Planning & Development 

The Planning Department aims to ensure the orderly and sustainable development of the Town of Slave Lake.

  1. Downtown Main Street

    Patio Expansion and Development Fee Lowered to $50 to Help Local Restaurants

    Do you want to have a patio to operate from? We want to help you do this! On April 20, 2021, Council passed a motion to lower the fee to apply for a patio expansion or development. This means that the new fee is $50. Read on...
  2. Notice of MPC Decision

    April 13th 2021 Approved Development Permits

    The following permit(s) have been approved or refused by the Development Authority of the Town of Slave Lake in which the provisions of the Land Use Bylaw were varied or allowed for a discretionary use. Read on...
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The Planning Department:
  • Assists with matters pertaining to development, plans of subdivision, site plan reviews, certificates of compliance, zoning bylaws and other planning and land use related matters.
  • Monitors and updates various regulatory planning documents for the Town including the Growth Study, Municipal Sustainability Plan, the Municipal Development Plan, various Area Structure Plans and the Land Use Bylaw.
  • Provides professional planning services to Town Council, the Municipal Planning Commission and the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board as well as external agencies, builders, developers and landowners.