Effective May 1, 2019 the County of Ponoka's waste removal service provider Cast-A-Waste Inc. is transitioning to an automated waste collection system. This system utilizes a new truck and requires the use of a specific style garbage container. Containers will be provided for each residence. For further details view official notice. All residents affected will be notified with a hard copy notice in the mail via Canada Post.
The agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.
Check under the "Development" tab for rezoning applications that may be heard at this meeting. Click under the "Public Works" tab for road allowance lease applications that may be heard at this meeting.
County Council meetings are open for the public to attend. If you would like to attend a meeting as a delegation, please contact Debbi at 403-783-3375 to be scheduled on the agenda.
75% Loading restrictions will be placed on all gravel roads effective March 21, 2019. For the full list of restrictions, click here.
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.
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.