Town of Canmore

Municipal Enforcement

Effective April 4, the Bylaw Services department will be changing its name to the Municipal Enforcement department to align with other regional municipalities. Although their name is changing, you can expect the same level of commitment to engage with residents and visitors to contribute to a safe and livable community. Municipal Enforcement Peace Officers will continue to be available 7 days a week to respond to community needs. As of April 4, the Municipal Enforcement URL will change from to and you can reach the team at their new email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Canmore Municipal Enforcement engages with residents and visitors to provide a safe and livable community by providing efficient and timely service to citizens, focusing on community needs and priorities voiced by residents, strengthening our relationship with neighbourhoods, and taking an educational-based approach through enforcement of bylaws approved by Council.

Our Community Peace Officers respond to complaints seven days a week to enforce Bylaws & Policy and Provincial Statutes. For a comprehensive list of all bylaws click here 

Annual Report

Abandoned Vehicles

Information on abandoned vehicles, and removing vehicles from private property.

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Be a Good Neighbour

Waste Control & Sidewalk Snow Removal.

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Pets & Domestic Animal Control

Animal Licensing, Lost & Found Pets, and Animal Control Information.

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Lost & Found Items

Information for lost and found items.

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Noise & Nuisance Control

Information on reporting noise & nuisance complaints.

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Cannabis in Canmore

It is prohibited to smoke or vape cannabis in public places and hotels in Canmore

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Road Use & Parking Regulations

Information on road use and parking within the Town of Canmore.

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Parking Tickets

Information on parking tickets, ticket appeals, and paying parking tickets.

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Information on the taxi bylaw, becoming a taxi driver, and the taxi driver training program.

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UAVs, Drones and Quadcopters

Information on piloting a UAV, Drone, or Quadcopter within the Town of Canmore

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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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