The Province of Alberta has established a hierarchy of planning documents. The Town of Oyen must align with higher level documents and the Land Use Bylaw must be consistent with the Municipal Development Plan.
Shown below is a hierarchy of the policies used when Administration makes planning decisions.
|Provincial Realm||Alberta Land Stewardship Act|
|Red Deer River Regional Plan|
|Municipal Government Act|
|Municipal Realm|| Municipal Development Plan (Bylaw 825-13) |
-> Development Permit Application
|Area Structure Plan|
|Town of Oyen Land Use Bylaw (Bylaw 891-22)|