Welcome to the Portage la Prairie Planning District website. Please navigate through our site and take advantage of the many resources available.
Not sure if your property improvement needs a permit? Permits ensure building codes and bylaw requirements are met to help owners maintain a safe, healthy and well-constructed environment. Permits are not required for all property improvements. However, if you’re thinking of making changes, contact us or check out our website. We will provide you with the necessary information on code and land use bylaw requirements as quickly as possible.
The Portage la Prairie Planning District was formed in 2002 by the City and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie. The Portage la Prairie Planning District consists of approximately 2237 square kms (864 square miles). The Portage la Prairie Planning District boundaries run from the south shore of Lake Manitoba to Road 54 North and from Road 18 West to Road 48 West. The population is in excess of 20,000. The Portage la Prairie Planning District ensures standardized planning requirements through an updated development plan and zoning by-laws encompassing both municipalities. The Portage la Prairie Planning District owns and enforces the Portage la Prairie Planning District Development Plan. The City and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie own their respective Building and Zoning By-Laws, however, The Portage la Prairie Planning District enforces both the Building and Zoning By-Laws. The Portage la Prairie Planning District is also responsible for:
- Building Inspections
- Permits (building, demolition, plumbing, moving, signs)
- Planning (conditional uses, development plan amendments, rezoning and variations)
- Zoning Memorandums
The Portage la Prairie Planning District is governed by a six member Board of Directors consisting of three representatives from each of the City of Portage la Prairie and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie.
NOTE: The Portage la Prairie Planning District does not guarantee this site to be free of errors and therefore disclaims all responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein.
Job Posting – Administrative Assistant
Maternity Leave, full-time position (7 months)
September 14, 2020 – April 30, 2021
Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30 one hour for lunch
Under the general direction of the Office Manager/Assistant Development Officer, the incumbent is responsible for performing general clerical duties, receiving the public and other duties as assigned.
- Answering general inquires by telephone or in-person;
- Opening and sorting mail;
- Maintaining records and filing systems;
- Word Processing;
- Scheduling of appointments; and
- Organizational Skills;
- Customer Service;
- Minimum Grade 12; and
- Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel).
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, and resume by Friday, August 21 at 4:00 pm to:
800 Saskatchewan Avenue West
Portage la Prairie, MB. R1N 0M8
Attention: Lynn Anderson
“We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”