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Jasper National Park

Realty & Municipal Services

Effective August 2, 2016, to serve you better, NEW hours of operation at the reception of the Parks Canada Administration Office in the Heritage Railway Station.

Basic administrative services including the sale of visitor park passes, issuance of resident passes and payment processes will be provided during the lunch hour. All other specialized park functions will be available by appointment only.

  • Open daily: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Monday to Friday
  • Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays

Public Hearing

Committee of Adjustments (Planning and Development Advisory Committee)
3:30 pm, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Grand Trunk Pacific Boardroom, Jasper Heritage Railway Station
607 Connaught Drive, Jasper

Meeting Agenda:

  1. Natural Open Space (NOS) Lands Adjacent to and North West of Block S – The proponent has applied for rezoning of this parcel from Natural Open Space (NOS) to Institutional (I) in order to explore the development of a not for profit parking area.

  2. Block 25, Lot 23 - 724 Patricia Street - The proponents have applied for a variance to:

    i. Reduce the minimum width of residential parking stall from 2.7 m to 2.5 m in order to provide 6 parking stalls instead of 5 parking stalls; and

    ii. Allow the allocation of 3 parking stall to each side of the duplex instead of 2.5 parking stalls to allow for each duplex unit to have one room Private Home Accommodation or a Type 2 business.

  3. Block 25, Lot 24 - 722 Patricia Street - The proponents have applied for a variance to:

    i. reduce the minimum width of residential parking stall from 2.7 m to 2.5 m in order to provide 6 parking stalls instead of 5 parking stalls; and

    ii. allow the allocation of 3 parking stall to each side of the duplex instead of 2.5 parking stalls to allow for each duplex unit to have one room Private Home Accommodation or a Type 2 business.

Parties affected by these applications are invited to make written or oral presentations to the committee. Oral presentations at the meeting are limited to 5 minutes and are by appointment only. Written presentations to a maximum of 500 words may be submitted to the Development Office. To make an appointment or submit a written presentation, contact the Parks Canada Development Office at 780-852-6223 no later than 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Development Permits and the Planning and Development Advisory Committee Notices are posted in the lobby of the Jasper Heritage Railway Station - Parks Canada administration building, 607 Connaught Drive, Jasper.

Notice of Decision

Jasper National Park Committee of Adjustments
(Planning and Development Advisory Committee)

Applications heard at the public meeting held at 3:30 pm on Thursday, January 19, 2017 in the Grand Trunk Pacific Boardroom, Jasper Heritage Railway Station, 607 Connaught Drive, Jasper, AB.

Applications:

  1. Block 3, Lot 17– 306 Connaught Drive - The proponents have applied for the following parking variances associated with a commercial development:

    i. Commercial Parking Variance of Five (5) Stalls; and
    ii. Staff Parking Variance of Six (6) Stalls to be replaced With Two (2) Car Share Stalls.

    a) Variances i. & ii.:
    PDAC Recommendation: Approve; Conditional
    Field Unit Recommendation: Approve; Conditional

Conditions:

  1. Three (3) residential parking stalls are to be provided at the rear of the property.
  2. Obtain six (6) commercial and three (3) residential parking stalls from the Municipality Parking Authority.
  3. Not require the car share program to be implemented. 
  4. Require all tenants to sign an occupancy agreement that contains parking conditions.
  5. Execute a lease amending agreement acknowledging that a variance was granted allowing three (3) of the required residential stalls to be obtained from the Municipality of Jasper Parking Authority, conditional on the occupancy agreements for the tenants stipulating that there is a vehicle ownership restriction. A default in the tenant occupancy agreement will be regarded as a default in the Lease.

Public Notice

February 16, 2017
Preapproval has been granted to the following routine discretionary use proposal:

Applications:

  1. Block 9, Lot 28 – 614 Connaught Drive - The proponent has applied to operate a small, ten seat take-out food service, which is a discretionary use.
    a) Discretionary use: Approved

The following projects have received Development Approval:

Block 9, Lots 16-18 - 634-638 Connaught Drive - Interior & Exterior Building Renovations
Block 2, Lot 25 - 217 Geikie Street - New Two (2) Dwelling Unit Construction
Parcel FW, Unit 22 – 1046 Bonhomme Street – Basement Development
Parcel FR, 607 Connaught Drive - Fire Suppression System Replacement

Anyone interested in viewing the above projects may do so by making an appointment with the Jasper Development Officer at 780-852-6223.