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Welcome to Big Lakes

Welcome to Big Lakes County, Alberta, Canada!  

Our municipal region, formerly known as the "Municipal District of Big Lakes", has now been approved by the Government of Alberta to become "Big Lakes County".  Join us as we enter this exciting transition! 


Municipal Development Plan / Land Use Bylaw

V3 Companies of Canada Ltd. has been working with Big Lakes County Council, staff and residents to rewrite the County's Municipal Development Plan and Land Use Bylaw. We are now nearing the end of this important project.
First reading has been given by Council to Bylaw No. 02-2017 to adopt a Municipal Development Plan and Bylaw No. 03-2017 to adopt a Land Use Bylaw. A public hearing with respect to these bylaws will be held on April 12, 2017.  Please see details on the public hearing here.
Review the final draft of the Municipal Development Plan.
Reveiw the final draft of the Land Use Bylaw.


FireSmart Days

In partnership with Alberta Agriculture & Forestry, Big Lakes County hosted a FireSmart Educational Day in the hamlet of Grouard on October 22nd. Thank you to all who came attended.  

Additional FireSmart days will be taking place around the County in 2017. Learn how to do a FireSmart home assessment, bring the kids to learn about fire hazards, take part in fun activities and enjoy a free BBQ! Stay tuned for more information...


BIG LAKES COUNTY "A place we are proud to call home!" AMATEUR PHOTO CONTEST

Amateur Photo Contest Poster 


Submissions will be accepted for the duration each contest cycle.  See here for the Submission Form & Rules