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Fees, Rates & Charges

County of Minburn Master Rates Bylaw 1281-19 establishes fees, rates and charges for various services, goods, licenses and permits. 


 

 

ADMINISTRATION FEES

 

 

County of Minburn County Maps

Description

Fee

Purchased at the County office

$15.00 plus GST

County maps mailed

$15.00 plus GST plus $5.00 postage per map

Tax Certificates/Searches

Tax Certificate

$25.00 (no GST)

Photocopying Charges

Assessment/field sheets

$10.00 plus GST per parcel (no charge to ratepayer for their own property assessment sheets)

GIS Mapping

GIS mapping

$10.00 plus GST per 8 ½ x 11 sheet (no charge for landowner)

Land (ortho) photo

 

$10.00 plus GST per 8 ½ x 11 sheet (no charge for landowner)

County Publications

County History book

$25.00 plus GST

County Map book

$25.00 plus GST

FOIP SERVICES

FOIP Requests

 

$25.00 per request

Property Assesment Appeal Fees

Residential and Farmland 

$50.00 per parcel

Non-residential

$650.00 per parcel

  

 

 

AGRICULTURAL SERVICE BOARD (ASB) FEES

 

 

ASB Rental Equipment

Description

Fee

Squeeze chute

$30.00 per day (GST included)

Weigh scale

$45.00 per day (GST included)

Tree planters 

No charge

Pocket gopher plow

$25.00 per day (GST included)

Shelterbelt insecticide sprayer

$25.00 per day (GST included)

Trailer mount herbicide sprayer

$25.00 per day (GST included)

Custom Work

Grass mowing, weed notice enforcement, etc.

Current contractor rates

  

 

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT FEES

 

 

Construction of Pipelines and Burial of Utility Lines Affecting County Road Allowances

 

Description

Fee

Residential hookup pipeline for Gas Co-ops

$10.00 per crossing

Interconnect pipeline

$100.00 per crossing

Major transmission pipeline

$125.00 per crossing

Burial of utility Lines in or across County road allowances

No charge

Review of revised plan after approval was given

50% of original fee (no GST)

Fees for Approaches to County Roads which are Developed by Energy Resource and Utility Activity

Utilize existing approach with/without upgrading

$100.00 per approach

Construct new permanent or temporary approach

$100.00 per approach

Review of revised plan after approval was given

50% of original fee (no GST)

Statutory Plans/Zoning Compliance

 

Copy of Land Use Bylaw

$25.00 plus GST

Copy of Municipal Development Plan

$25.00 plus GST

Copy of Area Structure Plan

$25.00 plus GST

Letter of Compliance 

$100.00 plus GST

File search with written response

$75.00 per lot plus GST

Environmental site assessment file search with written response

$75.00 per lot plus GST

Written zoning confirmation

$50.00 per lot plus GST

Application to amend Land Use Bylaw and/or a Statutory Plan – Policy PDS 4

$500.00 for each application submitted

Subdivision Fees (No GST)

1st parcel out

$800.00

2 parcels

$900.00

3 parcels

$1,000.00

Boundary adjustment

$800.00

Endorsement

$300.00

 

 

Development Permits (No GST)

Description

Fee

Dwelling or semi-detached dwelling

$150.00 

Multi-family dwelling

$150.00

Addition to dwelling

$100.00

Accessory building/Use/Accessory building addition

$100.00

Public or Institutional development/use

$150.00

Sign

$100.00

Home Occupation or Bed and Breakfast

$150.00

Commercial or Industrial development 

  • Value less than $250,000
  • Value $250,000 to $1,000,000
  • Value over $1,000,000

 

$200.00

$250.00

$300.00

Application which involves notification (variance, discretionary use)

$100.00 in addition to regular fee

Extension Request

$50.00

Development commenced prior to permit approval

Double the regular fee

Revision after decision

Half the original fee

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board application fees

$300.00 ($100.00 of fee will be refunded if appeal is successful)

  

 

PUBLIC WORKS FEES

 

Dust Control

Description

Fee

Dust Control with Oil and Calcium Policy PW 44

Based on 50% Cost Recovery (Reviewed annually)

Road Closures/Diversions

Closure of Regular Road Allowance/Road Diversion

 

Old road plans   $50.00

Regular road allowance   $150.00

Grader Blades

Purchase used Grader blades 

$2 each plus G.S.T.

Rural Address Signage

Rural address signage (new/replacement)

 

$50 per sign

Geophysical Companies Conducting Exploration Programs as per Policy PW 41

Inspections for seismic activity

Inspection fee levy for pre and post inspections is $50.00 per hour to a total of $200.00 per project.

