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Planning & Development

Community Bylaws

Intermunicipal Development Plan IDP

An IDP is a statutory planning document which is prepared by neighboring municipalities to ensure that development within two or more municipalities reflects the common interests of all the municipalities involved, and sets out a joint vision for future development and land use issues.

Ryley/Beaver County IDP Amendment Bylaw 2018-932
Ryley/Beaver County IDP
Tofield/Beaver County IDP
Holden/Beaver County IDP
Viking/Beaver County IDP

Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework ICF

Municipalities that share a common boundary must create an ICF with each other. This framework provides for integrated and strategic planning, delivery, and funding of intermunicipal services. It lists services currently provided by neighboring municipalities and identifies how, if at all, intermunicipal services will be delivered and funded.

Ryley/Beaver County ICF
Tofield/Beaver County ICF
Holden/Beaver County ICF
Viking/Beaver County ICF

Municipal Development Plan MDP

Our MDP is a high-level blueprint showing how the Village of Ryley expects to change over time and the shape it will take in the future. The MDP outlines our long-term land use policies, the manner and proposals for future development, and the municipal services and facilities in the entire municipality.

Municipal Development Plan

Land Use Bylaw LUB

The LUB implements the policies of the IDP and MDP by regulating and controlling the use and development of land and buildings within the Village of Ryley. It outlines how plans must be prepared and adopted to achieve orderly, economical, and beneficial development. The LUB is intended to maintain and enhance the natural resources by minimizing possible negative impacts of development while, at the same time, facilitating public access and enjoyment.

Land Use Bylaw 2020-936

Policies and Bylaws related to planning, subdivision, and development

Below is a listing of the Village of Ryley’s Policies which are taken into consideration, where applicable, in land use planning or development decisions. The policies are used in conjunction with the statutory plans adopted by the Village of Ryley, including, but not limited to: Intermunicipal Development Plans, Municipal Development Plan, Area Structure Plans, Land Use Bylaw, and Development Standards.

Bylaw Enforcement Officer Bylaw 2020-946
Intermunicipal Subdivision & Development Appeal Board Bylaw 2020-945
Subdivision Authority Bylaw 2007-06-03
Cancellation of Subdivision Bylaw 2018-929
Sanitary Sewer Services Bylaw 2017-924
Property Planning Committee Bylaw 2016-919
Inter-municipal Development Plan Amendment Bylaw 2012-890
Intermunicipal Assessment Review Board Bylaw 2020-943

Alberta Builder Licensing. All residential home builders are required to have a licence when they go to obtain a building permit for a new home. Builder licensing applies to the construction of new homes to which the New Home Buyer Protection Act applies, including condominiums. For more information visit

Builder Licensing FAQ
Builder Licensing Application Process
Information for Builders – Builders Licence
NEW 2019 Building & Electrical Code Changes

For cost of permits and amendments please see the Master Rates Bylaw in our bylaws section. If you have any questions about this or any other Village Bylaw please contact the Village Office at 780-663-3653 or email

Development & Demolition Permit Application – Village of Ryley
Plumbing Permit Application – Inspections Group Inc.
Gas Permit Application – Inspections Group Inc.
Electrical Permit Application – Inspections Group Inc.
Building & Demolition Permit Application – Inspections Group Inc.
Manufactured Home Move Out or In Application – Village of Ryley
Roadside Development Application for Roadside Development Near A Primary Highway – Alberta Infrastructure & Transportation

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