Municipal government

How municipal government and elections work and how the public can participate in government.

Services and information

Find information about the duties for all locally elected councillors.

New laws govern local election in Alberta.

Resources for municipal elected officials and administrators to support the implementation of changes to the Municipal Government Act

Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs) provide policy, planning and administrative expertise to develop and maintain municipal bylaws.

How to conduct a municipal census, and Municipal Census Manual Review.

Information about municipal elections, election results, election forms and resources.

Information, guidance and support for municipal financial management and the preparation of financial and statistical reporting documents.

Outcomes of the Municipal Governance Act Review that examined the act’s governance, planning and development, and assessment and taxation.

This independent and quasi-judicial board makes decisions about land planning and assessment matters.

Training for municipal officials, interns and service providers, and municipal government education for elementary students.

Find Acts, fact sheets, manuals and information bulletins related to municipal planning and development.

Find resources for municipal governments to use.

This Board hears appeals of Administrative Penalties and decisions issued by the New Home Buyer Protection Office.

Learn about the duties that each municipal official has to fulfil.