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Banff Mineral Springs Helipad
The Mineral Springs Hospital helipad has been identified by Alberta Health Services as in need of upgrading in order to accommodate the new STARS helicopter fleet and to satisfy Transport Canada’s regulatory requirements. The current helipad, constructed in 1998 (98DP35) is not able to accommodate some of the larger aircraft now operated by STARS, forcing these aircraft to utilize off-site landing areas such as the helipad in the compound, which increases patient risk. Alberta Health Services and their consultant WSP Group have been working with the Town of Banff since mid-2015 on a proposed new helipad design which if approved would begin construction in the summer of 2016. 

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If residents have any questions regarding the Development Permit drawings, Planning and Development is available to meet one-on-one. Call 403.762.1215 to schedule a meeting with the project planner. 

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The application is scheduled to be reviewed by Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) at their June 8, 2016 meeting. Written feedback can be forwarded via email to . You're encouraged to provide written input in advance of the meeting so that they may be included in the MPC agenda package. In addition, MPC allows for a five minute presentation from each member of the public to speak.