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1. What City Department looks after the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre?
2. Where is the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre?
3. What amenities does the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre have?
4. What type of classes are offered at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre?
5. Does the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre run a summer program?
6. Where are Canada Day celebrations held?
7. What type of activities take place at Canada Day?
8. Who do I contact to volunteer at Canada Day?
9. Does the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre host birthday parties?
10. What is the Community Services Department?
11. Where is the Community Services Department located?
12. When is the Community Services Department office open?
13. Where can a walking track pass for the indoor tracks be purchased?
14. How many laps does it take to walk or run a kilometer on the indoor tracks?
15. What is the length of the trail system in Camrose?
16. What Is done for pest and weed control within the City of Camrose?
17. When can elm trees be pruned?
18. Does the City of Camrose have an arborist on staff?
19. Who is responsible for boulevard trees?
20. Are water craft allowed on water bodies In Camrose?
21. Who is responsible for the walking trails in Camrose?
22. Is there an off leash dog park in Camrose?
23. What rules apply to the dog off leash area?
24. Does Camrose have a Green Space Master Plan?
25. Who cuts the grass in the city parks?
26. Can the public feed the swans?
27. What type of swans does Camrose have?
28. What happens to the swans in winter time?
29. Where are outdoor skating rinks located in Camrose?
30. Where are the sledding and tobogganing hills in Camrose?
31. Where are City maintained playgrounds located?
32. Is the Camrose Golf Course a public or private course?
33. Does the Camrose Golf Course have online booking?
34. How many arenas does Camrose have?
35. Does the City of Camrose provide free use of any of its facilities?
36. Are there garden plots available to rent in the City of Camrose?
37. Does Camrose have a Purple Martin Festival?
38. Is the Aquatic Centre a chlorine or salt water pool?
39. What is the temperature of the main pool?
40. Why is the pool water so cold?
41. What is the temperature of the hot tub?
42. Why is the hot tub not kept at a higher temperature?
43. Does the Aquatic Centre have lockers available?
44. Does the Aquatic Centre have lifejackets available?
45. How old does my child need to be to swim unsupervised?
46. Are private swimming lessons available?
47. Does the Aquatic Centre host birthday parties?

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1. What size will my cart be?
2. Are the carts easy to move around?
3. Do I need to buy these carts?
4. What is my collection frequency? What day of the week will my carts are emptied?
5. How much will this cost?
6. Where will I store my carts?
7. How do I ensure my carts get collected?
8. What happens if I have too much compost/yard waste?
9. What happens if I have too much waste?
10. What happens if I have collection in the back and the alley is too narrow?
11. Does the automated waste system eliminate jobs?
12. Do I have to take the compost cart even if I won't use it?
13. What happens if my waste isn't picked up?
14. Do I have to bag my compost?
15. Is cardboard accepted in the Organics Cart?

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1. What projects require a building permit?
2. When is a building permit not required?
3. What is required to apply for a house permit?
4. Why do I need a building permit?
5. Where does your office have jurisdiction?
6. Who gave the City jurisdiction for building inspections?
7. How do I get a building permit?
8. What permit information is critical?
9. Why is my contact information important?
10. Why is the legal land location important?
11. Why is the description of work important?
12. Where can I get a building permit?
13. What is required for a commercial building permit?
14. I am moving into a new commercial space. Does this require a permit?
15. When are inspections required?
16. How much notice do I need to give before an inspection?
17. When do I need a demolition permit?
18. Do I need a building permit to develop my basement?
19. How big does a bedroom window have to be?
20. Do I need a permit to put in a wood burning fireplace, stove or pellet stove?
21. How long does it take to get a building permit?
22. How much does a building permit cost?
23. Why is travel charged to rural properties?
24. What is a Safety Codes fee?
25. When does a building permit expire?

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1. Who do I call if I have a problem with a dog running at large or barking excessively after City Hall office hours or on weekends?
2. How long do I have to remove the snow from my residential sidewalk?
3. How do I report a weed problem?
4. Where can I purchase a dog tag?
5. Does the City classify certain dogs as dangerous or vicious?
6. How do I contact the Animal Control Officer?
7. What should I do if my dog gets lost?
8. What should I do if I find a dog with a license tag?
9. How can I retrieve my dog from the pound?
10. Does Camrose have a smoking bylaw?
11. When did the Tobacco Reduction Amendment Act come into effect?
12. Who do I call to voice concerns regarding violations to the Tobacco Reduction Amendment act within Camrose?

