West Cove

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

What's New & Alerts

#1 - Fire Advisories & Bans

Currenty, there is No Fire Ban in Effect for the Summer Village of West Cove.


Bylaw Enforcement/CPO Services

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


Compost Collection Pit - Now Open

The Compost Collection Pit has opened for the season effective April 6, 2016. New changes to hours of operation and what materials can you put in the compost pit.


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


Garbage Pick-up Schedule

Waste & organic pickup is every Monday from May to October.  Waste pickup is every other Monday from November to April.


Health Advisory


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

Summer Village Council will be hosting a kickoff meeting for those interested in being a part of the Westcove Community League and/or volunteering for the planning of West Cove Days.  


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Next Regular Council Meeting

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Centre  (Council Meet & Greet/Coffee/Book Exchange begins at 6:30 p.m.)


Open House - Opportunity to Provide Input - Summer Village Land Use Bylaw Review

An open house has been scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Community Centre with respect to the review and proposed changes to the Summer Village's Land Use Bylaw.  Please check back here for more information to become available.

Information Letter to Residents


West Cove Days

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - Volunteers Required!

Schedule of Events & Contact Information


Thank You Volunteers

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


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The Municipal Inspection Report is Complete 

A public presentation was held on Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the Darwell Seniors' Hall.  The document is available to view by clicking on the link below.

Summer Village of West Cove - Municipal Inspection Final Report Document


Any follow-up queries with respect to the final Municipal Inspection Report are to be directed to Municipal Affairs at 780-427-2225 – ask to speak to a Municipal Advisor.



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