Town Council has been actively engaging with the province as well as local entrepreneurs to create a business friendly environment that welcomes new opportunities
WORKING WITH THE PROVINCE
- Meetings with the Ministry of Agriculture, Economic Development and Trade on February 14, 2019 to discuss the possibilities for future hemp industry development
- Working with Assistant Deputy Minister of Food and Value-Added Processing to develop a business case to support development
WORKING WITH LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS
- TWO REZONING BYLAWS
have been passed to allow for the production and distribution of cannabis in Drayton Valley.
2018-18-D 5421 Industrial Road
2019-03-D 5630/5634- 56 Street
Have been passed to allow for the production/distribution and retail sale of cannabis and cannabis products in Drayton Valley
2018-09-D Land Use Amending (Cannabis) Bylaw
Amend Town of Drayton Valley Land Use Bylaw 2007-24-D and Land Use Amendment Bylaw (re: Adult Business) 2012-25-D, to include provisions for the retail sale of cannabis and cannabis products within the Town.
2018-10-D Business License Amending (Cannabis Retail) Bylaw
Amend Town of Drayton Valley Business License Bylaw 2008-18-D, and amendments thereto, to include provisions for the retail sale of cannabis and cannabis products within the Town.
2018-11-D Signage Amending Cannabis Bylaw
Amend the Town of Drayton Valley Signage Bylaw 2012-16-D to include provisions for the use of signage in the retail sale of cannabis products within the Town
2018-12-P Cannabis-Free Public Places
A person must not smoke, vape, use, or consume cannabis in any public place, park or recreation area; a person who is entitled to possess cannabis pursuant to a medical document is not subject to the Bylaw
2018-16-D Land Use Amending (Cannabis Production/Distribution) Bylaw
which includes provisions for the establishment of Cannabis Production and Distribution Facilities with the Town.