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The Zoning Bylaw sets out the rules for the location and size of buildings constructed on private property, and the activities that will take place on those properties.

The City is conducting a complete review of Edmonton’s Zoning Bylaw,including analyzing current land use zones used in Edmonton.

Learn about the Zoning Bylaw Renewal project and view major project milestones.

Learn more about upcoming public engagement events. Share your voice, shape your city.

About the Project

Where We Are

Edmonton’s current Zoning Bylaw came into effect in 2001. After 17 years, it’s time for an update - and the timing couldn’t be better! Over the next two years, we’re going to be creating a new City Plan for Edmonton that will guide how we change and grow to a city of 2 million.

Where We're Going

The Zoning Bylaw Renewal will be designed to make sure our City goals are achieved in our Zoning Bylaw regulations.

Our goal is to create a Zoning Bylaw that:

  • Aligns with strategic policies and objectives, including Council's Strategic Plan and the City Plan
  • Provides regulations that support better built form outcomes
  • Is user-friendly for all audiences, with clear and enforceable regulations
  • Is adaptable over time

The Zoning Bylaw Renewal project began in late 2018, and is expected to be completed in 2022. The Zoning Bylaw Renewal project will provide many opportunities for citizens to provide input for creating a new Zoning Bylaw. Learn more about how you can get involved with this project.

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For More Information

Zoning Bylaw Team

Email zoningbylawrenewal@edmonton.ca

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