Sand and gravel are significant natural resources that contribute to our economy. The extraction of aggregate resources (sand & gravel) is vital to grow the County of Barrhead. Readily available aggregate is essential for development of County roads & infrastructure. Identifying ideal locations and mitigating operational impacts to neighboring residences was key in developing the Resource Extraction Strategy.
During 2 public open houses, attendees were invited to share their knowledge and ideas with County Council, Administration, Steering Committee members, and the project team. Development of the Resource Extraction Strategy was informed by information & considerations brought up during the 2 open houses.
The Resource Extraction Strategy is intended to better inform future changes to the County Land Use Bylaw and how gravel extraction is permitted within the County of Barrhead.