Town of Canmore

Guiding Documents

Our Vision

"Canmore is a resilient and vibrant community socially, economically, and environmentally. Its strength is in its resourceful and engaged citizens, who thrive together on the strength of the community’s heritage, long term commitment to the diversity of its people, and health of the mountain landscape."  Canmore's Municipal Development Plan, 2016

 

Strategy

pdf 2019 2022 Council Strategic Plan - Updated (3.95 MB)

pdf 2016 Canmore Municipal Development Plan (7.44 MB)

Land Use Bylaw

pdf 2020 Intermunicipal Development Plan (605 KB)

pdf   (1.88 MB) pdf 2010 Signposts to Sustainabilit (253 KB) y

pdf 2006 Mining the Future (1.88 MB)

Area Structure & Redevelopment Plans 

pdf (7.44 MB) pdf 2018 Town of Canmore Organizational Review (3.35 MB)

Financial

pdf 2021-2025 Budget and Business Plan (9.28 MB)

pdf Long Term Financial Strategy (1.58 MB)


Environment

pdf 2019 Wildlife Attractant Management Plan (574 KB)

pdf 2018 Climate Action Plan (1.14 MB)

pdf 2018 Human Wildlife Coexistence Bow Valley Report (1.72 MB)

pdf 2016 Climate Change Adaptation Background Report and Resilience Plan (2.54 MB)

pdf 2015 Human Use Management Review (845 KB)

pdf 2013 Environmental Sustainability Action Plan (2.27 MB)

pdf 2012 Stepping Back From Water Guide  (2.62 MB)

pdf 2012 Wildlife corridor and habitat patch guidelines  (11.97 MB)

pdf 1999 Guidelines for Human Use Within Wildlife Corridors and Habitat Patches  (2.25 MB)


Infrastructure & Transportation

pdf 2017 Building Condition Assessment Executive Summary (414 KB)

pdf 2018 Integrated Transportation Plan (12.16 MB)

pdf 2017 Spatial Needs Study (48.67 MB)

pdf 1998 Town Centre Enhancement Concept Plan (107 KB)

pdf 2018 Integrated Parking Management Plan (2.24 MB)

pdf 2016 Utility Master Plan (7.97 MB)

pdf 2012 Waste Management Strategy (720 KB)

pdf 2017 IT Master Plan (477 KB)

pdf 2018 Broadband Strategic Plan (12.75 MB)

pdf Construction Management Plan Guidelines (CMP) (20 KB)

pdf 2020 Engineering Design and Construction Guidelines (1.80 MB)

2020 Engineering Design and Construction Guideline Figures

Community

pdf 2021 Update to Town of Canmore Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action (236 KB)

pdf 2021 Canmore Regenerative Tourism Framework (2.80 MB)

pdf 2020 Cultural Master Plan (10.81 MB)

pdf 2020 Quarry Lake Concept Plan (22.00 MB)

pdf 2020 Canmore Economic Development Strategy (2.13 MB)

pdf 2019 2029 Canmore Kananaskis Community Tourism Strategic Plan (51.65 MB)

pdf 2017 Tools for the Future - Canmore’s Guide to Connect People and Community (3.07 MB)

2017 Canmore Living Wage Report

pdf 2017 Lands Evaluation for Affordable Housing 2017 (1.39 MB)

pdf 2016 Recreation Master Plan (3.88 MB)

pdf 2016 Tourism Economic Impact Study (2.41 MB)

pdf 2015 (amended 2021) Open Space & Trails Plan (3.88 MB)

pdf 2005 Open Space Development Guidelines (173 KB)

pdf 2011 Comprehensive Housing Action Plan (177 KB)


Safety

pdf 2003 FireSmart Protecting Your Community (20.68 MB)

pdf 2010 FireSmart Mitigation Strategy  (5.60 MB)

pdf 2013 Guidelines for New Development in Proximity to Railways (5.06 MB)

pdf 2016 Canmore Fire Rescue Staffing Study (11.73 MB)

pdf 2017 Fire Rescue Master Plan (17.71 MB)

pdf 2017 Wildfire Mitigation Strategy (3.45 MB)

pdf 2019 Fire Hall Study Summary Report (12.82 MB)

Hazard & Risk Assessments (coming soon)

Bow River Hazard Study (coming soon)

Community Statistics

Community monitoring reports, census data, and other information can be found at Community Statistics 

 

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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