Villeneuve Construction Standards

Standards help promote safe and efficient operations at Villeneuve Airport.  Sturgeon County is the Local Authority Having Jurisdiction for both Development (Land Use Bylaw No. 819/96) and the Alberta Safety Code.  However, Edmonton Airports has some standards that supplement what the County already provides.  Sturgeon County may also refer to Edmonton Airports as the Authority on a number of items that affect aviation development.  The items below are highlites of the more common standards.  For full details, please review standard "01 30 50 Villeneuve Development Guidelines"



Access and Setbacks

  • Front Yard Setback – 1.0 m (3.3 ft) from the lot line that boundaries a service road or other public roadway.
  • Rear Yard Setback - 5.0 m (16.4 ft) from the lot line that boundaries the airside taxiway or opposite of the Front Yard Setback
  • Side Yard Setback - 3.0 m (9.8 ft) from the lot line adjacent to the Front or Rear Yard Setbacks
  • Developer will require a license agreement if access is off a privately owned roadway. Please contact Edmonton Airports for clarification.

​Garbage Containment

  • All outdoor garbage must be stored in approved sealed containers to prevent the attraction of wildlife and bird hazards.
  • Storage must be screened from the street.


  • All parking must be within the confines of the tenant's site (off street)

Connection to Aprons and Taxiways

  • Any connections to the aprons and taxiways must be approved by Edmonton Airports prior to construction starting.  Any connection must be detailed by an Engineer, stamped and sealed, or adhere to the Villeneuve Paving Standards drawing. 


Domestic Water

Fire Water Service

Sanitary Service


  • Site is to have a stormwater oil and grit separator installed in any catch basins
  • Road access crossing storm drainage must be built to EA's standard or be designed, stamped and sealed by an Engineer.


  •  There is limited access to the fibre and telecom utilities provided by Edmonton Airports. Contact Edmonton Airports to see what is available within the proximity of your lot.


  • Provided by Fortis

Natural Gas

  • Provided by ATCO Gas


Variances may be given to allow the applicant to deviate from some of the abov mentioned standards.  In most cases, the applicant will need to be applying for or have an approved Facility Alteration Permit in place in order for a variance to be reviewed.  Details of the nature of the variance request are to be made via email to: and must include why the author of the request is seeking the variance, as well as the Facility Alteration Permit number the request is being made under.