Welcome to R.M. of Britannia No. 502
The Rural Municipality of Britannia No. 502 has a geographical area of 950.87 square kilometres. Located within the RM of Britannia are the Hamlets of Greenstreet and Hillmond. The boundaries extend east to the RM of Eldon border, west to the Saskatchewan Alberta border, north to the RM of Frenchman Butte border and south to the RM of Wilton Border.
The Municipality is located in the heart of the Heavy oil industry and has a highly skilled workforce and a growing population of just over 1600 residence.
With a clean environment, wide-open spaces, abundance of raw materials, lower land and housing costs, reasonably priced and highly reliable electricity, natural gas and telecommunication services, the municipality is a prime spot for value added processing and manufacturing. The picturesque wooded hilly areas of the municipality combined with the scenic views of the Big Gully and North Saskatchewan River valleys offer many attractions for nature lovers, hunters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts in addition to excellent non-farm residential development opportunities.
News & Announcements
Township road 512 between Highway 17 and range road 3280, is now open for secondary weight traffic (Primary with a permit).
Range road 3281 north 1.5 miles from secondary grid 774, has also had the road ban taken off. On that note, we would like to politely encourage all large truck traffic to access the properties on this road from township road 510 on the north side.
Thank you for your patience during our busy construction season. We appreciate your commitment to helping us make our roads the best they can be.
The Council of the Rural Municipality of Britannia No. 502 intends to adopt Bylaw 28-2016. The proposed bylaw will amend the Zoning Bylaw by changing the size requirements for Attached Garages and Detached Accessory Buildings and adding regulations for Fabric Covered Structures and Shipping Containers in the Agricultural District, Medium Density Residential District, High Density Country Residential District, Hamlet District and Resort Residential District. Accessory farm uses are exempt from this bylaw provided the farmer owns a minimum of 158 acres. Accessory buildings under 10m2 (108 sq.ft.) are exempt from this bylaw as well.
Any person may inspect the bylaw at the R.M. of Britannia No. 502 Municipal Office, 4824 – 47th Street, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan between 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding statutory holidays. Copies are available from the Municipal office at no cost.
Council will hold a public hearing on September 28, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in the R.M. of Britannia Municipal Office Council Chamber located at 4824 – 47th Street, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan to hear any person or group that wants to comment on the proposed bylaw. Council will also consider written comments received at the hearing or delivered to the undersigned at the municipal office before the hearing.
The Municipal Election will take place Thursday October 26th, 2016 for the position of Division 1, Division 3, and Division 5 councilors & Reeve.
Nominations will be received until September 21, 2016 at the R.M. Office during Regular office hours.
Nomination papers can be obtained from the municipal office.
Nominations for Reeve must include a completed nomination form signed by at least 2 voters of the Rural Municipality.
Nominations for councilor must include a completed nomination form signed by at least 2 voters of the Division.
All nomination papers must include a completed Candidate’s Acceptance; and a Criminal Record Check.
Questions?? Contact the office at 306-825-2610 or stop in 4824 – 47 Street Lloydminster, SK
If you are looking to develop near any shoreline you need to obtain an Aquatic Habit Protection Permit from the Water Security Agency prior to commencement. For more details click here.
Please ensure that you are obtaining Burn Permits for ALL non-recreational fires and notifying the to proper offices to eliminate false fire calls for the Department.
Please continue to use the utmost care and caution when burning.
For your free Burn Permit contact the RM office at (306) 825-2610
Oil and Gas Leasing
Resident Resource List
RM of Britannia Disaster Planning & Emergency Preparedness Committee would like your help to compile a resource list of equipment you may have on your property that could be used if there is an emergency.
Please take a minute to fill out the attached and please email or drop it off at the RM office. Thank You!
Emergency Special Needs
We are concerned for those persons in our rural municipality who may have special needs during emergency situations. As part of our planning process, we are attempting to obtain information about these families.
Please complete and return the emergency special needs survey to the RM office. This will better assist in the responding agencies’ abilities to give the best response in the event of an emergency. Thank You!
Old Appliances Survey
The purpose of this survey is to examine if Saskatchewan residents, specifically within these communities, who still own old appliance(s), know about the SaskPower Refrigerator Recycling Program. The survey will also ask some questions about your old appliance(s) and any replacement appliances. The information collected helps us to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and make improvements for future years.
Public notices are advertised in the Lloydminster Source newspaper. You can also view the newspaper online at www.lloydminstersource.com.
This is a free newspaper, no subscription needed.
Burning of Grain Bags
According to the Ministry of the Environment, it is illegal to burn grain bags on public or private property. Fines for burning grain bags range from $0 – 1 Million dollars based on the severity of the property. The most relevant restrictions related to grain bag burning can be found in The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002 under section 4 (1) – Probation on Discharges and in The Clean Air Regulations under section 11 – Probation, Burning.
At this time, there are 6 waste collection sites that take grain bags with an additional 6 sites to be added in the near future.
More information on these sites can be found at www.simplyag.ca or by contacting Travis Quark, Simply Ag – Coordinator, at 1-866-298-7222.