Public Hearings

A Public Hearing is a process that occurs when a land use is being changed by a bylaw. All Public Hearings are held in conjunction with a City Council Meeting.

The Public Hearing is City Council’s opportunity to hear from anyone who is affected by the proposed bylaw. You can let Council know your opinions on the proposed bylaw in any/ all of the following ways:

  • Submit a letter to be included in the Council agenda. Letters must be submit in advance to the Manager, Legislative Services
  • Attend a Public Hearing and provide your comments
  • Tell Council your views at the Public Hearing. Each presentation is limited to 10 minutes

Bylaw 3357/M-2021, an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to extend the zoning at Unit 4 5239 53 Avenue for a period of 12 months ending May 31, 2022

On April 29, 2021 Council gave First Reading to Bylaw 3357/M-2021, an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to extend the zoning at Unit 4 - 5239 – 53 Avenue (Lots 4-5, Plan 6233RS) in existing building, and corresponding lot area for parking, fenced courtyard and north door outdoor areas as identified on Land Use Bylaw District Map L15 for a period of 12 months ending May 31, 2022. A Public Hearing for this bylaw is scheduled for May 25, 2021 at 4 p.m. Council will hear from anyone who believes they are affected by the proposed bylaw. Following the Public Hearing, Council will consider Second and Third Reading (adoption) of the bylaw. 

The bylaw can be viewed at the following location: Bylaw 3357/M-2021 (pdf)  

If you require further information please connect below between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

  • Zoning, bylaw amendment and Development Permit questions -  Emily Damberger – emily.damberger@reddeer.ca 403-505-2082
  • Shelter operations and City related strategies of safety and clean up in the Downtown - Ryan Veldkamp – ryan.veldkamp@reddeer.ca 403-391-2426

City Council will receive submissions from any person claiming to be affected by the proposed bylaw and will consider these at the Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 4 p.m. If you want your submission included in the Council Agenda, you must submit to legislativeservices@reddeer.ca by Friday, May 21, 2021.

The Public Hearing and Council’s debate will be live streamed at: https://meeting.reddeer.ca

Council will attend the Public Hearing via video conference. Council Chambers is closed to the public. The Public is welcome to participate in the Public Hearing through the following methods:

  • By Phone: Members of the public can call into the Public Hearing via phone conference by dialing 1-833-714-0895 and entering 42996496. This is an opportunity for citizens to share their concerns and thoughts but not an opportunity for citizens to pose questions to Council.  The time limit for comments will strictly be held at 10 minutes which includes group representations.
  • By Email:  legislativeservices@reddeer.ca
  • Regular mail:

City Council
c/o Manager, Legislative Services
2nd Floor City Hall
Box 5008
Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4

All submissions will be public information. If you have any questions regarding the use of this information, please contact the Manager, Legislative Services at legislativeservices@reddeer.ca.

In accordance with Alberta’s Meeting Procedures (COVID-19 Suppression) Regulation which is intended to avoid exposing persons to COVID-19 and in response to physical distancing and regulations related to gatherings, modified Public Hearing Procedures may apply. Contact Legislative Services at legislativeservices@reddeer.ca for the Public Hearing procedures.

Bylaw 3357/J-2021, an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to provide clearer interpretation and implementation of the Land Use Bylaw.

On May 10, 2021 Council gave First Reading to Bylaw 3357/J-2021, an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to provide clearer interpretation and implementation of the Land Use Bylaw.

A Public Hearing for this bylaw is scheduled for June 7, 2021 at 6 p.m. Council will hear from anyone who believes they are affected by the proposed bylaw. Following the Public Hearing, Council will consider Second and Third Reading (adoption) of the bylaw. 

The bylaw can be viewed at the following location:  Bylaw 3357/J-2021 (pdf)

For more information regarding the proposed bylaw please contact Erin Stuart, Inspections & Licensing Manager at erin.stuart@reddeer.ca.

City Council will receive submissions from any person claiming to be affected by the proposed bylaw and will consider these at the Public Hearing to be held on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 6 p.m. If you want your submission included in the Council Agenda, you must submit to legislativeservices@reddeer.ca by Friday, May 28, 2021.

The Public Hearing and Council’s debate will be live streamed at: https://meeting.reddeer.ca

Council will attend the Public Hearing via video conference.  Council Chambers is closed to the public.  The Public is welcome to participate in the Public Hearing through the following methods:

  • By Phone: Members of the public can call into the Public Hearing via phone conference by dialing 1-833-714-0895 and entering 8819516. This is an opportunity for citizens to share their concerns and thoughts but not an opportunity for citizens to pose questions to Council.  The time limit for comments will strictly be held at 10 minutes which includes group representations.
  • By Email:  legislativeservices@reddeer.ca
  • Regular mail:

City Council
c/o Manager, Legislative Services
2nd Floor City Hall
Box 5008
Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4

All submissions will be public information. If you have any questions regarding the use of this information, please contact the Manager, Legislative Services at legislativeservices@reddeer.ca.

In accordance with Alberta’s Meeting Procedures (COVID-19 Suppression) Regulation which is intended to avoid exposing persons to COVID-19 and in response to physical distancing and regulations related to gatherings, modified Public Hearing Procedures may apply. Contact Legislative Services at legislativeservices@reddeer.ca for the Public Hearing procedures.