Municipal government resources

Bulletins, guides, toolkits and other resources to support municipalities comply with provincial legislation and develop programs and services desired by the community.

Resources are currently being updated to reflect recent changes to the Municipal Government Act and the Local Authorities Election Act.


The following list of publications and resources are intended to provide information on specific components of local government, council and administration.

For assistance with resources published by the Government of Alberta, please contact a Municipal Advisor at [email protected] or 780-427-2225, toll-free in Alberta by dialing 310-0000 first.

For assistance with grants for municipalities, please contact a Grants Advisor at [email protected] or 780-422-7125, toll-free in Alberta by dialing 310-0000 first.

For assistance with resources published by third-parties, please contact the third-party directly.

General resources


Bylaws, policy and legislative matters

Collaboration and dispute resolution

Community engagement and public participation



Emergency management and protective services


Information bulletins

Find information bulletins related to key municipal dates and changes that may affect municipalities.

Infrastructure and utilities

Planning and development

Property assessment and taxation


Connect with Municipal Affairs at:

Phone: 780-427-2225
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]