Town of Canmore

500 Bow Valley Trail - Mixed Use Building

What is Happening?

A mixed-use building located on privately owned land at 500 Bow Valley Trail has been approved by the development authority. The building contains:

  • one unit Wholesale Sales with Warehouse,
  • 21 units of Common Amenity Housing, and
  • three units of Employee Housing,

This application requests the following variances to the Land Use Bylaw:

  1. to maximum dormer coverage
  2. maximum front yard setback
  3. maximum building and eave line height
  4. minimum building step back
  5. permitted building material types
  6. maximum dwelling unit size
  7. minimum number of trees


The project is located at 500 Bow Valley Trail.


Please fill out the Contact Planning Form and a member of the Planning & Development team will respond to you.

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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