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Country Living in the County | News & Blog

We believe that country living in the County of St. Paul is a rewarding lifestyle choice. We regularly post information on this news page about council happenings, county news, lifestyle blogs and more. Check back here regularly for updated information.

Road Bans and Road Projects in the County

The Road Ban on Twp Rd 590 has been temporarily lifted. The shoulders on the road are soft so drivers are encouraged to use the mid-section of the road when it is safe to do so.   75% loading restrictions have been placed on Oiled and Paved Roads within the County of St. Paul, as…

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STARS Presentation and Appreciation

Glenda Farnden of STARS Air Ambulance presented Reeve Steve Upham with a photo, and expressed appreciation for the County’s steadifast commitment to STARS Municipal Initiative. Through the initiative Initiative, the County has contributed $2 per capita since 2016 to STARS. Between 2014 and 2016, STARS has conducted 219 missions within the County, ranging from hospital inter-facility…

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Fire Permits Required all Year

Residents are reminded that Fire Permits are REQUIRED on a YEAR ROUND BASIS for all types of Open Burning.   Fire permits are issued for 10 days at a time and can be obtained from the County Administration Office.  

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Community Information Directory 2019-2020

The Community Information Directory 2019-2020 is now available.  This comprehensive information guide was produced by The County of St. Paul & Elk Point FCSS. Community Information Directory 2019-2020

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The County is on Facebook

The County of St. Paul is now on Facebook.  Find us @StPaulCounty and share the page with others.

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Collaboration with our Urban Neighbours

Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICF) Project Recent amendments made to the Municipal Government Act (MGA) by the Province of Alberta require all municipalities to adopt Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) with each municipal neighbor that shares a common boundary. ICFs promote intermunicipal collaboration, specifically in relation to the provision of services to residents. To fulfill this mandate,…

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After Hours Phone Number

Phone the County Public Works After hours Number at 780-645-0557 if you have a concern that cannot wait until regular business hours – i.e. poor road conditions.

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Cannabis Consumption

As of October 17th, 2018, recreational cannabis is legal in Canada. Each province and municipality will have a different set of rules. Residents and visitors must follow provincial guidelines as set in Alberta’s legislation and regulations under the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act and the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act. The County of St. Paul…

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