Category: News & Notices

Public Hearing – Bylaw 15-2020

In accordance with the requirements of Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, as amended, the Council of Athabasca County has scheduled a Public Hearing for June 25, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. The Public Hearing is being held to allow the public input on Bylaw 015-2020 which proposes to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 004-2019 as…

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Development Permit Approvals

Permit approvals for the week of June 3, 2020 .   Permitted Use:   D20-033 40’ x 28’ (25’ high) shop P0023107; L1 within NW 24-66-23-W4 (Division 8) Decision Date: June 1, 2020   D20-034 24’ x 26’ (10’ high) detached garage SE 10-66-19-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: June 1, 2020   D20-043 24’ x…

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Council Highlights – May 28, 2020

County Council Highlights from the May 28, 2020 Regular Council Meeting are now available for review. Athabasca County Council meets twice monthly to discuss municipal business. Just click on the image below to view highlights from the meeting.   VIEW AGENDA   PLEASE NOTE:  due to an order put in place by the Chief Medical…

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Meeting Notice – TED Committee

Due to social distancing and physical gathering requirements during the pandemic, the Thursday, June 4, 2020, Tourism & Economic Development Committee Meeting will be held remotely. VIEW AGENDA DETAILS OF REMOTE MEETING Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. The live stream will begin shortly…

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Development Permit Approvals

Permit approvals for the week of May 27, 2020 .   Permitted Use:   D20-027 30’ x 60’ (25’ high) modular home & 12’ x 20’ (13’ high) shed P0925757; B1; L1 within SE 1-65-19-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: May 25, 2020   D20-035 6.5’ x 10’ addition with 520 sq. ft. covered deck NE…

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Fire Safety Tip – Grease Fires

Grease Fire in the kitchen? Never use water to put it out! Step 1:  While wearing an oven mitt, use the pot lid like a shield and slide it over the top of the pot. If you do not have a pot lid, a cookie sheet can be used instead. Step 2:  Turn off the…

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Vegetation Control Program to Begin

Amendment to the “No Spray” Policy –  Please be advised that the herbicide vegetation control program for Athabasca County will begin June 15, 2020 and will continue until about September 1, 2020.  The objective of the program is to control unwanted weeds, brush and trees in County right-of-ways. The County does not use herbicides within 30…

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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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Skeleton Lake IDP – Newsletter & Survey

New Intermunicipal Development Plan Being Developed – Athabasca County and the Summer Village of Bondiss are preparing an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP).  Athabasca County residents are encouraged to read a newsletter created to explain the work being done and take part in a short online survey. (click on image below to view newsletter) Online Survey…

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Baptiste Lake IDP – Newsletter & Survey

New Intermunicipal Development Plan Being Developed – Athabasca County and the Summer Villages of South Baptiste and West Baptiste are preparing an Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP).  Athabasca County residents are encouraged to read a newsletter created to explain the work being done and take part in a short online survey. (click on image below to…

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