Month: August 2014

Public Hearing – Bylaw No. 15 & 16 – 2014

A Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the County Office to allow the public discussion of an amendment to the Land Use By-Law 6-2002 and Municipal Development Plan By-Law 5-2002, insofar as it applies to certain lands within Athabasca County. The Municipal Government Act, R.S.A….

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2015 Seasonal Camping Applications available

Athabasca County offers a limited number of seasonal campsites each year through an application process. Interested? Just visit our camping page to view information about seasonal campsites at Forfar Recreational Park or Hope Lake Campground for the 2015 camping season. VISIT CAMPING PAGE If you know which site and campground you are interested in you…

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NOTICE – Road Safety is Everybody’s Business

The County has a program to inspect roadways on a regular basis to ensure stop signs, yield signs, and other regulatory signs are in place. If you notice that a sign on a County roadway has gone missing, is knocked over, or is damaged, please call the Public Works Shop at 675-2404 to report it. Specific information…

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NOTICE – Debris dumping in public places

As a reminder to residents, the dumping of garbage or other debris on any roadway or public place is prohibited by By-Law 10-2009, Section C(6). A person responsible for placing rubbish, dirt, stones, or refuse on a roadway, road right of way, or any public place, is liable to a fine of $100. Provisions for the proper…

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NOTICE – Fire Advisory

Please be advised that a Fire Advisory Notice has been issued for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area.    The wildfire hazard in Athabasca County is HIGH. The County is restricting the issuance of any new fire permits to essential burning only. The use of burn barrels, cooking and warming fires…

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NOTICE – Approved Development Permits

The following applications for development permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No.  2014-D0171 Zoning:  Country Residential District Location:   0828669-1-130 within Blue Heron Estates (NE 14-66-18 W4) Type:   Height Variance – Allowing the Maximum Accessory Building Height to be Relaxed by 0.6 m (2.0 ft) from 4.6 m (15 ft) to…

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NOTICE – Development Permits

Applications for Development Permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No.   2014-D0171 Zoning:   Country Residential District Location:   0828669-1-130 within Blue Heron Estates (NE 14-66-18 W4) Type:   Height Variance – Allowing the Maximum Accessory Building Height to be Relaxed by 0.6 m (2.0 ft) from 4.6 m (15 ft) to…

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Subdivision and Appeal Board seeks Member At Large

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NOTICE – temporary bridge closure

This correspondence is being provided as a general notice to let residents know that the Restricted Bridge (BF07978) in the SE 36-66-24 W4M is scheduled for repair from August 5, 2014 to August 15, 2014. During this repair, the bridge and connecting roadway will be closed to public travel; however a detour will be in…

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