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1830-15 Inter-Municipal Development Plan (Wheatland County) (Consolidated to 1926-18)BYLAW NO. 1830-15 COUNTY OF NEWELL IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Bylaw No. 1830-15 of the County of Newell is for the purpose of adopting the County of Newell and Wheatland County 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 Wheatland 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 County of Newell and Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan in consultation and as agreed to with Wheatland County. 2. This plan, upon adoption, shall be cited as the County of Newell and Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1830-15 and Bylaw No. 2015-14. This bylaw shall come into effect upon third and final reading thereof. READ a first time this 9'h day of April, 2015. ( z��Co" Reeve — Molly Douglass READ a second time this 7'h day of May, 2015. Reeve — Molly Douglass WIL Ch' ministrative Officer— Kevin Stephenson C i d inistrative Officer— Kevin Stephenson READ a third time and finally PASSED this 7t6 day of May, Reeve — Molly Douglass Chie d n trative Officer— Kevin Stephenson CountyofNewell& WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan BylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514,May2015 ConsolidatedtoBylawNo.1926&BylawNo.201830,November2018 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thefollowingindividualsandorganizationsarethankedfortheirassistanceinthe developmentofthisdocument: ResidentsStakeholderswhoprovidedcomments IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanReviewCommitteeMembers AdministrationStafffromtheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCounty ORRSCPROJECTTEAM CameronKlassenΑProjectManager DianeHorvathΑPlanner GavinScottΑPlanner BarbJohnsonΑExecutiveSecretary IntellectualPropertyΑAllRightsReserved©Copyright ThisdocumentisprotectedbyCopyrightandTradeSecretLawandmaynotbereproducedormodifiedinanymanner,orforanypurpose, exceptbywrittenpermissionoftheOldmanRiverRegionalServicesCommission.Thisdocumenthasbeenpreparedforthesoleuseofthe MunicipalityaddressedandtheOldmanRiverRegionalServicesCommission.Thisdisclaimerisattachedtoandformspartofthedocument. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCountyIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan BylawNo.183015&201514ΑAmendments BylawNo.AmendmentDescriptionLegalDescriptionPassed 8Nov2018 192618&Textandmapamendmentstobecompliantwiththe 201830MunicipalGovernmentActandSouthSaskatchewan6Nov2018 RegionalPlan CountyofNewell&WheatlandCountyIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AmendmentsΑPage1 RuralMultijurisdictionalIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanProject In2012,VulcanCountyandsevenotherruralmunicipalitiesinitiatedaprocesstocreateaseriesof11 ruraltoruralintermunicipaldevelopmentplans.Theimpetusoftheprojectistoimproveconsultation betweenruralmunicipalitiesinSouthernAlberta,whoinmanycasesshareexpansiveborders.Although theborderareas areprimarilyusedforagriculturalpurposes,inmanycasessignificantecological, mineralandhydrogeologicalresourcesexist,aswellasimportantinfrastructureincludingtransportation andutilities. TheRuralMultijurisdictionalIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanProjectinvolvestheparticipationof: CardstonCounty CountyofNewell CountyofWarnerNo.5 MunicipalDistrictofFoothillsNo.31 MunicipalDistrictofRanchlandNo.66 MunicipalDistrictofWillowCreekNo.26 VulcanCounty WheatlandCounty Figure1:TheeightRuralMultijurisdictionalDevelopmentPlanProjectparticipatingmunicipalities TableofContents 1|INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................1 1.1PurposeofthePlan.....................................................................................................................1 1.2MunicipalProfiles........................................................................................................................2 CountyofNewell......................................................................................................................2 WheatlandCounty...................................................................................................................2 1.3LegislativeRequirements............................................................................................................3 1.4PlanPreparationProcess.............................................................................................................5 2|PLANAREA.............................................................................................................................7 2.1StudyAreaAnalysis.....................................................................................................................7 2.2DefiningtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanArea.................................................................7 3|IDENTIFIEDTHEMES...............................................................................................................9 4|INTERMUNICIPALLANDUSEPOLICIES................................................................................10 4.1GeneralLandUsePolicies.........................................................................................................10 4.2Agriculture.................................................................................................................................11 4.3ConfinedFeedingOperations....................................................................................................11 4.4ResourceExtraction&EnergyDevelopment............................................................................12 4.5RenewableEnergyDevelopment..............................................................................................12 4.6TransportationandRoadNetworks..........................................................................................13 4.7TelecommunicationTowers/Utilities........................................................................................13 4.8NaturalEnvironment.................................................................................................................14 4.9Interpretation............................................................................................................................15 5|PLANADMINISTRATION&IMPLEMENTATION..................................................................16 5.1IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteePolicies.............................................................16 5.2IntermunicipalReferralPolicies................................................................................................18 General..................................................................................................................................18 MunicipalDevelopmentPlans...............................................................................................18 CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 TableofContents OtherStatutoryPlans............................................................................................................19 LandUseBylaws....................................................................................................................19 DesignConceptsorConceptPlans..........................................................................................20 SubdivisionandDevelopment...............................................................................................20 ResponseTimelines................................................................................................................20 ConsiderationofResponses...................................................................................................21 5.3PlanValidityandAmendmentPolicies......................................................................................21 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 CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 TableofContents CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan 1|INTRODUCTION 1.1PurposeofthePlan ThepurposeoftheCountyofNewell&WheatlandCountyIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan(also knownastheIDPorthePlan)istofosteraninterjurisdictionalapproachtoaddressplanningissueson landsthatconnectthesemunicipalities.ThePlanservesasameansforinformationexchangebetween