West Cove

Welcome to the official website of the Summer Village of WestCove. Alberta.

What's New & Alerts

Bylaw Enforcement/CPO Services

Complaint Line: 1-844-786-4650 or 1-780-786-4650


Compost Collection Pit

The Compost Collection Pit. New changes to hours of operation and what materials can you put in the compost pit.Closing for the season November 15th, 2015


County bylaw for off highway vehicles

If you drive your quad or snow mobile outside the summer village boundaries, please note that the County of Lac Ste Anne has recently passed a new bylaw with respect to off highway vehicles that you should be aware of.


December 31st Tax Payment Deadline

December 31st last payment date for all outstanding taxes to avoid penalties.


Election Results

Official Election Results


Financial Reimbursement Policy


Garbage Pick-up Schedule


Health Advisory


Land Use Bylaw Review

Council has commenced a process of review of the land use bylaw.  A volunteer committee, comprised of four members, was formed to review the bylaw and compare it to other comparable community bylaws.


New Home Buyer Protection Act

New Home Buyer Protection ActThe New Home Buyer Protection Act (NHBPA) will come into force effective February 1, 2014 as part of the Government of Alberta's ongoing commitment to improving consumer protection, recourse options and builder accountability for new homes built in Alberta.  Builders or new homeowners who have questions or want more details can refer to the Municipal Affairs' website.www.municpalaffairs.ablerta.ca/NHBP or contact Municipal Affairs at 1-866-421-6929.




Stepping Back from the Water


Weed Cutting Permit

Permit extention to July 2020


West Cove Community League

We would like to invite anyone who is interested in being a part of the Westcove Community league to join us. If you require any further information please contact Shauna at 780-892-3071.


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Public Welcome to attend

Next Regular Meeting of Council is scheduled for January 28th, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.


Thank you

The Summer Village would like to thank Al Bender, Chuck Bender, Barry Duiker, Ron Miller, and Dave Werner for assisting Councillor Dave Breton and Mayor Ren Giesbrecht with taking the floating dock out of the lake on Saturday, October 10th. There will be a call for volunteers next spring to assist with putting it back in.


Here you can read the latest top stories.

UPDATE:  The Municipal Inspection Report is complete.

A public presentation will be held on Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the Darwell Seniors' Hall.

We invite you to join us on this day to hear firsthand the process that has taken place and the results and outcomes that have been identified in this Inspection Report.

Important information to those attending:  Please note that after the presentation is made by the Inspector, there is no Q & A session as this is not a "town hall open house", but is a Council Meeting, utilizing the Council procedure meeting protocols and processes; therefore, if there are any questions, the conversation would be between the Mayor/Council and the presenter.  Same process as what would occur during Council meetings.



New CAO for West Cove 

The Summer Village of West Cove is pleased to announce that Wendy Wildman of Wildwillow Enterprises Inc. has been hired as the Chief Administrative Officer commencing in the position January 1st , 2016.

Wendy brings to this position an extensive background in municipal government and a strong knowledge of the the Lac Ste. Anne area and the municipalities within it.  Wildwillow Enterprises Inc. has a team of municipal professionals that will also be providing administration services for West Cove. 


Development Officer for West Cove

Mr. Blaine Alexander will continue to be the Development Officer for the Summer Village.

Summer Village of West Cove Planning and Development contact information:

Mailing Address:  Blaine Alexander & Associates, 1070 - Parker Drive, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3Y2

Phone:  780-467-5462

Email:  blaine.alexander@shaw.ca