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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 Assessment Appeal Fees
Residential and Farmland$50.00 per parcel
Non-residential$650.00 per parcel


AGRICULTURAL SERVICE BOARD (ASB) FEES
ASB Rental Equipment
DescriptionFee
Squeeze chute$30.00 per day (GST included)
Weigh scale$45.00 per day (GST included)
Tree plantersNo 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
DescriptionFee
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 allowancesNo charge
Review of revised plan after approval was given50% 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 given50% 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)
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 approvalDouble the regular fee
Revision after decisionHalf 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)

Usage ChargeFixed 
Service
Charge

2018
2.43 /m3
$78.77
2019
2.54 /m3
$81.13
2020
2.61 /m3
$83.56
2021
TBD /m3
$86.07
2022
TBD /m3
$88.65

COMMERCIAL: 5 Year Implementation
(Monthly)

Usage Charge
Fixed
Service
Charge
1" Line
Fixed
Service
Charge
1¼" Line
Fixed
Service
Charge 2"
Line
2018
2.43 /m3
$105.15$132.28
$210.06
2019
2.54 /m3
$108.30
$135.22
$216.36
2020
2.61 /m3
$111.55
$139.28
$222.85
2021
TBD /m3
$114.90
$143.46
$229.54
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
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
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
--
2.5
8-11
$70.00
$125.00
$195.00
--
3.5
12-15
$100.00
$175.00
$275.00
--
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 WaterMain
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.