O.C. 381/2020

December 9, 2020


            The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Order Annexing Land from Parkland County to the City of Spruce Grove set out in the attached Appendix.

For Information only

Recommended by:          Minister of Municipal Affairs

Authority:                             Municipal Government Act
                                                (section 125)


 

APPENDIX

Municipal Government Act

ORDER ANNEXING LAND
FROM PARKLAND COUNTY
TO THE CITY OF SPRUCE GROVE

1   In this Order,

                                 (a)    “annexed land” means the land described in Schedule 1 and shown on the sketch in Schedule 2;

                                 (b)    “homestead” means that portion of a quarter section that contains a dwelling occupied by the owner of the quarter section as the owner’s residence.

2   Effective January 1, 2021, the land described in Schedule 1 and shown on the sketch in Schedule 2 is separated from Parkland County and annexed to the City of Spruce Grove.

3   Any taxes owing to Parkland County at the end of December 31, 2020 in respect of the annexed land and any assessable improvements to it are transferred to and become payable to the City of Spruce Grove together with any lawful penalties and costs levied in respect of those taxes, and the City of Spruce Grove on collecting those taxes, penalties and costs must pay them to Parkland County.

4   For the purpose of taxation in 2021 and in each subsequent year up to and including 2051, the annexed land and assessable improvements to it

                                 (a)    must be assessed on the same basis as if they had remained in Parkland County, and

                                 (b)    must be taxed by the City of Spruce Grove in respect of each assessment class that applies to the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it using the municipal tax rate established by Parkland County or by the City of Spruce Grove, whichever is lower, for property of the same assessment class.

5(1)  Where in 2021 or any subsequent taxation year up to and including 2051 a portion of the annexed land

                                 (a)    becomes a new parcel of land created

                                           (i)    as a result of subdivision,

                                          (ii)    as a result of separation of the title by registered plan of subdivision, or

                                         (iii)    by instrument or any other method that occurs at the request of or on behalf of the landowner,

                                 (b)    is redesignated, at the request of or on behalf of the landowner, under the City of Spruce Grove Land Use Bylaw to another designation, or

                                 (c)    is connected, at the request of or on behalf of the landowner, to water or sanitary sewer services provided by the City of Spruce Grove,

section 4 ceases to apply at the end of that taxation year in respect of that portion of the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it.

(2)  After section 4 ceases to apply to a portion of the annexed land in a taxation year, that portion of the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it must be assessed and taxed for the purposes of property taxes in the same manner as other property of the same assessment class in the City of Spruce Grove is assessed and taxed.

(3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1)(a), section 4 does not cease to apply if the subdivision is the separation of an existing homestead from a previously undivided quarter section.

6   For the purpose of taxation in 2022 and subsequent years, the assessor for the City of Spruce Grove must assess the annexed land and the assessable improvements to it.


 

Schedule 1
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE LANDS SEPARATED
FROM PARKLAND COUNTY AND ANNEXED TO THE
CITY OF SPRUCE GROVE

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE EAST HALF OF SECTION TWENTY‑NINE (29), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-TWO (52), RANGE TWENTY‑SEVEN (27), WEST OF THE FOURTH (4) MERIDIAN EXCLUDING THAT PORTION OF SAID HALF SECTION LYING SOUTH OF THE PROJECTION WEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF PLAN 2344 RS LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT (28), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-TWO (52), RANGE TWENTY-SEVEN (27), WEST OF THE FOURTH (4) MERIDIAN.

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE WEST HALF OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT (28), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-TWO (52), RANGE TWENTY-SEVEN (27), WEST OF THE FOURTH (4) MERIDIAN EXCLUDING PLAN 122 3780 AND EXCLUDING PLAN 122 3782 AND EXCLUDING THAT PORTION OF SAID HALF SECTION LYING SOUTH OF THE NORTH BORDER OF PLAN 2344 RS AND EXCLUDING THAT PORTON OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF SAID HALF SECTION LYING SOUTH OF THE PROJECTION WEST OF THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF PLAN 2344 RS. 

ALL THAT PORTION OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION TWENTY‑EIGHT (28), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-TWO (52), RANGE TWENTY-SEVEN (27), WEST OF THE FOURTH MERIDIAN (4) NOT WITHIN THE CITY OF SPRUCE GROVE.

ALL THAT PORTION OF SECTION THIRTY‑FIVE (35), TOWNSHIP FIFTY-TWO (52), RANGE TWENTY-SEVEN (27), WEST OF THE FOURTH (4) MERIDIAN INCLUDING ALL THAT LAND LYING WEST OF THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE EAST SIDE OF SAID SECTION AND INCLUDING THE ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF PLAN 182 1520 AND INCLUDING THE ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO THE WEST SIDE OF PLAN 082 8596.


Schedule 2
A SKETCH SHOWING THE GENERAL LOCATION OF THE AREAS
SEPARATED FROM PARKLAND COUNTY AND ANNEXED TO THE
CITY OF SPRUCE GROVE


Legend

       Existing City of Spruce Grove Boundary

         Annexation Area