Planning & Development

Operated out of the Town’s Engineering & Infrastructure Department, Planning and Development plays a central role in land use planning and community development within the Town of Peace River.  Planning and Development works to ensure that development takes place in an organized, well-planned way, and in compliance with all provincial and municipal legislation, while also maintaining and enhancing the natural and man-made environments that contribute to a high quality-of-life. Planning and Development manage strategic planning initiatives, development approvals and land matters in the Town, based on the Town’s needs and Council’s corporate vision.

Submit applications and inquiries to [email protected].

Ongoing Projects

Active Transportation Plan

Land Use Bylaw Refresh

Temporary Outdoor Patios & Retail Space Pilot Project

Downtown Beautification

Completed Projects

Upper West Peace North Area Structure Plan

Notices of Bylaws & Public Hearings

Land Use Bylaw Amendment Public Hearing – Bylaw No. 2145

Date: February 12, 2024 at 5:00 pm

Public Notice: Notice No. 2145

Bylaw No. 2145 can be viewed here.

Municipal Planning Commission (MPC)

The Municipal Planning Commission (MPC) a municipal board established by a bylaw that is responsible for reviewing and making decisions on discretionary use development applications, and may also provide advice and input on strategic planning processes. The Municipal Planning Commission is established by Bylaw No. 1993.

MPC Meetings

MPC meetings are held online via Zoom or another online meeting platform, or in the 12 Foot Davis Board Room at the Town Office, typically on a Monday or Tuesday at 4:15 pm, on an as-needed basis (typically the MPC meets between 6 and 12 times per year). MPC meetings are usually confirmed on the Friday prior to the MPC meeting being held on Monday. The MPC may also hold special meetings as needed to accommodate strategic planning processes. The quorum for an MPC meeting is five members.

Please contact Planning & Development at (780) 624-2574 for an updated schedule of meeting dates and times.


Susan Martineau, Development Officer
[email protected]
(780) 624-2574


Alisha Mody, Manager of Planning and Development
[email protected]
(780) 624-2574