Improvement districts

Learn about how municipal improvement districts work, and find information about specific improvement districts.

Services and information

Learn about how Alberta’s 8 Improvement Districts operate.

Improvement District No. 4 (Waterton) is located in the southwestern corner of Alberta and encompasses Waterton National Park.

This Improvement District is located in the Canadian Rockies of west-central Alberta along the BC border and includes Banff National Park.

This Improvement District is located in the Canadian Rockies of northwestern Alberta along the BC border and includes Jasper National Park.

This Improvement District is located in northeastern Alberta east of Edmonton and encompasses Elk Island National Park.

This Improvement District is located in the northeastern corner of Alberta along the NWT border and includes Wood Buffalo National Park.

This Improvement District is located in the Canadian Rockies of northwestern Alberta north of Jasper National Park.

This Improvement District is located north of the City of Cold Lake along the Saskatchewan border in northeastern Alberta

This Improvement District is an unincorporated municipality located southwest of Calgary, in one of Canada’s scenic mountain landscapes.

Introduction

Improvement districts are municipal authorities in sparely populated areas, managed by the Government of Alberta. For more information, see Improvement districts – Overview.