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/Burn Pit

The Compost Collection/Burn Pit is open from May to October every Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Only accepting branches, leaves, grass clippings, lake weeds.


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 Information


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


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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Next council meeting:  Thursday, July 23, 2015

Please note that daily operations for the summer village will continue as before; address still the same; office hours the same etc.

August 8, 2015 Town Hall meeting is cancelled.

There will be a special council meeting Monday, June 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm to adopt the 2014 audited financial statements.

By-election date will be August 15, 2015.  Advance poll will be August 8, 2015.  Nomination day will be July 18, 2015. The Returning Officer will be appointed at the council meeting on June 25, 2015.  Please contact the office if you have any questions.

The fire ban has been lifted as of June 2, 2015. Please report any wildfires to 9-1-1 with exact location to assist County Fire Personnel in locating and extinguishing these fires in a timely fashion. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Additional information may be found on www.albertafirebans.ca.

For further information, please contact the Fire Services Department at 1-866-880- 5722 or 780-785-3411, or through the County website at www.lsac.ca .


West Cove Days: July 25, 2015



Here you can read the latest top stories.

Taxes are due June 30, 2015.

Notice to Permanent Residents:

The new mailboxes have been installed by Canada Post.  Please go to the Alberta Beach post office with your government issued picture ID.  You will be advised which box has been assigned to you and provided with the new keys.  You will be provided with 1 year of free mail forwarding to give you time to update your mailing address.  Once you have the keys for your new box, please return your previous keys to the appropriate post office - either Alberta Beach or Darwell.

Your new address will be your village house number and street address, West Cove, Alberta, T0E 0A2  If you choose to get a mailbox in the summer village, please notify the office of your change in address.

Please fill in the mail forwarding form and bring it with you to Alberta Beach.  The form can be found on the Canada Post website at:


 June's quote of the month:

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”– Edmund Burke

June's word of the month:

Irony:  meaning "dissimulation, feigned ignorance", in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event in which what appears, on the surface, to be the case, differs radically from what is actually the case. Irony may be divided into categories such as: verbal, dramatic, and situational.