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Rocky View County Hosts Conservation Design Presentation

Monday, June 8, 2015

Rocky View County is preparing the Glenbow Ranch Area Structure Plan to ensure future development has a positive impact on the community, the environment, and the nearby provincial park.As part of the process, the County is hosting a presentation and panel discussion on Conservation Design: A New Read More...

Seniors' Housing Needs Assessment Sessions

Friday, May 15, 2015

Rocky View County is conducting a seniors’ needs assessment to determine current and future need for seniors housing, and to develop a plan for the County to help meet this need.If you’re 55 or older, we’d like to hear from you. We’ll use your input to help guide seniors housing plans in the Read More...

Agricultural Tour 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Update: The tour is sold out.Register now for Rocky View County’s annual Agricultural Tour, featuring farms and ag-businesses in the northwest area of the County. This year’s tour will feature a rare mustang horse breeder and working dogs training facility, flood and drought reduction practices, and Read More...

2015 Spring/Summer Weed Spraying Program

Monday, May 4, 2015

The County is currently spot spraying roadside ditches and County-owned lands for noxious and prohibited noxious weeds in all divisions of the County.Residents who do not want roadsides along their property treated with herbicides may opt-out, but keep in mind that doing so will place all Read More...

Rocky View County Sets 2015 Tax Rates

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Rocky View County’s residential property taxes continue to be among the lowest in Alberta, while non-residential rates remain highly competitive, following a Council vote setting tax rates for 2015 at 3.3 percent above 2014.Residential property owners can expect to pay just over $1.98 in property Read More...

County Launches Glenbow Ranch Area Planning Process

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Rocky View County is preparing a new area structure plan for the Glenbow Ranch area of Bearspaw, south of Highway 1A. The goals of the plan are to guide future development, protect and enhance Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, and provide a new community that integrates well with the wider Bearspaw Read More...

Development Appeal Board Agenda Item Withdrawn

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Please be advised that Development Appeal Board agenda item B-7 to be heard at 1:00 p.m. on April 22, 2015 on file 04702013, PRDP20150642 for the operation of a Child Care Facility will not proceed as the applicant has formally withdrawn his application which renders the appeal moot.This matter has Read More...

2015 Tax Sale

Monday, April 20, 2015

Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Rocky View County will offer for sale by public auction, in the County Administration Building, 911 32 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., the following lands: View Tax Sale Lands Read More...

County Reminds Residents to Use CO Alarms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In the past few weeks, a number of Albertans have narrowly escaped death from carbon monoxide poisoning, prompting Rocky View County to remind residents of the importance of detectors in their homes and workplaces.On average, 22 Albertans die in a fire each year. But 25 die from carbon monoxide Read More...

Train Derailment Near Kathryn

Friday, April 10, 2015

Photo courtesy of News Talk 770 / Corus EntertainmentJust after 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10, Rocky View County Fire Services received a call reporting a train derailment near the hamlet of Kathryn.Crews from three area fire stations responded. On the scene, they found 20 cars off the tracks, all of Read More...

Langdon Sewage Leak Addressed

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Late in the afternoon of Monday, March 30, a sewage line leak was reported in the Hamlet of Langdon.  Sewage was observed surfacing in the drainage ditch overtop of a sewer line that runs between the Langdon Park lift station and the Langdon Wastewater Treatment Plant.Rocky View County immediately Read More...

Two Charged for Falsifying Waste Water Tests

Monday, March 23, 2015

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has laid charges against past employees of Corix, a company under contract with Rocky View County to operate the County’s waste water treatment plant in Langdon.The charges are based on an investigation that began in 2013, and involve Read More...

Annual Master Rates Bylaw Passed

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Rocky View County Council voted Tuesday to pass annual adjustments to the Master Rates Bylaw (PDF), which details what Rocky Viewers pay for services and products, such as building permits, utilities, and dog licences.The majority of the County’s rates remain unchanged for 2015, and some are Read More...

Spring Road Bans

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans this year for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads: 90% Gravel roads: 90% Chip-seal and oil-surfaced roads: 75% Roads Read More...

The New Municipal Building Project

Monday, February 23, 2015

Over the past seven years there have been over three dozen newspaper articles, eight pages of Vantage Point articles, a month-long open house, and countless online postings to inform County residents about the plans for a new Rocky View County municipal building.Rocky View County Council wanted to Read More...

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