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Town signs agreement with M.D. of Foothills for municipal enforcement services

HIGH RIVER, AB and M.D. of Foothills No. 31: An inter-municipal services agreement has been signed between the Town of High River (Town) and the M.D. of Foothills No. 31 (MD) whereby the MD will provide municipal enforcement services to the Town.

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Municipal Enforcement/Bylaw Officers enforce bylaws approved by High River’s Town Council. Officers are approachable, impartial and responsive to the needs and concerns of the community.  Their focus is on dealing with complaints by means of education and co-operative compliance before issuing tickets or fines.

Municipal Enforcement/Bylaw is an important part of the Town’s Protective Services division. For more information on Protective Services, please visit the following pages: Emergency Management; RCMP; and the High River Fire Department.

Municipal Enforcement/Bylaw Officers can help with:

  • Dogs – barking, lost & found, off-leash, bites
  • Animal protection and enforcement of licensing
  • Non-moving traffic violations – including parking, obstruction and abandoned vehicles
  • Unsightly premises
  • Noise complaints
  • Snow & ice on sidewalks
  • Environmental issues
  • Business license monitoring

Lost or found animal reports outside of normal business hours, please contact Room to Run Kennels/Heaven Can Wait Rescue directly at 403-601-2520 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m.) or through their website at