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If you are advertising for short term rental accommodations in Drumheller on any media source such as Airbnb/media/social media/web feeds it requires development permit approval and a business licence?

Any short term rentals of dwellings require approval and licencing from the Town of Drumheller and are designated as a Tourist Dwelling.

A Tourist Dwelling is defined "as a single dwelling unit:
a) Occupied by guests for a temporary period less than 28 days;
b) Contains sleeping and sanitary facilities and may contain cooking or eating facilities;
c) Occupied by a single part at any given time;
d) Maximum occupancy to be limited by the number of rooms available for sleeping accommodation and shall be determined by the development authority." Town of Drumheller Land Use Bylaw 10-08 p. 27

For more information please contact the Development Officer, Julie Steeper, at 403-823-1310 or email at



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The month of May brings warmer weather and Albertans are eager to enjoy the outdoors. At this time of the year, the Office of the Fire Commissioner is reminding Albertans of the importance of fire safety when camping and heading outdoors. Discover important fire safety tips to our website at






The Town of Drumheller invites qualified bidders to submit a quotation for


Asbestos Removal Prior to Demolition of Residence Located at 712 - Street SW. 


This opportunity closes at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 25, 2017.


For full information on this Request for Quotation and associated addenda,


please visit the Alberta Purchasing Connection at





If you notice the result of destructive/harmful beaver activity in any part of the town to please call Greg Peters at 823 1363 or


When calling please note where, when and what kind of damage you saw.

Feel free to send photographs if you have them.

Thank you for your help.





 The Town of Drumheller invites you to submit your bid on the 2017 Surplus Vehicles.

This opportunity will close on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 2:00 pm MDT.

For full information on this opportunity, please  CLICK HERE





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Yo can download the map here:  Spring Clean Up Map 2017

Here is a list of  items which will not be collected at the Spring Clean Up

Hazardous Chemicals will NOT BE picked up due to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act.

Demolition/Building material will NOT BE picked up, these materials must be picked up by a contractor.

Commercial or Trade wastes are not included in the acceptable items and will NOT BE picked up during the Spring Cleanup.

Please put all leaves and tree branches in BAGS and cut all tree branches are CUT INTO 4 FOOT LENGTHS.

Used Motor Oil, Oil Containers, and Oil Filters may be returned to the Drumheller & District Regional Landfill FREE OF CHARGE - these materials are excluded from the Spring Cleanup collection.

Absolutely NO importing of wastes from outside of Drumheller Corporate limits.

NO single pickup site is to exceed the volume of a 1/2 ton truck.

Thank you for your assistance in making this the best Spring Clean Up yet!



Here are a list of frequently asked questions about the modernization.

Question and Answers about the aquaplex modernisation

If you have any other questions give us a call on 403 823 1322.

Once construction starts we will be giving regular updates on progress.




This grant is designed to support building improvements by business owners.

In 2017 the priorities for the grant will be:

Downtown Properties 

External Improvements such as painting, installation of windows or front doors

The application process will run from May 1st to May 31st. which means the last day for applications is May 31st at 4.30pm.

The Economic Development Advisory Committee will go through all the applications and will make their announcements of the successful applications in June.

You can download the form here  Storefront Grant Application 2017

If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact Julia Fielding  or 403 823 1320