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Proposed rezoning and plan amendment of the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant site at 16910 35 Avenue NW, 16850 and 16880 Anthony Henday Drive.

A planning application has been received to rezone land at the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant site (16910 35 Avenue NW, 16850 and 16880 Anthony Henday Drive). It is the applicant's intent to develop the site for a Major Impact Utility Service, specifically a solar farm that will be used to power the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant.

Learn More About the Proposal

Citizens are invited to an information session about a proposed rezoning and associated plan amendment for properties adjacent to the  E.L. Smith Water Treatment Plant site, 16910 35 Avenue NW, 16850 and 16880 Anthony Henday Drive NW,  in the River Valley Cameron Heights neighbourhood. 

Date:  Tuesday April 23, 2019
Time: 6-8pm (drop-in, no scheduled presentation)
Location: Good Shepherd Elementary School Gymnasium, 18111 57 Avenue NW

The information session will provide an opportunity to learn more about the proposal and how comments from the public were used to help shape the proposed rezoning and associated plan amendment. 

About the Proposal

The application proposes to rezone the site from Metropolitan Recreation and Zone (A) to Direct Development Control Provision (DC1) to allow for the development of a solar farm. An associated amendment to the North Saskatchewan River Valley Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) would be required to support the proposed rezoning.

Public Engagement

Public events and online opportunities will allow residents, communities, businesses, and industry representatives to provide input throughout the process.

View the Public Engagement activities, history, and reports

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City Council Public Hearing Date

June 17, 2019 at 2pm

Request to Speak at a Council or Committee Meeting

Agendas are available approximately 3 weeks before the public hearing date. Anyone who wishes to speak at a public hearing can register online or call the City Clerk’s office at 780-496-8178.

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Luke Cormier

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