Bylaws and Policies
The Town of Sedgewick has a number of bylaws and policies and we want to make sure that the information is available to residents.
We have compiled the following bylaw and policy library to make the information easier to access.
Click on the Bylaw if you wish to view or print (in PDF format).
|Bylaw Number||Bylaw Name||Date Approved|
|533||Solid Waste Management Bylaw||Sept. 21, 2017|
|532||Recreation Board Bylaw||Aug. 24, 2017|
|531||Election Bylaw||June 15, 2017|
|530||2017 Tax Rate Bylaw||May 24, 2017|
|529||Reduction of Councillors Bylaw||March 16, 2017|
|528||Fees and Charges Bylaw 2017||Dec. 15, 2016|
|527||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Dec. 15, 2017|
|525||2016 Tax Rate Bylaw||May 26, 2016|
|524||Recreation Funding Bylaw||Feb. 18, 2016|
|521||Amendment to Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw #466||Dec. 17, 2015|
|520||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Oct. 29, 2015|
|519||Cemetery Bylaw||June 25, 2015|
|511||Traffic Control Bylaw||Aug. 28, 2014|
|505||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Nov. 14, 2013|
|504||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Nov. 28, 2013|
|496||Fortis Alberta Franchise Bylaw||Dec. 5, 2012|
|494||Utilities Bylaw||Oct. 18, 2012|
|486||Chief Administrative Officer Bylaw||Oct. 20, 2011|
|485||Municipal Emergency Management Bylaw||Oct. 20, 2011|
|484||Hawkers and Peddlers Bylaw||Aug. 18, 2011|
|473||Water Restriction Bylaw||May 20, 2010|
|465||Unsightly Premises Bylaw||Aug. 20, 2009|
|464||Dog Control Bylaw||Aug. 20, 2009|
|462||Municipal Development Plan Bylaw||Apr. 16, 2009|
|461||Land Use Bylaw||2012|
|451||Noise Control Bylaw||Jan. 17, 2008|
|380||Off Highway Vehicles||Aug. 8, 1995|
The Chief Administration Officer is appointed as the Bylaw enforcement Officer (BEO). Citizens are able to file confidential written complaints. Please see our Forms page for a copy of the complaint form.
Historical Bylaws (starting back in 1914) have been scanned and are available through the Our Future, Our Past Alberta Heritage website.
All Sedgewick residents are responsible for registering their dog(s) annually at the municipal office in accordance with Dog Control Bylaw #464.
Each household is permitted to house two (2) dogs (some grandfathering may apply).
Dog licenses are due on or before January 31 annually. Fees double on February 1.
|Number of Dogs||Spayed/Neutered||Unaltered|
|January 1 - 31||1 - 2||$15.00||$30.00|
|After January 31||1- 2||$30.00||$60.00|
If you are new to town you have fourteen days to license your dog(s).
In any instance, if a dog owner neglects to license a dog(s) or contravenes Bylaw #464, they may be subject to penalties and enforcement fees up to $300.00.
Frequently Asked Questions About Credits or Reimbursements:
Q: Can I get reimbursed if my dog passes away or is relocated to a new home throughout the year?
A: No, unfortunately. Licensing fees are applied and effective for twelve months (January 31 to December 31). Fees are not transferable or reimbursed.
Q: How do you know if my dog(s) has been spayed or neutered?
A: Upon registration of your dog at the municipal office, you are required to provide proof of alteration. A copy of your proof is kept on file at the municipal office for future years. If you are unable to locate your alteration documentation you may sign an affidavit under oath at the municipal office that alterations have been completed.
Q: Will I be invoiced annually for my dog(s) licensing?
A: No, it is your responsibility to ensure licensing is renewed. Reminders are published in the town newsletter, Facebook page, and on your December utility bill.
Q: Is my dog(s) required to wear the tag?
A: Yes, your dog is required to wear a tag at all times when it is on any property other than that of its owner.
Hawker & Peddlers
A Hawker & Peddlers Form must be obtained <link to PDF> before conducting any business as a hawker or peddler.