County saw almost $3 million in development permits in May

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The monthly County of Wetaskiwin Planning and Development report included a summary of development permits that totaled almost $3 million in one month, according to department head David Blades.

Blades presented the development report for the month of May, 2018 at the Planning and Development meeting held June 8 in council chambers.

“During the month of May, there were 36 development permits completed with an estimated value of $2,898,225.00,” stated Blades in his memo to council.

“Two permits were Commercial, two permits were Recreational, 32 Residential, and one Request to Operate Business approvals were issued. There were six Compliance Certificates issued. Administration conducted six site inspections, 15 subdivision design reviews/inspections, and six approach inspections.

Site Inspections

Plan 0728677 Block 5 Lot 12 was reported to be a short term camping parking pad location inspection. Staff noted it was to be located in a natural swale; a new location was required.

Staff reported they went to Mulhurst Bay for recreational vehicle inspections with bylaw services. There were complaints that some RVs in the village were not complying with bylaws and staff reported that some RVs were in compliance, and some were not.

Plan 5071TR Lot B, Central Construction, staff reported they did a roadside inspection to follow up on a complaint about activity on the parcel.

Plan 1522155 Block 1 Lot 1, Cheryl Henry, involved a pre-development inspection of proposed berm and dugout locations.

Plan 0721920 Block 1 Lot 1, 2088141 Alberta Ltd., a site inspection was performed to determine if bank break setback was sufficient.

Staff looked into a “pay for parking on residential lot and public road” situation in the Buck Lake area.

Design Reviews/Inspections

Staff reported the following design reviews/inspections were performed: 2018 construction projects w/ ROHI Engineering, Charaden Meadows, Dorchester Ranch, G3 Canada Ltd., Goodon Industrial Area, Gwynne Hill Slide, Hamlet drainage review study w/ WSP Engineering, Hamlet underground utility infrastructure data collection project w/ Ethan Cai, Hilgartner Gravel Pit Assessment, J-V Estates, Lakedell Road pavement patching, Louis Bull Flyover pavement repairs, Terry Wright Subdivision, The Estates of Pigeon Lake and the Wetaskiwin Ag Society Road.

Councilors unanimously accepted the report.

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