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Welcome to Mountain View County

Situated where the foothills of the Canadian Rockies meet the fertile plains, Mountain View County is in the heart of Alberta's Calgary - Edmonton corridor.


Open House on Development Moratorium Bylaw for McDougal Flats

Posted: 2014 August 29th

Mountain View County Council will be holding a public hearing for a development moratorium in the McDougal Flats Flood Hazard Study Area; an area around the Red Deer River near Sundre where a flood mapping report is being finalized for Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.

The Public Hearing is set for Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9 a.m. in Council Chambers.

The proposed bylaw received first reading on August 13, 2014.

To view the Bylaw and Area map see enclosed link:

View our advertisement in the Mountain View Gazette on the public hearing and how to submit comments for Council's consideration.

To view more information on the province's Bill 27 (Floodway Development), please see the enclosed link:

Open House - Wessex ASP

Posted: 2014 August 29th

Mountain View County and the Wessex Area Structure Plan Steering Committee are hosting an open house to gather community input on potential new and existing land uses for the plan area.

  • Monday, Sept. 8, 2014
  • 6pm
  • Carstairs Community Hall

Public encouraged to attend! Informal come-and-go format. Refreshments provided.

For more information see our ASP Reviews Webpage and scroll to the bottom for the Wessex section.

MVC Tax Deadline Approaching

Posted: 2014 August 25th

Please be reminded that Mountain View County taxes are due before or on September 15, 2014.

The County offers five payment options which provide flexibility and choice, making tax payment easier than ever:

  • Online through your Financial Institution's electronic banking service.
  • Via the phone through your Financial Institution's tele-banking service.
  • Through the mail (Payments must be postmarked prior to the tax deadline).
  • In person at the County Office during regular business hours.
  • After regular business hours at the County Office using our drop-off box.

While the application deadline has passed for the 2014 monthly payment program, you can register for the 2015 program anytime up until mid-January 2015. Call the County Office at 403-335-3311; or visit us online at for details on all tax payment options.

Please Note: If you purchased property after the 2014 Tax Assessment Notices were mailed or did not receive your notice, please contact the Tax Administrator regarding outstanding property taxes.

Penalties will be applied to tax balances outstanding after the deadline!

Community Calendar At A Glance

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