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Bylaws and Policies

Devon maintains municipal bylaws and policies to ensure the safety, security and quality of life for residents, property owners and commercial interests.

Copies of all active bylaws and policies are available at the municipal office. If you would like to review a bylaw or policy, or if you have a question, please contact the municipal office at P: 780-987-8300 or E: information@devon.ca

Current proposed bylaws are listed below:

Bylaw 979/2022 - Amendment to Bylaw 924/2019 - Land Use Bylaw
First Reading: July 11, 2022

Bylaw 980/2022 - Twin Ice Arena Borrowing - Borrowing Bylaw

First Reading: Oct. 11, 2022

Notice of Borrowing Bylaw

Borrowing Bylaw 980/2022 – Twin Ice Arena Borrowing

The Council of the Town of Devon has decided to issue a bylaw pursuant to Section 258 of the Municipal Government Act to authorize the financing costs associated with construction of a Twin Ice Arena. Town of Devon Council has provided first reading to Borrowing Bylaw 980/2022 on October 11th, 2022. 

The Town of Devon has made plans, specifications and estimates for the project and confirms the total estimated cost of the said project to be $18,547,000.

In order to construct the twin ice arena (by adding a second sheet of ice to the Dale Fisher Arena), it will be necessary for the Municipality to borrow the sum of up to $2,858,000 (the "indebtedness") for a period not to exceed thirty (30) years from the Government of Alberta (formerly the Alberta Capital Finance Authority) or another authorized institution. The following funds are estimated to be applied to the construction:

Debenture(s)

$2,858,000

Government of Alberta Municipal Sustainability Initiative (grant funding)

$6,130,958

Government of Canada Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (grant funding)

$ 7,357,885

Parkland County cost sharing contribution

$1,000,000

Reserves

$1,200,000

Total Cost

$18,547,000

A full copy of the bylaw is available at the Town of Devon Office (1 Columbia Avenue West) Monday to Friday (excepting Nov. 11) during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and online at devon.ca/bylaws.

Filing a petition: As per the requirements under the Municipal Government Act, electors who wish to file a petition in respect to this bylaw must file such petition to the Chief Administrative Officer within 15 days after October 28, 2022. Rules for preparation of a valid petition on this matter are outlined in Sections 219 – 226 & 231 of the Municipal Government Act. A copy of these rules plus a copy of the noted bylaw is available upon request at the Town of Devon Office, 1 Columbia Avenue West during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (excepting Nov. 11) or by email at information@devon.ca.

For information regarding the process for proposed bylaws, click here.

Land Use Bylaw and Maps

To view or print the Land Use Bylaw documents, click here: Land Use Bylaw

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Devon, AB T9G 1A1

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