themunicipalities,inaccordancewiththe AlbertaLandStewardshipAct,StatutesofAlberta2009, ChapterA26.8(ALSA)andthe MunicipalGovernmentAct,RevisedStatutesofAlberta2000,ChapterM 26,asamended(MGA). MunicipalitiesareencouragedtoworktogethertoadoptIDPsto: promoteconsultation,coordinationandcooperationregardingplanningmattersofjointinterest withinadefinedplanningarea; provideaframeworkforaddressinglanduseconcernswithregardtojointplanningmatters; establishprocedurefordealingwithdevelopmentproposalswithinadefinedplanningarea;and addressanyothermattersrelatingtodevelopmentconsiderednecessarywithinajointplanning area. AnIDPisaplanningtoolthatcanprovidenumerousbenefitstoparticipatingmunicipalities,whichmay include,butarenotlimitedtothefollowing: municipalcostsavings,asaresultofinfrastructureandservicesharing,whichalsoprovides residentswithahigherqualityoflife; reinforcingandprotectingbothƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷźĻƭ͸developmentphilosophiesandgoalswhile mitigatingthepotentialforfutureintermunicipalconflict;and ensuringdevelopmentforbothmunicipalitiesoccursinanorderly,economic,efficientand harmoniousmannerthatissustainablebyconsideringexistingdevelopmentconditionsand futuremunicipalgoals. ThePlancontainspolicythatistobeusedasaframeworkforworkingcooperatively,communicating andmakingdecisionsineachmunicipality.Eachmunicipalityisultimatelyresponsibleformaking decisionswithintheirownmunicipaljurisdiction. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|1 1.2MunicipalProfiles CountyofNewell TheCountyofNewellspansanareaofapproximately620,000hectares(1.5millionacres)witha populationof7,524(AlbertaMunicipalAffairs,2017).TheCountyofNewellsurroundsfoururban municipalities,containstenhamletsandisborderedbyfourmunicipalities,oneSpecialAreaandone FirstNation.TheeconomyoftheCountyofNewellisbasedonagricultureandenergyresource development.TheCountyofNewellincludesseverallargereservoirs,thetwolargestbeingLakeNewell andCrawlingValley,whichprovideirrigationandrecreationalopportunities. WheatlandCounty WheatlandCountycoversanareaofapproximately460,000hectares(1.1millionacres),witha populationof8,788(AlbertaMunicipalAffairs,2017).WheatlandCountysurroundsfoururban municipalities,containstwelvehamletsandanumberofothercommunitiesnotofficiallydesignatedas hamlets.TheCountyisborderedbyfiveruralmunicipalities,oneurbanmunicipalityandoneFirst Nation.TheeconomyofWheatlandCountyisbasedonagriculture,includingbeefandgrainproduction. Inrecentyearsindustry,manufacturing,oilandgashaveplayedkeyrolesinthe/ƚǒƓƷǤ͸ƭeconomic growth.AportionofWheatlandCountyisincludedintheCalgaryMetropolitanRegionBoard(CMRB), establishedbyregulation190/2017,butonlythosepartsoftheCountyclosetotheCalgaryregionwill besubjecttothegrowthplanasoutlinedintheCMRBregulationandthelandssubjecttothis intermunicipaldevelopmentplanfalloutsideoftheCMRBboundary. "AnIDPisaplanningtoolthatcanprovidenumerousbenefitstobothmunicipalitiesͶ byconsideringexistingdevelopmentconditionsandfuturemunicipalgoals." CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|2 COUNTY OF STETTLER NO. 6 STARLAND MOUNTAIN COUNTY VIEW KNEEHILL COUNTY COUNTY TOWN OF DRUMHELLER SPECIAL ROCKY AREAS VIEW NO. 2 COUNTY Wheatland County CITY OF CHESTERMERE SIKSIKA NATION MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF County of Newell FOOTHILLS NO. 31 CITY OF BROOKS VULCAN COUNTY MUNICIPAL DISTRICT CYPRESS OF WILLOW COUNTY CREEK NO. 26 MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF TABER LETHBRIDGE COUNTY COUNTY OF FORTY MILE NO. 8 CITY OF PIIKANI NATION BLOOD TRIBE LETHBRIDGE COUNTY OF NEWELL/WHEATLAND COUNTY IDP BOUNDARY LEGEND MAP 1 COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Plan Area Boundary WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN County of Newell Wheatland County First Nations Reserve Land 0510203040 ± Kilometers 1.3LegislativeRequirements Inordertofostercooperationandmitigateconflictbetweenmunicipalities,the MGA includestwo mechanismsthatallowamunicipalityto: includepoliciesregardingcoordinationoflanduse,futuregrowthpatternsandother infrastructurewithadjacentmunicipalitiesintheirmunicipaldevelopmentplans\[section 632(3)(iii)\]ifnointermunicipaldevelopmentplanexistswithrespecttothosematters; completeandadoptanintermunicipaldevelopmentplanwithadjacentmunicipalitiestoaddress theabovematters. 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,socialandeconomic developmentofthearea, (v)environmentalmatterswithinthearea,eithergenerallyorspecifically,and (vi)anyothermatterrelatedtothephysical,socialoreconomicdevelopmentoftheareathat thecouncilsconsidernecessary, and (b)mustinclude (i)aproceduretobeusedtoresolveorattempttoresolveanyconflictbetweenthe municipalitiesthathaveadoptedtheplan, (ii)aproceduretobeused,byoneormoremunicipalities,toamendorrepealtheplan,and theadministrationoftheplan. (iii)provisionsrelatingto (3)Thecouncilofamunicipalitythatisrequiredunderthissectiontoadoptanintermunicipal developmentplanmusthaveanintermunicipaldevelopmentplanthatprovidesforallofthematters referredtoinsubsection(2)within2yearsfromthedatethissubsectioncomesintoforce. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|3 (4)Subjecttotheregulations,ifmunicipalitiesthatarerequiredtocreateanintermunicipaldevelopment planarenotabletoagreeonaplan,sections708.33to708.43applyiftheintermunicipaldevelopment 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,localgovernmentsandallotherpersonswhile theremainingportionsarestatementsofpolicytoinformandarenotintendedtohavebindinglegal effect. TheRegionalPlanisguidedbythevision,outcomesandintendeddirectionssetbytheStrategicPlan portionoftheSSRP,whiletheImplementationPlanestablishestheobjectivesandthestrategiesthat willbeimplementedtoachievetheregionalvision.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 developmentofplansandpolicies)anddevelopmentapprovalprocesstoaddressissuesof mutualinterest. thephysicalinfrastructure 8.4 Worktogethertoanticipate,planandsetasideadequatelandwith andservicesrequiredtoaccommodatefuturepopulationgrowthandaccompanyingcommunity developmentneeds. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 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. 1.4PlanPreparationProcess TheformationofthePlanwasguidedbytheIDPReviewCommitteeasestablishedbytherespective municipalities.TheReviewCommitteewascomposedoftwoCouncilmembersfromeachmunicipality. Senioradministrationfrombothmunicipalitieswerealsoinvolvedthroughouttheprocessastechnical advisors.Withrespecttocommitteedecisionmaking,bothpartiesagreedattheoutsetoftheprocess thattheirchosendecisionmakingmodelwouldbebasedonreachingconsensusontheissues discussed. "WheatlandCountyiscommittedtoprovideservicesthatrecognizeandencourage balanced,sustainable,longtermgrowthandopportunities.Weadvocateprudent useofourresourcesandpromoteaqualityoflifeforourcitizensthatreflectour agriculturalheritage." ΓWheatlandCountyMissionStatement, WheatlandCountyMunicipalDevelopmentPlan2013 "TheCountyofNewellthroughleadershipandpolicyprovidesservices,structure andstability." ΓCountyofNewellMissionStatement, CountyofNewellMunicipalDevelopmentPlan2010 CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|5 Abackgroundandstudyareaanalysiswasundertakenwhichservedasthefoundationfromwhichboth municipalitiescouldreviewtheexistinglanduseconditionsanddeterminetherelevantissues,goalsand objectives. PriortoidentifyingareasofimportanceandconcernwiththeReviewCommittee,plannersfromORRSC metwitheachmunicipalityprivatelytoclarifytheirmunicipalperspectivesongeneralissues.Onceeach ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭperspectiveswereidentified,adraftdocumentwaspreparedforreviewbytheReview Committee.Anoutlineoftheprojectpurpose,process,ideasandconceptswasthenreviewedwith affectedlandowners,stakeholdersandthegeneralpublicatanOpenHouse. AftertheOpenHousetheReviewCommitteeandeachmunicipalCouncilreviewedthedraft;arefined documentwasthenpreparedandsubmittedfortheReview/ƚƒƒźƷƷĻĻ͸ƭfinalapproval.Uponapproval, thefinaldraftdocumentwasthenforwardedtoeachCouncilforreview.Asrequiredbythe MGA, mandatorypublichearingswereheldbyeachCouncilandsubsequenttothepublichearings,theIDP wasadoptedbyeachmunicipalityunderseparatemunicipalbylaws.Bothmunicipalitiesthenappointed twoCouncilorstotheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteetoensurecontinueddialogueand cooperationthroughoutthecontinueduseofthisPlan. