Kneehill County September 17, 2014

Invest in Your Community - Get Involved!
Did you know that property assessments and planning and development decisions can be appealed and those appeals are heard by someone other than elected officials and municipal staff? You can be part of this important function in your community!
Annually, Council appoints members to the Inter-Municipal Local Assessment Review Board and Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. Applications are now being accepted from persons interested in joining these two boards. Training will be provided at the expense of Kneehill County. Board members will receive remuneration and expenses for board responsibilities.
Applications are available electronically from the Kneehill County website. or can be picked up at the Kneehill County Administrative Office. Applications can be submitted to Kneehill County no later than 4:00 p.m., on Friday, October 17, 2014, by e-mail to or dropped off at the County Administration Building.

Nominations now open for the 2015 FARM FAMILY AWARD
Calgary stampede, kneehill county

Kneehill County ASB & Council recognize together with the Calgary Stampede the importance of honoring farm families. These who best typify the ideals and way of life for the farm family unit and their contributions to the enhancement of the family's quality of life, their rural community and society.
Guidelines for nominations are described as per Kneehill County ASB Policy #1-32-3 which is on website. The guidelines include Community Involvement, Agricultural Industry Involvement & Business Updates, Team Farm Management, and Technical Farm Practices.
Please have your nominations in by September 25, 2014 via email to or drop off/mail to Kneehill County office.

Development Notice
THE FOLLOWING DEVELOPMENT PERMITS, WHICH HAVE BEEN CONDITIONALLY APPROVED BY KNEEHILL COUNTY, ARE SUBJECT TO APPEAL BY THE PUBLIC. Please note, however, that developments listed as a "Permitted Use" may only be appealed if the development standards (e.g. setback distances) have been relaxed or varied, or if an affected person has determined that the Development Authority has misinterpreted the Land Use Bylaw. Developments listed as a "Discretionary Use" may be appealed if an affected person has a legitimate grievance, or if the aforementioned reasons relating to Permitted Uses apply.

Permit #: 3451-14
Application: Detached garage
Owner: N. & G. Tainsh
Applicant: N. & G. Tainsh
Location: NE 25-31-25-W4
Zoning: Agricultural
Devt. Type: Permitted

Permit #: 3452-14
Application: RTM
Owner: J. & B. Radcliffe
Applicant: J. & B. Radcliffe
Location: SW 29-32-25-W4
Zoning: Agricultural
Devt. Type: Permitted

Subject to the conditions noted above, any individual may appeal an approved development permit. Appeal must be in the form of a notice and must be directed to:
Al Hoggan, CAO
Kneehill County
Box 400
Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0
The appeal, accompanied by the requisite fee ($300.00), must be submitted by 4:00 PM, October 1ST, 2014. Please contact the County Development Officer at (403) 443-5541 if you would like additional information.