Approved Development Permits – May 2015

Applications for Development Permits have been Approved With Conditions as follows: Permit No.  2015-D0045 Zoning:   Country Residential District Location:   North Skeleton Beach Estates; Lot 5, Block 3, Plan 1121499; NW 13-65-19 W4 Type:   Recreational Vehicle Placement Permit No.  2015-D0052 Zoning:   Country Residential District Location:   Mystic Meadow Estates; Lot 73, Block […]

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Athabasca Reception Centre winding down

Athabasca’s role in helping those evacuated from the threat of a wildfire near Wabasca is coming to a close. The role of the Athabasca Reception Centre was to provide food, shelter and daily necessities for those displaced as the result of a fire in the Calling Lake region that saw an estimated 5,000 people displaced from their […]

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Complete Fire Ban now in effect

Posted on May 25, 2015 Athabasca County has issued a complete FIRE BAN effective immediately. The ban coincides with a fire ban issued for the Forest Protection Area and another issued for the Town of Athabasca. The ban PROHIBITS all open fires including recreational fire pits, burn barrels, fireworks and charcoal barbecues.  All existing fire permits […]

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Visitor Information Centre Opens for 2015

RIBBON CUTTING – (Left to Right) Brenda Krawec, a member at large on the Tourism and Economic Development Committee, Roger Morrill, Mayor of the Town of Athabasca, Warren Griffin, Chair of Athabasca County’s Tourism and Economic Development Committee, Todd Dutchak, President of the Athabasca District Chamber of Commerce and Jack Dowhaluk, Councilor for Division 6, […]

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Fire Advisory Notice – May 13, 2015

Please be advised that a Fire Advisory Notice is in place for the area of the County outside of the Forest Protection Area.  The wildfire hazard in Athabasca County is HIGH. Due to the warm, dry, and windy conditions the County is restricting the issuance of any new fire permits to essential burning only.  The use […]

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Athabasca Visitor Information Centre – 2015 Opening

Come and see what we offer visitors to the region! Friday, May 15th Opening Remarks 11:30 am BBQ Lunch to follow Athabasca Train Station (5101 – 50th Avenue) For more information about this event: Laura Barfoot, 780-675-2273 tourism@athabascacounty.com

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Attention Truck and Equipment Contractors

If you have not received your Rental Conditions Registration Form for 2015, or if you are a Contractor who was not previously registered with us, Athabasca County is taking registrations for the 2015 Construction and Maintenance year. For inquiries and registration procedures, please contact: Infrastructure Services 3602 – 48th Avenue Athabasca, AB T9S 1M8 Phone: 780-675-2273 Email: […]

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Vegetation Control Program

Please be advised that the herbicide vegetation control program for Athabasca County will begin June 1 and will continue until about September 1, 2015. 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 farmstead or residential parcel; […]

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