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Draft Water Policy
The Council for the County of Northern Lights has revisited the Water Policy, and at their meeting of February 23, 2021 made a number of changes to ensure the viability of the water infrastructure, and to attempt to make the overall policy more equitable.
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Assessment Review Board Members Needed
The County of Northern Lights is looking for residents interested in becoming trained as a Regional Assessment Review Board member.
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Office Hours Change: Effective March 7th, 2021
 Over the past year, the County of Northern Lights administration office has seen a reduction in-office visits and telephone calls, due in part to COVID, but more likely due to the overall economic effects being felt throughout the province.  The Council has directed staff to find ways to become more efficient, and over the past several years we have reduced our budget wherever possible.
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Revised Problem Wildlife Policy
At the February 9th, 2021 Council Meeting, Council discussed the effectiveness of the current Problem Wildlife Incentive Policy and the benefits of a new pilot program focusing on areas where the County cost shares control measures with applicants.
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Bridge Repairs and Road Closures
The County of Northern Lights will be performing major bridge repairs to 6 individual bridge crossings throughout the County, and temporary road closures will be in place at the following sites:Bridge File 70795, Range Road 232 over Stowe Creek - February 18 to March 14, 2021, between Township roads 921 & 922 
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Stay Informed

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Fridays effective March 7th - September 7th, 2021.

Closed daily 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm and all Statutory Holidays.


Office Closed

Monday, April 5th for Easter Monday



Forms for Residents/Business

 To access the County of Northern Lights forms for residents and businesses, please click here.


Fire Permits

Fire season starts on March 1st, all burning in the Forest Protection Area will require a fire permit.

For burning permits, call Agriculture & Forestry at 780-624-6190


 Fire Bans/Advisories 

For the most up-to-date information related to fire bans/advisories, please visit the Alberta Wildfire Website www.albertafirebans.ca or download the Alberta Wildfire App.


 Water Levels

For up-to-date information on Alberta river basin levels, visit the Alberta Environment and Parks website or download the app.