Planning

The Planning Division is responsible for guiding the growth and development of the City of Prince Albert. There are a number of studies, plans and laws that have been developed that assist with this. Please see below for a list of the City of Prince Albert’s planning and development documents.

Strategic Plans

Please see this page for the City's strategic plan and number of other master planning documents that guide decision making at the City of Prince Albert. 


Flood Plain (1:500)
Approximately 2000 homes, mainly located in the West Flat, East Flat and Hazeldell neighborhoods, are located in what has been designated as the one in five hundred year flood risk area.

Official Community Plan - Prince Albert District Planning Commission

The Official Community Plan for the Prince Albert District Planning Commission (PADPC) is intended to serve as a statement of the goals, objectives and policies of the R.M. of Prince Albert, the R.M. of Buckland and the City of Prince Albert relating to the future growth and development of the Planning District. The policies are intended to provide the PADPC and the member municipalities with direction and guidelines for establishing bylaws and programs and making decisions on future land use and development proposals.

  • Zoning Bylaw - RM of Buckland (DRAFT)
    The Zoning Bylaw is the primary land use document for the R.M. of Buckland. The document is adopted in accordance with the long-term objectives of the Prince Albert District Planning Commission Official Community Plan.
  • Zoning Bylaw - RM of Prince Albert (DRAFT)
    The Zoning Bylaw is the primary land use document for the R.M. of Prince Albert. The document is adopted in accordance with the long-term objectives of the Prince Albert District Planning Commission Official Community Plan.

Population Household and Employment Study

This comprehensive long-term growth forcast will be used as background to the City's 2009 Development Levies and Servicing Fees Study as well as for land use planning, long-term infrastructure requirements, water and waste water facilities and capital budgeting. It is divided into three phases: an economic and demographic profile of the city, a long-term population and employment forecast and a review of recent population and housing forecasts for Prince Albert.


South Highway Corridor Concept Plans and Commercial/Industrial Feasibility Study

The purpose of this study is to produce a detailed redevelopment scheme for the Highway 2 entry corridor area, a general concept plan and feasibility study for the development of Highway 3 entry corridor area and the potential industrial, commercial, institutional and mixed-use available properties in the land area which lies between the two corridors.


West Hill Master Plan
The West Hill Master Plan (WHMP) was prepared by AECOM in 2018. The WHMP is intended to provide an overall framework for development within the southwest quadrant of the City of Prince Albert in an orderly and economical manner. The WHMP addresses a number of key issues such as: cost of providing on-site and off-site services, development phases, development of West Hill in relation with other areas in the City, land owners interest and density and servicing.

Crescent Acres Land Study

The Crescent Acres Land Study was prepared by AECOM in 2013. The purpose of the study is to guide the development in the future Crescent Acres neighbourhood in terms of optimal urban planning, traffic impact and upgrades, municipal servicing, site grading, and development staging.

Planning Division
City of Prince Albert
1084 Central Avenue
Prince Albert, SK
S6V 7P3

Phone:  306.953.4370
Fax:  306.953.4380