2024 Budgets and Tax Rate Bylaw Adopted by Council

Following budget deliberations that began in September 2023, Athabasca County Council approved a three-year operating budget and five-year financial capital plan at their regular Council meeting held on May 14, 2024. During the same meeting, Council passed first and second readings for the 2024 Tax Rate Bylaw. The budget for 2024, both operating and capital,…

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Meeting Notice – Committee of the Whole

The Tuesday, May 21, 2024, Committee of the Whole Meeting will be held in Council Chambers at 9:30 am. You can view the agenda by clicking below. VIEW AGENDA

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Development Permit Approvals for the Week of May 15th 2024

Permitted   D24-059 360 sq. ft. (14′ high) 2024 modular home with a 432 sq. ft. loft and 6′ x 12′ covered deck Plan 1604HW; Block 1; Lot 1,2,7 within SW 1-64-20-W4 (Div. 3) Decision Date: May 15, 2024   D24-060 1440 sq. ft. (24′ high) dwelling with 12′ x 48′ covered deck and 16′…

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Meeting Notice – Special Meeting of Council

Notice of Special Meeting of County Council Called under authority of Section 194 of the Municipal Government Act The Thursday, May 16, 2024, Special Meeting of Council will be held in Council Chambers at 9:30am. You can view the agenda by clicking below. VIEW AGENDA   MEETING DETAILS The meeting will begin shortly before 9:30…

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2024 Vegetation Control Program to Begin

Please be advised that the herbicide vegetation control program for Athabasca County will begin early June 2024 and will continue until about September 1, 2024.  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 meters on either side of a…

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Meeting Notice – County Council

The Tuesday, May 14, 2024, Regular County Council meeting will be held in Council Chambers. Members of the public can watch a live stream of the meeting via our YouTube Channel. You can view the agenda by clicking below. VIEW AGENDA   MEETING DETAILS The meeting will begin shortly before 9:30 am, MDT, on Tuesday,…

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Public Hearing for Bylaw 005-2024 on May 14, 2024

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 on May 14, 2024, commencing at 9:30 a.m. THE PUBLIC HEARING IS BEING HELD TO ALLOW PUBLIC INPUT ON THE FOLLOWING BYLAW: Bylaw 005-2024 – The proposed bylaw amends Land…

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Tree Seedling Sale Pickup on May 16th 2024

Tree seedling pickup for those who purchased during the sale in January is scheduled on May 16, 2024, at the Athabasca County Administration office from 8 am to 4 pm. If this date does not work for you, please contact Ryan at ag-env@athabascacounty.com to arrange an alternative date, as we may have some availability on…

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Development Permit Approvals for the Week of May 8th 2024

Permitted   D24-044 950 sq. ft. (26′ 8″ high) home and 30′ x 40′ (16′ high) shop building Plan 1021304; Block 2; Lot 13 within SW 13-71-17-W4 (Div. 6) Decision Date: May 8, 2024   D24-053 1782 sq. ft. (11′ high) dwelling with a 21′ x 12′ deck and a 4′ x 10′ & 6′…

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Athabasca County Fire Restriction in Effect

In accordance with Athabasca County Fire Services Bylaw 015-2023 section 8, a Fire Control Order (Fire Restriction) is now in effect for lands within Athabasca County located outside the Forest Protection Area.   Favorable conditions, including widespread precipitation, have reduced the risk to an acceptable level to lift the complete ban. A Fire Restriction will…

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