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1. What City Department looks after the Valleyview and Poplar Grove Cemeteries?
2. Where do I find information regarding the cemetery?
3. Does the City Of Camrose have a Bylaw governing the cemetery?
4. How do I find a gravesite location?
5. What is Decoration Day?
6. When is Decoration Day?
7. How long can flowers be left on the turf area for Decoration Day?
8. How long are flowers left on a grave after a burial?
9. When purchasing a plot for a burial or reserve, can you choose the plot?
10. Is the City responsible for grave decorations in the cemetery?
11. How many cemeteries are there in the City Of Camrose?
12. Is permission required to place a monument in the cemetery?
13. Can pets be buried in the Valleyview Cemetery?
14. What is the cement that looks like sidewalks between the graves?
15. How many cemetery plots can be purchased by one person?
16. How often are cemetery fees reviewed?
17. Is the scattering of ashes allowed in the Valleyview Cemetery?
18. Can the City reclaim unused cemetery plots?
19. Has the City ever reclaimed unused cemetery plots?
20. Can a family or funeral home dig the hole to place a cremation urn?
21. Is there an annual charge for maintenance of a burial or reserve plot in the Valleyview Cemetery?
22. Are double depth burials permitted at the Valleyview Cemetery?
23. Does the Valleyview Cemetery have a separate section for cremation burials?
24. How long will it be until there is no room for more burials or reserves in the Valleyview Cemetery?
25. If a reserve plot that has been purchased is no longer required, what are the options?
26. Why is the Poplar Grove Cemetery locked?
27. Where are records kept for the (Inactive) Poplar Grove Cemetery?

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1. Why is the City conducting a Census?
2. When does the Census start?
3. Why should people participate in the Census? Why is it important?
4. How will I know the person at the door is a City Census Worker?
5. Why should I answer the questions? Do I have to answer them?
6. What if I am not home when the Census Worker comes to my door?
7. If I provide my information to a Census Worker at the door, how can I be sure my information is safe?
8. What happens if I misplace my PIN?
9. What happens if I do not receive a letter from the City of Camrose?
10. What do I do if my PIN does not work?
11. What happens if the address associated with the PIN I received is not my address?
12. Why is "usual number of residents" asked?
13. Why is "age group of each resident" asked?
14. Why is "gender" asked?
15. Why is "school residency" asked?
16. Why is “employment status” asked?
17. Why is “occupation type” asked?
18. Why is “main location of employment” asked?
19. Why is “usual mode of travel to work or school” asked?
20. Why is “total of household income level” asked?
21. Why is “the City asking the question around funding for public transportation?
22. Why is “household‘s primary method of obtaining information regarding City programs and services” asked?
23. Why is the City asking for an “optional voluntary phone number”?

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1. Who gave the City jurisdiction for electrical inspections?
2. When do I need an electrical permit?
3. When is an electrical permit not required?
4. Who can obtain an electrical permit?
5. What is the purpose of the Canadian Electrical Code?
6. How is a power connection obtained?
7. What is the purpose of an electrical inspection?
8. How can I contact an electrical inspector?
9. When a street light is out, who do I contact?
10. If I have an electrical safety question, who do I contact?
11. I plan to install power underground; who do I contact?
12. Where can I find reference material or electrical codes?
13. When are electrical inspections required?
14. What is the city's area of jurisdiction for electrical inspections?

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1. Do I need a gas permit to install a new gas line for my outdoor barbeque?
2. I am planning on building a new house and the City of Camrose has issued the building permit; do I need other permits?
3. Who should apply for the permits, me or my contractor?
4. I received an Inspection Report; what is it?

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1. What is a home business?
2. Do I need a home business license?
3. How much does a home business license cost?
4. What are the requirements for a home business license?
5. Why should I license my home-based business?
6. Why does the City regulate home business?
7. Where do I apply for a home business license?

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1. Are annexation and expropriation similar?
2. Once land is annexed, do City bylaws apply?
3. Will land uses (zoning) of our property change after annexation?
4. Are properties in an annexed area required to hook up to City water and sewer services?
5. How will properties be taxed after they are annexed?

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1. I am planning on building a new house and the City of Camrose has issued the building permit; do I need other permits?
2. Who should apply for the permits, me or my contractor?
3. I received an Inspection Report; what is it?

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1. Will the installer obtain a permit and provide you with an inspection report?
2. Have the specific characteristics of your home been considered in determining what the "expected volume of sewage per day" used to design the system is?
3. I received an Inspection Report, what is it?

