Month: December 2018

Notice of Decision – Development Applications

The Development Authority for Athabasca County has approved the following Development Application(s): Permit No. D18-168 Zoning: Agricultural Use Location: NE-16-65-24-W4 Type: Convert existing barn into a Class 2 kennel – 11-20 Dogs Permit No. D18-174 Zoning: Recreational Commercial Location: SW-24-71-17-W4 Type: 50 Unit Recreational Vehicle Park Permit No. D18-181 Zoning: Rural Use Location: SE-35-68-19-W4 Type:…

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New Office Hours in 2019

New Hours of Operation The hours of operation for the County Administration Building will be changing as of January 1, 2019. We will be open: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm (including the lunch hour) Please remember this on your next planned trip to the County Office in 2019. Thank-you!

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County Conversation – Tax Incentive Payment Plan

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play button below. This week’s segment talks about the Tax…

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Tourism & Economic Development Strategic Plan

A new Tourism and Economic Development (TED) Strategic Plan has been adopted by County Council following a recommendation by the TED Committee. The plan is the result of a strategic planning session held in Athabasca on August 28 to 30, 2018. Tourism Main Goals • Develop and implement a marketing and advertising strategy promoting regional…

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Holiday Office Hours

The After-Hours Municipal Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation throughout the holidays. If you have an emergency requiring police, fire or ambulance please dial 9-1-1.

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Safety Code Permits Change

The way you apply for Safety Permits is changing As of January 1, 2019, Alberta Safety Codes Authority (ASCA) will be overseeing safety and compliance monitoring (permitting and inspections) within Athabasca County. Athabasca County will not be accredited under the Alberta Safety Codes Act after December 31, 2018 and as such will no longer be…

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Athabasca Council Highlights – December 11, 2018

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Notice of Decision – Development Applications

The Municipal Planning Commission for Athabasca County has approved the following Development Application(s): Permit No. D18-173 Zoning:       Country Residential Location:    Lot 20, Block 7, Plan 1421658; NE-5-65-18-W4 Type:           1696 sq. ft. Cabin and 12’ x 20’ x 16’ shed Any person affected by this decision may appeal to…

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County Connection Newsletter – December 2018

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County Conversation – Farm Women’s Conference & Awards

Athabasca County has a bi-weekly radio segment that airs on The BOOM 94.1 to help our residents, businesses and visitors stay up to date on County news. If you missed hearing it over the radio, you can listen to it here by clicking on the play button below. This week’s segment talks about nominations and…

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