Category: Enforcement Services

Canada Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on July 1, 2020 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the Canada Day holiday!

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Fire Advisory Now in Effect

Effective May 26, 2020, Athabasca County has downgraded the fire restriction to a FIRE ADVISORY for that area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. The use of burn barrels and cooking and warming fires are permitted. The issuance of new fire permits will be restricted to essential burning only. Residents and visitors…

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Fire Ban Now in Effect

Please be advised that effective April 22, 2020 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE BAN: In consideration of the Fire Ban in the Forest Protection Area, and in order to preserve emergency resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, Athabasca County is issuing a FIRE BAN effective immediately. The Fire Ban prohibits any open fires which includes…

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Business Hours Change – Admin Office

Athabasca County continues to adjust its operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a friendly reminder, please note that the business hours for the County Admin Office are changing as of Monday, April 20, 2020. Our new office hours are:  Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 5:30 pm. Contact us during these hours by calling 780-675-2273…

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Safety Message: Athabasca County Businesses

Clear exits help emergency responders (fire & medical) with easy access into a building during an emergency. For this reason do not block exits with furniture, signage or other items. All exits need to remain clear to ensure safe evacuation of all occupants during a fire, or emergency. In these challenging times, Athabasca County Emergency…

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Emergency Services & COVID-19

Keeping Emergency Services Personnel Healthy – As our first responders continue to protect our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important we help keep them safe. Maintaining six feet, or two metres, between you police, firefighters, or EMS will help flatten the curve and keep our first responders safe. If you have been sick,…

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Office Closure Notice

Please be advised the Athabasca County Admin Office, Public Works, and FCSS/Parent Link building are closed to public access until further notice. This measure is being taken to protect our residents, staff, and communities, as we work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For those who need to make payments, electronic options are…

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Family Day Office Closure

Please take note that our office will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for the Family Day Holiday. The Municipal Emergency Line will remain open for urgent concerns with utilities and infrastructure.    

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Remembrance Day Office Closure

The Athabasca County Administration Building, Public Works and Family & Community Support Services offices will be closed to allow our staff to observe Remembrance Day. The offices will by open for regular business hours on Tuesday, November 12. If you encounter an emergency in relation to municipal services provided by Athabasca County, please call the…

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Stat Holiday Office Closure – Labour Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day stat holiday. The After-Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend for emergencies connected with municipal services. If you encounter an emergency that requires Fire, Police or Ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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