An Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) is a statutory plan approved by Council that sets the vision for how an established community should change over time. ARPs may include increasing residential density, architectural standards, changes to land uses and infrastructure improvements. Amendments are required if a landowner wants to deviate from the existing land uses or policies contained in the plan. ARP amendments requires three readings by Council and a public hearing.

Fees and Timelines

Area Redevelopment Plan Amendment fees are set by Bylaw C-1395 – Fees, Rates and Charges. Application and advertising fees are non-refundable regardless if the amendment is approved or denied.

Area Redevelopment Plan Amendment applications can take up to 3 to 6 months to process. More complex proposals may take longer.

Submission Information

Complete applications may be submitted electronically to planning@cityofgp.com.

Before submitting an application, the applicant should meet with a Planner to discuss their proposal, the purpose of the amendment, and the amendment process. Please arrange a meeting by calling 780-538-0325 or emailing planning@cityofgp.com.

Questions

If you have questions about the application form or the application process, please contact a Planner at 780-538-0325 or planning@cityofgp.com