The Village of Empress

is nestled between the Red Deer River and the South Saskatchewan River, at the eastern edge of Alberta. There is a wild feel to this quaint village surrounded by expansive farms and ranches, pronghorns, coyotes and so many different species of birds. The recreation opportunities for adventurers and star-gazers are boundless. Come and see for yourself!

Land Use

Empress Land Use Bylaw (Bylaw 2013-07)

Empress Land Use Map (2013-August)


Land Use Bylaw Amendments:


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.

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