In a continued effort to implement public realm enhancements and to support businesses city-wide, the City of Lethbridge is happy to announce its continuation of the successful outdoor patio and parklet program.
Since the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester, eight University of Lethbridge students participated in five applied studies projects as part of an emerging Work Integrated Learning (WIL) partnership between the City of Lethbridge and the University of Lethbridge’s Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy.
Historic places are important to our understanding of who we are and where we came from. They also contribute to our quality of life and our economy. Lethbridge/Sikóóhkotok is home to nearly 30 Municipal Historic Resources, more than a dozen Provincial Historic Resources, four National Historic Events, one National Historic Person and more than 100 archaeological sites. The City of Lethbridge Heritage Management Plan (HMP) was developed in 2007 to establish a framework for the City to protect Lethbridge's diverse Historic Places now and for the future. Lethbridge City Council recently voted unanimously to approve an updated 2023 HMP with several key updates.
There is no universal definition for a tiny home. The Land Use Bylaw does not draw a distinction between home sizes and there is no special rules for tiny homes. A tiny home on a permanent foundation is considered a single detached dwelling. A tiny home on a chassis and placed on a temporary foundation with connections to utlity services is considered a manufactured home.
Telecommunications is vital to the national economy and security and is thus the jurisdiction of the Federal Government. Cell tower locations are approved by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISEDC for short, formerly Industry Canada). Cell tower locations are not approved by the local municipality. In June 2016 the Supreme Court of Canada re-affirmed that municipal governments have no jurisdiction in the approval of cell tower locations.
Residents may recall they were asked a non-binding ballot question, during last October's Municipal Election, about if building a third vehicular traffic bridge in Lethbridge should become a municipal capital project priority.
On Tuesday, Lethbridge City Council voted unanimously to accept an Administration Submission on the Third Bridge River Crossing Review as information.
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