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.
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:
Follow-up to Open House
Ponoka County Council has completed the 1st Draft of an Area Structure Plan for the lands lying immediately west of Highway #2 between Hwy #604 and north of Hwy #53. Please note - the first draft has been revised to include the water reports recently completed for this area. It may be further amended upon receipt of the Traffic Impact Assessment.
There were many suggestions brought forward at the open house, however, we realize that not everyone may have been able to attend or address their concerns. Please forward any further comments or suggestions to Bob Riddett, Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To access the draft, click this link: hwy_2_study_updated.pdf
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.