Planning & Development

Learn more about land development applications and procedures in the Town of Coalhurst, including development fees and other important information.

Residents planning to undertake a development project or build in the Town of Coalhurst must be aware of, and follow, certain requirements. They must also secure all necessary permits.

If you have any questions please call the Town of  Coalhurst Development Officer at (403) 381-3033 or e-mail development@coalhurst.ca

You can check the Town of Coalhurst Land Use Bylaw Coalhurst Land Use Bylaw 354-12 July 2012 (consolidated to Bylaw 390-17 March 2017) (no Map), Coalhurst Land Use Bylaw 354-12 July10 2012 Map (amended to bylaw 390-17) ; also found on the above Oldman River Regional Services Commission link).  You will require a development permit for all buildings that are to be situated on a permanent foundation.

Forms:

LUB form Coalhurst Voluntary Waiver of Claims
LUB form Coalhurst Secondary Suite Application

LUB form Coalhurst Agreement for Time Extension

Coalhurst Residential Development Application
Coalhurst Accessory Building Development Application
Coalhurst Non-Residential Development Permit
Coalhurst LUB and Statutory Plan Amendment Form
Coalhurst Building Removal Application
Coalhurst Notice of Appeal
Coalhurst Sign Permit Application
Coalhurst Home Occupation Application

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR STARTING DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT THE BENEFIT OF A DEVELOPMENT PERMIT November 3, 2015

Town Office
100 – 51 Avenue,
Coalhurst, Alberta
T0L  0V0, Canada

Application Procedure

In addition to the Development Permit application and fee, you are also required to submit:

  • One copy of a site plan (please see the example [PDF])
  • One set of construction drawings or blue prints.

The permit and plans must be submitted to the Town of Coalhurst Development Officer, Leda Kozak Tittsworth, at the Coalhurst Town Office, 100 – 51 Avenue, Coalhurst,  where the appropriate fee will determined for the applicant to make payment.

Processing You Application

All applications are checked by the Development Officer for correct setback distances, lot coverage, appearance and construction method.

permit fees 2.dev  (Fees are subject to change without notice, and should be verified by the Development Officer)

 General Information

Minimum lot size:

  • 15.2m x 30.5 = 463.5 sq. metres. (50’x 100’ = 5,000 s.q feet)

Minimum yard dimensions:

  • Single units:
    • Front yard – 6.1 metres (20 feet)
    • Side yard – 1.2 metres (4 feet)
    • Rear yard – 6.1 metres (20 feet)
  • Carports/garages  & accessory  buildings:
    • Side yard – 1.2 metres (4 feet)
    • Rear yard – 1.5 metres (5 feet)

Maximum site coverage:

  • Principal and accessory buildings –  33%
  • Accessory buildings – 14%

Minimum floor area:

  • Principal building 74.3 sq.  metres (800 sq. feet)

Maximum building height:

  • Primary building – 9.1 metres (30 feet)
  • Accessory building – 4.6 metres (15 feet)

Important Notices

Please call before you DIG!  1 (800) 242-3447.

Note: It is the excavator’s responsibility to contact all companies that do not participate in the Alberta One-Call service.

ATTENTION: IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO ENSURE THE WORK BEING CARRIED OUT DOES NOT CONTRAVENE THE REQUIREMENTS OF RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS, CAVEATS OR ANY OTHER RESTRICTIONS WHICH MAY BE REGISTERED AGAINST THE PROPERTY.

Any questions should be directed to Leda Kozak Tittsworth, Development Officer, development@coalhurst.ca

 

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