Notice of Public Hearings and Municipal Planning Commission

Notices of Public Hearings

Proposed Bylaw 2023/15

Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Rocky Mountain House has given first reading to Bylaw 2023/15, A Bylaw to Amend the Town of Rocky Mountain House Land Use Bylaw 2020/19.

The purpose of Bylaw 2023/15 is to add Child Care Facility as a listed discretionary use under the Highway Commercial (HC) zoning district.

Under the Land Use Bylaw, Child Care Facility is defined as: “a development that provides temporary care and supervision for seven (7) or more children and includes a day care centre, a kindergarten, or a nursery school.”

A draft copy of the proposed Land Use Bylaw Amendment, Bylaw 2023/15 can be viewed here.

The date of the Public Hearing is scheduled for:

December 19, 2023 at 1:00 pm

Town Council Chambers

5116 - 50th Avenue

Rocky Mountain House, AB

If you have comments that you wish to share or if you have questions about the proposed bylaw before the public hearing, please email, fax or drop off your comments to the contact listed below or call by 12 noon on Wednesday, December 19, 2023. Comments can be forwarded to:

Michael Fitzsimmons,

Development Officer

5116 – 50th Avenue, Rocky Mountain House, AB, T4T 1B2  or FAX 403-845-1835 or (PHONE) 403-847-5260 

Comments submitted and received by our department before the deadline will appear on the November 7, 2023 Council meeting agenda and minutes. Names will not be redacted. Comments received after 12 noon on Wednesday December 19, 2023, but before the Public Hearing, will be presented to Council at the Public Hearing.

If we have not received any comments by the morning of the Public Hearing, it will be assumed that you have no comments regarding the proposed bylaw. 

To avoid delays by regular mail, your response may be faxed (403-845-1835), emailed ( or dropped off in-person to the Town Office (Lower Level, Planning Department).

Thank you,

Municipal Planning Commission

The Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) hears and rules on applications pertaining to the Land Use Bylaw. New MPC Agenda's are now posted here. Older MPC Meeting Agendas and Minutes can be viewed below:

Previous MPC Meeting Packages

MPC Pack September 6, 2022

MPC Pack November 30, 2021 

MPC Pack July 20, 2021

MPC Pack July 6, 2021 

MPC Pack January 19, 2021 

MPC Pack December 15, 2020 

MPC Pack December 15, 2020 (Organizational Meeting) 

MPC Pack September 15, 2020 

MPC Pack August 4, 2020 

MPC Pack April 7, 2020 

MPC Pack April 7, 2020 - Organizational Meeting 

MPC Approved Minutes

MPC Minutes July 6, 2021 - Regular Meeting

MPC Minutes January 19, 2021 - Regular Meeting

MPC Minutes December 15, 2020 - Regular Meeting 

MPC Minutes December 15, 2020 - Organizational Meeting 

MPC Minutes September 15, 2020 Meeting 

MPC Minutes August 4, 2020 Meeting 

MPC Minutes April 7, 2020 - Regular Meeting 

MPC Minutes April 7, 2020 - Organizational Meeting 

The Town of Rocky Mountain House is a member of a Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB). Learn more about the regional SDAB here.