- Advisory 2019-4 Denying Access to a Wellsite (PDF, 502 KB)
- On May 1, 2019 the FAO released an Advisory (PDF, 73 KB) regarding Landowner Rights for Annual Rental Payment Reductions
- Letter template for reduction in rentals – no cheque (PDF, 58 KB) March 17, 2016
- Letter template for reduction in rentals – cheque (PDF, 59 KB) March 17, 2016
- We are pleased to release an updated version of one of our flagship publications: Pipelines in Alberta: What Landowners Need to Know. Free hard copies are available upon request.
- Approximately 10% of minerals in Alberta are privately owned by individuals or corporations. The FAO recommends that freehold mineral owners obtain legal advice when signing a new contract or interpreting an existing contract. Freehold minerals in Alberta.
- Landowners with oil, gas, and utility tenants are often concerned about the spread of clubroot. More information is available here.
- How are sand and gravel pits regulated in Alberta? We have created a resource to help landowners better understand the role of provincial and municipal governments. Rural disputes – Surface material extraction pits.
- We have created a new publication to help rural Albertans understand municipal processes relating to development, subdivision, appeals, and assessment. Check out Engaging With Your Municipality by clicking here.
- Those who participate in the conservation cropping carbon offset should be aware that they must now register with an aggregator prior to May 1, 2018 in order to claim 2018 carbon offset credits. More information is available here.
- Who should I contact? Who has jurisdiction? This quick reference sheet (PDF, 210 KB) is designed to help rural Albertans navigate rural issues.
Farmers' Advocate Office (FAO)
Suite 100, 7000 113 Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 5T6
Phone: 310-FARM (3276)
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