Regional planning in Alberta aims to balance various uses of land and consider environmental, social and economic goals in major decisions. Historical land use planning in Alberta included a variety of approaches, and today it is founded on regional planning based on the Land-use Framework.
Since 2007, the Land-use Framework has guided the developed of regional plans. So far, the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan and South Saskatchewan Regional Plan have been developed and implemented.
These videos are a visual history of the progress of implementing the Land-use Framework in Alberta.
Lower Athabasca Regional Plan Announcement
August 22, 2012
Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Announcement
October 10, 2013
Final South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Announcement
June 24, 2014