The Sylvan Lake Watershed Rule Book

Know the rules of the game. Respect the watershed, the residents and its guests.

Contraventions and fines from several relevant federal government Acts are posted here. Excerpts are included from these Acts:

Shipping Act

Pleasure Craft Regulations

Wildlife Act

Protection of Endangered Species

Migratory Birds

Wild Animal and Plant Protection

Navigable Waters

Only those infractions that are relevant to the Sylvan Lake watershed are extracted and consolidated in the linked guides.

Click this link to read the Alberta Offenses and Penalties included in the Water Act.

The complete Water Act text is also posted for reference.

Click this link to read about the Offenses and Penalties in the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act.

The complete Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act text is also posted for reference.

In Alberta, tickets may be issued for violations under various Acts according to the Provincial Offenses Procedure Act.

Part 4 of that Act explains Regulations, Bylaws and Orders. Local authorities may make bylaws. Voluntary payments may be specified for listed offenses.

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