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|6 2|PLANAREA 2.1StudyAreaAnalysis TodeterminetheextentofthePlanArea,themunicipalitiesbeganbyanalyzingaStudyArea approximately5km(3miles)oneithersideofthesharedborder.Thefollowingkeyfeaturesinthe StudyAreawereexamined: ResidencesandUrbanAreas LandUseDesignations SurfaceWater ConfinedFeedingOperations(CFOs) Active/PotentialSitesforSurfaceMaterialsExtraction TransportationCorridors CanadaLandInventory(CLI)SoilIndex EnvironmentallySignificantAreas(ESAs) HistoricalResourceValue(HRV)Sites MapsoftheabovefeaturescanbefoundinAppendixB. 2.2DefiningtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanArea AftercarefulreviewbytheCommittee,themunicipalitiesusedtheStudyAreaanalysistohelpdefine theIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanArea(alsoreferredtoasthePlanArea).Itwasdeterminedthat duetotheconsistencyofkeycharacteristicswithintheStudyArea,thataPlanAreaBoundaryofabout 3.2km(2miles)oneithersideoftheintermunicipalborderwouldnotonlyencompasskey characteristicsofthearea,butwouldmakeforaconsistentPlanArea.ThePlanAreaconsistsof approximately47,609hectares(76,619acres)andisillustratedinMap2. KeycharacteristicsofthePlanAreaincludethefollowing: Agriculture o Agricultureistheprimarylanduseofthearea. o Thereisamixofagriculturaloperationsincludinggrazingandconfinedfeeding operations. o IrrigatedagriculturalpracticesoccurmainlyintheCountyofNewell. ResidentialDevelopment patternsof o Residentialdevelopmentoccurssparselythroughoutwithnosignificant residentialdevelopment. o ThecommunitiesofMakepeaceandCrowfootarelocatedwithinthePlanArea. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|7 TransportationInfrastructure o TheFederalTransCanadaHighway1islocatedinthesouthernportionconnectingboth municipalitiestotheCityofCalgary. o ProvincialHighway56runsnorthsouththroughthesouthportion,whileHighway561 runseastwestthroughthecentralportionofthePlanArea. o Numerousmunicipalroadsalsoconnectthetwomunicipalitiesthroughout. NaturalResourceDevelopment o Sand/graveloperationsoccurmainlyinthecentraltonorthportionswherethemajority ofsand/gravelpotentialoccurs. o Oilandgasdevelopmentisabundantthroughout. ESA&HRVSites o NationallysignificantESAsitesarelocatedmainlyinthenorthportionalongtheborder withSpecialArea2. o HRVsitesarealsolocatedinthenorthernportionalongtheborderwithSpecialArea2. SoilCharacteristics o Mostoftheregioncontainsmoderatetoseverecroplimitations. o Soilclasses2through6arepresent,resultinginadiversityofagriculturalpractices. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|8 SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 561 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 17TWP 24 RGE 16 UV 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM Makepeace 862 556 UV UV TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 COUNTY OF NEWELL 56 Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 16 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 TWP 21 RGE 19 AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community PLAN AREA BOUNDARY LEGEND MAP 2 COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Municipal BoundariesPlan Area Boundary WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN County of Newell/Wheatland County BorderSiksika Nation Major Arterial Roads Major Railways 01246810 Kilometers ± 3|IDENTIFIEDTHEMES ContributionsfromtheIDPReviewCommitteeaswellastheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCounty administratorsandplanningstaffinformedthedevelopmentoftheIDP.Togetherthesegroups identifiedbothƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷźĻƭ͸landusephilosophiesandgoals,aswellaspotentialareasforconflict. Itemsidentifiedasbeingofimportancetothemunicipalities,andthatbothpartiesagreeshouldbe protectedthroughpolicy,include: AgriculturalActivities EconomicDevelopment NaturalResources EnvironmentalSystems ContinuedDialogue Itemsspecificallyidentifiedasbeingpotentialsourcesofconflictandthatbothpartiesagreeshouldbe mitigatedthroughpolicyinclude: ResourceExtraction IndustrialDevelopment EnergyDevelopment TransportationandInfrastructure ThemesofImportance ResidentialDevelopment WaterandAirQuality AgriculturalActivities OnGoingDialogue ThemesofConcern IndustrialDevelopment TransportationLinkages EnergyDevelopment ResourceExtraction CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|9 4|INTERMUNICIPALLANDUSEPOLICIES ThelandusepoliciescontainedinthisPlanareintendedtoprovidedirectiontotheCountyofNewell andWheatlandCountyadministrations,subdivisionanddevelopmentauthoritiesandCouncilsto encourageandmanagethefuturedevelopmentoflandscontainedwithinthePlanArea. 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. 4.1.4TheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyshallstrive,tothebestoftheirabilityand knowledge,toreferallnoticesofgovernmentprojectswithinthePlanAreatotheadjacent municipality. 4.1.5Bothmunicipalitiesareencouragedtosharewiththeadjacentmunicipality,theresultsofall publiclyavailabletechnicalanalysesrequiredbyaSubdivisionandDevelopmentAuthority aspartofanapplication,wherethereisthepotentialforimpactsonlandsandbodiesof waterwithintheadjacentmunicipality. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|10 4.2Agriculture INTENT AgricultureandgrazingwillcontinuetobetheprimaryuseoflandinthePlanArea,andnon agriculturalusesshouldbeconsideredonlyinsuchareaswheretheywillnotnegativelyimpact agricultureandgrazing. POLICIES 4.2.1AgriculturewillcontinuetobethepredominantlanduseinthePlan Area.Theimpacton agriculturalusesshouldbeaconsiderationwhendeterminingsuitabilityofnonagricultural landusesinthePlanArea. 4.2.2Bothmunicipalitieswillstrivetoworkcooperativelytoencouragegoodneighbourfarming practices,suchasdust,weedandinsectcontrol,adjacenttodevelopedareasthroughbest managementpracticesandAlbertaAgricultureguidelines. 4.2.3Ifdisputesorcomplaintsineithermunicipalityshouldarisebetweenratepayersand agriculturaloperators,themunicipalityreceivingthecomplaintshallstrivetodirectthe affectedpartiestotheappropriateagency,governmentdepartmentormunicipalityfor consultationorresolutionwherevernecessary. 4.3ConfinedFeedingOperations INTENT ThemunicipalitiesrecognizethatitisthejurisdictionoftheNaturalResourcesConservationBoard (NRCB)tograntapprovalsandregulateCFOs.However,bothmunicipalitiesagreeitisdesirableto specificallyregulateintensiveagriculturaloperationsforthedefinedPlanAreainanattemptto minimizepotentialnuisanceandconflict. POLICIES 4.3.1ExistingCFOslocatedwithinthePlanAreawillbeallowedtocontinuetooperateunder acceptableoperatingpracticesandwithintherequirementsofthe AgriculturalOperation PracticesAct andRegulations. 4.3.2IfeithertheCountyofNewellorWheatlandCountyareinreceiptofanapplicationfornew orexpandedCFOswithinthePlanArea,theyshallforwardacopyoftheapplicationtothe othermunicipality. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|11 4.4ResourceExtraction&EnergyDevelopment INTENT TheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyrecognizetheimportanceofresourceextractiontothe localeconomyandtothemaintenanceoftransportationroutesandotherinfrastructure. POLICIES 4.4.1Themunicipalitiesshallconsidertheeffectsofvisualintrusion,dust,noise,traffic,andair andwaterpollutionwhenevaluatingapplicationsfor neworexpandedgravelpits,orother extractiveactivities,wheretheymaintainjurisdiction. 4.4.2Ifeithermunicipalityisinreceiptofanoticeofapplicationforaneworexpandedgravelpit withinthePlanArea,theyshallforwardacopyofthenoticetotheothermunicipality. 4.4.3Eachmunicipalitymustbenotifiedofanyresourcedevelopmentproposalintheother municipalitythatwillresultinaccessbeingrequiredfromaroadunderitscontrolor management.Administrationfrombothmunicipalitiesareencouragedtodialogue regardingthepotentialimpactstheproposeddevelopmentmayhaveontheaffected ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭroadspriortotheacceptanceoftheapplicationascomplete. 4.4.4Eithermunicipalitymayrequireanagreementregardingtheconstruction,repair,and maintenanceofanymunicipalroadswhichmaybeimpactedbyresourcedevelopment, whenthedevelopmentrequiresaccessfromtheotherƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭroad. 4.4.5IfeithertheCountyofNewellorWheatlandCountyareinreceiptofanoticeforanewor expandedAlbertaTransportationgravelpitwithinthePlanArea,theyshallforwardacopy ofthenoticetotheothermunicipality. 