Water Main Break (St. Michael)

IMPORTANT: There is a water main break at the St. Michael water system. WATER is now SHUT OFF. Residents impacted should take steps to conserve water immediately. Repairs are in progress, but there is no estimated time for completion at this time. There will likely be a boil advisory at that time. Thank you for your patience as this is fixed.

Enforcement Services

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Rules to Remember    

Peace Officer Policies

Operational Practices Enforcement Activities and Responsibilities

Resources for County Residents

Bylaw Enforcement

Complaint Form Community Peace Officer Fees


The Peace Officer is responsible for the enforcement and investigation of County Bylaws and Provincial Statutes for Lamont County. Their overall duty is to protect infrastructure and to preserve and maintain the public peace through education and enforcement when necessary.

Peace Officer Policies

The Peace Officer operates under the following policies:

The following is a breakdown of the Peace Officer's duties:

  • Ensuring public compliance with various County Bylaws through Education and Enforcement when necessary.
  • Developing and implementing education on public awareness programs and maintaining positive public relations.
  • Conducting highly visible mobile patrols of the County for the purpose of preventing and detecting violations of County Bylaws and selected Provincial Statutes.

As a Peace Officer appointed under the Peace Officer Act, the Peace Officer can enforce the following Provincial Statutes and Regulations, including the:
  • Animal Protection Act
  • Dangerous Dogs Act
  • Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
  • Highway Development and Protection Act
  • Trespass to Premises Act
  • Provincial Offences Procedure Act
  • Traffic Safety Act
  • Gaming and Liquor Act
The Peace Officer appointment under the Municipal Government Act, allows the Peace Officer to enforce County Bylaws, including the:
*Copies of County Bylaws or Policies can be obtained from the Legislative Services Officer upon request at legislativeservices@lamontcounty.ca or by phone at 780-895-2233. 

Enforcement Related Activities

  • Receiving complaints and inquires.
  • Investigation of complaints.
  • Advising responsible parties of infractions, and taking remedial actions and/or following enforcement procedures.
  • Advising responsible parties of infractions and laying of charges if founded.
  • Educating and/or prosecuting violators.
  • Conducting patrols within Lamont County.
  • Receive and document evidence relating to investigation.
  • Preparing prosecutor information sheets and court briefs concerning a charge or ticket.

Guidelines for Lamont County Farm Vehicles on Roads - This booklet is a handy guide for Lamont County residents and producers to help navigate the laws and rules of farm vehicles and equipment on Lamont County roads.

Lamont County’s Peace Officer handles bylaw complaints. Any complaints are to be submitted in writing and directed to the County Office.

If you have a complaint about a bylaw infraction download the Complaint Form, and deliver/mail it to the Lamont County Administration building at:
5303 50 Ave
Lamont, AB
T0B 2R0
Or complete the complaint form online.

Download the Schedule of Fees in effect August 23, 2022. 

Transportation Routing and Vehicle Information System Multi-Jurisdictional (TRAVIS-MJ)

Application Fee - $15.00

Road Use Agreements

Administration Fee - $50
Pre Inspection of Roads - $150
Post Inspection of Roads - $150

Drilling Rig Well Site Inspections

Equipment Moves - In - $225
Equipment Moves - Out - $225

Service Rig & All Overweight Permits (Per day) - $150

Multiple Legal Loads - $225