A Concept Plan (Conceptual Scheme) is a non-statutory planning document that may be required by the Municipal District of Bighorn for certain development proposals. A Development Permit is required following the adoption of a concept plan.
The general purpose of a concept plan is to:
Direct and inform future subdivision, land use and development permit applications
Outline a sequence for the servicing and phasing of development
Provide the municipal district of bighorn an opportunity to adopt the plan as council policy or by bylaw
Provide an overview of the overall objectives of the development area