Notices & Reports
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 substance
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.
WATER CONSERVATION:The Town of Shaunavon would ask citizens to not water their lawns and gardens between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. over the summer months.
To conserve water, lawns and gardens should never be watered during the hottest part of the day; this will assist in maintaining an adequate water level for fire protection during the summer months.
Please use our water wisely.
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.
BUILDING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS:
SNOW REMOVAL INFORMATION:
- 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!