Planning Applications & Forms

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The following are application forms commonly used in the Planning & Development Department. Questions regarding applications can be directed to the Development Department at 780-674-3331. 

Fees related to the following applications are charged in accordance with the Schedule of Fees, Charges & Payment Rates, as amended.
 
Anyone wishing to subdivide land, change the existing land use designation or submit an area structure plan will be required to submit the necessary application forms and supporting information found below.  A guide to subdivisions is also available.
 

Completed applications and supporting documentation can be dropped off at the County Office during regular business hours or emailed to jbruns@countybarrhead.ab.ca.
 
Please note that cheques are the only means of payment accepted for subdivisions.  Cheques must be made payable to "Municipal Planning Services".
A development permit is required for any new development on a property within the county.  This includes, new structures, additions to existing structures/change in footprint of an existing structure, and moving a structure on to a property.
 
The development permit application must be filled and returned with the following:
 
  • Site plan: a drawing of the location of the structure on the parcel of land showing setbacks (distances) from existing buildings as well as from property lines
  • Floor plan:  a drawing of the planned floor plan for the structure
  • Associated fee:  payable by cheque to the County of Barrhead.  Please refer to the Schedule of Fees, Charges & Payment Rates.
Completed applications can be dropped off at the County Office during regular business hours or emailed to jbruns@countybarrhead.ab.ca