Category: Enforcement Services

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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LUB & MDP Public Hearing Scheduled

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County Property Bylaw Public Hearing

Public Hearing set for Thursday, September 29 at 9:30 am A draft bylaw has been developed to regulate the use of lands administered by Athabasca County. The goal of the bylaw is to promote safe, enjoyable and reasonable use of lands while helping to engage and educate residents who may be encroaching on these public…

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Annual Property Assessment

Assessors will be conducting inspections beginning this week Assessors from Municipal Assessment Services Group (MASG) will be out conducting annual assessment inspections on behalf of Athabasca County starting in early July. The areas of re-inspection will include the following areas: Township 62 Range 24 & 25; Township 63 Range 23, 24 & 25; Township 64 Range…

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County Conversation – June 22

Summer work begins for County crews If you missed this week’s Athabasca County Conversation on 94.1 The River you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the road construction season and projects that are currently underway in the municipality. Drivers are also reminded to watch for Agriculture Services crews and mowing operations in…

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Mowing Operations – clearing debris from ditches

In an attempt to expand the Athabasca County mowing program, County landowners are being asked to refrain from dumping rocks and debris within the road right of ways. Administration has been directed to act on any reported sightings and will therefore make it mandatory for landowners to remove any materials found. Thank you for your…

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Travel Advisory issued during Fort McMurray re-entry

Tens of thousands of vehicles are expected to travel to Fort McMurray over a five-day period The re-entry to Fort McMurray for residents evacuated during the wildfire emergency is underway and Alberta Transportation is making people who live in communities enroute to Fort McMurray aware of changes in traffic volumes. Alberta Transportation anticipates increased traffic…

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Province-wide fire ban in place

A Fire Control Order has been issued by the Forestry Division, Alberta Agriculture and Foresty enforcing a province wide FIRE BAN according to section 21 of the Forest and Prairie Protection Act. It was brought into effect as of 4:30 pm on May 5, 2016. The Order suspends all fire permits issued under the Act, requires all…

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Fire Restriction issued for Athabasca County

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