Welcome to the County of Newell

We are located in the heart of the Palliser Triangle located in south-eastern Alberta, Canada. With 1.5 million acres of land and 6,786 people, the County of Newell is one of the most prosperous areas in Alberta.

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  • Request for Feedback - Keeping Chickens in Residential Areas

    In response to enquiries received, County Council is requesting feedback from residents and/or property owners within County Hamlets or Rural Residential Subdivisions regarding the issue of keeping...

  • Frost Boils

    As the weather gets warmer and the ground begins to thaw, motorists may notice soft spots on County roads. These imperfections are known as frost boils, which are caused by the melting and release...

  • Finnegan Ferry

    The Finnegan Ferry has officially has been launched and is open for the season.  

  • Buzz About Bees

    Spring is in the air which means the bees are buzzing and leaving the comfort of their hives to begin pollinating and gathering nectar.  Did you know bees are attracted to scents and colours?  To...

  • Negotiating Renewable Energy Leases

    In case you missed the Negotiating Renewable Energy Leasing workshop, the Farmers' Advocate office has provided the following guide to assist landowners: Negotiating Renewable Energy Leases For more...

  • Roadside Vegetation Control Program

    NOTICE TO RESIDENTS/RATEPAYERS OF THE COUNTY OF NEWELL Public Notice is hereby given that the Agricultural Service Board of the County of Newell intends to conduct pesticide control and mowing...

  • 2017 Summer Alberta Summer Games (July 5-8, 2017)

    The City of Brooks and the County of Newell are once again proud to be hosting the 48th Annual Southern Alberta Summer Games! From July 5 -8, 2017, athletes, coaches, and spectators from across...

  • Burning Permits - What You Need to Know

    A County of Newell Fire Permit is FREE of charge and MANDATORY to have if you plan on doing any burning.  Failure to do so may result in fines as per section 23 of Fire Bylaw 1839-15.  In addition to that,...

  • County of Newell Properties for Sale

    The County of Newell invites offers to purchase the following properties. The asking price is based on appraised values. To receive serious consideration offers to purchase will need to be at full...

  • Former Administration Building for Sale or Lease

    The County of Newell invites offers for the purchase or lease of the County’s former Administration Building.     To take a virtual tour of the office, click the links below: Reception For Sale or Lease -...

Latest Events

Thu May 11 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu May 11 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Annual General Meeting
Mon May 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Office Closed (Victoria Day)
Thu May 25 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu Jun 08 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting

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Bylaw Corner

Did you know.....

Failure to obtain a fire permit is a ticketable offense and you could be held liable for any and all damages that may occur if a fire gets out of hand. For more information, please refer to Fire Bylaw 1839-15.


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