Village of Longview

Proposed Bylaws

Village of Longview Council

Proposed Bylaws Under Consideration

Bylaw 412-18 Council Code of Conduct Bylaw – This Bylaw is to establish a Code of Conduct for members of Council and Council Committee Members.

Bylaw 411-18 Tax Installment Payment Plan Bylaw (TIPPs) – This Bylaw will allow the public to arrange monthly Tax Payments using either post-dated cheques or the new auto debit program. Both methods would make automatic payments once a month.

Bylaw 410-18 Public Notification Bylaw – This is to allow the Village alternative methods to notify the of Public Hearings, Proposed Bylaw Amendments, etc. i.e. bulletins board, outdoor sign, newsletters, etc. Currently the MGA requires newspaper advertising of these mandatory notices.

Bylaw 400-17 Land Use Bylaw – This is to incorporate current definitions, and past amendments to bring the LUB up-to-date. It is common practice to review the LUB every 5 to 10 years dependent on changes in Land Use practices.

Bylaw 403-17 Animal Control Bylaw – Updated Bylaw for review, added Beekeeping

Both of these bylaws have received 1st reading in Council. Any suggested changes to either Bylaw should be sent in writing to cao@village.longview.ab.ca to be presented at the next Council meeting for consideration prior to second reading. After third reading the Bylaw is established.

Bylaw 405-17 Community Standards – This is an amendment that includes the maintenance of trees, shrubs, and hedges in relationship to roads, lanes, and sidewalks.