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 two documents provided are intended to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the Act.
- Information Handout on Petitions intended for council (PDF, 833 KB) updated December 2018
- Information Handout on Petitions intended for the Minister of Municipal Affairs (PDF, 893 KB) updated March 2018
For a legal opinion, please consult your solicitor.
You are urged to obtain 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.
For more information, contact Municipal Affairs at:
For information related to official government documents, contact Queen’s Printer Bookstore at: