 8 – Sand/Gravel Potential Map 9 – Historical Resource Value Sites Map 10 – Crown/Irrigation Land Map 11 – Soil Permeability Map 12 – Soil Classification as Indexed by Canada Land Inventory Data source information for the maps in this Plan is found in Appendix C. Vulcan County & County of Newell 32 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix B VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 19 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 TWP 18 RGE 18 VULCAN COUNTY TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 5 39 UV TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 BOW CITY 53 9 RAINIER VILLAGE OF LOMOND TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 16 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 18 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 19 LAND USE DESIGNATION LEGEND MAP 3 County of Newell Land Use Designation Municipal Boundaries VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Agricultural "A"Hamlet Residential "HR" COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) Vulcan County/County of Newell Border INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Urban Fringe "UF"Rural Industrial "RI" Major Arterial Roads Hamlet Business "HB"Public Service "PS" Municipally Developed Roads Major Railways Grouped Rural Residential "GRR"Small Holdings "SM" Rural Addressing Vulcan County Land Use Designation Plan Area Boundary Rural General "RG"Reservoir Vicinity "RV" 01246810 Siksika Nation Kilometers ± VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY 89:o 89:o TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 18 TWP 19 RGE 19 89o: COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 18 RGE 19 TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 18 89:o UV TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 89:o TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 16 BOW CITY 5 39 89:o VULCAN COUNTY 89o: 89o: 89o: 89o: 89o: RAINIER TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 89o: TWP 16 RGE 16 VILLAGE OF LOMOND 89o: 89:o 89o: TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 19 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 17 89o: TWP 15 RGE 18 CFO EXCLUSION AREA MAP 4 LEGEND VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Municipal BoundariesPlan Area Boundary COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Vulcan County/County of Newell Border CFO Exclusion Area Major Arterial Roads Siksika Nation Major Railways 01246810 CFO Locations ± 89:o Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 20 RGE 16 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 18TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 19 BOW CITY VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER TWP 16 RGE 16 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 18 VILLAGE TWP 16 RGE 19 OF LOMOND M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 18 ESA SITES MAP 5 LEGEND VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Siksika Nation Municipal Boundaries COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN ESA Significance Level Vulcan County/County of Newell Border National Major Arterial Roads Provincial Major Railways Plan Area Boundary 01246810 ± Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY Lathom Lake TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 COUNTY OF TWP 20 RGE 19 NEWELL TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 San Francisco Lake TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 VULCAN COUNTY TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 BOW CITY Badger Lake Lonesome Lake RAINIER VILLAGE TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 OF LOMOND TWP 16 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 18 M.D. OF TABER MAJOR HYDROLOGIC FEATURES & INFRASTRUCTURE LEGEND MAP 6 Watershed Municipal BoundariesPlan Area Boundary Bow River Watershed VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Vulcan County/County of Newell Border COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) Major Waterbodies Oldman River Watershed Major Arterial Roads INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Major Railways Siksika Nation Red Deer River Watershed Major Rivers/Tributaries Culverts 01246810 Bridges ± Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 19 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 17 UV TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 16 BOW CITY 5 39 VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER VILLAGE TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 OF LOMOND TWP 16 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 18 TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 16 M.D. OF TABER OIL, GAS, WATER WELLS & MAJOR PIPELINES LEGEND MAP 7 Pipeline Designation Well Designation Municipal Boundaries VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) Abandoned/Discontinued Abandoned/Unknown Vulcan County/County of Newell Border INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Operating Gas:Suspended/Flowing Major Arterial Roads Oil:Pumping/Suspended/Flowing Major Railways Misc Water Plan Area Boundary 01246810 Siksika Nation ± Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 ^_ ^_ ^_ ^_ ^_ UV TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 ^_ ^_ ^_ ^_ ^_ BOW CITY ^_ ^_ ^_ UV^_ ^_ VULCAN COUNTY ^_ ^_ RAINIER VILLAGE TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 ^_ TWP 16 RGE 16 OF LOMOND ^_ TWP 15 RGE 19 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 18 SAND/GRAVEL POTENTIAL MAP 8 LEGEND VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Siksika Nation Municipal Boundaries COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Vulcan County/County of Newell BorderSand/Gravel Deposit Potential Major Arterial Roads Confirmed Gravel Sites ^_ Major RailwaysMajor/Potential Sand/Gravel Deposits Sand/Gravel Assumed Plan Area Boundary 01246810 (determined by remote sensing only) ± Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 BOW CITY VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 16 VILLAGE OF LOMOND M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 18 HISTORICAL RESOURCE VALUE SITES LEGEND MAP 9 HRV Importance Rank and Avoidance Level Municipal Boundaries VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) 1 (Provincial or World Heritage Sites- Avoidance Required) Vulcan County/County of Newell INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2 (Municipal Heritage Sites - Avoidance Required) Major Arterial Roads 3 (Contains HRV- Avoidance is likely) Major Railways 4 (Likely Contains HRV- Avoidance may be required) Plan Area Boundary 5 (May contain HRV- Avoidance low) Siksika Nation 01246810 ± Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 18TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 19 BOW CITY VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER TWP 16 RGE 16 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 18 CROWN/IRRIGATION LAND LEGEND Crown/Irrigation owned land MAP 10 Municipal Boundaries VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Vulcan County Land COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) Vulcan County/County of Newell Border INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Bow River Irrigation District Major Arterial Roads Crown Land Major Railways Private Land Owner Plan Area Boundary County of Newell Land 01246810 Siksika Nation ± Eastern Irrigation District Kilometers TOWN OF BASSANO VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18 TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 19 TWP 17 RGE 18 TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 UV BOW CITY 53 9 UV VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 16 VILLAGE OF LOMOND TWP 15 RGE 18 TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 17 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 16 SOIL PERMEABILITY LEGEND MAP 11 Siksika Nation VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Municipal Boundaries COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Soil Permeability Vulcan County/County of Newell Border Lower permeability Major Arterial Roads Major Railways Varied permeability Plan Area Boundary Highly permeable 01246810 ± Kilometers VILLAGE OF ROSEMARY TWP 20 RGE 18TWP 20 RGE 17 TWP 20 RGE 19 TWP 20 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 16 TWP 19 RGE 17 TWP 19 RGE 19 TWP 19 RGE 18 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 18 RGE 19TWP 18 RGE 18TWP 18 RGE 17 TWP 18 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 18TWP 17 RGE 17 TWP 17 RGE 16 TWP 17 RGE 19 BOW CITY VULCAN COUNTY RAINIER TWP 16 RGE 16 TWP 16 RGE 17 TWP 16 RGE 18 TWP 16 RGE 19 M.D. OF TABER TWP 15 RGE 19 TWP 15 RGE 17 TWP 15 RGE 16 TWP 15 RGE 18 SOIL CLASSIFICATION AS INDEXED BY CANADA LAND INVENTORY CLI Soil Classification MAP 12 LEGEND No significant crop limitations VULCAN COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-008) & Municipal Boundaries COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1829-15) Moderate limitations on crop type INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Vulcan County/County of Newell Border Moderate/severe limitations on crop type Major Arterial Roads Severe limitations on crop type Major Railways Restricted growth on perennial crops Plan Area Boundary Capable of producing perennial crops only 01246810 Siksika Nation No crop capabilitity or permanent pasture ± Kilometers APPENDIX C | DATA SOURCES 33 APPENDIX C | DATA SOURCES The following is a list of data used to generate the Maps used in this Plan. Resources Consistent with all Maps County of Newell Orthophotos. (2012). Personal Request to the County of Newell. National Road Network. (2013). GeoBase. Retrieved from http://www.geobase.ca/geobase/en/data/nrn/index.html Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB). (2014). Personal Request to the NRCB. Confined Feeding Operation Locations Data 2002-2014. Welcome to AltaLIS. (2014). AltaLIS.ca. Retrieved from http://www.altalis.com/ Map 3: Zoning within IDP Boundary County of Newell Land Use Bylaw 1755-12. (2012). County of Newell. Retrieved from http://countyofnewell.ab.ca/images/council/bylaws/1755-12.pdf County of Newell Zoning Layer (2012). Personal Request to the County of Newell. Vulcan County Land Use Bylaw 2010-010. (2010). Vulcan County. Retrieved from http://www.vulcancounty.ab.ca/sites/vulcan.civicwebcms.com/files/media/Vulcan%20County% 20LUB%202010-010.pdf Vulcan County Zoning Layer. (2010). Personal Request to Vulcan County. Map 4: CFO Exclusionary Zone Vulcan County Municipal Development Plan 2012-003. (2012). Vulcan County. Retrieved from http://www.vulcancounty.ab.ca/ Map 5: ESA within IDP Boundary Downloadable Data Sets. (2009). AlbertaParks.ca. Retrieved from http://www.albertaparks.ca/albertaparksca/library/downloadable-data-sets.aspx Government of Alberta: Tourism, Parks and Recreation. (2009). Environmentally Significant Areas: Provincial Update 2009. Retrieved from http://www.tpr.alberta.ca/parks/heritageinfocentre/environsigareas/docs/01%20- %20ESA%20Executive%20Summary.pdf Vulcan County & County of Newell 34 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix C Welcome to the Alberta Open Data Portal. (2010).Welcome to the Alberta Open Data Portal. Retrieved from http://data.alberta.ca/ Map 6: Major Hydrologic Features & Infrastructure within IDP Boundary County of Newell Existing Infrastructure Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to the County of Newell. Geospatial Products - Downloadable Data. (2012). Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Government of Canada. Retrieved from http://www.agr.gc.ca/eng/?id=1343256785210 National Hydro Network (NHN). (2010). Geobase. Retrieved from http://www.geobase.ca/geobase/en/data/nhn/index.htm Vulcan County Existing Infrastructure Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to Vulcan County. Map 7: Oil,Gas,Water Wells & Major Pipelines Within IDP Boundary Abacus Datagraphics Ltd. (2014). AbaData Oil and Gas Map Software. Retrieved from http://www.abacusdatagraphics.com/abadata.asp Map 8: Sand/Gravel Potential within IDP Boundary County of Newell Existing Gravel Pits Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to the County of Newell. Edwards, W. & Budney, H. (2004). Digital Dataset. Alberta Sand and Gravel Deposits with Aggregate Potential (Gis data, polygon features). Retrieved from http://www.ags.gov.ab.ca/publications/abstracts/DIG_2004_0034 Vulcan County Existing Gravel Pits Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to Vulcan County. Map 9: Historical Resource Value Sites within IDP Boundary Government of Alberta: Alberta Culture. (2013). Alberta Culture and Community Spirit: Listing of Historic Resources: Instructions for Use. Retrieved from http://culture.alberta.ca/heritage/resourcemanagement/landuseplanning/Pdf/Listing_ Instructions.pdf Listing of Historic Resources (2013). Land Use Planning, Historic Resource Management. Retrieved from http://www.culture.alberta.ca/heritage/resourcemanagement/landuseplanning/default.aspx Map 10: Crown/Irrigation Land Within IDP Boundary Welcome to AltaLIS. (2014). AltaLIS.ca. Retrieved from http://www.altalis.com/ Vulcan County & County of Newell 35 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix C Map 11: Soil Permeability within IDP Boundary Geology of Alberta GIS Data (2005). Geology of Alberta GIS Data / Natural Suitability of geological setting for waste management. Retrieved from http://www.ags.gov.ab.ca/GISdownload_gis.htm Map 12: Soil Classification within IDP Boundary as Indexed By CanadaLand Inventory Canada Land Inventory, National Soil DataBase, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 1998. Updated 2013. Vulcan County & County of Newell 36 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix C APPENDIX D | ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 37 APPENDIX D | ADDITIONAL RESOURCES The following resources were used during the creation of the Plan and may be useful to municipal administrators or other stakeholders when interpreting this Plan or for other planning and development purposes. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (2004). Environmental Scan for Agriculture in Alberta. Agricultural Land Resources Atlas of Alberta – Aquifer Vulnerability Index for the Agricultural Area of Alberta (2004). Agricultural Land Resources Atlas of Alberta – Aquifer Vulnerability Index for the Agricultural Area of Alberta. Retrieved from http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex10331 Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development: Resource Management and Irrigation Division Conservation and Development Branch & Agricultural and Agri-Food Canada. Environmental Scan For Agriculture in Alberta. (2004). Provided by Personal Request to Government of Alberta, Agricultural and Rural Development Department. Alberta Culture & Community Spirit (2014). Listing of Historic Resources. Retrieved from http://culture.alberta.ca/heritage/resourcemanagement/landuseplanning/ Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation (2009). Environmentally Significant Areas. Retrieved from http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/2346445/01%20- %20ESA%20Executive%20Summary.pdf \[March 28, 2014\] Spiess, David. Personal Interview. (2014) Geographical Information Systems Engineer: Government of Alberta: Agricultural and Rural Development Department. Vulcan County & County of Newell 38 Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 2015-008 & Bylaw No. 1829-15 Appendix D