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Hierarchy of Planning Documents

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 RealmAlberta 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)