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Located in the beautiful Peace Region of north western Alberta, along the British Columbia border, Clear Hills County offers truly breathtaking scenery, and an opportunity to experience an abundance of outdoor recreational pursuits. The rugged wilderness of the northern half of the County is bordered against fertile agricultural lands that have been opened up for farming, and small pockets of urban development in the more southern regions. The mighty Peace River, forming part of the southern boundary of the County, and the Clear Hills to the north, are natural features that contribute to the charm and appeal of the county.

The County, as a local rural government, provides many services to its ratepayers. These include road construction and maintenance, solid waste management facilities, water and wastewater services, development control, agricultural equipment rentals, weed inspection, and roadside weed and brush control.

Clear Hills County Unofficial Ward 5 By-Election Results:

Important Dates:

  • August 1st Office Closed
  • August 8th ASB Meeting
  • August 16th Council Meeting
  • September 5 office closed
  • September 13 Council meeting 9:30 a.m.
  • September 27 Council meeting 9:30 a.m.

Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Land Use Bylaw 189-16

There will be a public hearing for the Clear Hills County Land Use Bylaw Number 189-16 on August 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Clear Hills County Council Chambers at the County Administration building located at 313 Alberta Avenue in Worsley, Alberta. This bylaw is intended to replace the existing land use bylaw number 107-08 that was adopted in 2008 and includes all amendments that have been made to that bylaw since then. Council gave first reading to the bylaw on July 19, 2016 and it is a requirement under the Municipal Government Act that a public hearing be held before further readings and possible adoption of a bylaw that may affect land use and development.
A copy of the proposed bylaw is available here or at the county administration building in Worsley. Due to the extreme size of the document it is not available by fax or email.

Wildfire Updates

For Information on the Wildfire burning in Clear Hills County please follow the link below and scroll down to the Wildfire of Note in the Area section. This link also provided updates on the current Wildfire Hazards, and other related information.

The Fire in Clear Hills County is ABC001 (BC Wildfire #G80068) and there is a link to a map of the fire (ABC001map)

County Maps

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Emergency Preparedness Week - May 1-7, 2016

Disaster and emergencies can strike anytime, anywhere. If one happened today, what would you do and who would you depend on for the next 72 hours to stay safe? Emergency Preparedness Week is a national event coordinated in the first week of May every year by Public Safety Canada in collaboration with provincial and territorial governments and other partners. During Emergency Preparedness Week the Alberta Emergency Management Agency, in collaboration with municipalities across the province, encourages Albertans to be prepared to respond to the many different types of emergencies that can affect their lives.

Who Depends On You In 72? (PDF)

Additional information on 72 hour preparedness

Current Tender Opening Results

Click Here to download the current tender opening truck parking lot results. (PDF)

Click Here to download the current tender opening grader beat results. (PDF)

Back Forty

The Back Forty is a publication produced by SARDA for farmers. It contains articles on crop production, pest and disease updates, research development and other related information for keeping you up to date and informed. The Back Forty newsletter can be accessed online at

Document Library

For all Bylaws and Policies, please see our Document Library

Road Bans

Currently there are no Road Bans, If you have any questions regarding road bans please contact the county office at (780) 685-3925.

For information on Alberta Transportation Road Bans please visit Alberta Road Bans

Contact us:
Box 240, Worsley, AB
T0H 3W0
Phone: 1-780-685-3925
Fax: 1-780-685-3960