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Doing Business in Strathcona County

Among entrepreneurs, we have a reputation for complex regulation, red tape, and maddeningly slow response.  Other jurisdictions seem able to turn around Permit Applications much quicker.  We need a proper balance between protection of the public and commerce. Regulation should never be used to delay or accelerate projects, as a substitute for efficient planning.  The methods for simplifying processes are well understood and need to be applied to permitting to maximise efficiency