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Local Area Planning

Local Area Planning gives residents an active role in determining the future of their neighbourhood. Residents, business owners, property owners, community groups and other stakeholders form a partnership with the City of Saskatoon to develop goals and strategies aimed at improving the long-term success of their community.

What are Local Area Plans (LAPs)?

LAPs are a public, participation-based approach to developing comprehensive neighbourhood plans that enable residents, business owners, property owners, community groups and other stakeholders to provide direct input into determining the future of their community. LAPs set out objectives and policies that guide the growth and development of Saskatoon neighbourhoods.

During the development of a LAP, participants work together to identify issues, develop goals and outline strategies to ensure the long-term success of their neighbourhood. By working together with the City of Saskatoon, through guidance of the Planning and Development Division, participants make recommendations to City Administration and City Council in the LAP.

Neighbourhood Safety is a significant component of the LAP. Using the principles of Safe Growth and CPTED, the Safety section of the LAP develops a community-centered approach to crime and perception of safety. Community members with local knowledge and experience work with the City to develop strategies to reduce the opportunity for crime, and improve perception of safety. 

Plans in Progress

Meadowgreen Local Area Plan

The Meadowgreen LAP was officially adopted by City Council on June 26, 2017. Implementation of the 25 short-, medium-, and long-term recommendations has begun. Updates will be posted in the future. Thank you to the Meadowgreen LAP Committee for your support!

Montgomery Place Local Area Plan

Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Local Area Planning process to date; your local knowledge is essential to the success of the Montgomery Place Local Area Plan!

There are currently no further LAP meetings scheduled for the upcoming months. The topics identified by the neighbourhood in the initial neighbourhood survey have been covered by the monthly LAP meetings.

If you are interested in reviewing the information discussed at the monthly meetings, please view meeting minutes/presentations below.

Neighbourhood Planning is currently drafting the Montgomery Place LAP with all the information gathered from the community and stakeholders who took part in the process. We will continue to work with the LAP Committee and stakeholders to keep the neighbourhood engaged and involved.

For more information, contact:
Melissa Austin, Senior Planner
Planning and Development 

Previous Montgomery Place LAP meeting information and minutes

May 28, 2015 - Launch Meeting:
 Meeting Notes
June 10, 2015 - Traffic Meeting #1
 Meeting Notes
September 17, 2015 - Visioning, Neighbourhood Boundary, and South West Sector Plan
 Meeting Notes
October 20, 2015 - Drainage, Property Maintenance, Storage, Home-Based Businesses
 Meeting Notes
 Presentation Slides
November 19, 2015 - Land Use, Zoning, and Infill
 Meeting Notes
December 8, 2015 - Traffic Meeting #2: Report Back
 Meeting Notes
 Presentation Slides
 Draft Traffic Plan Map
 Draft Traffic Plan Recommendations & Comments
February 10, 2016 - Heritage & Culture
 Meeting Notes
March 15, 2016 - Noise
 Meeting Notes
 Presentation Slides
April 6, 2016 - Safety Meeting #1
 Meeting Notes
April 19, 2016 - Safety Meeting #2
 Meeting Notes

Plans Being Implemented

Airport Industrial Local Area Plan

Caswell Hill Local Area Plan

Mayfair & Kelsey-Woodlawn Local Area Plan

Meadowgreen Local Area Plan

Pleasant Hill Local Area Plan
The Pleasant Hill Village project was officially launched in June 2009. The redevelopment project is moving forward to create a village-like environment in the Pleasant Hill area, in keeping with the Pleasant Hill Local Area Plan.