Bylaw Fines and Enforcement

Please see below for the violation amounts for Bylaw infractions. Warning letters can be issued for first time violations at the discretion of the Townsite Administration. Subsequent violations will result in the fines below. Fines levied will be added to the monthly water and sewer Utility bill. They are payable at the Townsite Office.

Bylaw Rate Amounts


Animal Control Rate Subsequent Offence
Dog License    
Neutered/spayed annually $25.00 per dog *
Not Neutered/spayed annually $30.00 per dog *
Dangerous Dog as defined annually $100.00 per Dog *
Lost License $5.00 per dog *
Running at Large $275.00 $325.00
Defecating on Private Property $200.00 $200.00
Defecating on Public Property $200.00 $200.00
Bites, attempts to bite, or chases a person $275.00 $325.00
Bites or chases other animals $150.00 $200.00
Causes harm or damage to animals or property $150.00 $200.00
Acts in a threatening manner to any other animal or person $200.00 $300.00
Unlawfully in a Park, Recreation, or Playground Area $100.00 $200.00
Barking, howling, or causing a disturbance $150.00 $200.00
Licensing Controls    
Unlicensed Dog $100.00 $150.00
Failure to wear dog tag $50.00 $150.00
More than three dogs $300.00 $500.00
Vicious Dog License $500.00 *
Willfully opening an enclosure or teasing a dog $100.00 $200.00
Rabies and communicable disease violation $500.00 $1000.00
Dangerous and Vicious Dogs    
Dangerous dog bites, attempts to bite or chases a person $1000.00 $2000.00
Dangerous dog bites or chases other animals $600.00 $1200.00
Dangerous dog causes harm or damage to another animal or property $600.00 $1200.00
Failure to comply with dangerous dog restrictions $500.00 $1000.00
Failure to comply with a Vicious Dog Order $5000.00 *
Failure to obtain a vicious dog order or renew as required $750.00 $1000.00
Veterinarian Fees    
Care and Sustenance Amount Expended *
Environmental Stewardship    
Knowingly feeding Wildlife $100.00 $200.00
Removal of trees larger than 6” in diameter $100 per tree $200.00 per tree
Unkempt  yards that or yards that are unsightly $100.00 $300.00
Failure to abide by Waste Disposal Bylaw $100.00 $300.00
Open Fire Violations    
Non -approved firepit $50.00 $75.00
Failure to abide by a Mandated Fire Ban Up to $5000.00 *
Attendance by Fire Department for illegal burning Contract Rate *
Person applying Graffiti $2500.00 $5000.00
Failure to Comply with Remedial Order $250.00 $500.00
Improper Storage of Building Materials $50.00 $200.00
Unspecified Penalties $50.00 $75.00


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  • Townsite of Redwood Meadows
    1 Manyhorses Drive
    Redwood Meadows, Alberta, T3Z 1A4
    Phone: (403) 949-3563/Fax: (403)949-2019