75% Loading restrictions will be placed on all gravel roads effective March 21, 2019. For the full list of restrictions, click here.
Effective immediately, Ponoka County will be implementing frost moves for all heavy equipment/frequent users. Please ensure that all moves occur between 10:00 p.m. and noon the following day.
This will remain in effect until March 21st when loading restrictions come into effect.
During the Fire Season (now starting March 1st), any person lighting a fire for any purpose, other than for burning household garbage or campfires in approved containers/methods, must have a valid fire permit. You may be liable for fire suppression costs and/or penalties as provided by law for any damage or suppression that may occur while burning without a valid permit.
Fire permits may be obtained free of charge by:
Fire permits are not required November 1 to February 28 of the following year, but it is appreciated if you would still contact the office to notify of a controlled burn. This assists the applicable Fire Department should they receive an outside fire call.
Thank you for helping keep our community safe.
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Covering 721,396 acres in central Alberta, Ponoka County embodies the essence of rural Alberta with strong agricultural roots, a commitment to fiscal responsibility and an independent spirit. Today, the County serves 9,806 residents, providing strong leadership and guiding the municipality through some difficult challenges.