Diamond Valley Municipal Enforcement is committed to serving and improving our community. The Town of Diamond Valley employs sworn Community Peace Officers, appointed by the Alberta Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security as authorized under the Peace Officer Act.
The purpose of Municipal Enforcement is to enhance community safety by educating the public and raising awareness and compliance of Town Bylaws and Provincial Acts and Regulations. Our Community Peace Officers are authorized to enforce bylaws and regulations for issues they observe during daily patrols as well as those received from residents.
Our Community Peace Officers works with law enforcement and emergency response agencies to meet the needs of the community.
The Municipal Enforcement Peace Officer engages in many duties including but not limited to:
- Vehicle patrols of residential, commercial, and industrial areas
- Traffic enforcement offenses
- Animal protection
- Snowmobile/OHV enforcement
- Unsightly properties
- Liquor / cannabis offences
- Weed inspection
- Attend special events to assist in public safety
- Public education presentations and programs
- School resource officer
To familiarize yourself with the Town's bylaws, please visit the commonly requested bylaws page.
To report a concern, call the Complaint Line at 403-933-0334..
Calls for service are prioritized and attended to as available manpower permits. When requesting service, full details are required. All personal information is kept strictly confidential under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.
When submitting a complaint to Municipal Enforcement, it is important to provide us with as much information as possible, including:
- Your full name, address, and contact information.
- Type of concern with as much detail as possible
- The date, time, and location as they pertain to the complaint.
- The action that you would like to see taken.
- Subject of complaints name and address (if known)
Once Municipal Enforcement receives the above information, they will begin to address your concern.
If an officer has not personally witnessed the infraction, you may be asked to provide a formal statement to be able to proceed with charges. Through this process, you will be asked if you are willing to testify in court as to what you witnessed. If there is insufficient evidence, we will not be able to proceed with charges.
At the conclusion of an investigation, an officer will contact you to let you know the outcome of the complaint unless you have previously indicated you did not wish to receive any follow-up.