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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Meeting Notice – Regular County Council

Due to social distancing and physical gathering requirements, the Thursday, May 28, 2020 Regular Council Meeting will be held remotely. Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the virtual meeting. VIEW AGENDA   Details of Remote Meeting The live stream will begin shortly before 9:30 am, MDT, on Thursday, May…

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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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Road Construction – Grosmont Road (TWP 672)

Construction on Grosmont Road (Township Road 672) is scheduled to begin on June 6, 2020, with anticipated completion at the end of June. The project will include base repair, drainage improvement, repaving, line painting, and signage. Safety Reminder Please watch for crews and equipment working and follow the directions of flag people and signage in…

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Meeting Notice – Municipal Planning Commission

Due to social distancing and physical gathering requirements during the pandemic, the Tuesday, May 26th Municipal Planning Commission Meeting will be held remotely. Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. VIEW AGENDA DETAILS OF REMOTE MEETING The live stream will begin shortly before 9:30 am,…

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Development Permit Approvals

Approved permits for the week of May 20, 2020 .   Permitted Use: D20-038 Renovation – installation of a 60” x 41” window in dining room SE 13-64-20-W4 (Division 3) Decision Date: May 13, 2020   D20-040 16’ x 76’ – 2007 mobile home placement with 5’ x 7’ deck and 12’ x 16’ deck…

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