Engineering & Planning Guidelines

Engineering Services is responsible for working with Development & Planning in the review and comment phases of applications for MASP, ASP, Outline Plans, and land use, zoning amendments, and major construction projects.  These reviews ensures appropriate development standards; servicing requirements and good engineering practices are met.

Engineering is responsible to ensure conformity to sound engineering principles and engineering design criteria and standards of the City for:

a) The review and approval of final detailed engineering designs for all site plan applications and plans of subdivision included within agreements,

b) Inspection of the infrastructure during construction.

c) Review and approval for new residential, commercial and industrial development, capital reconstruction works, site works and traffic     studies.

d) Management of the City’s roadway networks, including traffic impact and transportation network studies,

e) Management of department staff and other resources, including professional engineering consultants and private contractors    
involved with City and private development and construction of road and utilities.

The following documents are intended for use by City staff, Consulting Engineers, Designers, and Contractors designing and constructing engineering infrastructure that the City will own and operate:

Plans, Standards & Specifications  Year
Engineering Design & Construction Standards
2013 (current)
Master Transportation Plan
Under review
2010 (current)
Integrated Stormwater Management Plan
Utility Master Plan
Utility Master Plan

2017 (current)
Flushing, Testing & Disinfection Manual (new water & sanitary sewer mains)
Erosion and Sediment Control for Infill Developments - Good Housekeeping Practices

Policies  Year Number 
Chestermere Design Guidelines 2011 #301 
Municipal Improvement Policy 
Under review
2013 (current)

Public Art Policy 2015 #315
Wetland Policy
Appendix A & B maps
2013 (current) #311 

 Bylaws Year  Number
Storm Sewers & Storm Drainage Bylaw
2012 (current) 008-12
Wetland Bylaw 2015 (current) 002-015
Erosion Sediment Control Measures Bylaw Under review ***