County and Woodlands County Intermunicipal Development Plan

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The Councils of County of Barrhead  and Woodlands County are considering the adoption of an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP).
This Plan is intended to provide a joint land use policy for the future development of land along the Athabasca River, along the neighbouring boundary of the County of Barrhead and Woodlands County.  The Plan provides joint policies on issues such as:
  • Residential subdivision,
  • Agricultural use,
  • Industrial development,
  • and more
The proposed Plan, Bylaw 4-2020 - passed first reading by both councils, can be viewed here.

Public Hearing

As part of the public review process, a formal public hearing is set to be held:



Public hearings are your opportunity to provide input into the new Intermunicipal Development Plan.  The draft plan can be viewed here or at either office during regular business hours.  Written submissions are to be provided to either party no later than 4:30 P.M., Friday March 20, 2020.
To obtain more information regarding the proposed Plan, please contact either:

 Jenny Bruns
County of Barrhead
5306 - 49 St
Barrhead, AB T7N 1N5
Joan Slootweg
Woodlands County
#1 Woodlands Lane
Whitecourt, AB T7S 1N3