Frequently Asked Questions

Administration FAQ

Can I obtain copies of meeting minutes?

A: Meeting minutes can be found on our website, or by contacting the MD at 403-627-3130, or email How do I request something from Council?

A: If you wish to request something from Council, a letter outlining your request should be mailed to Council, MD of Pincher Creek, PO Box 279, ...

When are Council meetings held?

A: Regular Council meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.  Historically, Council has not held Regular Council meetings o...

Why do I pay school taxes?

A:  The MD collects school taxes on behalf of the provincial government. All property owners are required to pay property taxes including t...

Agriculture Environmental Services FAQ

Can I get free shelterbelt trees through the MD of Pincher Creek?

A: Unfortunately, the Prairie Shelterbelt Program was discontinued by the Federal Government. There are still nurseries that provide shelterbelt...

How do I find information on grants and incentives offered to producers?

A: Contact us for information – we can even assist you with an application. Be sure to get your email on our list and stay up to date on o...

I found a plant that I am not able to identify. What can I do about it?

A: Contact Agricultural and Environmental Services for assistance. You can also pick up a Weed Identification Handbook from our office to help y...

I have a skunk problem! Who can I contact to help me?

A: We have skunk traps that can be provided to residents experiencing pest problems! Please contact us for what we have available.


Community Services FAQ

Disaster Services FAQ

Finance FAQ

General FAQ

Human Resources FAQ

When can I apply for a summer position?

Summer Student applications are accepted in January of each year.


When will I be contacted for an interview?

We appreciate and consider all applications, please note we only contact candidates who are selected for interviews.



Planning Development FAQ

Do I need a Building Permit?

A: In most new construction, a building permit is required. Please contact Superior Safety Codes Inc. at:

Superior Safety Codes Inc. ...

Do I need a Development Permit?

A:  A development permit is required for most new construction and major acts of renovation or structural changes to existing buildings. &n...

How do I apply for a Development Permit?

A: To apply for a development permit, submit the Development Permit Application Form. A processing fee must accompany the application form. Alon...

How do I subdivide my land?

A: Planning services are contracted with the Oldman River Regional Services Commission. Our Planning Advisor is familiar with the Subdivision Po...

What can I do on my land?

A:The permitted and discretionary uses for each land district are listed within the Land Use Bylaw. You can download this bylaw What is the cost of a Development Permit Application?

A:Whether the development is a permitted use or discretionary use will determine the processing fee.


Public Works FAQ

Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Box 279
1037 Herron Avenue, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Phone: 403-627-3130       Fax: 403-627-5070

Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9
Box 279
1037 Herron Avenue
Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0
Phone: 403-627-3130
Fax: 403-627-5070
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