4.5RenewableEnergyDevelopment INTENT TheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyrecognizetheimportantrolethatindustryandenergy developmentplayinsupportingthelocalandregionaleconomy.ThepoliciesinthisSectionaddress theneedtoensurethecompatibilityoflanduses. POLICIES 4.5.1ThemunicipalitiesencouragethelocationofRenewableEnergydevelopmentswithinthe PlanArea: a)wherecompatiblewithexistinglanduses,and b)inconsiderationofcommentsfromtheadjacentmunicipality. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|12 4.5.2Eithermunicipalityshallreferanyapplicationforarenewableenergydevelopmentwithin thePlanAreaincludingbutnotlimitedto: windfarms, hydroelectricdevelopment, solarpower, or otherrelatedandsimilardevelopments, totheothermunicipality. 4.6TransportationandRoadNetworks INTENT Asmultipleprovincialhighwaysandmunicipalroadsconnectthetwomunicipalities,theCountyof NewellandWheatlandCountyagreeontheimportanceofconsideringtheimpactofdevelopment onmunicipalandprovincialroadinfrastructurewithinthePlanArea. POLICIES 4.6.1Eachmunicipalityshallbenotifiedofanysubdivisionordevelopmentproposalintheother municipalitythatwillresultinaccessbeingrequiredfromaroadunderitscontrolor management.Administrationfrombothmunicipalitiesareencouragedtodialogue regardingthepotentialimpactstheproposeddevelopmentmayhaveontheaffected ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭroadspriortotheacceptanceoftheapplicationascomplete. 4.6.2EithermunicipalitymayrequireadevelopertoenterintoaRoadUseManagement Agreementtocontroltraffic,managedustcontrolormaintenanceissuesifaccesstothe developmentisrequiredfromaroadunderitscontrolorjurisdiction. 4.6.3WhenrequiredbyAlbertaTransportation,developersshallconducttrafficstudieswith respecttotheimpactandaccessonthehighway.Anyupgradingidentifiedbyatrafficstudy conductedbyadeveloperwithrespecttothehighwayshallbeimplementedbythe developeratitssolecostandtothesatisfactionofAlbertaTransportation. 4.7TelecommunicationTowers/Utilities INTENT Thecontinueddemandforthelocationoftelecommunicationsinfrastructureandutilityservicing hasthepotentialtoimpactlandusewithinmunicipalities;however,themunicipalitiesareaware thatthejurisdictionofutilityapprovalsisoutsideoftheirdirectcontrol.Thefollowingpoliciesare tobeusedbythemunicipalitieswhenprovidingcommentstoapplicantsorrelevantagencies regardingapplicationswithinthePlanArea. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|13 POLICIES 4.7.1Wherethereisanapplicationforanew,expandedorretrofittedtelecommunicationstower withinthePlanArea,theCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyshallnotifytheother municipalitytoseektheircomments. 4.7.2WhenprovidingaLetterofConcurrenceforanew,expandedorretrofitted telecommunicationstower,theCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyshallrequest telecommunicationscompaniestocolocatewithinthePlanAreawheretechnicallyfeasible. 4.7.3Whenprovidingcommentstoprovincialdepartmentsregardingutilitydevelopmentwithin thePlanArea,theCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyshallrequestthatconsideration begiventotheestablishmentofutilitycorridorswithmultipleusers. 4.8NaturalEnvironment INTENT Bothmunicipalitiesrecognizetheconnectionbetweenthenaturalenvironmentandqualityoflife andstrivetoprotect,preserveandenhancenaturalsystemsandenvironmentallysignificantareas, whilepromotingappropriatedevelopment. POLICIES 4.8.1Whenmakinglandusedecisions,eachmunicipalitywill: a)utilizeandincorporatemeasureswhichminimizepossibleimpactsontheBowand RedDeerRiversandanyotherimportantwaterresource; b)determineappropriatelandusepatternsinthevicinityofsignificantwater resourcesandotherwaterfeatures; c)establishappropriatesetbackstomaintainwaterquality,floodwaterconveyance andstorage,bankstabilityandhabitat. 4.8.2Landsthathavebeenidentifiedthatmaycontainanenvironmentallysignificantsitemaybe requiredtoconductanenvironmentalimpactassessment(EIA)andtheproponentshould contactAlbertaEnvironmentandParks. 4.8.3Landsthathavebeenidentifiedthatmaycontainahistoricresourcemayberequiredto conductahistoricalresourceimpactassessment(HRIA)andtheproponentshouldconsult the HistoricalResourcesAct andAlbertaCultureandTourism. 4.8.4BothmunicipalitiesshouldconsidertheprovincialWetlandPolicywhenmakinglanduse decisionswiththegoalofsustainingenvironmentandeconomicbenefits. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|14 4.9Interpretation INTENT ToensurethepoliciesandlanguagewithinthisPlanarecommunicatedinthepropercontextsoas toensuretheintentofthePlanisasclearandconciseaspossible. POLICIES 4.9.1Unlessotherwiserequiredbythecontext,wordsusedinthepresenttenseincludethe futuretense;words usedinthesingularincludetheplural;andthewordpersonincludesa corporationaswellasanindividual.Unlessotherwisestipulated,the InterpretationAct, ChapterI8,RSA2000 asamended,shallbeusedintheinterpretationofthisbylaw.Words havethesamemeaningwhethertheyarecapitalizedornot. 4.9.2Allreferencestoaspecificagency,body,ordepartmentwereaccurateatthetimeof writing.Itisunderstoodthatagency,bodyanddepartmentnameschangefromtimeto time.AllreferencesthroughoutthePlanshallthereforebeconsideredtobeapplicableto thecurrentrelevantagency,bodyordepartment. 4.9.3Thegeographicalorrelativeboundariesoranyvariablepresentedonthemapscontainedin thisPlan,withtheexceptionoftheboundariesofthePlanArea,shallbeinterpretedasa roughapproximationandnotanaccuratedepictionofitsactualorfullextension.The OldmanRiverRegionalServicesCommission(ORRSC),therespectivemunicipalities,orthe Council,administrationstafforagentsofeithermunicipalitydonotguaranteeorendorse theaccuracyofanyoftheinformationorinterpretationsthereofaspartofapprovalofthis Plan. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|15 5|PLANADMINISTRATION&IMPLEMENTATION 5.1IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommitteePolicies INTENT TheimplementationofthisPlanisintendedtobeanongoingprocesstoensureitismaintainedand remainsapplicable.Acommitteewithjointrepresentationwillensurecontinueddialogueand cooperation,asthepurposeofthiscommitteeistopromoteactivecooperationandconflict resolutionthroughaconsensusbasedapproach. POLICIES 5.1.1ForthepurposesofadministeringandmonitoringtheIDP,theCountyofNewelland WheatlandCountyestablishtheIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommittee(the Committee)comprisedoftwo(2)membersofCouncilfromboththeCountyofNewelland WheatlandCounty.EachmunicipalitymayappointanalternateCommitteememberinthe eventaregularmembercannotattendascheduledmeeting.AlternateCommittee membersshallhavestanding.Quorumshallconsistoffour(4)votingmembers. 5.1.2ThetermofappointmentforCommitteemembersshouldbefour(4)years,coincidingwith theelectioncycle.Followingeachelection,MembersoftheCommitteeshallbeappointed byrespectiveCouncilsattheirOrganizationalMeeting.IfaCouncilwishestoappointanew membertotheCommittee(includingthealternate),theymustdosobymotionofCouncil ataregularCouncilmeeting.Themunicipalitiesshallnotifyoneanotheruponappointing membersandalternatememberstotheCommittee. 5.1.3TheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyagreethatthemainfunctionsofthe Committeeareto: a)createaforumfordialogueonissuesofcommonconcernandinterest; b)addressconcernsregardingthepoliciesofthePlan; c)addressproposedamendmentstothePlan; d)addressrezoningapplications,changestolandusedistrictsorotherlanduse amendmentsaffectingthePlanArea; e)addressissuesinrelationtotheimplementationofPlanpolicies,andtoprovide commentsrelatedtosubdivisionand/ordevelopmentproposals; f)engageinresolvinganyconflictsordisputeswhicharisefromthistƌğƓΓĬƚƷŷ municipalitieswillequallysharecostsassociatedwithusingoutsideassistanceto resolveadispute;and g)addressanyotherlanduseissuesdeemedappropriate,butwhicharenotexplicitly identifiedinthePlan. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|16 5.1.4MeetingsoftheCommitteeshallbeheldonan"asneededbasis",orattherequestofeither municipality.Committeemeetingsshouldbeheldassoonaspossibleifanyconflictarises, 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. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|17 5.2IntermunicipalReferralPolicies INTENT ThepurposeofthissectionofthePlanistoestablishaclearandconsistentreferralprocesswhereby eachmunicipalityisabletoprovidecommentsonproposedchangestostatutoryandnonstatutory plansaswellasproposedsubdivisionanddevelopmentapplicationswithinthePlanArea. POLICIES General 5.2.1Whereanintermunicipalreferralisrequiredbythe MGA orthepoliciescontainedinthis Plan,bothmunicipalitiesagreetosharemailingaddressandpropertyownership informationforcirculationpurposeswiththeadjacentmunicipality,andwhereapplicable, theƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭprocessingagency. 