We are located in the heart of the Palliser Triangle located in south-eastern Alberta, Canada. With 1.5 million acres of land and 7,524 people, the County of Newell is one of the most prosperous areas in Alberta.
The County of Newell through leadership and policy provides services, structure and stability.
The Manager of Fire & Emergency Services has issued a Fire Restriction for the County of Newell.
No fires except for approved gas or propane cooking appliances or portable propane fire pits or campfires in designated fire sites within approved campgrounds.
Visit the Regionalization Working Group website for more details on Regionalization.
A penalty of 3% will be levied on all unpaid CURRENT taxes as at 4:30 p.m. June 17, 2019. To avoid penalties, all CURRENT taxes must be paid on or before June 17, 2019.
The County of Newell would like to remind everyone that the sprinkling of road allowances by any sprinkler irrigation system is strictly prohibited. For more information, please check out our Sprinkling of Road Allowance Bylaw 1743-11 for more information.
Renewal Period- rules changed last year (April 1, 2018)
Not all things that are pretty are nice! Scentless Chamomile (Tripleurospermum perforatum) is a prohibited noxious weed in the County of Newell. It can take over gardens, grazing land and crops. Keep an eye out for this weed! If spotted or for more information call the Ag Service Department @ 403-362-3266.
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A Fire Restriction has been issued for the County of Newell. No new Fire Permits will be issued. All existing Fire Permits are hereby cancelled.