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County Reviewing Thorlakson Family Farms Development Permit Application

Monday, May 6, 2019

On March 1, 2019, Rocky View County started fining Thorlakson Family Farms $1,500 per day as a result of non-compliance on the Development Permit process for a compost operation located approximately six kilometers northeast of Airdrie.On March 22, the County received a Development Permit Read More...

County Eliminates Dog Licence Fees

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to eliminate dog licence fees to help encourage residents to properly license their dogs. Fees will be eliminated as of May 1, 2019. Dog owners will continue to face a $150 fine for an unlicensed dog.

County Begins Compliance Action at Compost Operation

Friday, March 1, 2019

Rocky View County is proceeding with enforcement compliance measures against a composting operation that has failed to meet required deadlines and conditions for a development permit application.At a public hearing on December 11, 2018, County Council voted to approve a land use change for the Read More...

County Explains Path Forward for Compost Operation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Rocky View County is clarifying its approach to a composting operation approximately six kilometers northeast of Airdrie, after a number of County and Airdrie residents expressed concerns about the business.At a public hearing on December 11, 2018, the County approved a land use change to begin Read More...

Council Passes Cannabis Bylaw

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

As of October 17, 2018, marijuana (cannabis) consumption is legal in Canada, within the following rules: You must be 18 years of age or older You must obtain your cannabis from licensed stores and authorized retailers You may grow no more than four plants per household You may buy and Read More...

Rocky View County Sets Cannabis Regulations

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Rocky View County Council has approved amendments to the County’s Land Use Bylaw to deal with the upcoming October 17 legalization of marijuana.Cannabis legalization is a federal government initiative through Health Canada, with specific provincial government rules through the Alberta Liquor and Read More...

County Releases Policing Survey Results

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Rocky View County has released the results of its recent survey on policing in the municipality, which saw over 1,800 people provide input on RCMP priorities.“The number of participants clearly shows that policing is an important issue for Rocky Viewers,” says Reeve Greg Boehlke. “RCMP figures show Read More...

Your Questions or Comments on County Fees

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Before passing Rocky View County’s Master Rates Bylaw, Council wants to give you the opportunity to ask questions or provide input on any of the fees that impact you. Here are the details...The services provided by Rocky View County are paid for in two main ways: Taxes: Services such as road Read More...

Elections Signs Overview

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Election signs are an important means of communication for a candidate in an election. Understanding the rules about elections signs and their placement can help alleviate concerns from both candidates and the public.Rocky View County and the Government of Alberta have laws and regulations that Read More...

Concert Cancelled After County Concerns

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A Hip-Hop/Rap music festival in Rocky View County has been cancelled after organizers failed to seek the required permits and tried to hold the event on land zoned for agricultural use.The Bigfoot Music Festival was scheduled for De Winton on September 5 and 6, but a week before the event promoters Read More...

County Charges Driver of Stolen Vehicle

Monday, August 10, 2015

A Calgary man is facing several charges after Rocky View County Enforcement Services pulled him over for a trailer brake inspection at Symons Valley Road and Highway 566 on August 5.The man was pulled over by a County enforcement officer for an inspection of his trailer brake system, which was not Read More...

County Charges 222 km/h Speeder

Friday, June 19, 2015

Rocky View County Enforcement Services has ticketed a man for speeding and careless driving after his vehicle was clocked travelling 222 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.The 44-year-old County resident was spotted speeding by an enforcement officer on routine patrol along Big Hill Springs Road northeast of Read More...

Rocky View County Sets Framework for Commercial Marijuana

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Rocky View County Council has approved changes to its land use bylaw to clarify acceptable locations for commercial marijuana growing operations.Under the new bylaw, marijuana is removed as a “crop” under the County’s horticulture and agricultural rules. The cultivation of marijuana is now defined Read More...

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