Custom Work

Labour and equipment

Current contractor rates

 

HAMLET OF LAVOY

Water, Sanitary Sewer and Garbage Service 

Hamlet of Lavoy Water

Description

Hamlet of Lavoy urban users will pay a monthly fee comprise of two parts:  fixed service charge and usage charge as follows:

 

RESIDENTIAL:     5 Year Implementation

(Monthly)

 

COMMERCIAL:  5 Year Implementation

(Monthly)

Usage Charge

Fixed Service Charge

 

Usage Charge

Fixed Service Charge 1" Line

Fixed Service Charge 1¼" Line

Fixed Service Charge 2" Line

2018

2.43 /m3

$78.77

 

2018

2.43 /m3

$105.15

$132.28

$210.06

2019

2.54 /m3

$81.13

 

2019

2.54 /m3

$108.30

$135.22

$216.36

2020

2.61 /m3

$83.56

 

2020

2.61 /m3

$111.55

$139.28

$222.85

2021

TBD /m3

$86.07

 

2021

TBD /m3

$114.90

$143.46

$229.54

2022

TBD /m3

$88.65

 

2022

TBD /m3

$118.35

$147.76

$236.43

 

Connection and Reconnection Fees for Hamlet of Lavoy Urban Users 

Description

Fee

Water Connection Fee

$50.00

Disconnection Fee

$150.00

Reconnection Fee

$150.00

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Charges (monthly) for Hamlet of Lavoy Urban Users

Description

Fee

Residential

$15.00

Commercial

$21.32

Reserve Charge

$2.50

Any account that is for a non-water user pays the commercial rate for sanitary sewer.

Commercial usage above normal volumes will be at the sole discretion of the County and will be charged a negotiated rate.

Garbage for Hamlet of Lavoy Urban Users

Description

Fee

Residential (monthly)

$13.50

Commercial (monthly)

$18.00

Any large commercial or industrial customer will need to negotiate a rate with the County based on the volume of waste to be expected.

 

ALBERTA CENTRAL EAST (ACE) REGIONAL WATER SYSTEM

County of Minburn Rural Residential Users

Description

Fee

Rural users who connect to the ACE regional water system will pay a monthly fee comprise of three parts:  service charge, usage charge and ACE regional water system maintenance fee.

 

RURAL RESIDENTIAL USERS:  Service Charge based on Service Size

(Standard 1" Service Line) (Monthly)

Usage Charge

Service Size (gallons/minute flow)

Number of Dwellings Serviced

County Monthly Fixed Charges

ACE Monthly Capital Reserve Fee

Total Monthly Fixed Charges

2018 - 2.43 /m3

0.5

1

$25.00

$25.00

$50.00

2019 – 2.54 /m3

2 at 0.5

2

2 at $25.00

$25.00

2 at $37.50

2020 – 2.61 /m3

0.75

2

$34.00

$37.50

$71.50

2021 - TBD /m3

1.0

3 – 4

$40.00

$50.00

$90.00

2022 - TBD /m3

1.75

5 – 7

$50.00

$81.50

$131.50

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2.5

8 - 11

$70.00

$125.00

$195.00

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3.5

12 – 15

$100.00

$175.00

$275.00

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4.5

16-20

$127.00

$225.00

$352.00

 

Connection and Reconnection Fees for County of Minburn Rural Residential Users

Description

Fee

One Time Connection Fee to ACE Water Main

Cost

Disconnection Fee

$3,000.00

Reconnection Fee

$1,000.00

As per section 11.11(e) of the Utilities Bylaw a customer who requests testing on their water meter will be required to pay a water meter handling fee of $300.

   

BULK WATER RATES – TRUCK FILLS

For County of Minburn Residents

Description

Fee

Ranfurly          NW 13-51-12-W4M

                        51231 Range Road 121

 

Minburn           NE 22-50-10-W4M

                        50318 Range Road 102

 

Lavoy              Block C, Plan 4185R

                        5128 – 51 Avenue

 

 

2018       $5.33 per cubic metre

2019       $5.49 per cubic metre

2020       $5.66 per cubic metre

2021       $5.83 per cubic metre

2022       $6.00 per cubic metre

 

   

 

 

PROTECTIVE SERVICES FEES

 

 

Fire Fees

Description

Fee

Response by County fire department or mutual aid partners to accidental structure fires, wildland fires, or rescue operations on private property within the boundaries of the County of Minburn

$500.00

Response to deliberately set or gross negligent structure fires, wildland fires

Pumper

$615.00 per hour

Rescue

$615.00 per hour

Rapid Attack

$615.00 per hour

Tender/Tanker

$615.00 per hour

ATV/UTV

$150.00 per hour

Command Unit

$185.00 per hour

Response to Motor Vehicle Collisions

Pumper

$615.00 per hour

Rescue

$615.00 per hour

Rapid Attack

$615.00 per hour

Tender/Tanker

$615.00 per hour

Command Unit

$185.00 per hour

Rates subject to change in accordance with Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation Policy TCE-DC-501.

Fire Bans/No Fire Permit

Burning during a fire ban/restriction or without a fire permit

$1,000.00

False Alarms

1st Callout

$250.00

Subsequent Callouts

Full cost of response at above rates

Inspections/Investigations

Fire Code Inspections and Investigations

$85.00 per hour

Mutual Aid


As per the rates defined in the mutual aid agreement with the requesting municipality.