Fee Schedules

VULCAN COUNTY FEES FOR SERVICES

Vulcan County will charge fees for services as per bylaw 2016-001 Being a bylaw of Vulcan County in the Province of Alberta to establish fees for services and information in the possession of Vulcan County. 


Schedule "A"

FEES FOR SERVICES


Part 1: Fees for Administrative and General Purposes

  Assessment Information

  Parcel Description

 $10.00

  Detailed Assessment Statements

 $20.00

  Copy of Assessment Record

 $20.00

  Assessment Roll Inspection

 $20.00

  Assessment Appeal Fee (refundable upon successful appeal)

 $50.00 - $650.00

 Tax Certificate

 $30.00

 Tax Notification on properties  that have fallen into tax  arrears

 Registration fee

 $87.50

 Tax notification to third parties

 $5.00/each

 Advertising (Alberta Gazette listing & local media ad)

 Cost recovery

 Compliance Letter

 Residential / Farmland

 $75.00

 Non-residential

 $100.00

 NSF or Returned Items Fee

 $30.00

 Documents/maps

 Municipal Development Plan

 $20.00

 Area Structure Plan

 $15.00

 Land Use Bylaw

 $40.00

 County Maps: Folded

 Wall Map

 Mailed Maps are cost of Map + Shipping

 $15.00

 $20.00

 $20.00 + cost of shipping

 General Information

 $1.00/page, $0.50/page over 100 pages

 FOIP Inquiries

 Initial fee $25.00, $50.00 if continuing request. If cost of producing copies and providing services exceeds $150, applicant pays  that cost also. Clerical services estimated at $6.75/1/4 hr, actual cost calculated upon inquiry.

 If applicant is applying for own personal information, fee is only cost of producing copy, if amount exceeds $10.

 *Variations may occur, and fees will be charged in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection  of Privacy  Regulation, AR  200/95,  as amended from time to time or any successor Regulation that sets fees  for requests from the Province.

 Signage

 Signs on County property (1 plate + 1 post)

 “Slow: Children At Play” $125.00

 (Other traffic control signs at cost)

 + Installation at cost

 New Rural Addressing sign (2 plates + 1 post + installation)

 $180.00 + GST

 New Unit Address sign (1 plate + 1 post)

 $65.00 + GST

 (+$100.00 installation if needed)

 Name Plates (2 plates)

 $39.50 + GST

 GIS/GPS

 Labour Rate

 $40.00/hr

 Equipment Rate

 $20.00/hr

 Travel Rate

 $0.50/km

 Aerial Photo/Posters

 $2.00/page up to size 11x17

 /$15.00/page up to size 36x42

 $25.00/page for all larger prints

Part 2: Planning and Development Fee Schedule

 

 Permitted

 Discretionary

 Development Permits

 Residential

 $150.00

 $300.00

 Non-residential:

 Up to 5,000 sq.ft.

 

 $250.00

 

 $500.00

 5,001 – 20,000 sq.ft.

 $350.00

 $700.00

 20,001 – 50,000 sq.ft.

 $550.00

 $1,100.00

 Over 50,000 sq.ft.

 $1,000.00

 $2,000.00

 Development Permits-For those who commence  Development prior to  obtaining permits

 Residential

 $500.00

 $1,000.00

 Non-residential:

 Up to 5,000 sq.ft.

 $500.00

 $1,000.00

 5,001 – 20,000 sq.ft.

 $700.00

 $1,400.00

 20,001 – 50,000 sq.ft.

 $1,100.00

 $2,200.00

 Over 50,000 sq.ft.

 $2,000.00

 $4,000.00

 Statutory Plan Amendments / Land Use Bylaw

 (rezoning, text amendments, and  other)

          $1,000.00

 Subdivision Appeals

 $600.00 (Refundable upon successful  appeal)

 Development Appeals

 $600.00 (Refundable upon successful  appeal)

 Road Closure Application

 $1,000.00 (Refundable upon denial of First  Reading)

 Road Closure – Land Sale Fees (surveying, legal, etc.)

 Cost recovery

Part 3: Public Works Fee Schedule

 Sub-Surface Facilities

 $7,500.00 bond to be kept for one year if open trenching

 $450.00 + GST for Pipeline Crossing Agreement

                    (Developed Road)

 $300.00 + GST for Pipeline Crossing Agreement

                    (Undeveloped Road)

 Penalties for non-compliance will be double the original fee.

 Road Approach Construction Agreement  (Landowner - New)

 

 Road Approach Construction Agreement  (Resource - existing or new)

 

 $300.00 + GST

 

 

 $300.00 + GST

 

 

 Penalties for non-compliance will be double the original fee.

