Bylaw Updates

Last updated: August 6, 2020, at 1:00 pm

Adapting regulations to COVID-19

Temporary Face Coverings Bylaw

For the safety and protection of our community, on August 4, 2020, St. Albert City Council passed the Face Coverings Bylaw, which requires face coverings to be worn in all indoor public places within St. Albert including City facilities, retail locations, on St. Albert transit as well as vehicles for hire.

Learn more about the Face Coverings Bylaw.

Immediate Temporary Change to Sidewalk Retail Permits

At the Council meeting on July 6, 2020, Council approved a motion waiving the Development Permit application fee for all temporary patios on private property. The fee is $0 until December 31, 2020.

Learn more about the changes at

Immediate Temporary Change to Noise Bylaw

Under the current authority of the Chief Administrative Officer as a result of COVID-19, effective immediately, the City is introducing a 24-hour notice of bylaw exemption permit for service delivery of essential services to operate outside the current daytime hours. Current daytime hours include Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and (local time), Sunday and Holidays 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and (local time). This change will mean that deliveries can be made 24 hours per day. This measure is being taken to help ensure all essential services and stores can be stocked in a timely manner. This change is in effect until further notice.

Immediate Temporary Change for RV Street Parking

To help those returning from out of province or out of country in recreational vehicles (RVs) self-isolate, residents can now apply for a permit to park their RV on the street for up to 20 days.

The City is enabling an exemption to the Bylaw using the On-Street Construction Permit process. Permits will be granted for a minimum of 14 days and a maximum of 20 days

To be eligible for this exemption, residents MUST apply for a permit online by visiting the City website at:

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Last edited: August 6, 2020