Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Update, Edmonton

Client City of Edmonton Role Policy Planning Public Consultation Zoning Year 2016 Project Description The Mature Neighbourhood Overlay (MNO) applies to Edmonton’s mature neighbourhoods. Created in 2001, the MNO is a part of the Zoning Bylaw that requires development that better suits older communities with tree-lined streets and smaller lots. GSA is currently co-leading the…

County of Two Hills, Town of Two Hills, Village of Myrnam, Village of Willingdon, Alberta

Client RAPID Committee composed of four municipalities Role Policy Planning Public Consultation Zoning Negotiations Year 2016 Project Description GSA is currently working with the County of Two Hills, the Town of Two Hills and two villages in updating their Land Use Bylaw, Municipal Development Plan and Intermunicipal Development Plan. The project focusses on establishing a…

Fort Saskatchewan Downtown Land Use Bylaw Approved

City Council recently approved Fort Saskatchewan’s Downtown Land Use Bylaw on 26 April, 2016. GSA principal, Dnyanesh Deshpande, led this project from its conception till the final approval. The new land use regulations are presented in a simplified format with a strong focus on urban design, built form character and promote mixed-use development. In 2009,…

Brazeau County Land Use Bylaw Received First Reading

GSA is currently assisting Brazeau County in updating their Land Use Bylaw. The project includes a comprehensive overhaul of the existing Bylaw. GSA team also lead an extensive stakeholder consultation including the Steering Committee, general public, businesses, Council and County staff. The draft Land Use Bylaw passed the First Reading on May 11th 2016 with…

Airdrie Great Places Plan Approved

On March 21, 2016, the City of Airdrie Council unanimously approved the updated Great Places Plan which is the master plan for parks and open spaces in Airdrie. GSA team led by Dnyanesh Deshpande worked closely with the City’s project team and led key aspects of this project including stakeholder consultation, revisiting parks typology, establishing new parks delivery…