Planning & Development

Rural Field

Planning & Development Services

The Development Services staff of Red Deer County seek to provide a comfortable and straight forward experience for our customers when processing building or development applications. By providing guidance and information on regulations, stakeholders in the community will be able to make informed choices.

Areas of Expertise

For a brief overview of Planning and Development Services go to our video page.

Planning and Development Services staff are knowledgeable in matters regarding permits, zoning, surveying, property lines, future development plans for specific areas, access to properties, and various bylaws regarding land usage.

Planning and Development Services provides a variety of services pertaining to the management of growth and development of the County's rural land base and its unincorporated settlements.

These services include the preparation and implementation of statutory plans, and the review and processing of development related applications.

Private Sewage Codes & Regulations

For information on Private Sewage codes and regulations, or to file a complaint regarding Private Sewage practices, please contact Red Deer County by phone at 403.350.2170 or by email at  

Environmental Concerns / Emergencies

For environmental concerns, complaints or emergencies, please call the Alberta Environment Complaints / Emergencies at their 24-hour toll-free number, 1.800.222.6514.