Land Use Planning

Developing an entire city takes a lot of planning

As our city grows, the landscape around us is changing. Land is being developed and new buildings are being constructed to support citizens, business and industry. So how exactly does all that land ge...

Blatchford: Combining sustainability and urban design

When you look at sustainable communities around the world, each community is unique. They are designed using different technologies and with distinct streets and public spaces based on their individua...

What is Zoning?

You may have heard of development tools such as zoning and overlays, but do you know how they help shape our city? Zoning is the main tool the City uses to help balance growth and create sustainable c...

Blatchford: Building the neighbourhood of the future

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, Edmonton is focused on managing our incredible growth. And while the 536 acres of raw land located minutes from our downtown core will be vital in helpi...

Blatchford: Business as Unusual

As an Edmontonian, Councillor Bev Esslinger is excited about Blatchford. As the elected representative of the area where the community will be built, she is preparing for one of the most significant c...

Blatchford: Connecting to Edmonton’s Future

A piece of raw land the size of 362 football fields located minutes from a major city’s downtown core doesn’t come along very often. That’s why the City of Edmonton is in an enviable position wh...

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