Sandy Bay is located in Northeastern Saskatchewan at the end of highway 135 that goes north from the paved highway 106 that connects Creighton to Prince Albert. The Northern Village currently has a population of 697 people, many of which are members of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation.
Editing of the Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw: Sandy Bay is in editing stage for these documents prior to their adoption and submission to the Community Planning Branch. These documents will dictate all future planning and development within the municipality.
Northern Village of Sandy Bay Official Community Plan DRAFT
*All plans and bylaws available for download on this site may not include amendments and should not be used for legal purposes*
Community Highlights (2012): The Saskatchewan Ministry of First Nations and Metis Relations, with help of the Ministry of the Economy conducted a snapshot in 2012 of the key components of the community, including: local government, demographics, economic environment, training and education, infrastructure, housing, emergency services, recreational opportunities, and the community's distance from larger centres.
Wildfire Risk Assessment (2005): The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment actively attempts to educate residents about the threat of fire within municipalities. They conducted an assessment of each municipality to determine the likelihood of wildfires, and implement FireSmart principles to help reduce the chances of wildfires starting.
Basic Planning Statement (1987): Prior to the Village of Sandy Bay completing their Official Community Plan through the Planning for Growth program, a Basic Planning Statement was completed back in 1987. This document was approved by the Community Planning Branch and outlined the direction of development within the community at that time.
Zoning Bylaw (1987): Prior to the Village of Sandy Bay completing their Official Community Plan and thereby adopting a new set of Zoning Bylaws, this Zoning Bylaw created in 1987 outlined the implementation standards within the municipality.