The next municipal election is on Monday October 16, 2017. Nomination day is on Monday September 18, 2017.
In Rocky View County, each of the nine electoral divisions elects one Councillor. To be nominated as a candidate in an electoral division, the person must be a resident of the division for six consecutive months prior to nomination day.
The term of office is for four years. There is no limit on the number of times a Councillor can be re-elected.
After the general election, the nine Councillors elect from among themselves a Reeve and a Deputy Reeve at an Organizational Meeting held each October.
All potential municipal candidates are required to register with the municipality before they accept any campaign contributions prior to nomination day. This is in effect for all municipal elections as of January 1, 2015.