West Cove

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Village mailing address?

Summer Village of West Cove

721 Valking Road

West Cove, Alberta  T0E 0A2 

What are our village office hours?

Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

Phone: 780-967-0271  Email:  svwestcove@outlook.com

When are Council meetings?

Regular Council meetings are typically held every month on the last Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. If there is a change in meeting date, it is noted on the website, as well as posted on the bulletin board. 

Where are Council Meetings Held?

Council Meetings are held at the West Cove Community Hall - 721 Valking Road and/or via Zoom.

What is the population of West Cove?

We are a community of 169 residents and with a seasonal population of approximately 600.

If I am building or renovating, do I need a building permit?

Development in the Summer Village of West Cove requires a permit to be obtained. This pertains to the following:

  • Construction or excavation, in, on, over or under land
  • In the making of any change/alterations in the use of any building: also included in this is the removal of top soil; the demolition of a building, the digging of a well or installation of a water cistern, erection of a tarped garage and operating a home-based business. 

For all development questions, Development Permits, and Compliance Certificates please contact the Development Officer:

Tony Sonnleitner - 780-718-5479

When are Tax and Assessment notices mailed?

The combined tax and assessment notice is mailed annually in early May of each year.

When are my Property Taxes due?

Property taxes are due by June 30 annually.

Does my dog require a license?

No, but please recognize that control of your pets and responsible pet ownership is needed to make our community enjoyable for all our residents and visitors. The Animal Control Bylaw defines regulations surrounding animals within the village boundaries.




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