Municipal Development Plan

Shaping the Future of Fort Saskatchewan!

The Municipal Development Plan (MDP) is an important planning and decision-making tool that provides strategies and policies to inform the work of City staff (like planners, engineers, and parks folks). The draft Plan guides how the City looks, feels, and functions as we grow to a community of 50,000 residents. The final engagement closed September 27, 2020. Thank you to all the residents that have helped shape this plan over the course of the project.

Please see the draft Plan and engagement summary below.

Our Fort. Our Future. Draft MDP

Draft MDP Engagement Summary

If you would like to learn more, please check out the videos and engagement summary reports available on this page.

How did we get here? Watch this video to learn more

MDP Draft Policies Engagement

The Community Direction Statement (CDS) and Pillars were created following the My Fort. My City. My Say. public engagements and validated with a series of public engagements in the Fall of 2019.

The Growth Strategy is our approach to fulfilling CDS and Pillars. The video below explains the strategy.

The following policy sections of the MDP were brought to the public in focus groups and online questionnaires in February, March and August of 2020:

  • Mobility
  • Natural Systems & Green Infrastructure
  • Our Neighbourhoods
    • General
    • Downtown
    • Established Neighbourhoods
    • Developing Neighbourhoods
    • Future Urban Area
  • City-Wide
  • Infrastructure & Servicing
  • Economic Development
  • Managing City Growth

To help explain our approach to these policy sections we’ve created the videos below.

Online engagement

The engagement schedule was disrupted due to COVID-19. We resumed public engagement August 7, 2020 for the remaining policy sections of the MDP. The Draft MDP was presented to Council on September 15, 2020 and was available online from September 10 to 27, 2020, for review and comment. The MDP will be brought back to Council on October 27, 2020 along with the feedback received online and at in person open houses.


Related resources

Current MDP

Community Direction Statement and Pillars Engagement Report

My Fort. My City. My Say. Stage 2 Report

My Fort. My City. My Say. Stage 1 Report

Vibrant Downtown Summary Report