5.2.2Whereaplanorbylaw,includingamendments,orapplication,requiresnotificationstobe senttoamunicipalitythatisexternaltothisIDP,thereferringmunicipalityshallfollowthe referralrequirementsoutlinedinthe MGA,orwhereapplicable,thosecontainedina relevantIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan. 5.2.3AdministrativestafforrepresentativesfortheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyare encouragedtodiscuss,withoneanother,forthcomingStatutoryPlansandLandUseBylaws, includingamendments,whichmayimpactthePlanArea. 5.2.4AdministrativestafforrepresentativesfortheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyare encouragedtodiscusswithoneanotherforthcomingsubdivisionanddevelopment applicationsthatmayimpactlandswithinthePlanArea. 5.2.5Ifeithermunicipalityisinreceiptofareferral,priortotheholdingofamandatorypublic hearing,thereceivingmunicipalityshallpresenttheircommentsandconcernsattheother ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭpublichearing. MunicipalDevelopmentPlans 5.2.6AnewlyproposedCountyofNewellMunicipalDevelopmentPlanoramendmentshallbe referredtoWheatlandCountyforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.7AnewlyproposedWheatlandCountyMunicipalDevelopmentPlanoramendmentshallbe referredtotheCountyofNewellforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.8AnewlyproposedMunicipalDevelopmentPlanoramendmentfromeithermunicipality shallbereferredtoSiksikaNationandSpecialArea2forcommentpriortoapublichearing. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|18 OtherStatutoryPlans 5.2.9AnewlyproposedCountyofNewellstatutoryplan(AreaStructurePlan,Area RedevelopmentPlan,etc.)oramendmentthatwillhaveanimpactonthePlanAreashallbe referredtoWheatlandCountyforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.10AnewlyproposedWheatlandCountystatutoryplan(AreaStructurePlan,Area RedevelopmentPlan,etc.)oramendmentthatwillhaveanimpactonthePlanAreashallbe referredtotheCountyofNewellforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.11Anewlyproposedstatutoryplan(AreaStructurePlan,AreaRedevelopmentPlan,etc.)or amendmentfromeithermunicipalitythatwillhaveanimpactonlandsimmediately adjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbereferredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublic hearing. 5.2.12Anewlyproposedstatutoryplan(AreaStructurePlan,AreaRedevelopmentPlan,etc.)or amendmentfromeithermunicipalitythatwillhaveanimpactonlandsimmediately adjacenttoSpecialArea2shallbereferredtoSpecialArea2forcommentpriortoapublic hearing. LandUseBylaws 5.2.13AllLandUseBylawamendmentsintheCountyofNewellthataffectlandsinthePlanArea, shallbereferredtoWheatlandCountyforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.14AllLandUseBylawamendmentsinWheatlandCountythataffectlandsinthePlanArea, shallbereferredtotheCountyofNewellforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.15AllredesignationapplicationswithinthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheotherfor commentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.16AnewlyproposedLandUseBylawfromeithermunicipalityshallbereferredtotheotherfor comment priortoapublichearing. 5.2.17AllredesignationapplicationsaffectinglandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbe forwardedtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.18AllredesignationapplicationsaffectinglandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSpecialArea2shallbe forwardedtoSpecialArea2forcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.19AnewlyproposedLandUseBylaworamendmentsfromeithermunicipalityshallbereferred toSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoapublichearing. 5.2.20AnewlyproposedLandUseBylaworamendmentsfromeithermunicipalityshallbereferred toSpecialArea2forcommentpriortoapublichearing. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|19 DesignConceptsorConceptPlans 5.2.21Alldesignconceptsorconceptplansinsupportofasubdivisionordevelopmentinthe CountyofNewellthatwillaffectlandsinthePlanAreashallbereferredtoWheatland CountyforcommentpriortoCouncilresolution. 5.2.22Alldesignconceptsorconceptplansinsupportofasubdivisionordevelopmentin WheatlandCountythatwillaffectlandsinthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheCountyof NewellforcommentpriortoCouncilresolution. 5.2.23Alldesignconceptsorconceptplansinsupportofsubdivisionordevelopmentineither municipalitythatareimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbereferredtoSiksika NationforcommentpriortoCouncilResolution. 5.2.24Alldesignconceptsorconceptplansinsupportofsubdivisionordevelopmentineither municipalitythatareimmediatelyadjacenttoSpecialArea2shallbereferredtoSpecial Area2forcommentpriortoCouncilResolution. SubdivisionandDevelopment 5.2.25AllsubdivisionapplicationsforlandswithinthePlanAreashallbereferredtotheother municipalityforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.26AllsubdivisionapplicationsforlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNationshallbe referredtoSiksikaNationforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.27AllsubdivisionapplicationsforlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSpecialArea2shallbe referredtoSpecialArea2forcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.28TheCountyofNewellshallreferalldiscretionaryuseapplicationswithinthePlanAreato WheatlandCountyforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.29WheatlandCountyshallreferalldiscretionaryuseapplicationswithinthePlanArea,tothe CountyofNewellforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.30AlldiscretionaryuseapplicationsforlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSiksikaNation,shallbe referredtoSiksikanationforcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.31AlldiscretionaryuseapplicationsforlandsimmediatelyadjacenttoSpecialArea2,shallbe referredtoSpecialArea2forcommentpriortoadecisionbeingrendered. ResponseTimelines 5.2.32Therespondingmunicipalityshall,fromthedateofnotification,eitherbypostalmailor electronicmail,havethefollowingtimelinestoreviewandprovidecommenton intermunicipalreferrals: CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|20 a)15calendardaysforalldevelopmentapplications, b)19calendardaysforsubdivisionapplications,and c)60calendardaysforallotherintermunicipalreferrals. 5.2.33IntheeventthateithermunicipalityortheCommitteedoesnotreplywithin,orrequestan extensionby,theresponsetimeforintermunicipalreferralsstipulatedinthisSection,itis presumedthattherespondingmunicipalityand/orCommitteehasnocommentorobjection tothereferredplanningapplicationormatter. 5.2.34Inordertofostermoreefficientcommunicationbetweenthemunicipalities,both municipalitiesagreethatthereceivingmunicipalityshouldrespondtothereferral,evenif noobjectionsorcommentsregardingthereferralmatter. ConsiderationofResponses 5.2.35Commentsfromtherespondingmunicipalityand/ortheCommitteeregardingproposed MunicipalDevelopmentPlans,otherstatutoryplans,andLandUseBylaws,oramendments toanyofthosedocuments,shallbeconsideredbythemunicipalityinwhichtheapplication isbeingproposed,priortoadecisionbeingrendered. 5.2.36Commentsfromtherespondingmunicipalityand/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. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|21 5.3.2AfterthetƌğƓ͸ƭadoption,ifitissubsequentlydeterminedthatadditionalamendmentsare neededtothePlantoadheretoprovincialrequirementsoftheSSRP,bothmunicipalities willreviewanddiscusspossibleamendmentsthroughtheCommittee. AddressingMunicipalAmendmentsAndPlanValidity 5.3.5ThisPlancomesintoeffectonthedateitisadoptedbyboththeCountyofNewelland WheatlandCounty. 5.3.6AmendmentsshallbeadoptedbybothCouncilsusingtheproceduresoutlinedinthe MGA. Noamendmentshallcomeintoforceuntilsuchtimeasbothmunicipalitiesadoptthe amendingbylaw. 5.3.7AmendmentstothisPlanbypartiesotherthanWheatlandCountyortheCountyofNewell shallbeaccompaniedbythefollowing: a)anapplicationforamendmentsubmittedtotheCountyofNewellalongwiththe applicablemunicipalfeeforprocessingamendmentstoastatutorydocument;and b)anapplicationforamendmentsubmittedtoWheatlandCountyalongwiththe applicablemunicipalfeeforprocessingamendmentstoastatutorydocument. 