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Level of Service Road Classification Project
The County of Northern Lights has engaged ISL Engineering for a Level of Service Road Classification Project for all roads within the County. The purpose of the project is to help guide long-term asset management and future growth and development in the County and will help determine an appropriate level of maintenance for the different road classifications. The project needs your input to make sure it is reflective of what the community wants and needs.
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2021 Property Tax and Assessment Notices
Please be advised that the combined property tax and assessment notices for 2021 will be mailed out in April. This is earlier than years prior to allow more time before the tax due date of June 30th. 
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County of Northern Lights Bursary
The County of Northern Lights, in partnership with the Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC), offers two bursaries of $1500 each annually to students in the County.
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Commenced Equipment Registration
The County of Northern Lights invites all equipment owners and contractors, who are interested in providing equipment and/or trucks on an hourly basis for the construction and maintenance of public works infrastructure. Commencement contractors must provide proof of compliance (vehicle inspections and/or certifications) with the Highway Traffic Act, WCB coverage, applicable operator license (where required) insurance, and registration. Equipment will be hired based on the best economical alternative for the County. Decisions will be based upon the submitted equipment rate, past performance with the County, geographical location, or any other factors which may have an economic impact on the project. A copy of the Commenced Equipment Registration form can be found here.
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Rural High-Speed Internet Testing
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Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (closed 12 pm - 1 pm for lunch)

Closed Fridays effective March 7th - September 7th, 2021.

Closed all Statutory Holidays.


Office Closed

Monday, May 24th for Victoria Day

Thursday, July 1st for Canada Day

Monday, August 2nd for Heritage Day 


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.