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The following documents can be used to identify areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions to council and to the minister. The 2 documents provided are intended to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the act.
- Information handout on petitions intended for council
- Information handout on petitions intended for the Minister of Municipal Affairs
For a legal opinion, please consult your solicitor.
You are urged to get an office consolidation of the MGA, including amendments, prior to initiating a petition. Copies can be obtained from the Queen’s Printer bookstore located in Edmonton.
Connect with Municipal Affairs:
For information related to official government documents, contact Alberta Queen’s Printer:
7th Floor, Park Plaza Building
10611 98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2P7