5.3.8AdministrativestaffshouldreviewthepoliciesofthePlanannuallyanddiscusslanduse matters,issuesandconcernsonanongoingbasis.Administrativestaffmaymake recommendationstotheirrespectiveCouncilsforamendmenttothePlantoensurethe policiesremainrelevantandcontinuetomeettheneedsofbothmunicipalities. 5.3.9AformalreviewofthePlanshalloccurwithin10yearsfromthedatetheIDPisadoptedby bothmunicipalities. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|22 6|DISPUTERESOLUTION 6.1GeneralDisputeProcess INTENT ThepoliciesofthisPlanaredesignedtobegeneralinnature,ensuringthatboththeCountyof NewellandWheatlandCountymaintainjurisdictionoverthedecisionsmadewithintheirborders.It isanticipatedthatbyfollowingtheprocessbelow,anydisputesorconflictsthatmayarisecanfirst beavoided,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,thefollowingprocesswillbefollowedtoarriveatasolution: 6.1.4Whenapotentialintermunicipalissuecomestotheattentionofeithermunicipalityrelating toatechnicalorproceduralmatter,suchasinadequatenotificationorprescribedtimelines, misinterpretationofPlanpolicies,oraclericalerrorregardingthepoliciesofthisPlan,either ƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭLandUseBylaw,oranyotherplanaffectinglandsinthePlanarea,itwillbe directedtotheadministratorsofeachmunicipality.Theadministratorswillreviewthe technicalorproceduralmatterandifbothadministratorsareinagreement,takeactionto rectifythematter. 6.1.5ShouldeithermunicipalityidentifyanissuerelatedtothisPlanthatmayresultinadispute thatcannotbeadministrativelyresolvedoranyotherissuethatmayresultinadispute,the municipalityshouldcontacttheotherandrequestthataCommitteemeetingbescheduled CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|23 todiscusstheissue.TheCommitteewillreviewtheissueandattempttoresolvethematter byconsensus. 6.1.6ShouldtheCommitteebeunabletoarriveataconsensus,theadministrationofeach municipalitywillscheduleajointmeetingofthetwoCouncilstodiscusspossiblesolutions andattempttoreachconsensusontheissue. 6.1.7ShouldtheCouncilsbeunabletoresolvethematter,aformalmediationprocesstofacilitate resolutionoftheissueshallbeinitiated. 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)ofthe MGA isthefinalstageofdisputesettlement,wherethemunicipalities requesttheMunicipalGovernmentBoardtointercedeandresolvetheissue. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|24 DisputeResolutionFlowChart Thedisputeresolutionflowchartpresentedhereisfordemonstrationpurposesonlyandshallnot limittheabilityofeithermunicipalitytoexploreothermethodsofresolutionortochooseone methodinplaceofanother. ConflictArises AdheretoIDPPolicies Administrationmeetstoresolve Ends Committeemeetstoresolve Process / Councilmeetstoresolve Resolution Exploreresolutionoptions MGASection Mediation 690(1) CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 Page|25 APPENDIXA|DEFINITIONS APPENDIXA|DEFINITIONS AdjacentLand(s):Landthatabutsoriscontiguoustotheparceloflandthatisbeingdescribedand includeslandthatwouldbecontiguousifnotforahighway,road,lane,walkway,watercourse,utility lot,pipelinerightofway,powerline,railwayorsimilarfeatureandanyotherlandidentifiedinaland usebylawasadjacentforthepurposeofnotificationsunderthe MunicipalGovernmentAct,Revised StatutesofAlberta2000,M26 withamendments. AgriculturalOperation:IfnotdefinedintheƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷǤ͸ƭLandUseBylaw,itisanagriculturalactivity conductedonagriculturallandforgainorrewardor inthehopeorexpectationofgainorreward,and caninclude,butisnotlimitedto: a)thecultivationofland; b)theraisingoflivestock,includinggameproductionanimalswithinthemeaningofthe"Livestock IndustryDiversificationAct"andpoultry; c)theraisingoffurbearinganimals,pheasantsorfish; d)theproductionofagriculturalfieldcrops; e)theproductionoffruit,vegetables,sod,trees,shrubsandotherspecialtyhorticulturalcrops; f)theproductionofeggsandmilk; g)theproductionofhoney(apiaries); h)theoperationofagriculturalmachineryandequipment,includingirrigationpumpsonsite; i)theapplicationoffertilizers,insecticides,pesticides,fungicides,andherbicides,including applicationbygroundandaerialspraying,foragriculturalpurposes; j)thecollection,transportation,storage,application,usetransferanddisposalofmanure; k)theabandonmentandreclamationofconfinedfeedingoperationsandmanurestoragefacilities. AlbertaLandStewardshipAct(ALSA):The AlbertaLandStewardshipAct,StatuesofAlberta2009, ChapterA26.8,asamended. AreaStructurePlan(ASP):Astatutoryplaninaccordancewiththe MGA forthepurposeofprovidinga frameworkforsubsequentsubdivisionanddevelopmentofanareaoflandinamunicipality.ThePlan typicallyprovidesadesignthatintegrateslanduseswiththerequirementsforsuitableparceldensities, transportationpatterns(roads),stormwaterdrainage,fireprotectionandotherutilitiesacrosstheentire PlanArea. CalgaryMetropolitanRegionBoard:Thefirstprovinciallymandatedgrowthmanagementboard consistingofrepresentativesfrom10municipalitiesmandatedtodevelopalongtermplanformanaged, sustainablegrowthintheCalgaryregion. ConfinedFeedingOperations(CFO):Anactivityonlandthatisfencedorenclosedorwithinbuildings wherelivestockisconfinedforthepurposeofgrowing,sustaining,finishingorbreedingbymeansother thangrazingandrequiresregistrationorapprovalundertheconditionssetforthinthe Agricultural CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AppendixA OperationPracticesAct,RevisedStatutesofAlberta2000,ChapterA7,asamendedfromtimetotime, butdoesnotincludeseasonalfeedingandbeddingsites. Council(s):TheCounciloftheCountyofNewellandtheCouncilofWheatlandCountyintheProvinceof Alberta. Development:Asdefinedbythe MunicipalGovernmentAct inPart17,section616,means a)anexcavationorstockpileandthecreationofeitherofthem; b)abuildingoranadditiontoorreplacementorrepairofabuildingandtheconstructionor placingofanyofthemon,in,overorunderland; c)achangeofuseoflandorabuildingoranactdoneinrelationtolandorabuildingthatresults inorislikelytoresultinachangeintheuseofthelandorbuilding;or d)achangeintheintensityofthelandorabuildingoranactdoneinrelationtolandorabuilding thatresultsinorislikelytoresultinachangeintheintensityofuseofthelandorbuilding. DiscretionaryUse:Theuseoflandorabuildinginalandusedistrictforwhichadevelopmentpermit maybeapprovedatthediscretionoftheDevelopmentAuthoritywithorwithoutconditions. EnergyIndustryorDevelopment:Industrythatusessomeformofalternativeenergyeitherasthe sourceofitsoperationortheresultofitsoperation,suchas,butnotlimitedto,windfarms,solarfarms, hydroelectricdamsamongothers. EnvironmentallySignificantAreas(ESA):Means a)ͻIğǩğƩķͼlandsandareaswhichareunsuitablefordevelopmentintheirnaturalstatesuchas floodplains,permanentwetlands,andsteepandunstableslopes;orwhichposesevere constraintsontypesofdevelopmentsuchasareasofartesianflowandaeoliansurficial deposits; b)areaswhichperformavitalenvironmental,ecologicalorhydrologicalfunctionsuchasaquifer recharge; c)areaswhichcontainuniquegeologicalorphysiographicfeatures; d)areaswhichcontainsignificant,rareorendangeredspecies; e)areaswhichareuniquehabitatswithlimitedrepresentationintheregionorareasmallremnant ofoncelargehabitatswhichhavevirtuallydisappeared; f)areaswhichcontainanunusualdiversityofplantand/oranimalcommunitiesduetoavarietyof geomorphologicalfeaturesandmicroclimaticeffects; g)areaswhichcontainlargeandrelativelyundisturbedhabitatsandprovideshelteredhabitatfor specieswhichareintolerantofhumandisturbance; h)areaswhichcontainplants,animalsorlandformswhichareunusualorofregional,provincialor nationalsignificance; i)areaswhichprovideanimportantlinkingfunctionandpermitthemovementofwildlifeover considerabledistance. ExtensiveAgriculture:Thegeneralraisingofcropsandgrazingoflivestockinanonintensivenature. