Category: Enforcement Services

County Conversation – July 2, 2019

Receive County notices on your mobile phone The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about a new communication tool being used by the County to connect with residents about services and…

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Fire Status Update – Advisory now in place

Please be advised that effective June 4, 2019 Athabasca County has updated its FIRE STATUS to a: Due to the recent weather conditions, Athabasca County has down-graded the existing FIRE BAN to a FIRE ADVISORY for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. Although the fire ban has been lifted, there…

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Fire Restriction Issued

Please be advised that effective May 13, 2019 Athabasca County has issued the following FIRE RESTRICTION: Athabasca County has upgraded the existing Fire Advisory to a Fire Restriction for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection area. This restriction PROHIBITS the discharge of fireworks and SUSPENDS all fire permits issued for burn…

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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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Fire Advisory now in place

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County Conversation – Checking Winter Burn Sites

Landowners play a role in preventing wildfire by checking brush piles 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. The segment airs every second Wednesday around 9:25 am. If you missed hearing it over the radio,…

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Cellular and internet outage

An Information Alert has been issued for Athabasca County making the public aware of an outage with both internet and cellular services in areas of the County. Telus advises the outage is due to a cable cut that occurred today and crews are currently working to restore services. To see updates on the progress of…

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Athabasca County Connection – May edition

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Fire Advisory in place

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First Reading held for Temporary Camping Bylaw

Athabasca County Council has conducted its first reading of the Draft Temporary Camping Bylaw (Bylaw 017-2016). This now initiates the gathering of thoughts and ideas of residents about the proposed bylaw. The proposed Land Use Bylaw and Temporary Camping Bylaw together set out the new rules for camping in Athabasca County. This webpage and downloadable PDF summarizes…

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