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1. How is my assessment determined?
2. What is market value?
3. What specific date is my market value assessment based on?
4. Why does the City use this system to determine assessments?
5. Why do I pay property tax?
6. How are my property taxes determined?
7. How is the tax rate determined?
8. Why is there more than one tax rate on my Assessment and Taxation Notice?
9. Have property taxes in Camrose changed for 2016?
10. Have education property taxes increased?
11. Have lodge authority property taxes increased?
12. Why is my personal municipal tax change different than the 2.54% mentioned before?
13. What is the overall impact to a typical property owner after all these changes?
14. Why are property taxes lower in another municipality?
15. Why does my neighbor pay less property tax than I do?
16. Can I pay my property taxes in monthly installments?
17. What should I do if I feel my assessment or other information on my assessment and tax notice is incorrect?

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1. What is the Community Services Department?
2. Where is the Community Services Department located?
3. When is the Community Services Department office open?
4. Where can a walking track pass for the indoor tracks be purchased?
5. How many laps does it take to walk or run a kilometer on the indoor tracks?
6. What is the length of the trail system in Camrose?
7. What Is done for pest and weed control within the City of Camrose?
8. When can elm trees be pruned?
9. Does the City of Camrose have an arborist on staff?
10. Who is responsible for boulevard trees?
11. Are water craft allowed on water bodies In Camrose?
12. Who is responsible for the walking trails in Camrose?
13. Is there an off leash dog park in Camrose?
14. What rules apply to the dog off leash area?
15. Does Camrose have a Green Space Master Plan?
16. Who cuts the grass in the city parks?
17. Can the public feed the swans?
18. What type of swans does Camrose have?
19. What happens to the swans in winter time?
20. Where are outdoor skating rinks located in Camrose?
21. Where are the sledding and tobogganing hills in Camrose?
22. Where are City maintained playgrounds located?
23. Is the Camrose Golf Course a public or private course?
24. Does the Camrose Golf Course have online booking?
25. How many arenas does Camrose have?
26. Does the City of Camrose provide free use of any of its facilities?
27. Are there garden plots available to rent in the City of Camrose?
28. Does Camrose have a Purple Martin Festival?
29. Is the Aquatic Centre a chlorine or salt water pool?
30. What is the temperature of the main pool?
31. Why is the pool water so cold?
32. What is the temperature of the hot tub?
33. Why is the hot tub not kept at a higher temperature?
34. Does the Aquatic Centre have lockers available?
35. Does the Aquatic Centre have lifejackets available?
36. How old does my child need to be to swim unsupervised?
37. Are private swimming lessons available?
38. Does the Aquatic Centre host birthday parties?
39. Where is the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre?
40. What amenities does the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre have?
41. What type of classes are offered at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre?
42. Does the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre run a summer program?
43. Does the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre host birthday parties?
44. Where are Canada Day celebrations held?
45. What type of activities take place at Canada Day?
46. Who do I contact to volunteer at Canada Day?

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1. What is wastewater?
2. What produces residential wastewater?
3. What can go down the drain?
4. How is sanitary disposal regulated?
5. What does the treatment process remove?

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1. After a snowfall, when are the snow plows sent out and how long will it take to clear the streets?
2. My street is slippery, what are the sanding priorities?
3. When are non-residential property owners required to clear snow and ice from their sidewalk?
4. When are residential property owners required to clear snow and ice from their sidewalk?
5. Is depositing snow, ice, or dirt upon a public sidewalk or roadway allowed?
6. Does the City clear snow from the Trail System within the park areas?
7. If damage is caused to any sidewalk by a property owner while clearing snow and ice who is responsible for repairs?
8. Is depositing snow, ice or dirt upon any drainage ditch, culvert end or catch basin allowed?
9. Is depositing snow, ice or dirt on any fire hydrant or in the area adjacent to a fire hydrant allowed?

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1. How is the property tax rate set?
2. When are tax notices mailed out?
3. When are taxes due, and what is the penalty for late payments?
4. What options do I have for paying taxes?

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1. Why are we flushing?
2. What are the benefits of flushing the watermains?
3. What is the Time Frame for the UDF Program?
4. How will I be affected?

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1. How do I sign up for water services, or get my water turned off?
2. What if my water bill is higher than normal?
3. When will I receive my monthly water bill?
4. Where can I pay my water bill?