The Town of Sedgewick has a number of bylaws and we want to make sure that the information is available to residents.
We have compiled the following bylaw 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|
|557||2019 Tax Rate Bylaw||May 22, 2019|
|556||Animal Control Bylaw||April 18, 2019|
|555||Procedural Bylaw||April 18, 2019|
|554||Records Retention Bylaw||Feb.26, 2019|
|553||Library Bylaw||Feb. 26, 2019|
|552||Borrowing Bylaw||Feb.26, 2019|
|551||Hawkers & Peddlers Bylaw||Dec.20, 2018|
|550||Cemetery Bylaw||Dec. 20, 2018|
|549||Fees & Charges Bylaw||Nov. 22, 2018|
|548|| Boulevard Bylaw||Dec. 20, 2018|
|547||Amendment #12 to Land Use Bylaw #461||Dec. 20, 2018|
|546||Subdivision Authority Bylaw||Oct. 18, 2018|
|545||Recreation Funding Committee Bylaw||Jan. 24, 2019|
|544||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw 461||Sept. 20, 2018|
|543||Municipal Emergency Management Bylaw||Aug. 23, 2018|
|542||Outdoor Watering Bylaw||Aug. 23, 2018|
|541||Tax Payment and Penalties Bylaw||April 19, 2018|
|540||Intermunicipal Development Plan||June 14, 2018|
|539||2018 Tax Rate Bylaw||April 19, 2018|
|538||Code of Conduct Bylaw||Mar 22, 2018|
|534||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw 461||Sept. 21, 2017|
|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||Mar 16, 2017|
|527||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Dec. 15, 2017|
|526||Inter-Municipal Assessment Review Board Bylaw||July 14, 2016|
|525||2016 Tax Rate Bylaw||May 26, 2016|
|521||Amendment to Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw #466||Dec. 17, 2015|
|520||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Oct. 29, 2015|
|512||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Oct. 23, 2014|
|511||Traffic Control Bylaw||Aug. 28, 2014|
|506||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Dec.19, 2013|
|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|
|489||Flagstaff Regional Subdivision & Development Appeal Bylaw||June 21, 2012|
|487||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||Feb.16, 2012|
|486||Chief Administrative Officer Bylaw||Oct. 20, 2011|
|485||Municipal Emergency Management Bylaw||Oct. 20, 2011|
|483||Amendment to Land Use Bylaw #461||July 21, 2011|
|468||Civic Addressing Bylaw||May 20, 2010|
|465||Unsightly Premises Bylaw||Aug. 20, 2009|
|462||Municipal Development Plan Bylaw||Apr. 16, 2009|
|461||Land Use Bylaw (Revised)||2012|
|451||Noise Control Bylaw||Jan. 17, 2008|
|380||Off Highway Vehicles Bylaw||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 were available through the Our Future, Our Past Alberta Heritage website. (This government-supported project has concluded; the University of Calgary is gradually migrating the files to their platform; Sedgewick’s Historical Bylaws and local History may not be loaded yet.)
All Sedgewick residents are responsible for registering their dog(s) annually at the municipal office in accordance with Animal Control Bylaw #556.
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.
|Prior to Feb 1st Annually or |
|After Jan.31st or after Specified Time|
|Dog Tag Replacement||$5||$5
If you are new to Town, have acquired a new dog, or your new dog reaches the age of three months after January 31st, 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 #545, they may be subject to penalties and enforcement fees up to $1000.00.
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.