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Notice of Public Hearings
Bylaw 420 - Land Use Bylaw Amending Bylaw - Cannabis and Cannabis Related Business Definitions

  • Date of Hearing: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Place of Hearing: Town of Banff Town Hall Council Chamber, 110 Bear Street, Banff
  • Time of Hearing: 2 p.m.

Bylaw 420
The purpose of Bylaw 420 would be to amend the Land Use Bylaw to clarify how uses related to the sale and distribution of cannabis and related products will be defined. 

To view the proposed bylaw:

Submitting your comments
The public hearing provides an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback to Council on the proposed bylaw. Any member of the public may submit comments to council at the public hearing, either in writing, in person or both.  

Speaking at the meeting:
To register in advance to speak you may call 403.762.1209 up until the (business) day before the date of the hearing. Notice of verbal presentations received prior to noon on Monday, February 5, 2018 will be included on 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 will be strictly limited to five minutes for each speaker.

Provide written comments:
Digital written submissions are encouraged. Written submissions received by noon on Monday, February 5, 2018 will 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 also a call for written submissions at the hearing.  

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.

Borrowing Bylaws – 2018 Capital Projects
At the January 15, 2018 meeting, council approved the 2018-2027 10 year capital plan which included borrowing for the following capital projects:
  • Bus Shelter Installations (T-25-16) $333,333
  • Transit Bus Storage (T-21-16) $2,300,000
  • Transit Hub (T-24-16) $170,000 (included in carry-forward from 2017)
Financing for these projects will come from 30 year debentures from Alberta Capital Finance Authority (ACFA). The interest rate will be set on the day the debentures are issued. For reference the 30 year rate on January 12, 2018 was posted at 3.189%.

Council gave first reading to Bylaw 390, Bylaw 391 and Bylaw 392 on January 22, 2018. 

Anyone wishing to file a petition with respect to any of these bylaws must do so no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

The procedure for filing a petition is available from the municipal clerk. Please email or call 403.762.1209 for more information. A hard copy is available at Banff Town Hall, 110 Bear Street.