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Secondary Highway 986 Closure
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County Office Remains Closed to Public
The County office will remain closed to the public at this time. Available staff will continue to monitor phonecalls, voicemails and emails. We will work to respond as quickly as possible. Payments may be made via online banking, credit card (through the pay simply link on the County website), or cheques - mailed in or placed in the drop box outside of the office main entrance. Thank you all for your patience and understanding. 
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Planning & Development Department Service Changes
In order to prepare for an upcoming retirement, the County of Northern Lights is looking at a new method of providing planning and development services.
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Assessment Model Review - Oil & Gas
The County of Northern Lights was informed on July 24,2020 of the potential results of a review of the Oil & Gas regulated assessment model conducted by the Provincial Government and Industry Partners. 
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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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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 will require a fire permit

Before you burn it, get a permit!

For burning permits, call Agriculture & Forestry office 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.


Road Bans and Closures

For a list of current road closures and road bans, please click here.