Here are some opportunities to offer your input on civic initiatives, including Edmonton's animal bylaw, concept plans for Castle Downs Park, and updates to St. Albert's land use bylaw.
- Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw Renewal: Phase 1 of Public Engagement — The City of Edmonton is working on a renewal of its Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw, which is more than 20 years old. A virtual public engagement event is happening Nov. 2 from 6pm to 8pm. Residents can also submit online feedback about regulations around dogs, cats, bees, chickens, rabbits, and other domesticated animals until Nov. 5.
- Castle Downs Park — Concept Plan — The City of Edmonton is updating its concept plan for Castle Downs Park in northwest Edmonton and is seeking input from residents about how they use the park and what amenities they'd like added. The city will share an online survey on Nov. 7. It has also organized a drop-in event at St. Lucy Catholic School from 6pm to 8pm on Nov. 7.
- Land Use Bylaw Update — The City of St. Albert has been revising its land use bylaw to align with its municipal development plan, known as Flourish. The city recently released a draft land use bylaw as well as a virtual open house to help residents explore the proposed changes. An in-person open house focusing on the draft document is happening at Progress Hall from 5pm to 8pm on Nov. 7, while an online survey will be open until Nov. 19.
More input opportunities
- Nov. 7 and Nov. 16: District Planning (public engagement sessions) in Edmonton
- By Nov. 7: Re-imagined Central Park in Spruce Grove
- By Nov. 7: 2024 Proposed Budget Survey in St. Albert
- By. Nov. 17: Oliver Neighbourhood Renewal (planning) in Edmonton
- By Nov. 20: Glenwood Alley Renewal (pre-engagement survey) in Edmonton
- By Nov. 22: Vibrant Streets Art Contest (voting) in Edmonton
- By Dec. 1: District Planning (online engagement and surveys) in Edmonton
- By Dec. 31: Public Washroom Survey in Edmonton
- By Dec. 31: Public Engagement Feedback Survey in Edmonton
Photo: An outdoor cat rubs up against an apartment building in Oliver. (Kevin Holowack)