Category: Enforcement Services

Peace Officer Authority

The Peace Officer for Athabasca County Enforcement Services now has the authority to conduct enforcement on 1 and 2-digit highways and respond to emergencies when called upon by Fire or the RCMP. Authority has been granted by the Government of Alberta for the Athabasca County Peace Officer to conduct traffic enforcement within the County and…

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Safe Snow Clearing

Avoid Pushing Snow onto Roads It may seem harmless enough, but when you push snow across a road surface into the opposite ditch, or directly onto roads, you may be putting your friends and neighbours at risk. When the tires of a vehicle encounter the ridges left on the road from snow being pushed across…

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Fire Advisory in Effect

Due to the recent weather conditions, Athabasca County has downgraded the fire restriction effective July 27, 2021.  A FIRE ADVISORY remains in effect for that area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area. While the use of burn barrels and cooking and warming fires are permitted, people should use caution while burning and…

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Heritage Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Monday, August 2nd for Heritage Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on August 2, 2021 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the holiday!

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Canada Day Office Closure

All Athabasca County offices, including Public Works and Family and Community Support Services, will be closed on Thursday, July 1 for Canada Day. The After Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will be in operation on July 1, 2021 for concerns related to municipal water and sewer services. Be safe and enjoy the Canada Day holiday!

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Safe Snow Removal

It may seem harmless enough, but when snow is pushed across roads, ridges are left in the driving surface either from frozen snow or the gravel itself being partially moved. When vehicles drive across these ridges the wheels temporarily lose contact with the road and it can cause a driver to lose control. It is…

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School Zone & Bus Safety

Athabasca County Enforcement Services reminds everyone that online learning has concluded and students are now back to school. Therefore, speed limits are reduced to 30 Kilometers per hour on school days (Monday to Friday) during the following times: 8 am to 9:30 am 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 3 pm to 4:30 pm Enforcement Services…

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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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