Annexation

Municipal annexation is the legal process by which a city or municipality acquires new land to be incorporated within their jurisdiction.

The City of Spruce Grove and Parkland County   are currently engaged in annexation discussions. The goal is to achieve a collaborative annexation that meets the strategic interests of both the City of Spruce Grove and Parkland County  .

Memorandum of Understanding

On January 15, 2019, Parkland County   and the City of Spruce Grove came together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, setting the terms and understanding to allow a successful annexation and the completion of a Regional Plan. All processes will be completed without prejudice, and in a spirit of co-operation and collaboration. 

Frequently asked questions

Spruce Grove and Parkland County   agree to identify seven (7) quarter sections more or less of land to serve as the short-term annexation area. Spruce Grove will undertake a study to identify which lands will best meet their short-term growth needs taking into account all financial, environmental, engineering and planning impacts. After the study, the City of Spruce Grove and Parkland County   will come together to agree on what land will be included in the annexation application.

The City of Spruce Grove and Parkland County   are committed to identifying appropriate land to support the City of Spruce Grove’s growth requirements while ensuring the future economic prosperity of the region as a whole is considered. In the short-term, a study will be undertaken to identify seven (7) quarter sections that will best meet Spruce Grove’s short-term growth needs.

This is the beginning stages of the process. Once land is agreed on, a formal annexation application will take place. The process can be lengthy, but the City of Spruce Grove and Parkland County   are committed to a joint communications strategy to ensure all residents are informed and have an opportunity for public engagement.

The annexation process takes time, but the City of Spruce Grove and Parkland County   are committed to a joint communications strategy to ensure all residents are informed about the impacts of this annexation. Please watch this page for updates.

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Further information will be released as it becomes available, please watch this page for updates.