All posts by: Karen Burgess

Building diverse and inclusive communities through affordable housing

Edmonton is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities, growing by 21% or 135,000 over the past decade. With that growth, Edmonton has become more culturally and ethnically diverse than at any point in ...

Neighbourhood Lifecycles

The lifespan of a community is a constant cycle of growth and change for both its infrastructure and its residents. Neighbourhoods are not static – all communities progress through lifecycles, w...

Variances: balancing development needs with zoning regulations

Edmonton’s variety of terrain – from flat prairies to the steep river valley – means that not every property in the city is the same. Accommodating the unique features of each property s...

Supporting Edmonton’s Mature Neighbourhoods Through Change

All communities progress through life cycles, where the population changes and character evolves. This natural evolution presents an opportunity to rejuvenate mature and established neighbourhoods to ...

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...

Evolving Infill: Meet the new Community Infill Panel!

A high degree of interest enticed nearly 70 people to submit applicantions to join the Community Infill Panel. Of the applicants, thirteen passionate and committed Edmontonians were selected to sit on...

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