Temporary Campground Closure – Narrow Lake

High water levels are affecting road access Athabasca County has temporarily closed the Narrow Lake Campground due to high water levels in the lake that are affecting safe road access within the campground. County crews will be working to remove beaver dams blocking culverts in order to return the water levels to normal. Once conditions […]

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Development Permits – May 2017

Applications for the following Development Permits have been Approved: Permit No. 2017-D0036 Zoning:  Country Residential Location:  Sunset Villas; Lot 3, Block 1, Plan 1022629; SE-25-65-19-W4 Type:  42′ x 60′ Accessory Building with a Height Variance – Allowing the Maximum Accessory Building Height to be Relaxed by 2.4 m (8 ft) from 4.6 m (15 ft) […]

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2017 Seniors’ Symposiums

Two one-day conferences for seniors’ and their caregivers

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Annual Property Assessment Inspections

Re-inspections taking place in certain areas of the County Assessors from Municipal Assessment Services Group (MASG) will be out conducting annual assessment inspections on behalf of Athabasca County starting early May. The areas of re-inspection will include the following areas: Township 64 – Range 18 & 19; Township 65 – Range 17 & 18; Township […]

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UPDATE: Athabasca Regional Airport – Pilot Safety Notice

Airport Returns to Normal Operations  UPDATE (Wednesday, May 10 – 4 pm) –  As of this afternoon, the work required to return the airport landing lights to normal operations is complete. The lights have been tested and the NOTAM restricting landings removed. Our thanks for all airport users for their patience while this work was completed. […]

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Reporting damaged or down signage

The County has a program to regularly inspect roadways to ensure stop signs, yield signs, and other regulatory signs are in place. If you notice a sign along a County roadway that has gone missing, is knocked over, or is damaged, please call the Public Works Shop at 780-675-2404 to report it. Specific information about […]

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Public Notice – Bylaw No. 006-2017 (road closure)

First Reading for By-law 006-2017 proposing a road closure in the Rochester region was held and passed in the Council Chambers of the County Office on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The by-law is now being advertised to give residents of the County an opportunity to express any concerns before second and third reading take place. […]

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2016 Audited Financial Statements

Each year Athabasca County engages the services of an independent auditor to review the financial position of the municipality and create audited financial statements which are made available to the public. The 2016 Independent Auditors’ Report and Statement of Financial Position were presented and adopted at the Regular Council meeting on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. […]

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