Pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act), Lacombe County has established guidelines for notifications that are required prior to making a development permit application with the County. Pre-circulations are typically required for applications including, but not limited to; intermediate campgrounds, major campgrounds, community facilities, sand or gravel pits (including pit renewals), special events, commercial alternative energy uses, cannabis production facilities, cannabis retails, kennels (new kennels or expanded kennels), and other uses that are known for potential nuisances.
Please refer to the Notice & Pre-circulation Process guide for more information, it can be downloaded from the application forms and information guides page.
The pre-circulation process fee is $50 (+GST), in addition to the development application fee. This includes staff time in preparing the circulation package as well as materials. Please note this fee must be paid prior to the packages being mailed out. All fees are payable to Lacombe County via cheque, cash, debit, or credit card. Credit card payments are completed using OptionPay (a third party software provider) and are subject to additional surcharges. Please note that all fees are non-refundable.