Land Use Violation Tickets


Did You Know... Familiarity with the Town Land Use By-law could save you money. Failure to obey regulations and get proper permits could result in violation tickets.


Violation tickets have been added to the Land Use By-Law

Familiarity with the Town of Athabasca Land Use By-Law could save you money and unnecessary delays. Failure to obey the regulations and get proper permissions and permits could result in violation tickets.

The primary purpose of the Land Use By-Law is to regulate and control the use and development of land and buildings in Athabasca to achieve the orderly and economic development of land within the municipality.

The new section, Violation Tickets, found under Section 5 – Enforcement and Administration, provides detailed issuance and payment guidelines to govern alleged offences.

Persons contravening any provision of the Land Use By-Law and to who violation tickets have been issued are liable for a penalty of $100 for a first offense and $150 for a second or subsequent offense. Each day that a breach of the By-Law has occurred may be considered to be a separate offence.

Violation tickets must be paid to the Town within 21 days of issuance.

Examples of land use and buildings governed by the By-Law may include, but are not limited to:

- Buildings, Accessory Buildings
- Decks, Sheds
- Site Development and Site Conditions
- Landscaping
- Signage
- Parking

Please note: this article is for informational purposes only. For complete definitions, descriptions, guidelines, regulations and governance, the Town of Athabasca Land Use By-Law must be referred to as the authoritative source.

To view the Land Use By-law online click here

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