Project Updates 2017-09-12T15:59:24+00:00


The preparation of the WOASP involves a wide range of technical work, stakeholder engagement, plan development and municipal review and approval processes.  A summary of key milestones and anticipated timing is outlined below:

Stay tuned for future updates to our project timeline as the WOASP project advances.


  • West Okotoks ASP Submission to the Town of Okotoks (August 24, 2017)

    The West Okotoks ASP team is pleased to announce that on August 242017, they have provided a submission of the West Okotoks Area Structure Plan and associated baseline and technical studies to the Town of Okotoks.

    The Town of Okotoks is now reviewing the application internally which involves circulating the application to applicable departments for review and comment. Following the internal circulation process, the Town will provide feedback and comments to the West Okotoks ASP team and additional amendments will be made to the plan. Once complete, it is anticipated the Town will circulate the application to external stakeholders including regulatory bodies, school divisions, and adjacent landowners.

    Once the Town of Okotoks has completed its initial internal review process, external stakeholders have provided their feedback, and the West Okotoks ASP team has made amendments to the plan, the plan will be made available to the public and we will be continuing our engagement campaign. Please stay tuned for upcoming engagement opportunities anticipated to be held in Fall 2017.

  • Province Approves Okotoks Annexation (June 26, 2017)

    The West Okotoks ASP team is pleased to share that on June 14th 2017, the Government of Alberta approved the annexation of approximately 1,950 hectares (4,900 acres) of land to the north, west, south and southeast of Okotoks’ current town limits. Included within these newly annexed lands is the West Okotoks ASP area. The annexation will become effective July 1st 2017.

  • West Okotoks ASP website launched (May 26, 2017)

    The WOASP project team is pleased to announce the launch of the WOASP project website, your one stop shop for all news and matters relating the preparation and approval of the WOASP. Please stay tuned for future updates and information relating to this project.

  • Town of Okotoks Initiates WOASP (April 4, 2017)

    The Town to Okotoks sent a letter to plan area landowners, key stakeholders and adjacent residents. The letter provided advanced notice of the preparation of the developer funded WOASP, the role and purpose of the ASP, and its relationship to the annexation matters under consideration by the Government of Alberta.

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  • Notice of Public Hearing, Town of Okotoks Proposed Annexation (September 8, 2016)

    Municipal Government Board notice of public hearing with respect to the proposed annexation of the WOASP plan area and other lands from the MD of Foothills to the Town of Okotoks. The public hearing was held and a decision from the Government of Alberta on the proposed annexation is pending.

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  • Town of Okotoks and MD of Foothills Reach Annexation Agreement (April 12, 2016)

    A joint news release issued by the Town of Okotoks and MD of Foothills outlining that all parties have reached annexation agreement in principle. Included within the agreed to annexation area, the WOASP plan area forms a significant portion of the southwest growth sector.

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