Articles for category Bylaws & Enforcement

Virtual Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Rural Policing Issues

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Airdrie RCMP and Rocky View County Enforcement Services to host Community Town Hall MeetingAirdrie RCMP and Rocky View County Enforcement Services are pleased to invite residents to their November 2021 Virtual Rural Community Town Hall Meeting. This meeting is scheduled to take place on Thursday, Read More...

County Peace Officers to Enforce Highway Traffic Safety

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The May long weekend can be a dangerous time on Alberta’s roadways, but starting today, highways in Rocky View County will see an extra level of protection from unsafe driving.With endorsement from County Council and approval from Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, County peace officers now have Read More...

County Peace Officers Assist with Traffic Control at CrossIron Mall

Friday, December 11, 2020

With Christmas just around the corner, shopping activity shifts into high gear and CrossIron Mall will see more traffic.Rocky View County Peace Officers will be on hand to assist guests by controlling traffic lights and intersections to ease any strains. The officers on duty are not funded by tax Read More...

New Rural Policing Model

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Province of Alberta has announced a policing plan that will see the addition of 300 RCMP officers and 100 support staff in an effort to combat rural crime.The plan begins placing more of the cost of rural policing on communities, based on population size and assessed value. Rocky View County is Read More...

County Repeals Firearms Bylaw

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Council today voted to repeal Rocky View County’s Firearms Bylaw, effective immediately.Council passed the Firearms Bylaw in September of 2018. Since that time, the document has created questions on the need for a County bylaw, the boundaries of no-shooting zones, and the broad use of the term Read More...

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...

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