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The Capital Region Board
Regional Planning in Alberta’s
Capital Region

Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
Introduction
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Origins
Participating municipalities
Mandate
Outcomes
Achievements
Challenges

Follow: @YXERegio...
Origins
• Edmonton Metropolitan Regional Planning
Commission, to 1994 (mandatory)
• Capital Region Forum, 1995-97 (volunta...
Participating Municipalities
• Twenty-five named in Regulation
• Cities of Edmonton, St. Albert, Fort
Saskatchewan, Spruce...
Participating Municipalities

Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
Mandate
• Capital Region Growth Plan
• Comprehensive, integrated regional land use
plan for the Capital region
– Populatio...
Mandate
• Density of development
• Development and location of infrastructure
• Identification of corridors for recreation...
Mandate
• Also:
• Regional Intermunicipal Transit Network Plan
for Capital Region
• Plan to co-ordinate geographic informa...
Outcomes
• Growth Plan prepared by:
– Interim Chair
– Plan Committees
– Elected officials - Mayors, Reeves Councillors
– M...
Outcomes
• March 31, 2009 – Growth Plan submitted to
Government
• June 11, 2009 – Government response
• October 31, 2009 &...
Outcomes
• Capital Region Growth Plan
• March 31, 2010
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Land Use Plan
Intermunicipal Transit Network Plan
Housin...
Outcomes
• Capital Region Growth Plan
• Plans that came into effect March 31, 2010,
plus
• June 17, 2013
– Integrated Regi...
Achievements
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Capital Region Growth Plan
Unprecedented scope of work
Twenty four municipalities talk to each o...
Challenges
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Twenty-four municipalities
Consensus sometimes elusive
Agricultural lands
Priority Growth Areas – ...
Capital Region Board
• Website:
• www.capitalregionboard.ab.ca
• HadenPlan Consulting
• hadenplan@gmail.com
• 778-425-4100...
Capital Region Board

• Questions, comments,
discussion

Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
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Capital Region Board

  1. 1. The Capital Region Board Regional Planning in Alberta’s Capital Region Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  2. 2. Introduction • • • • • • Origins Participating municipalities Mandate Outcomes Achievements Challenges Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  3. 3. Origins • Edmonton Metropolitan Regional Planning Commission, to 1994 (mandatory) • Capital Region Forum, 1995-97 (voluntary) • Alberta Capital Region Alliance, 1997 -2007 (voluntary) • Capital Region Integrated Growth Management Plan (2007) • Capital Region Board Regulation, April 15, 2008 Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  4. 4. Participating Municipalities • Twenty-five named in Regulation • Cities of Edmonton, St. Albert, Fort Saskatchewan, Spruce Grove and Leduc • Counties of Strathcona, Leduc, Parkland, Sturgeon and Lamont • Towns of Devon, Stony Plain, Morinville, Beaumont; 11 other Towns & Villages • Reduced to twenty-four, 2010 Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  5. 5. Participating Municipalities Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  6. 6. Mandate • Capital Region Growth Plan • Comprehensive, integrated regional land use plan for the Capital region – Population and employment projections – Identification of : • Priority growth areas • Land supply for residential, commercial and industrial purposes • Agricultural land • Buffer areas Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  7. 7. Mandate • Density of development • Development and location of infrastructure • Identification of corridors for recreation, transportation, utilities and intermunicipal transit • Also – Policies regarding environmentally sensitive areas – Policies for co-ordination of planning and development among participating municipalities – Specific actions to be taken by participating municipalities to implement the land use plan Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  8. 8. Mandate • Also: • Regional Intermunicipal Transit Network Plan for Capital Region • Plan to co-ordinate geographic information services for the Capital Region • Plan regarding social and market affordable housing requirements for the Capital Region • Completion, March 31, 2009 Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  9. 9. Outcomes • Growth Plan prepared by: – Interim Chair – Plan Committees – Elected officials - Mayors, Reeves Councillors – Municipal administration – CRB staff – Consultants Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  10. 10. Outcomes • March 31, 2009 – Growth Plan submitted to Government • June 11, 2009 – Government response • October 31, 2009 & December 31, 2009 – Growth Plan Addenda submitted to Government • March 31, 2010 – Growth Plan came into effect Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  11. 11. Outcomes • Capital Region Growth Plan • March 31, 2010 – – – – – Land Use Plan Intermunicipal Transit Network Plan Housing Strategy and Implementation Plan GIS Strategy and Implementation Plan October/December 2009 Addenda Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  12. 12. Outcomes • Capital Region Growth Plan • Plans that came into effect March 31, 2010, plus • June 17, 2013 – Integrated Regional Transportation System Study – Integrated Regional Transportation Master Plan – Thirty Year Transit Service Plan Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  13. 13. Achievements • • • • • • Capital Region Growth Plan Unprecedented scope of work Twenty four municipalities talk to each other Twenty-four municipalities, one voice Influence on Government Long-term planning, second regional ring road Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  14. 14. Challenges • • • • • • Twenty-four municipalities Consensus sometimes elusive Agricultural lands Priority Growth Areas – PGAs Interpretation and Implementation Growth Plan update 2014 - 2015 Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  15. 15. Capital Region Board • Website: • www.capitalregionboard.ab.ca • HadenPlan Consulting • hadenplan@gmail.com • 778-425-4100 Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit
  16. 16. Capital Region Board • Questions, comments, discussion Follow: @YXERegion #yxesummit

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