West Cove

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

What's New & Alerts

Amendment to Land Use Bylaw 293-10

The following amendment to Land Use Bylaw 293-10 was adopted at the council meeting on August 11, 2014


Annual Household Hazardous Waste & E-Roundup


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.


December 31st Tax Payment Deadline

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


Financial Reimbursement Policy


Garbage Pick-up Schedule

Garbage is picked up on Mondays.  Organic waste is collected between May and October.


Health Advisory


Illegal Dumping

Please be advised that the Highway 43 East Waste Commission, at their Executive Meeting on Friday, October 29th, 2010, discussed the issue of illegal dumping of garbage on public roadways.  The Commission encourages each and every municipality to advise their resident's that this is illegal, and further, any person caught doing this will be charged under the Environmental Protection Act, Section 179(1), and fined up to $250.00, Section 228(3)(a).  Further, assistance from the public is needed to identify individuals who may be illegally dumping their waste.


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


Waste Collection

The Summer Village has an agreement with Ever Green Ecological Services Ltd. to collect solid waste in the Village. This is an automated system and includes both household pickup as well as organics pickup. 


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, January 29, 2015.

Please note that since moving out to the lake, we are having technical difficulties with scanning, etc. so it may be some time yet before the October 2014 minutes are uploaded to the website.

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Quote of the day:

I'll take character over reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are. ~AJ Perez


The administration office has moved. 

SV of West Cove

Box 409

Darwell, AB   T0E 0L0


New phone #:  780-892-0104  email address remains the same.