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Disaster Recovery Program Funding
The County of Northern Lights is applying for Provincial Disaster Recovery Program funding for municipal infrastructure that has been affected by flooding earlier this spring. There are provisions within the program for private sector loss and damages. If you have suffered damage or loss from the flooding, you are asked to review the program guidelines set forth by the province here
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Student Bursary and Hometown Proud
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. The successful candidates of the County Program are eligible for matching funds from the NADC Bursary Partnership Program. Considerations in determining successful candidates include academic standing, financial need, essay evaluation, and references. Download Application and Guidelines  For the NADC Bursary Partnership application, please click here.
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Highway 35 Construction
Commencing June 1st, road work will begin on Highway 35, south of Secondary Highway 690, north to the outskirts of the Town of Manning. Please obey all posted traffic signs and drive with caution.
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Peace River Hazard Study Update
The Government of Alberta would like to provide a status update on the Peace River Hazard Study project. The multi-year study started in fall 2015 and technical work on all components is now complete. 
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North Star Beautification Project
Starting this week, contractors will begin work on the work of the beautification of North Star. (only within the Hamlet). 
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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, July 1st, 2020 for Canada Day  

Monday, August 3rd 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 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.