Alberta Land-use Framework Region Explorer
The Land-use Framework created seven regions in the province. A unique regional plan is being create for all the regions – two have been created and implemented.
Explore the regions by clicking on the map or graphs.
Population and demographic profile based on Alberta’s Land-use Framework regions.
The number of farms in a given area.
Outdoor recreation participation by Land-use Framework.
Alberta’s 7 regions
The Land-use Framework created seven regions based on the major watersheds. A regional plan is to be created for each region.
Two regional plans have been developed and approved, and one is currently in development.
- Lower Athabasca: Approved
- South Saskatchewan: Approved
- North Saskatchewan: In development
- Lower Peace: Not started
- Red Deer: Not started
- Upper Athabasca: Not started
- Upper Peace: Not started
In preparation to develop regional plans, a profile of the region was completed. The three available profiles are:
History of Alberta’s regional plans
Before the introduction of the Land-use Framework, Alberta’s land and resources were managed with a range of policies from the provincial level to municipalities. See a complete history of regional planning in Alberta.
The regional plans in their current form date back to 2007.