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 Draft Land Use Bylaw Documents

The Draft Land Use Bylaw is significantly different from the current Land Use Bylaw 967-2012. An Open House is being held Thurs Feb 23, 2023 at the Hanna Community Centre from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  You are invited to attend the open house to discuss the Draft Land Use Bylaw with Palliser and Town staff.

The following is the anticipated timeline, which may change at any step along the way:

  • Feb 3-7, 2023: Letters are mailed to affected property owners.
  • Feb 23, 2023 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Open house to gather information and ask questions.
  • Feb 24, 2023: Palliser Regional Municipal Services to revise the proposed bylaw based on input from the Open House.
  • Mar. 14, 2023: Council Meeting: Draft Bylaw to receive 1st reading.
  • Apr 11, 2023: at 7:00 pm: Public Hearing from those prejudicially affected and whose concerns were not addressed at the Open House.
  • Apr 11, 2023: Draft Land Use Bylaw to receive 2nd reading and if anonymous consent is granted, could receive 3rd and final reading.
  • May 1, 2023: New Land Use Bylaw comes into effect.

Draft Land Use Bylaw

Draft of the proposed Hanna Land Use Bylaw. There is no map included in this version.

Draft Land Use Bylaw Summary

A summary of the changes to Hanna's Land Use Bylaw and rationale.

Draft Land Use District Map

This map accompanies the draft land use bylaw and is a visual of the proposed land use districts.

Bylaws

The Municipal Government Act allows municipalities to create bylaws and policies designed to ensure citizens have a high quality of life. Below, you’ll find information on the Town of Hanna’s bylaws and policies.

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Waste Bylaw

#825-1994. Providing for the collection and disposal of garbage, refuse and waste within the boundaries of the Town of Hanna.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Utility Bylaw Amendment 4

#1028-2022 to amend the water charges per cubic meter from $2.94 to $3.00 effective Jan 1, 2023.

Date modified: 14-12-2022
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Utility Bylaw Amendment 3

#1023-2021 to amend the water charges per cubic meter from $2.89 to $2.94 effective Jan 1, 2022.

Date modified: 24-08-2022
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Utility Bylaw Amendment 2

#1019-2021 to amend Waste Management fee from $37.50 to $44 per billing period effective May 1, 2021

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Utility Bylaw Amendment 1

#1014-2021 to amend the water charges per cubic meter from $2.55 to $2.89 effective Jan 1, 2021

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Utility Bylaw

#1006-2020. To provide control for the municipal public utilities system including water, sewer, and solid waste.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Unsightly Property and Snow Removal Bylaw

#947-2009. To regulate and abate nuisances and unsightly premises and to require timely snow removal.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Traffic Bylaw Amendment 1

#973-2014

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Traffic Bylaw

#936-2007. To control and regulate vehicle, animal, and pedestrian traffic.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Tax Rate Bylaw

approved May 10, 2022

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Tax Payment Bylaw

#1011-2020. To establish procedures for the payment of taxes by installments and the imposition of penalties on unpaid taxes.

Date modified: 03-09-2020
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Smoking Bylaw

#920-2005.  Regulating smoking in public facilities owned and operated by the Town of Hanna.  Named Non-Smoking Bylaw.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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RCMP Motor Vehicle Collision Statement

Provided by the Hanna RCMP for local citizens thereby reducing foot traffic into the detachment.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Public Tree Bylaw

Regulates the planting, maintenance and removal of trees located on Town property.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Noise Control Bylaw

#944-2008. To provide for the regulation of noise control.  Also contains the Special Event Permit.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Municipal Development Plan Vol 2

Volume 2 contains the Municipal Development Plan Bylaw #968-2013 and policies.

Date modified: 14-03-2022
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Municipal Development Plan Vol 1

Volume 1 contains Background Studies and Issues.  It is not adopted by bylaw but was approved by Council in 2013. 

Date modified: 14-03-2022
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Land Use Bylaw Map

including amendments up to and including Sept 14, 2021.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Land Use Bylaw Amendment 1029

First reading was given Jan 10, 2023. A public hearing is scheduled Feb 13, 2023 at 7:00 pm at the Town Office.

Date modified: 16-01-2023
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Land Use Bylaw Amendment 1027

Approved Nov 8, 2022

Date modified: 10-11-2022
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Land Use Bylaw Amendment 1025

Bylaw 1025-2022 Land Use Amendment was approved Aug 9, 2022. 

Date modified: 12-10-2022
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Land Use Bylaw

Includes amendments up to and including Sept 14, 2021

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Fireworks Bylaw

#970-2013.  To regulate the sale, use, and storage of fireworks, explosives, or other highly flammable or matter and the use of firearms.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Draft Land Use District Map

This map accompanies the draft land use bylaw and is a visual of the proposed land use districts.

Date modified: 31-01-2023
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Draft Land Use Bylaw Summary

A summary of the changes to Hanna's Land Use Bylaw and rationale.

Date modified: 31-01-2023
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Draft Land Use Bylaw

Draft of the proposed Hanna Land Use Bylaw. There is no map included in this version.

Date modified: 31-01-2023
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Disturbance Log

This document may be used to log noise disturbances including barking dogs. 

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Council Procedure Bylaw

#1015-2021. To govern the proceedings and the conduct of the members of Council, Council committees and other bodies established by Council.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Council Conduct Bylaw

#994-2018. To establish a code of conduct for members of Council.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Cemetery Bylaw

#1021-2021: To provide for the control and regulation of the Hanna Municipal Cemetery.

Date modified: 15-09-2021
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Cannabis Consumption Bylaw

#998-2018. To regulate the consumption of Cannabis.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Bylaw Complaints Online Form

Navigate to the online form to submit your bylaw complaint electronically.

Date modified: 22-02-2022
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Bylaw Complaint Form

Download and complete this form before presenting to Bylaw Enforcement at the Town Office.

Date modified: 22-02-2022
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Business License Bylaw

#889-2000. Providing for the licensing and regulation of businesses, occupations, and properties within the Town of Hanna.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Burning Bylaw

#902-2002. To control open burning within town limits.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Animal Control Bylaw

#808-1993.  Provides for the control of animals. Contains licensing, fees, enforcement, penalties, fanciers, and more.

Date modified: 22-06-2022

Policies

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Adopt A Tree Policy

This policy allows approved trees to be purchased at the request of any person wishing to recognize a loved one, celebrate an event, recognize a business or enhance the community.

Date modified: 21-11-2022
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Boulevard Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Commemorative Bench Policy

Outlines the method for requesting a memorial bench.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Demolition Incentive Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Handivan Policy

Date modified: 25-01-2021
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Hosting Grant

Policy for assistance to host Provincial or National Events using Hanna facilities.

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Public Participation Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Sewer Concerns Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Sidewalk Replacement Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Snow Clearing on Roads Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022
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Snow on Sidewalks Policy

Date modified: 22-06-2022