The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

Summary of Policies Used to Make Planning Decisions

Hierarchy of Planning Documents

The Province of Alberta has established a hierarchy of planning documents. The Village of Empress’s planning documents must align with higher level documents and the Land Use Bylaw must be consistent with the Municipal Development Plan.

Alberta Land Stewardship Act
Red Deer River Regional Plan
Municipal Government Act
10-2020 Municipal Development Plan Bylaw with Schedule A
9-2020 Amend Bylaw 7-2013 with Schedule A
Bylaw 2-2019 – Land Use Bylaw Amendments- 2019
Empress Land Use map Aug 2013 (1)
7-2013 Empress Land Use Bylaw

Contact our Village Office:

Phone: (403) 565-3938
Fax: (403) 565-2010

Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue
Empress, Alberta T0J 1E0

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