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AppendixA ExtractivesorExtractiveIndustry:Useoflandsthataregovernedbythelocationofanaturalresource suchas,butnotlimitedto,sandandgravel,oilandgas,orloggingwhichinvolvestheextractionor onsiteprocessingand/orstorageofanaturalresource. HistoricalResourceValue(HRV):Landsthatcontainorarebelievedtocontainhistoricresources, includingprimarilyarcheologicalandpaleontologicalsites,Aboriginaltraditionalusesitesofahistoric resourcenature,andhistoricstructures. IntensiveAgriculture:IfnotdefinedintherespectiveƒǒƓźĭźƦğƌźƷźĻƭ͸LandUseBylaw,itisany concentratedmethodusedtoraisecropsortorearorkeeplivestock,animals,poultryortheirproducts formarketincluding,butnotlimitedto,suchoperationsashorseridingstables,poultryfarms,pastures, rabbitries,furfarms,greenhouses,treefarms,sodfarms,apiaries,dairies,nurseriesandsimilarspecialty usesconductedastheprincipaluseofabuildingorsite. IntermunicipalBorder:ThesharedborderbetweentheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCounty. IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan(IDP):Astatutorydocument,adoptedbybylawinaccordancewith section631ofthe MunicipalGovernmentAct,whichisusedbymunicipalitiesasalongrangeplanning tool. IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanCommittee(theCommittee):Themembersassignedbyeach respectiveCouncilforthepurposesofadministeringandmonitoringtheIntermunicipalDevelopment Plan. May:Isanoperativewordthatmeansthatthereisachoice,withnoparticulardirectionorguidance intended. Municipalities(theMunicipalities):ThemunicipalitiesoftheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCounty MunicipalGovernmentAct(MGA):The MunicipalGovernmentAct,RevisedStatuesofAlberta2000, ChapterM26,asamended. MunicipalDevelopmentPlan(MDP):Astatutoryplan,adoptedbybylawinaccordancewithsection 632ofthe MunicipalGovernmentAct andusedbymunicipalitiesasalongrangeplanningtool. PermittedUse:TheuseoflandorabuildinginalandusedistrictforwhichaDevelopmentAuthority shallissueadevelopmentpermitwithorwithoutconditionsprovidingallotherprovisionsoftheBylaw areconformedwith. Plan:TheCountyofNewellandWheatlandCountyIntermunicipalDevelopmentPlan. PlanArea:Thelandsdefinedinthisdocumenttowhichthepoliciesofthisdocumentpertain. ProvincialHighway:AroaddevelopmentassuchbyMinisterialOrderpursuanttothe Highway DevelopmentandProtectionAct,AlbertaRegulation326/2009. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AppendixA Ratepayer:Alandownerwithinthemunicipalitywhopaystaxestotherespectivemunicipalityandis consideredastakeholderinpublicmatterrelatingtothemunicipality. RenewableResource/Energy:Anaturalresourceorformofenergythatcanreplenishonitsownwith time. Shall:Isanoperativewordthatmeanstheactionismandatory. Should:IsanoperativewordthatmeansthatinordertoachievethetƌğƓ͸ƭobjectives,itisstrongly advisedthattheactionbetaken. SoilClassifications:TheclassificationofsoilsinaccordancewiththeCanadianLandInventoryonthe basisofsoilsurveyinformation,andarebasedonintensity,ratherthankind,oftheirlimitationsfor agriculture.Theclassesinclude: Class1Α Soilsinthisclasshavenosignificantlimitationsinuseforcrops Class2Α Soilsinthisclasshavemoderatelimitationsthatrestricttherangeofcropsorrequire moderateconservationpractices Class3Α Soilsinthisclasshavemoderatelyseverelimitationsthatrestricttherangeofcropsor requirespecialconservationpractices Class4Α Soilsinthisclasshaveseverelimitationsthatrestricttherangeofcropsorrequirespecial conservationpractices Class5Α Soilsinthisclasshaveveryseverelimitationsthatrestricttheircapabilityinproducing perennialforagecrops,andimprovementpracticesarefeasible Class6Α Soilsinthisclassarecapableonlyofproducingperennialforagecrops,andimprovement practicesarenotfeasible Class7Α Soilsinthisclasshavenocapacityforarablecultureorpermanentpastureland SouthSaskatchewanRegionalPlan(SSRP):Theregionalplanandregulationsestablishedbyorderof theLieutenantGovernorinCouncilpursuanttothe AlbertaLandStewardshipAct. Stakeholder:ApersonwithaninterestorconcerninmatterspertainingtothisPlan. StatutoryPlan:AsperPart17ofthe MunicipalGovernmentAct,isanintermunicipaldevelopmentplan, amunicipaldevelopmentplan,anareastructureplan,oranarearedevelopmentplanadoptedbya municipalityunderDivision4ofthe MunicipalGovernmentAct. SubdivisionandDevelopmentAuthority:WithintheboundaryoftheCountyofNewellmeansthe CountyofNewellSubdivisionandDevelopmentAuthority,andwithintheboundaryoftheWheatland CountymeanstheWheatlandCountySubdivisionandDevelopmentAuthority. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AppendixA StudyArea:Theareaidentifiedbybothmunicipalitiesthatencompassesareasofimportanceand concernandhasbeenidentifiedhasanareawhereadditionalstudytookplaceinordertohelpdefine theparametersofthePlanArea. ThemesofConcern:Developments,landuses,activities,systems,resources,geographicalareasand issuesthathavebeenidentifiedbytheinvolvedmunicipalitiesaspotentialsourcesoffuturelanduse andmanagementconflictareasbetweenthemunicipalities. ThemesofImportance:Developments,landuses,activities,systems,resources,geographicalareasand issuesthathavebeenidentifiedbytheinvolvedmunicipalitiesassignificantforeconomic, environmentalandor/socialreasonswhichbothmunicipalitiesarededicatedtoprotectthrough creationofspecificpolicies. CountyofNewell&WheatlandCounty IntermunicipalDevelopmentPlanBylawNo.183015&BylawNo.201514 AppendixA APPENDIX B | MAPS APPENDIX B | MAPS The following maps highlight key environmental resources, infrastructure and land use information within the Plan Area. Map 3 – Land Use Designation Map 4 – Irrigation District Boundaries Map 5 – ESA & Wildlife Corridors Map 6 – Hydrologic Features & Infrastructure Map 7 – Oil/Gas, Water Wells and Major Pipelines Map 8 – Sand/Gravel Potential Map 9 – Historical Resource Value Sites Map 10 – Soil Permeability Map 11 – Soil Classification as indexed by Canada Land inventory Data source information for the maps in this Plan is found in Appendix C. County of Newell & Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1830-15 & Bylaw No. 2015-14 Appendix B SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 U V 89:o 89:o TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 89:o 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 17 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 16 561 89o: UV 89:o 89o: 561 UV 561 UV 89:o TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM Makepeace 89o: 862 556 U V U V 89:o TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 19 56 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 COUNTY OF NEWELL 89:o Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 LAND USE DESIGNATION MAP 3 LEGEND COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Wheatland County Land Use Designation Municipal Boundaries WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) A-G Agriculture General INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN County of Newell /Wheatland County Border A-SH Agric. Small Holdings AMENDED TO COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW 1926-18) Major Arterial Roads & WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW 2018-30) CR Country Residential Plan Area Boundary Municipally Developed Roads CS Community Service Siksika Nation Major Railways I-G Industrial General CFO Locations PU Public Utility 89o: Rural Addressing W-WTS Waste-Waste Trans. Site 01246810 ± Kilometers SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 56 VILLAGE WHEATLAND COUNTY OF HUSSAR 561 TWP 24 RGE 19 UV TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 17TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 Makepeace GEM 862 556 UV UV TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 56 COUNTY OF NEWELL Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18 TWP 21 RGE 17 TWP 21 RGE 19 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community IRRIGATION DISTRICT BOUNDARIES LEGEND MAP 4 COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Municipal BoundariesSiksika Nation WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Irrigation District Service Boundaries County of Newell/Wheatland County Border Eastern Irrigation District Major Arterial Roads Major Railways Plan Area Boundary 01246810 ± Kilometers SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 56 VILLAGE OF HUSSAR WHEATLAND COUNTY 561 UV TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 17TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV 561 UV GEM TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 Makepeace 862 556 UV UV TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 56 COUNTY OF NEWELL TWP 21 RGE 17 TWP 21 RGE 18 Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community ESA SITES LEGEND MAP 5 ESA Significance Level Municipal Boundaries COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) National INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN County of Newell/Wheatland County Border Provincial Major Arterial Roads Major Railways Plan Area Boundary Siksika Nation 01246810 ± Kilometers 848 UV SPECIAL AREA 2 TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV Seiu TWP 25 RGE 18 Lake Mattoyekiu TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 Lake 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY Deadhorse Lake VILLAGE Canalta OF HUSSAR Slough TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 17 TWP 24 RGE 18 561 TWP 24 RGE 16 UV Wolf Lake Alkali Lake 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM Makepeace Barkenhouse 862 556 UV Lake UV TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 COUNTY OF NEWELL 56 Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community HYDROLOGIC FEATURES AND INFRASTRUCTURE LEGENDMAP 6 Major WaterbodiesBridges Municipal Boundaries COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) Siksika NationCulverts County of Newell/Wheatland County Border INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Watersheds Major Arterial Roads Bow River Watershed Major Railways Red Deer River Watershed Major Rivers/Tributaries 01246810 Plan Area Boundary ± Kilometers SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 17TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM !