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Noise“Heavy Equipment” means machinery such as backhoes, graders, dump trucks etc. used for snow clearing purposes; contractors using heavy equipment carrying on snow removal from commercial, industrial or institutional sites.
Grass and WeedsCut the grass and weeds before it exceeds eight (8) inches in length;
Overhanging Trees and ShrubsPrune any overhanging trees in alleyways to the height of 4 meters (13 ft) from the ground. Prune any trees overhanging sidewalks to a height of 2.4 meters (8 ft) from the ground. All shrubs or bushes adjacent to public sidewalks must be trimmed to be a minimum of 15 cm (6 inches) away from a public sidewalk so as to not impede pedestrian traffic. Prune any trees or shrubs that, in any way, interfere with or endanger visibility to street signage or roadways, or interfere with sidewalk or roadway clearance or any lines, poles, conduits, pipes, sewer, fire hydrants or any other works of the City or any other public utility;
No Parking on Front YardsNo owner or occupant of a premise shall park any motor vehicle, recreation vehicle, or trailer on the Front Yard, as defined by the Land Use Bylaw, as of their property except where there is a properly constructed and surfaced driveway.
Residents are responsible for taking care of their property, if you notice a property that is not abiding by the following standards, please let our Bylaw Officers know. Our officers operate on a complaint-based system but will proactively follow up with egregiously unsightly properties.
The Bylaw Officers are responsible for reviewing taxi business applications and driver’s license applications; the officers must collect the following information on a yearly basis for license renewals:
Licensing of Taxi Businesses, applicants must provide:
Licensing of Taxi Drivers, applicants must provide:
Licensed Taxi Companies in the City of Lacombe:
Lacombe City Council has amended Traffic Bylaw 223 to restrict the parking of recreational vehicles (motor homes, holiday trailers, campers, tent trailers or any buses or trucks converted for use as recreation vehicles) on city streets and highways. According to Traffic Bylaw 223:
Electrical extension cords must not be placed across public sidewalks or driveways because they create a dangerous trip hazard.
If you need to plug in your vehicles or trailers, please ensure that the extension cord is suspended 8 feet (2.4 metres) above the sidewalk. This requirement is in effect year-round.
It is the responsibility of all residents, whether they own or rent their home, to keep public sidewalks adjoining their property clear of ice, snow, sand, or other debris.
You are required to clear away snow and ice within 48 hours of the time when the material was formed or deposited.
Snow, ice, sand, and other debris should not be shoveled into a nearby gutter or onto any other portion of a public roadway.
Water dripping from an awning, eavestrough, or another part of a building onto a public roadway or sidewalk must be removed by the owner or occupier to prevent the formation of ice.
Garage sale signs are unsightly and often create litter. Besides your own property, the only place garage sale signs permitted to be posted within Lacombe are on the garage sale notice boards located at the Lacombe Memorial Centre and the Recreation Complex.
Anyone who places such signage on City boulevards, sidewalks, streetlights, etc. may be ticketed and fined. Any such signs found will be removed and destroyed.
Please view the How to Borrow a Cat Trap (PDF) for more information.
Pet licenses can be obtained at City Hall, located at:5432 56 AvenueLacombe, AB T4L 1E9
Please refer to the Pet License Fees page for further details. Lifetime licenses are available for purchase.
Pet owners are respected to adhere to the following responsibilities:
During regular business hours please contact Enforcement Services at 403-782-1269, ext. 1.
Outside of business hours, to report a missing dog or cat as lost or found, please contact Animal Control Services (Klassic Kennels) at 403-506-9380.
Yes! Quiet hours are from 10 P.M. to 7 A.M., during these hours residents should not operate snow or leaf blowers, tools, machinery, or equipment so as to create noise or disturbance. However, this does not apply to work carried out by the City.