File No. D22/MOUN/CO-026-034
Decision No. LPRT2022/MG1221
27. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall ensure that all truckers and/or
contractors are aware of and comply with the conditions of this Development Permit
relating to the operation of the gravel pit.
28. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall comply with the Mountain View
County’s Community Aggregate Payment Levy Bylaw.
29. This permit shall be reviewed by administration every five (5) years to confirm
compliance with the above conditions and the Operating Regulations. In addition, and
as part of the Administrative compliance review, the applicant, landowners and/or
operator shall submit to Administration an up to date activities plan with a site plan
containing the following information: Total Pit Area, Active Pit Area, Reclaimed Area,
Certified Area from the Registration with Alberta Environment.
30. The Aggregate Extraction/Processing - Gravel Pit (121.22 acres (49.05 hectares)) is
approved for dry pit extraction only including a Wash Plant requiring approval from
Alberta Environment and Parks.
31. All trucks leaving the pit shall be free of material outside of the haul box of the vehicle.
32. The berms shall be constructed as per the submitted application and shall be completed
within 24 months of issuance of the permit. The berms shall remain for the life of the
33. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall implement weed control measures for
the berms and shall seed the berms to prevent the contents from being blown off site.
The berms shall be used for reclamation purposes within the pit.
34. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall maintain 165 meter setback from any
35. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall ensure all gravel pit operations meet
required setbacks as determined by Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
36. A final reclamation certificate shall be obtained from Alberta Environment and
submitted to Mountain View County upon completion/reclamation of the gravel pit
37. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall, to the satisfaction of the County, hard
surface and maintain the approach to a paved standard, from the property line
connecting to the Range Road 61 road surface. This shall be completed prior to hauling
to third party locations and the applicant, landowner and/or operator shall contact the
County for an inspection once complete.
PRIOR TO ISSUANCE CONDITIONS:
38. Prior to Issuance of the Development Permit the applicant, landowner and/or operator
shall enter into a Road Construction Agreement with Mountain view County for the
required upgrade to the intersection of Highway 584 and Range Road 61. The Road
Construction Agreement shall include securities to be obtained to ensure completion
of the intersection. The applicant, landowner and/or operator shall be permitted to use
materials from the SE 35-32-6-5 to complete the required intersection improvements.
Hauling to third party locations shall not be permitted until such time as the intersection
39. Prior to Issuance of the Development Permit the applicant, landowner and/or operator
shall enter into a Road Use/Haul Route Agreement for all pit operations from the pit
within the SE 35-32-6-5 along Range Road 61 to Highway 584.
Nine Appellants filed appeals citing noise, dust and water usage, the cumulative impact from the
number of gravel pits already in the area, the untested nature and timing of installation of the proposed
berm, impact on residents’ water, decrease in property values, outdated studies supporting the application,