Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, being Chapter M-26 of the Statutes of Alberta, notice is hereby given that the Council of the Town of Falher will hold a public hearing prior to the second reading of Bylaw No. 20-04 for an amendment to Land Use Bylaw No. 14-05.  The proposed amendment is to: 

  1. Add the following use class definitions to Section 1.5 DEFINITIONS as follows:

“CONTRACTOR SERVICES, MAJOR” means a development used for the provision of contracting services whose scale and type require outdoor storage for materials, equipment or vehicles which may cause off-site nuisance. Typical uses include oilfield and forestry support services, commercial cleaning and maintenance contractors, equipment hauling, building construction, surveying, landscaping, water, excavation, sewer, drilling, paving, road construction or similar services of a construction nature. Any sales, display, office, or technical support service areas shall be accessory to the principal contractor services use only. This use class does not include professional office and personal services.

“CONTRACTOR SERVICES, MINOR” means a development used for the provision of contracting services whose scale and type does not require outdoor storage or offsite nuisance. All materials are kept within an enclosed building and no fleet storage of more than four (4) vehicles are allowed on site. Typical uses include electrical, plumbing, heating, painting and similar contractor services, and the accessory sales of goods normally associated with such contractor services.

  1. Add “Contractor Services, Minor” to section 7.11.1(a) Permitted Uses
  2. Add “Contractor Services, Major” to section 7.11.1(b) Discretionary Uses
  3. Add “Contractor Services, Major” to section 7.12.1(b) Discretionary Uses

The Public Hearing is to be held at 7:00 p.m., April 14, 2020 in the Council Chambers of the Town of Falher Office, Falher, Alberta. The proposed bylaw may be viewed at the Town Office during regular office hours. Please submit written submissions to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) prior to 3:00 p.m. April 10, 2020. If you have any questions regarding the hearing or the bylaw, please call the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at (780) 837-2247.

Post expires at 10:53am on Wednesday April 15th, 2020