Notice of public hearing: proposed bylaw to amend the Land Use Bylaw 7-08

The purpose of the proposed bylaw is to amend the Leduc County Land Use Bylaw to add “Farm-Based Alcoholic Beverage Production Facility” as a discretionary use under Section 9.1.3 (Agricultural District). This type of facillity will allow for the processing of ingredients for the production of spirits, beers, wines, mead or ciders and may include a laboratory, administrative office, hospitality room, tour services and a retail outlet. At least 50 per cent of the ingredients used to manufacture the beverages shall be sourced from the operators farm operation.

A public hearing concerning the amendment will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible, in the council chamber of Leduc County Centre, at which time written and oral submissions can be presented to council. Submissions may be made by any person(s) who claim to be affected by the proposed amendment or from any other person whom council agrees to hear.

Any written submissions that are mailed or delivered to Leduc County, Suite 101, 1101-5 Street, Nisku, AB T9E 2X3 or faxed to 780-955-8866 by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017, will be included on the council agenda. Written and oral submissions may be made at the council meeting, without prior notification to Leduc County.

If you make a written submission, the information you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Copies of the proposed amending bylaws, the applications for amendment and any related information may be inspected at County Centre, in the Planning and Development offices between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

For further information, please contact:
Doug Woodliffe, Planner
Planning and Development