Public Safety

Kneehill Public Safety conducts activities within the boundaries of Kneehill County, in the communities of Acme, Carbon, Linden, Trochu, and Three Hills

The department enforces compliance with select provincial statutes and municipal bylaws. Particular attention is paid to infrastructure protection (commercial carrier compliance), public safety initiatives and enforcement.

Some other examples are:

  • Traffic Safety Act (eg. Speeding, Uninsured motor vehicles)
  • Game and Liquor Act (eg. Public Intoxication)
  • Animal Control Bylaw (when applied to hamlets).
    Dog licensing is mandatory when residing within hamlets and is at no charge.
  • Parks Protection Bylaw
  • Unsightly Bylaw(Dated 2011)

Other Statutes Enforced: Alberta Queens Printer

  • Animal Protection Act
  • Dangerous Dogs Act
  • Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act
  • Fuel Tax Act
  • Gaming and Liquor Act
  • Line Fence Act
  • Petty Trespass Act
  • Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Act
  • Provincial Offense Procedure Act
  • Public Highways Development Act
  • Stray Animals Act
  • Traffic Safety Act
  • Trespass to Premises Act
  • Transportation and Handling of Dangerous Goods Act
  • Innkeepers Act
  • The Tobacco Reduction Act

Permitting any overweight movement on County roads is handled by Roadata Services.

Visit our Road Bans page for more information.

http://www.roadata.com or 1-888-830-7623

Permitting for Provincial highways overweight/over-dimension loads is through Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation

Questions or Concerns: (403) 443-5541

Toll-Free: 1-866-443-5541

Links

Alberta Fire Bans
Alberta Emergency Alerts/Agency
Fire Commissioners Office

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Farm Equipment and Traffic Safety Act

Kneehill County Public Safety and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement host information sessions on Farm Equipment Regulations and Exemptions.

Click to view the  Alberta Traffic Safety Act.

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New! 
The Safe Transport of Farm Equipment in Alberta is a revised manual for farm owners and workers transporting agricultural equipment on public roads.

For more information, and to order a hard-copy, visit the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Website.

For quick reference, download Kneehill County's Farm Exemption Handout here, or click the magazine below to view full-screen.