Town of Canmore


The following is a selection of commonly requested Town of Canmore bylaws. If you don't see the bylaw you're looking for, please contact the municipal clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have a question about enforcement of a bylaw, email our bylaw services department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 The Land Use Bylaw can be found here.

pdf Animal Control Bylaw 10-2011 (153 KB)

pdf Building Permit Bylaw 2022-31 (3.30 MB)

pdf Business Registry Bylaw 2015-02 (200 KB)

pdf Bylaw Officers Powers and Duties Bylaw 2006-22 (420 KB)

pdf CAO Bylaw 2012-01 (144 KB)

pdf Camping Bylaw 2020-04 (1.18 MB)

pdf Cannabis Bylaw 2018-24 (326 KB)

pdf Cemetery Bylaw 2009-20 (1.08 MB)

pdf Clean Energy Improvement Tax Bylaw 2022-21 (1.56 MB)

pdf Code of Conduct for Elected Officials 2018-02 (5.76 MB)

pdf Community Standards Bylaw 2022-16 (14.50 MB)

pdf Designated Officers Bylaw 2014-17 (150 KB)

pdf Downtown BIA 2023 Tax Rate Bylaw 2023-11 (1.68 MB)

pdf Emergency Management Bylaw 2022-07 (107 KB)

pdf False Alarm Bylaw 2017-08 (2.14 MB)

pdf Fire Bylaw 2013-08 (5.12 MB)

pdf Hunting and Trapping Bylaw 2011-19 (148 KB)

pdf Offsite Levy Bylaw 2020-27 (7.92 MB)

pdf Nominations Bylaw 2013 12 (157 KB)

pdf Parks Bylaw 2019-09 (5.09 MB)

pdf Procedural Bylaw 2018-01 (203 KB)

pdf Property Tax Bylaw 2023-13 (1.05 MB)

pdf Protection of Municipal Improvements and Lands 15-2001 (403 KB)

pdf Records Retention Bylaw 2018-14 (1.29 MB)

pdf Recyclables and Waste Bylaw 2016-11 (210 KB)

pdf Regulation of Explosives 32-96 (8.80 MB)

pdf Sewerage Use Bylaw 2015-18 (232 KB)

pdf Smoking Control Bylaw 2010-19 (184 KB)

pdf Tax Penalty Bylaw 2019-26 (587 KB)

pdf Taxi Bylaw 13-2010 (217 KB)

pdf Town of Canmore MD of Bighorn Intermunicipal Development Plan Bylaw 2019-25 (5.19 MB)

pdf Traffic and Road Use Bylaw 2020-03 (280 KB)

pdf Tree Protection Bylaw 2019-10 (3.29 MB)

pdf Water Bylaw 2003-39 (285 KB)



The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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