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Fire Advisory

A fire advisory is in effect for Beaver County effective May 14, 2018.
The fire advisory only allows for recreational fires in fire pits, approved fire pits within recognized campgrounds and parks; propane and natural gas appliances.
No other fires are permitted until further notice.
Fire permits are suspended until the advisory is lifted. Failure to comply with the fire advisory and the fire bylaw may result in a fine of not less than $500.00 and not more than $5,000.00 plus costs. Any changes to the fire advisory will be announced on the Alberta Fire Ban website, www.albertafirebans.ca , Beaver Emergency Services Commission website, www.besc.ca
Beaver Emergency Services Commission will continue to monitor the situation, and will update the public when conditions change. For more information call 780.336.3041

Public Hearing June 11, 2018 Land Use Bylaw Amendment

The Council of the Town of Tofield proposes to amend Land Use Bylaw #1222.
A public hearing to consider the proposed amendment will be held on June 11,
2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chamber. You are invited to attend the
Public Hearing to express your views or listen to the deliberations.
If you wish to speak at the Public Hearing please register in advance by
contacting Cindy Neufeld at (780) 662-3269 or at cneufeld@tofieldalberta.ca
Anyone wishing to submit a written representation may do so by providing the
submission to Cindy Neufeld at the Town office or emailing the submission to
cneufeld@tofieldalberta.ca on or before 4:00 p.m. on June 7, 2018.
If you have any questions about the proposed amendment, please contact the
Town office at (780) 662-3269. You may also view the proposed bylaw at the
Town Office, 5407 – 50 Street, Monday to Friday, during normal business hours.
Bylaw #1290
Land Use Bylaw Text Amendment
With the passage of the federal Cannabis Act which legalizes the recreational
use of cannabis and provincial approval of Bill 26, An Act to Control and
Regulate Cannabis, the Town must undertake land use bylaw amendments
which address the retail sale of cannabis in the community prior to August 2018.
The purpose of the proposed Land Use Bylaw amendment is to add cannabis
associated definitions and regulations to the Land Use Bylaw to regulate
cannabis retail sales within the community
Cindy Neufeld, Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Tofield
PO Box 30
5407 – 50 Street
Tofield, Alberta
T0B 4J0

For more information on the Draft Bylaw# 1290 please click HERE