Leduc County

Annexation

Frequently asked questions

What is annexation?

Annexation is a legal process involving the transfer of land from one municipality to another.

What is the timeline for annexation?

There is no set timeline for annexation; however, it has been estimated the annexation process takes, on average, between two and five years.

Who makes the final decision?

Following the Municipal Government Board hearing, the board prepares a report and recommendation on the proposed annexation to be forwarded to the Minister of Municipal Affairs. The Government of Alberta will make the final decision.