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Town of Picture Butte

Phone:   403-732-4555

E-Mail:   info@picturebutte.ca

120 - 4th Street North
Picture Butte, AB

Service Charges & Fees

These are charges and fees charged by the Town of Picture Butte. 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE CHARGES & FEES    
     
Certificate Requests  FEE BYLAW NO.
Tax Certificates $30.00 892-20
Certificate of Compliance $30.00 892-20
Zoning letter $30.00 892-20
Tax /Assessment information (non ratepayer) $30.00 892-20
Inspection of the Assessment Role $30.00 892-20
Tax Notice Mortgage Admin Fee per Tax Roll $10.00 914-21
Reprint of Tax Notice or Utility Invoice (including sending copy to lawyer) $10.00 914-21
     
Requests for certificates requiring an official Town signature and/or stamp must be received in writing and accompanied by the prescribed fee
     
Assessment Appeals     
Assessment Appeal of land or building $50.00 892-20
     
If the Assessment Review Board rules in favour of the complainant, the fees paid by the complainant are refunded as per Section 481 (2) of the Municipal Government Act.
     
Miscellaneous Administrative Fees     
FOIP Requests As per regulations 758-99
Non Sufficient Fund Cheque (NSF) $45.00 892-20
Bank Item Return $45.00 892-20
Tax Arrears Administrative Fee $100.00 892-20
Bylaw Enforcement Administrative Fee $25.00 892-20
Pool & Baseball Diamond Refund Administrative Fee $10.00 892-20
Replacement Security Cards $20.00 892-20
     
Requests for assessment/tax information from lawyers, appraisers, real estate agents or other parties must be received in writing.  The person requesting the service is to be advised that there is a fee for this service.  No personal information will be released unless reviewed and approved by the FOIP Head.
All remedial clean up or enforcement orders shall be at cost plus a the fee. Unpaid amounts for enforcement orders will result in the outstanding amounts being transferred to the affected tax roll.

DOG CHARGES & FEES RULES IN BYLAW NO. 885-19   RULES FEES
  FEES BYLAW NO. BYLAW NO.
LICENSE FEES      
Any dog that is altered and is marked for Identification   $20.00 885-19 892-20
Any dog that is altered but is not marked for Identification   $20.00 885-19 892-20
Any dog that is not altered but is marked for Identification   $30.00 885-19 892-20
Any dog that is not altered and is not marked for Identification   $30.00 885-19 892-20
Guide Dog or Service Dog pursuant to the Blind Persons’ Rights Act, Chapter B-3 or to the Service Dogs Act, Chapter S-7.5   No Charge  885-19 892-20
 Police or Law Enforcement Service Dog   No Charge  885-19 892-20
Seniors Dog Licence  No Charge  885-19 892-20
       
2021 dog tags will be valid for 2021 and 2022.      
       
 Dog Fancier Licence    $30.00 885-19 892-20
(in addition to regular license fee per dog)        885-19 892-20
Fostering Dog Licence  $30.00 885-19 892-20
Fostering Dog Tag  $20.00 885-19 892-20
Aggressive Dog Licence Fee       $150.00 885-19 892-20
       
DOG LICENSES      
Dog Running at Large   $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Bites a Person      $300.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Injures a Person    $200.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Chases a Person   $150.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Bites, Barks at or Chases other animals, bicycles, automobiles, wildlife     $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dog barks, howls excessively or unnecessarily or otherwise creates a disturbance       $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dog causes damage to property or other animals     $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dog upsets waste receptacles    $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dog transported loose in a vehicle  $200.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Fighting   $1,000.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Defecation     $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dog in Heat   $60.00 885-19 892-20
Dogs left without Ventilation   $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dogs in Restricted Area    $100.00 885-19 892-20
Dogs with Communicable Diseases in Public Places    $100.00 885-19 892-20
Failure to Lock, Isolate and report a dog with Rabies   $100.00 885-19 892-20
Failure to obtain an aggressive dog license and comply with requirements thereunder  $200.00 885-19 892-20
Failure to muzzle an aggressive dog  $100.00 885-19 892-20
Failure to leash an aggressive dog  $100.00 885-19 892-20
An aggressive dog running at large  $200.00 885-19 892-20
Failure to adequately confine an aggressive dog  $100.00 885-19 892-20
Failure to have any electronic identification microchip implanted in an aggressive dog  $150.00 885-19 892-20
Dog not Licensed     $150.00 885-19 892-20
Dog not Wearing License   $25.00 885-19 892-20
Interference     $100.00 885-19 892-20
       
OTHER FEES      
Impoundment Fees (after 24 hours)  $60.00 885-19 892-20
Aggressive Dog Impoundment Fee  $100.00 885-19 892-20
Care and Sustenance (per day or portion thereof to commence at midnight on the day of impoundment  $9.00 885-19 892-20
Veterinary Fee  Amount Expended  885-19 892-20
Owner drop-off Fee  $10.00 885-19 892-20
Destruction of dog  $300.00 885-19 892-20
Appeal to the Aggressive Dog Committee  $200.00 885-19 892-20
Dog Tag Replacement  $5.00 885-19 892-20
       

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