Mackenzie County Land Use Bylaw Update, Alberta

Client Mackenzie County Role Policy Planning Public Consultation Zoning Regulations Year 2016 – 17 Project Description GSA is currently working with Mackenzie County in northern Alberta to undertake a comprehensive update of their Land Use Bylaw. The project involves extensive focus on stakeholder consultation including open houses, workshops, online surveys and in-person meetings. The updated…

Edmonton’s Chinatown undergoing revitalization

GSA team is currently assisting the City of Edmonton in establishing an Urban Interface Plan for the Chinatown district.  The Urban Interface Plan will establish key place making principles for the focus area identified in the Chinatown Economic Development Plan. A variety of place making initiatives will be identified to attract investments to this area…

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,…