Public hearing: Bylaw 1631/23 Bylaw Enforcement Officer Technical Amendments

Published on Aug 01, 2023

Sturgeon County Council requests public input on proposed Bylaw 1631/23 – Bylaw Enforcement Officer Technical Amendments.

Sturgeon County is proposing to update several bylaws – Land Use Bylaw (Bylaw 1385/17), Community Standards Bylaw (Bylaw 1433/19), Civic Addressing Bylaw (Bylaw 1616/23), and Surface Drainage Bylaw (Bylaw 1558/21) – by doing the following:

  • Allowing municipal violation tags to be issued for specific penalties instead of using provincial violation tickets.
  • Clarifying that the bylaw enforcement officer may enforce the above bylaws, and issue municipal violation tags.

A bylaw is needed to amend existing bylaws, and a public hearing must be held.

Public Hearing details

The Public Hearing will be held in person and via videoconference:

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023 at 1 p.m. (or as soon as practical thereafter)

Sturgeon County Council Chambers (9613 100 St. in Morinville)

Important information about Public Hearings

Requirements for speakers

All speakers have five minutes to speak and are encouraged to provide a written copy of their submission before the Public Hearing.

Speaking in person

To speak at the Public Hearing in person, contact Legislative Services at 780-939-8279 or 780-939-8277 to pre-register.

Speaking via videoconference

To speak at the Public Hearing via videoconference, you must register by Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. by contacting Legislative Services at 780-939-8279 or 780-939-8277. This ensures you receive instructions to access the videoconference.

Written submissions

Email a written submission to Legislative Services. Written submissions are accepted up to the close of the Public Hearing.

If making a written submission, you must include your name, state your interest in the matter (such as a County resident directly impacted by the proposed bylaw), and indicate if you are in favour of or opposed to the proposed bylaw.

Watching the Public Hearing

You can view the Public Hearing in person or online at To view the livestream, click on the meeting date on the calendar, then click on the video link.

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