In November 2020, conversations with community members were facilitated to explore and understand how zoning impacts Edmontonians’ daily lives. Explicit attention was given to ensure people—specifically Black, Indigenous and racialized, underrepresented and marginalized communities—were invited to participate. Read the.
The Zoning Bylaw Renewal team released a series of 12 discussion papers that explored various topics and zones and provided the early thinking and direction for the new Zoning Bylaw's regulatory framework.
The discussion papers were posted on Engaged Edmonton in July, August, and October 2020. Each month a batch of discussion papers was released along with instructions and opportunities to provide feedback. Read the .
The Zoning Bylaw Renewal team hosted a series of webinars to present some of the discussion papers to different stakeholder groups between August 7 and October 29, 2020:
- Commercial and Industrial Zones and Direct Control Zones Discussion Papers
- Nodes and Corridors and Climate Resilience Discussion Papers
- Residential Zones and Notices and Variances Discussion Papers
- Signs Discussion Papers
Feedback from the discussion paper engagements helped refine the proposed approaches on various topics for the draft Zoning Bylaw.