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.

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:

Phone: 780-427-2225
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: lgsmail@gov.ab.ca

For information related to official government documents, contact Queen’s Printer Bookstore at:

Main Floor Park Plaza Building
10611 98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta  T5K 2P7
Phone: 780-427-4952
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-452-0668