 Driveway Maintenance (snow ploughing  or blading)

 $75.00 per ½ hour

 

 Dust Abatement

 As per Material Cost Recovery for current year + 20% for labour and equipment costs

 Crushed Concrete

 $12.00/tonne

 Gravel

 Crushed Gravel

 $10.00/tonne for ratepayers, up to a maximum of 200  tonnes/ratepayer/yr

 $18.00/tonne for additional purchases by ratepayers

 $18.00/tonne for commercial purposes

 Pit Run

 $3.50/tonne

 Rock Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 Rock Compensation

 Category I: Few rocks being mostly small in size

 $40.00-$70.00 / acre

 Category II: Somewhat significant number of rocks, some larger rocks  present.

 $71.00-$100.00 / acre

 Category III: Very significant number of rocks, mixture of large and medium rocks  or high numbers of small rocks.

 

 $101.00-$200.00 / acre

 Category IV: Extensive numbers of rocks, significant numbers of large  rocks, or  very large number of small rocks.

 $201.00-$400.00 / acre

 Used Culvert

 25% of Public Works new cost

Part 4: Agricultural Services Fees and Charges

 Compensation for crop damages

 $500/acre

 Private Land Spraying

 At cost + 15%

 Roadside Spraying

 At industry cost

 Sale of Strychnine 2% LSC  At cost + 2%

 Agricultural Equipment Rental Charges (including GST)

 Equipment

 Per Day

 Other Charges

 Deposit

 Direct Grass Seeder (Sunflower)

 $50.00

 $8.00/acre

 $400.00

 Pipe Laying Plow

 $75.00

 

 $200.00

 Brillion grass Seeder 8 ft /12 ft

 $75.00

 $6.50/acre

 $200.00

 Tree Planter

 NO CHARGE

 2 day maximum

 $100.00

 Tag Reader

 $50.00

 2 day maximum

 $250.00

 Bale Wrap Roller Unit

 $75.00

 

 $200.00

 Portable Cattle Loading Chute

 $75.00

 

 $200.00

 Skunk and Raccoon Traps    $20/Month  $100.00
 Cattle Scale  $75.00    
 Bale Processor  $100.00    $200.00

 An additional charge of up to $500.00 may be applied (at the discretion of the agricultural service board staff) if any agricultural services rental equipment is not  properly cleaned when  returned.

Part 5: Protective Services Fees and Charges

 Road Use Agreements

 Bond kept for one year: $20,000/mile oiled or paved and $5,000/mile graveled.

 Road Permit Fixed Municipal Fee

 All Permits required by carriers as per legislation

 $20.00/ per permit

 Road Permit Cancelation Fee

 All permits canceled by carrier

 $20.00/ per permit

 All fees and charges invoiced to Alberta Transportation for the recovery of costs for Highway responses services is based on the policies established and in effect by  Alberta Transportation at the time of incident.

 All fees and charges invoiced for non-highway incidents and non-permitted burning are based on the fee structure as per Alberta Transportation's policies for  response services at the time of the incident.

 Mutual Aid Fees and Charges:

 Engines/Pumpers (Up to five firefighters)

 Fires, collisions, gas leaks, rescues, etc.

 $500.00 / hr

 Tenders/Tankers (Includes two firefighters)

 Fires, collisions, gas leaks, rescues, etc.

 $300.00 / hr

 Rescue Trucks (Up to five firefighters)

 For numbered highway responses

 $600.00 / hr

 All other responses

 $500.00 / hr

 Rescue Boats (Up to two firefighters)

 $500.00 / hr

 Response Trucks (two to five firefighters)

 Personnel transport or shuttle and/or Medical or Dangerous Goods (DG) responses

 $200.00 / hr

 Command Vehicles (minimum one person)

 Scene support, traffic control, incident command, etc.

 $175.00 / hr

 Contract Equipment

 Track hoes, vac trucks, dozers, portable pumps, etc.

 At cost

 Consumables

 Foam, equipment, hoses, etc.

 At cost plus 25%

 Firefighter Wages

 Charged when apparatus not in use

 $35.00 / hr

 Chief Officer Wages

 Discretionary as needed

 $45.00 / hr

 Scene Security

 To maintain continuity of incidents for investigation purposes

 $150.00 / hr

 Administration Time

 Minimum one hours charge

 $75.00 / hr

 Dangerous Goods (DG) Assistance (up to five firefighters)

 As required or requested

 $500.00 / hr

 This Fee Structure is a guideline to facilitate fees and charges for our Mutual Aid Partners and recognition under our Mutual Aid Agreements.  Bylaw 2013-012  states in Section 16.2 “The fees and costs to be charged by the County for fire protection and emergency response services rendered are contained in the Fees and  Services Bylaw.” 

Vulcan County

Vulcan County, conveniently located in beautiful sunny southern Alberta, is a vibrant and progressive rural community with prime farming, ranching, residential, leisure and recreation opportunities. Strategically situated one hour south of Calgary and one hour north of Lethbridge, we offer a rich quality of life in a rural setting.

General Contact Info

 Box 180, 102 Centre St. Vulcan, AB
 (403) 485-2241
 (403) 485-2920

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