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Proposed rezoning and plan amendment of the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant site at 16910 35 Avenue NW, 16850 and 16880 Anthony Henday Drive.

A planning application has been received to rezone land at the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant site (16910 35 Avenue NW, 16850 and 16880 Anthony Henday Drive). It is the applicant's intent to develop the site for a Major Impact Utility Service, specifically a solar farm that will be used to power the E. L. Smith Water Treatment Plant.

About the Proposal

The application proposes to rezone the site from Metropolitan Recreation and Zone (A) to Direct Development Control Provision (DC1) to allow for the development of a solar farm. An associated amendment to the North Saskatchewan River Valley Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) would be required to support the proposed rezoning.

Public Engagement

Public events and online opportunities will allow residents, communities, businesses, and industry representatives to provide input throughout the process.

View the Public Engagement activities, history, and reports

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City Council Public Hearing Date

To be determined.

Request to Speak at a Council or Committee Meeting

Agendas are available approximately 3 weeks before the public hearing date. Anyone who wishes to speak at a public hearing can register online or call the City Clerk’s office at 780-496-8178.

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