West Edmonton District

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Highlighted West Edmonton district within image of all 15 Edmonton districts

District Planning is a multi-year project to build The City Plan’s 15-minute districts—small towns in our big city— where people can meet many of their daily needs locally.

The West Edmonton District is located in the western area of the city and is one of fifteen districts in Edmonton’s District Network as outlined in The City Plan. Nearby districts include West Henday and Jasper Place. Across the North Saskatchewan river is the Whitemud District to the east and Southwest District to the south (see Figure 6.1: Citywide Context). West Edmonton District, exempting the Anthony Henday, includes the following neighbourhoods: Aldergrove, Belmead, Callingwood North, Callingwood South, Cameron Heights, Dechene, Donsdale, Gariepy, Jamieson Place, La Perle, Lymburn, Oleskiw, Ormsby Place, Parkview, Place La Rue, River Valley Cameron, River Valley Oleskiw, Summerlea, Terra Losa, Thorncliff, Wedgewood Heights and Westridge.

Check out the draft District General Policy, the draft West Edmonton District Plan and Area Plans Proposed to be Repealed. You have from August 23 until October 15 to share your input.

Digital Engagement Opportunities

Engaged Edmonton - Post your ideas, share your thoughts and ask questions on the West Edmonton District in the tools below. You can navigate between tools by clicking on the tabs.

Each district has a unique Engaged Edmonton page where you can contribute feedback on other district plans. You can also locate these district pages under "Current Projects" on the
Engaged Edmonton site.
118 Avenue District
Central District
Ellerslie District
Horse Hill District
Jasper Place District
Mill Woods & Meadows District
Northeast DistrictNorthwest District
Rabbit Hill District
Scona District
Southeast District
Southwest District
West Edmonton DistrictWest Henday DistrictWhitemud District


Online Workshops - Help refine the draft Zoning Bylaw, draft District General Policy and district plans through a series of online workshops. Register for one or more of the following interactive online workshops to learn more and provide your feedback on the following topics. Sessions are limited to 60 participants each.

Survey - Provide feedback on both the District General Policy and district plans by completing a survey. The survey will close on Saturday, October 15, 2022.


In-Person Public Engagement Events

District Open Houses - There will be in-person open houses in each of the 15 districts. Edmontonians are welcome to attend the district open house of their choosing, but some open houses will feature district-specific information. Visit the specific district plan Engaged Edmonton page for event details or the calendar of events.

The West Edmonton District will be featured at the following events:

  • West Edmonton District, Wednesday, September 7, 5-8pm at Belmead Community League

  • West Henday District, Thursday, September 22, 5-8pm at Westview Village Community League

District Planning is a multi-year project to build The City Plan’s 15-minute districts—small towns in our big city— where people can meet many of their daily needs locally.

The West Edmonton District is located in the western area of the city and is one of fifteen districts in Edmonton’s District Network as outlined in The City Plan. Nearby districts include West Henday and Jasper Place. Across the North Saskatchewan river is the Whitemud District to the east and Southwest District to the south (see Figure 6.1: Citywide Context). West Edmonton District, exempting the Anthony Henday, includes the following neighbourhoods: Aldergrove, Belmead, Callingwood North, Callingwood South, Cameron Heights, Dechene, Donsdale, Gariepy, Jamieson Place, La Perle, Lymburn, Oleskiw, Ormsby Place, Parkview, Place La Rue, River Valley Cameron, River Valley Oleskiw, Summerlea, Terra Losa, Thorncliff, Wedgewood Heights and Westridge.

Check out the draft District General Policy, the draft West Edmonton District Plan and Area Plans Proposed to be Repealed. You have from August 23 until October 15 to share your input.

Digital Engagement Opportunities

Engaged Edmonton - Post your ideas, share your thoughts and ask questions on the West Edmonton District in the tools below. You can navigate between tools by clicking on the tabs.

Each district has a unique Engaged Edmonton page where you can contribute feedback on other district plans. You can also locate these district pages under "Current Projects" on the
Engaged Edmonton site.
118 Avenue District
Central District
Ellerslie District
Horse Hill District
Jasper Place District
Mill Woods & Meadows District
Northeast DistrictNorthwest District
Rabbit Hill District
Scona District
Southeast District
Southwest District
West Edmonton DistrictWest Henday DistrictWhitemud District


Online Workshops - Help refine the draft Zoning Bylaw, draft District General Policy and district plans through a series of online workshops. Register for one or more of the following interactive online workshops to learn more and provide your feedback on the following topics. Sessions are limited to 60 participants each.

Survey - Provide feedback on both the District General Policy and district plans by completing a survey. The survey will close on Saturday, October 15, 2022.


In-Person Public Engagement Events

District Open Houses - There will be in-person open houses in each of the 15 districts. Edmontonians are welcome to attend the district open house of their choosing, but some open houses will feature district-specific information. Visit the specific district plan Engaged Edmonton page for event details or the calendar of events.

The West Edmonton District will be featured at the following events:

  • West Edmonton District, Wednesday, September 7, 5-8pm at Belmead Community League

  • West Henday District, Thursday, September 22, 5-8pm at Westview Village Community League

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    Community Assets

    about 2 months ago

    The West Edmonton District Plan contains information and a map on the district context. District context includes: 

    • Physical context which describes where the district is located within the city

    • Historical context which describes past uses of the land and cultural significance

    • Development context which describes the land uses and how the district is built 

    Figure 6.2: District Context - Assets in the district plan currently show the following feature categories: city-wide health and emergency services, community assets, and district energy opportunity areas. 

    The community assets category highlights features like arenas, pools, community halls, city-wide arts and cultural facilities, libraries, schools, post secondary schools, park and ride sites, open spaces, mass transit routes, and current employment areas. 

    When thinking about community assets that the City provides to Edmontonians, and what you access now or would like to access within 15 minutes from your home, are there other features you would like to see included on the map? If yes, post your idea and let us know why this matters to you. 

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    Heritage and Culture Features

    about 2 months ago

    The West Edmonton District Plan contains information and a map on heritage and culture features. 

    Figure 6.7: Heritage and Culture in the district plan currently shows the following categories and features:

    • Built heritage sites including the inventory of historic resources in Edmonton, designated municipal historic resources, designated provincial historic resources

    • Municipal and provincial heritage character areas, and

    • Cultural areas including known Indigenous cultural heritage features and cultural areas. 

    Heritage and culture is about Edmontonians feeling a sense of belonging and connectedness to people, places and stories. Heritage and culture features includes things like:

    • Heritage buildings or monuments

    • Memorial sites

    • Sacred Places

    • Public artwork

    • Unique heritage character areas like Chinatown or Little Italy

    • Indigenous territories and Métis homelands

    Are there other important heritage and culture features you would like to see included in the plan and map? If yes, post your idea and let us know why this matters to you.

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    In drafting district plans, the project team reviewed every area plan and proposed which can be repealed, amended or retained in the West Edmonton District. This will ensure district plans contain the most current directions from The City Plan. For a full list of proposed plan repeals check out the District Planning - Plan Repeal List

    West Edmonton District plans proposed for:

    Area Plans Proposed for Repeal  Area Plans Proposed for Retainment Area Plans Proposed for Amendment
    Cameron Heights NASP Place LaRue West NASP None
    Donsdale NSP

    Terra Losa Design Guidelines


    Is there anything that was missed or mischaracterized in the assessment of the plans to be repealed, amended or retained?

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