There has not been a change in rates since 2012 however, the costs
of operations and required infrastructure renewal have increased. Approved increases to utility rates and
charges will come into effect and be reflected on your next Utility bill.
The rate increase for the average customer is a modest $2.52
increase per month. Overall, this is a
4.4% increase that equates to approximately 1.4% per year since the last
increase in 2012.
The Town has been preparing its water and sewer budget based on
best practices for a number of years.
There is no reliance on the tax rate to support the operational needs of
the water and sewer operations. Water
and sewer rates are set on a full cost recovery basis. These rates ensure the annual operating costs
are covered and the long term capital renewal needs are planned for.
Beaverlodge’s new Utility Rates continue to be among the lowest
when compared to other municipalities:
Monthly Average Residential Cost
Based on 15m3 per Month, 5/8” Meter - November
of Beaverlodge $60.05 Town
of Sexsmith $72.27
of Wembley $65.00 City
of Grande Prairie $78.94
of Valleyview $48.00 Town of Fairview $74.25
The ‘Bill Processing Fee’ on Utility Bills that are mailed to
customers will increase to $1.25 per month to cover the rising costs of postage
and envelopes. Signing up for an EBill
is a convenient & free way to
receive your Utility Bill via email each month.
Customers receiving their bill via email don’t pay the Processing Fee. Find the EBill form on our website or come in
to the Town Office to fill one out.
A penalty of 4.75% on the arrears amount will be evoked on all accounts in arrears on the first day of the new billing period. All accounts in arrears for two (2) consecutive months may be turned off, or transferred to the tax account. If water is turned off, there will be a re-connection fee.
In order to have water service re-connected the full amount owing must be paid in full as well as the re-connection fee, which is $50.00 during working hours (Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or $100.00 after working hours or weekends.
Pre-Authorized Utility Payments:
The Town of Beaverlodge offers its residents a Pre-authorized Payment Plan (PAP), which is a modern, easy way to pay your utilities. Payments from your bank account or credit card are withdrawn on the 15th of each month for the previous month's utilities.
Complete the applicable pre-authorization form for automatic payment of your utility bill and return it to the Town Office in person, by mail, fax, or email email@example.com
Payments can be made in person at the Town of Beaverlodge Office at:
1016-4th Avenue between 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Cash, Debit/Interac, Visa, MasterCard and Cheques are all excepted at the Town Office.
Cheques and Money Orders can be sent to:
Town of Beaverlodge
Telephone & Internet Banking:
Offered through CIBC, BMO, ATB, RBC, Bank of Nova Scotia, TD Canada Trust, and Central 1 Credit Union.
Sign up to receive your Utility Bill via email, this will eliminate the $1.25 Administration Fee which is charged each month for paper billing. Complete and return the following EBill Form to the Town Office to receive your bill by email: EBILL Form
Water Conservation By-Law #885
The Town of Beaverlodge has a water conservation by-law in place. This is very important as it helps us to conserve and protect our water supply, while still allowing residents to water their lawns and keep them looking beautiful.
Normal watering days for odd numbered houses are Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and for even numbered houses Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Watering may only be done during the following hours: 6 – 9 a.m. and 7 – 11 p.m. Flowerbeds and vegetable gardens may be watered by hand, at any time, using a watering can or a hose with a nozzle with a trigger shut off to restrict water flow. Children’s water toys may be used for recreational purposes as long as the children are present.
These are level 1 restrictions and fines can be levied if they are not adhered to.
For information on Bylaw 885 - Water Conservation Bylaw or other Bylaws, go to the Local Government Tab select Documents and Downloads and then Bylaws from the menu on the left or click HERE
GARBAGE AND RECYCLING