Blackfalds Intermunicipal Development Plan

Lacombe County gave Third Reading to Bylaw 1310/19 on January 9, 2020 to adopt the Blackfalds Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP). The updated IDP had a number of clarifications and updates to ensure the document met the new requirements as per Bill 21, the Modernized Municipal Government Act. The overall intent of the plan has not changed since the last version.

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Lacombe County and the Town of Blackfalds have a long history of working together cooperatively to enhance the economic, environmental and social sustainability of the region. This IDP is an expression of this collaborative partnership by ensuring the future development of the lands set out in this plan are mutually beneficial and coordination of infrastructure and services occur where possible to benefit area residents. The IDP also establishes a framework for the two municipalities to work together to address issues of mutual concern.


Please refer to the attached Blackfalds IDP  for more information

pdf Blackfalds IDP (4.25 MB)


For more information, please contact Dale Freitag, Director of Planning Services with Lacombe County at 403-782-8389 or