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Zoning and Land Use Bylaw


Zoning defines a variety of areas (zones or districts) within the City and details the types of land use allowed within each area.

Download the Rezoning Process

LUB Amendment Application

What zoning districts exist in our city?

Land Use Districts (also known as zones) have been created for a wide range of residential, commercial, industrial, and public service land uses. All land in the CIty of Lethbridge is assigned a Land Use District, from Land Use Bylaw 6300.


Land Use Districts Colour Map​

Land Use Districts Parcel Map​

For more information on the regulations associated with specific zoning districts, or for information regarding the zoning of a specific piece of property, please contact Planning & Development, or consul Land Use Bylaw 6300.

What is Direct Control?

Direct Control zones are used to manage special, one-of-a-kind land use situations.  These zones have unique characteristics and have regulations created for the circumstances. 

What is the difference between zoning, land use classification, and districting?

These terms have the same meaning and are often used interchangeably.

Can the zoning of specific properties be changed?

Yes, an application to change the zoning of a specific piece of land can be made by the registered owner or their agent.  The final decision to change the zoning of a property is made by City Council.

Are there fees associated with Rezoning?

Yes, the application fee for rezoning is $5500, or $2750 for properties located within an Area Redevelopment Plan boundary.

Fees for amending neighbourhood plans, Development, and Building Permits are in addition to this fee.

Zoning Type: New Subdivisions

Contact: Tyson Boylan

Senior Community Planner
Phone: 403-320-3928

Zoning Type: Established (older) Neighbourhoods

Contact: Ross Kilgour 
Senior Community Planner
Phone: 403-320-4237




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