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Seed Viability
The County of Northern Lights will continue investment in the Seed Viability Policy, however, recent changes at SGS Biovision will not allow them to invoice the Producer and County each separately at the existing 50:50 cost share. Therefore, the County will reimburse each producer on the same 50:50 basis upon receiving a copy of the results and invoices.
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2020 Insect Survey Results
Alberta Insect Pest Monitoring Network has released its 2020 Insect Surveying Results for the County of Northern Lights. View the report here. 
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North Star Outdoor Rink
Due to the recent warm temperatures, the filling of the North Star Outdoor Rink has been delayed until temperatures are more favorable. Thank you for your patience and keep an eye on the County Facebook page and website for updates.
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Rural High-Speed Internet Testing
Highspeed rural internet is critical for economic development, engaging in the digital economy, and working and learning from home. The Government of Canada has announced the goal of providing access to 50 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload speeds to all Canadians by 2030. RMA, in partnership with CIRA, is conducting internet speed testing. Please note that tests should be run using a computer – either a laptop or desktop. Learn more and test your speed here.
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Carcajou CWS Down
The Carcajou Community Water Source (CWS) is down due to mechanical issues for the foreseeable future until repairs are complete. Once the repairs are complete, an update will be posted on the County website and Facebook page. Thank you for your patience.
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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

Wednesday, November 11th for Remembrance Day

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

January 1st, 2021 for New Years 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 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.