( Makepeace !( 862 556 UV UV TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 COUNTY OF NEWELL 56 Crowfoot !( TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community OIL/GAS/WATER WELLS AND MAJOR PIPLINES LEGEND MAP 7 Municipal BoundariesPipeline/Well Designation COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) Abandoned/Unknown County of Newell/Wheatland County Border INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Gas:Flowing/Suspended Major Railways Oil: Flowing/Suspended/Pumping Major Arterial Roads Abandoned /Discontinued Pipelines Misc. Plan Area Boundary Water Operating/Permitted Pipelines 01246810 Siksika Nation Kilometers ± SPECIAL AREA 2 _ ^ __ ^^ 848 _ ^ ^_ UV _ ^TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 19 TWP 26 RGE 18 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 _ ^__ ^^ 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 17TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV ^_ 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM Makepeace 862 556 UV UV ^_ _ ^ TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 56 COUNTY OF NEWELL Crowfoot ^_ TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community SAND/GRAVEL POTENTIAL LEGENDMAP 8 COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Municipal Boundaries Confirmed Gravel Pits ^_ WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) /County of Newell Border INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN Sand/Gravel Deposit Potential Wheatland County Sand/Gravel Assumed (determined by Remote Sensing only) Major Arterial Roads Plan Area Boundary Siksika Nation 01246810 ± Kilometers SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 WHEATLAND COUNTY 56 VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 17TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 Makepeace GEM 862 556 UV UV 56 TWP 22 RGE 19 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17TWP 22 RGE 16 COUNTY OF NEWELL Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17TWP 21 RGE 16 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community HISTORICAL RESOURCE VALUE SITES LEGENDMAP 9 COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & HRV Importance Rank Municipal Boundaries WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 1 (Provincial or World Heritage Site - Avoidance required) County of Newell/Wheatland County Border 2 (Municipal Heritage Site - Avoidance required) Major Arterial Roads 3 (Contains HRV - Avoidance likely) Major Railways 4 (Likely Contains HRV - Avoidance may be required) Plan Area Boundary 01246810 Siksika Nation5 (May contain HRV - Avoidance low) ± Kilometers SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 17 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM Makepeace 862 556 UV UV TWP 22 RGE 16 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17 TWP 22 RGE 19 COUNTY OF NEWELL 56 Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community SOIL PERMEABILITY LEGENDMAP 10 Soil Permeability COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Municipal Boundaries WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) lower permeability INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN County of Newell/Wheatland County Border varied permeability Major Arterial Roads highly permeable Major Railways Plan Area Boundary Siksika Nation 01246810 Kilometers ± SPECIAL AREA 2 848 UV TWP 26 RGE 16 TWP 26 RGE 17 TWP 26 RGE 18 TWP 26 RGE 19 56 564 UV TWP 25 RGE 19 TWP 25 RGE 18 TWP 25 RGE 17TWP 25 RGE 16 56 WHEATLAND COUNTY VILLAGE OF HUSSAR TWP 24 RGE 19 TWP 24 RGE 17 TWP 24 RGE 18 TWP 24 RGE 16 561 UV 561 UV 561 UV TWP 23 RGE 19 TWP 23 RGE 18 TWP 23 RGE 17 TWP 23 RGE 16 GEM Makepeace 862 556 UV UV TWP 22 RGE 16 TWP 22 RGE 18 TWP 22 RGE 17 TWP 22 RGE 19 COUNTY OF NEWELL 56 Crowfoot TWP 21 RGE 19 TWP 21 RGE 16 TWP 21 RGE 18TWP 21 RGE 17 Source: Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, i-cubed, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AEX, Getmapping, Aerogrid, IGN, IGP, swisstopo, and the GIS User Community SOIL CLASSIFICATION AS INDEXED BY THE CANADA LAND INVENTORY LEGENDMAP 11 CLI Soil Classification COUNTY OF NEWELL (BYLAW NO. 1830-15) & Municipal Boundaries 1 - No significant crop limitations WHEATLAND COUNTY (BYLAW NO. 2015-14) INTERMUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2 - Moderate limitations on crop type County of Newell/Wheatland County Border 3 - Moderate/severe limitations on crop type Major Arterial Roads 4 - Severe limitations on crop type Major Railways 5- Restricted growth on perennial crops Plan Area Boundary 6 - Capable of producing perenial crop only 01246810 Siksika Nation 7 - No crop capability or permanent pasture land ± Kilometers APPENDIX C | DATA SOURCES 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. 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/ Wheatland County Orthophotos. Personal request to Wheatland County. Map 3: Land Use Designation County of Newell Land Use Bylaw 1755-12. (2012). County of Newell. Retrieved from http://countyofnewell.ab.ca/images/council/bylaws/1755-12.pdf Wheatland County Land Use Bylaw. (2007). Wheatland County Land Use-Bylaw 2007-56. Retrieved from http://www.wheatlandcounty.ca/DocumentCenter/View/19 Map 4: Irrigation Boundaries Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Irrigation Boundaries. Arc GIS Data Layer. Personal Request to Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Map 5: ESA Sites 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 Welcome to the Alberta Open Data Portal. (2010). Welcome to the Alberta Open Data Portal. Retrieved from http://data.alberta.ca/ County of Newell & Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1830-15 & Bylaw No. 2015-14 Appendix C Map 6: Hydrologic Features &Infrastructure 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 Wheatland County Existing Infrastructure Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to Wheatland County. Map 7: Oil/Gas, Water Wells And Major Pipelines Abacus Datagraphics Ltd. (2014). AbaData Oil and Gas Map Software. Retrieved, from http://www.abacusdatagraphics.com/abadata.asp Map 8: Sand/Gravel Potential 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 County of Newell Existing Gravel Pits Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to the County of Newell. Wheatland County Existing Gravel Pits Dataset. (2014). Personal Request to Wheatland County. Map 9: Historical Resource Value Sites 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: Soil Permeability 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 County of Newell & Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1830-15 & Bylaw No. 2015-14 Appendix C Map 11:Soil ClassificationAs Indexed By CanadaLand Inventory Canada Land Inventory, National Soil DataBase, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 1998. Updated 2013. County of Newell & Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1830-15 & Bylaw No. 2015-14 Appendix C APPENDIX D | ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 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. URL: http://culture.alberta.ca/heritage/resourcemanagement/landuseplanning/ Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation (2009). Environmentally Significant Areas. URL: http://www.albertaparks.ca/media/2346445/01%20-%20ESA%20Executive%20Summary.pdf County of Newell & Wheatland County Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1830-15 & Bylaw No. 2015-14 Appendix D