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Road Bans

Order No 2017-004 - Effective July 18, 2017, regarding allowed axle weights. Click here for more information.


Camping

Area Campgrounds are open year round.  The self-registration, first come first served campgrounds include Dolberg Lake, Peanut Lake, Holmes Crossing, and the Klondyke Ferry Crossing.  Cost per night is $12.00. For location and more detailed information on these and other campgrounds, contact the County office at 780-674-3331, or click here.


Employment Opportunities

The County of Barrhead No. 11 currently has no openings. Check back regularly for opportunties. 


Grader Flags

The goal of the County of Barrhead is to clear the snow from all roadways within three days after the end of a snowfall. Individuals may also wish to have their driveways and approaches plowed. Grader Flags may be purchased from the County at a cost of $30.00.  We also require the signing of a hold harmless agreement by the landowner or renter. The  individual must then erect the flag and make it readily visible at the driveway access point. The flag will be picked up by the Grader Operator when he completes the plowing. Driveways will be plowed at the discretion of the County, depending on snow fall amounts and circumstances. Follow these guidelines, and be prepared for the next big snowfall, before it happens! Please note unused grader flags do not expire from year to year, and can be refunded if you're unable to use them.


Fire Permit & Fire Ban Information

There are currently no Fire Control Orders in place, as of May 18th, 2017.   

Other than campfire, any person in the County of Barrhead lighting an open fire (including a burn barrel) for burning debris, or any other purpose MUST HAVE A VALID FIRE PERMIT.  Fire permits are obtained from the Fire Guardian in your area. 

Click here for a list of the Fire Guardians in the County of Barrhead.  Anyone who sets a fire MUST keep the fire under control. 

In the County of Barrhead No. 11, the landowner is required to pay for fire suppression costs on their land.  Please contact your insurance agent to find out what your coverage is and to ensure that you have adequate coverage.