Notices & Reports


2016 Waterworks Annual Report
2015 Audited Financial Statements

SNOW REMOVAL INFORMATION:

- When snow removal is planned the ‘tow vehicle’ signs will be placed on the streets and avenues to be cleaned that night. Vehicle owners are reminded that their vehicles will be towed if not removed and they will be responsible for the towing and any other fees.        
- Property owners/occupants you are responsible for keeping the sidewalks adjacent to your property free and clear of ice and snow. Snow from driveways, parking lots and residential sidewalks should not be placed out onto the street.
- Owners/occupants in the downtown area are reminded that you have a twenty-four (24) hour time frame to remove the snow, ice or other loose debris from your adjacent sidewalks or the Town will have the work done for you and you will be invoiced the cost, plus an administration fee.
- Vehicles (including trailers) not being moved on a regular basis should not be left parked on the street. Owners are at risk of being fined and having their vehicle impounded should they be left unlawfully parked on any street or lane.
- Motorists are reminded to pay careful attention when snow removal equipment is operating. Vehicles entering into the work area are doing so at their own risk.
- Fire Hydrants – moving or clearing snow? Do not place any snow on or near fire hydrants!

PET OWNERS:

PET TAGS:
Dogs and Cats three (3) months of age and older are required to be licenced.  
Licences are to be purchased by January 31st each year.
Licence Fees: Cats and Dogs
- neutered or spayed: $10.00
- non-neutered or non-spayed:$20.00
Be a Responsible Pet Owner:
1.   Do not allow your Dog or Cat to run at large.
2.   Clean up after your dog, at all times, and your cat.
3.   Do not allow your dog to create excessive noise.

GARBAGE CONTAINERS:
The 2 and 3 yard garbage containers supplied to local businesses are for their use only - the businesses pay a monthly rental fee.  Please refrain from illegally dumping into these containers.  There is a $250.00 fine for First Offence.

FIREWORKS:
The Town's Fire Prevention Bylaw states that it is unlawful for anyone to use or explode any fireworks within the Town ofShaunavon.  Fireworks include sparklers, or any tablets, caps or other device containing any explosive or flammable substances.

REGULATIONS FOR OPEN AIR FIRES:
No person shall ignite or set an open air fire unless the following measures are taken to limit their spread:

a)         Fires must be contained in a non-combustible receptacle constructed of cement, brick or sheet metal with a minimum 18 gauge thickness (this includes the base);
b)         Receptacle must be covered with a heavy gauge metal screen with openings not exceeding 13 millimeters; and
c)         The size of the fire box of any receptacle must not exceed .61 cubic metres.

            The fuel for open-air fires may consist only of charcoal or cut, seasoned wood.
            Contact the Town Office for a complete copy of the regulations for open air fires.

BUILDING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS:
Doing some building this summer?   Please be aware that any structure over 100 sq feet requires a building permit – this includes a deck.  Renovating?    A permit may be required, please contact the Town Office.  Moving or demolishing a structure?    A permit is required.

BUSINESS LICENCES:
Contractors, door-to-door sales people and individuals who sell merchandise via home parties or by leaving merchandise at places of work, etc., are required to purchase a Town business licence.
Home based businesses must be approved by the Town and the licence fee depends on the business.