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December 18, 2017
2:00 PM
Banff Town Hall, Council Chamber
110 Bear Street
Banff, AB T1L 1A1

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Public Hearing Bylaw 389 – Land Use Bylaw Amending Bylaw – Development Fees Amendment

Monday, December 18

The purpose of proposed Bylaw 389 is to amend the Town of Banff Land Use Bylaw Schedule “G” – Development Fees in order to increase some development fees. Proposed fees were calculated based on cost-recovery for municipal services provided and were compared to fees for similar Alberta communities.

Council is considering changes to the following development related fees:
  • Residential Development Permits – New Construction Single Detached Housing
  • Commercial Development Permits – New Construction, Additions, Renovations, Major Interior and Exterior Renovations
  • Commercial Change of Use
  • Bed and Breakfast Homes
  • Bed and Breakfast Renewals
  • Cash Contribution In Lieu of Onsite Garbage Storage, Recycling and Collection
  • File and Research Fees
  • Development Permit Extensions and Renewals
To view the proposed bylaw:

Submitting Your Comments
A Public Hearing provides an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback to Council on a proposed bylaw. Any member of the public may submit comments to Council at the public hearing, either in writing, in person or both.

Speak at the Meeting
To register in advance to speak, call 403.762.1209. Notices of verbal presentations received prior to noon on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 will be included in the agenda. People who have registered in advance are heard first. At the meeting, you will also have the opportunity of having your name added to the list of speakers. Presentation time is limited to five minutes for each speaker. 

Provide Written Comments: 
Digital written submissions are encouraged. Written submissions received by noon on Wednesday, December 13, 2017will be included in the agenda package for the meeting. Written submissions received after this date, but before the close of the public hearing will be provided to Council at the meeting and will become part of the public record. There is a call for written submissions at the hearing.

  • Send written submission to municipal.clerk@banff.ca  or deliver them in person to Banff Town Hall, 110 Bear Street, Banff.

Please note that any written submissions provided to council for their consideration at the public hearing is added to the agenda in its entirety to the agenda, which is made available to the public and posted on the Town's website. Personal information should be limited.

If you have any questions regarding the proposed bylaw, please call the Planning and Development Office at 403.762.1215. If you have any questions regarding the public hearing process please call the Office of the Municipal Clerk at 403.762.1209.