Bylaws and Policies

Coaldale and District Municipal Enforcement are pleased to announce the commencement of enforcement to the Town of Coaldale, Town of Coalhurst, Town of Picture Butte and the Village of Barons as of January 16, 2017.  Four Community Peace Officers will be working various shifts to allow for seven day a week coverage primarily from the hours of 7 a.m. until 9:30 p.m., however the times may vary due to changes to the Officer’s shifts.  The four Officers will be responsible for enforcing all Municipal bylaws for each community as well as Provincial Traffic Offences under the Traffic Safety Act.

If you have a question for an Officer or have a complaint, we can be reached at 1-844-645-2635 or you can file a complaint using our new online complaint form.


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When using the online form under the heading of Select a Group, use the drop down arrow and select Coaldale and district Municipal Enforcement. Once you have made the selection, then click on “Write New Online Report” and fill in the information.  When finished, it will be sent to an Officer on duty and will be dealt with in a timely fashion. If you feel the matter is an emergency, please call 911.  We look forward to servicing these communities and keeping them a safe place to live.

For additional information, please refer to the links below to read up on some of the Town’s commonly used bylaws.  If the bylaw you are looking for is unlisted, please contact the Town office to request a copy of the one you are looking for.


Review the Town’s Open Burning Brochure on everything you need to know about burning on your property in Coaldale

Business Licensing Bylaw:


Dogs/Domestic Animals:

Land Use Bylaw:

Municipal Elections


Recreational Facilities:

Secondary Suites:

Snow Removal:



Unsightly Premises:

Waste and Recycling:

Water Meter:

Weed Control:

The Town recently participated in a Municipal Bylaw Library project with the University of Calgary. This website serves as a catalogue of all Town bylaws, including rescinded bylaws, up to December 2008. Should you wish to learn more about the Town’s bylaws after visiting the Municipal Bylaw Library project site, kindly contact the Town Office.