Did you Know?
Town of Manning Viability Review Open House
The Town of Manning will be hosting an open house to answer residents' questions and concerns regarding the Viability Review. This meeting will take place at the Legion Hall on Friday, October 23, 2020, @ 6:30 pm and will be live-streamed on Facebook. This is a Town meeting, however, County residents are welcome. County of Northern Lights residents will not be voting on the outcome, however, if you have questions on the viability report or the process, you are encouraged to contact Theresa Van Oort, CAO, or Josh Hunter, Director of Finance at the County office. Thank you
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Disaster Recovery Funding
Apply for disaster recovery funding if your home or business suffered flooding and groundwater seepage damage from April 22 to May 4, 2020. 
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2020 Small Business Awards
This year, with no doubt, has been difficult for businesses in our communities. Therefore, it is important to let our business community know how much we value, appreciate, and celebrate them. The County of Northern Lights, in partnership with the Manning & District Chamber of Commerce, is happy to announce that while there may be gathering restrictions are in effect, the annual Small Business Awards shall go on...in a slightly different way! 
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Annual Site Inspections in Progress
A reminder to residents that the County’s assessors are currently in the area performing annual site inspections. These inspections are provincially legislated and required for an accurate assessment process. This year these inspections are being done through the use of a drone to assist in physical distancing measures. The assessors with KCL Consulting Inc. will leave contact information where possible.
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Small Business Week 2020 Tips
#1 Update your business profile on Google and your Facebook page and keep it updated.
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Stay Informed

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

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


Office Closed

Monday, October 12th for Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 11th for Remembrance Day

December 24th, 25th, and 28th for Christmas


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 office in your area.

Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 (Peace River Forest Area) call:  780-624-6190

Ward 7 (High Level Forest Area) call: 780-841-9387


 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.