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Licenses are mandatory and are available at the Warman Home Centre Communiplex for $25 per pet. This tag is valid for the lifetime of the animal. The Warman Home Centre Communiplex is located at 701 Centennial Boulevard.
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Click here to read the City of Warman Animal Control Bylaw.
A vehicle may be parked in the same spot for a maximum of 48 hours.
Click here to read the City of Warman Traffic Bylaw.
No. Pursuant to Section 23 of our Traffic Bylaw, no person shall operate any motorized wheeled vehicle that is not capable of being licensed within the City of Warman.
Please contact the City of Warman Cemetery Clerk at (306) 933-2133 for information on locating your loved one in one of Warman's cemeteries.
Fees and regulations are set in accordance with our Cemetery Bylaw 2015-16.
If you have an issue or concern you'd like included on the agenda for a City Council meeting, please contact the City Clerk at (306) 385-2331.
The minutes from the previous Council meetings can be found here.
The City of Warman follows the Saskatchewan Local Government Election Act. The next general municipal election will be held on November 9, 2020. For more information please contact the City Clerk at (306) 385-2331.
A business license lasts until the end of the calendar year. A license must be issued and paid for every year.
The City of Warman offers a competitive business tax abatement program. New business developments and modifications to existing buildings can apply for up to 5 years of abatement on their property taxes. To read the City of Warman's amended Business Tax Incentive Bylaw click here.
Monetary penalties can be applied to your business, ranging from $50 to $500. A list of these penalties can be found in the Warman Building Bylaw.
If you are conducting any form of store front business, home based business, transient business or contracting business, you will require a business license. Please click here for the proper license application. Once completed, please drop the application off at City Hall (107 Central Street West), Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
As per the 2016 Canadian Census, the average Warman resident is just over 32 years of age.
Business licenses vary in cost, depending on the type of business. Generally, a license is $100. After September 1st, costs are reduced to $50. Direct sellers and transient traders are $75.
As of 2016, per the Canadian census, Warman had 11,020 residents; making it the fastest growing City in Canada. With a steady and achievable growth rate in and around 5%, the City is anticipated to reach 15,000 residents by 2023.
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Warman's curbside organics program is optional, and by subscription only.
The curbside organics program cost $10/month. Carts are picked up on Thursdays on a bi-weekly basis. The program runs from May 1st - Oct 31st annually.
The 2022 pickup schedule can be viewed here.
If you're interested in signing up for our curbside organics program, please fill out the subscription form and drop it off at City Hall or email it to: email@example.com
Organics carts are for PLANT WASTE, FRUITS, VEGETABLES, COFFEE GROUNDS, FILTERS, TEA BAGS, EGGSHELLS, BREAD, PASTA, GRAINS, PROTEIN, BONES and SOLIDIFIED DAIRY PRODUCTS.
Do not place liquids, fat trimmings, oils, baked goods, coffee pods, bioplastics, glass, pet waste or metal in your green cart.
For more information on what's accepted, please visit Loraas organics website.
A permit is required to construct, erect, place, alter, repair, renovate, or demolish any building within the City of Warman. Forms can be found on our Applications / Forms page.
Sheds that are less than 100 square feet and fences do not require a permit.
Effective January 1, 2022 the City of Warman will no longer be issuing plumbing permits.
Please contact the Technical Safety Authority of Saskatchewan (TSASK) for plumbing permits. Give them a call at 1-866-530-8599 or visit tsask.ca.
Depending on the complexity of the application a permit can be applied for and approved within a period of 12-16 business days. Larger, more complex applications or discretionary use applications will need a longer review period.
Building permits are valid for twelve months, as long as construction has begun within the first six months.
I want to throw a block party or host a block garage sale. What do I need to do to close my street temporarily?
Download the Temporary Street Closure Request Form, print off, and drop off at City Hall (107 Central Street West) or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received at least two weeks prior to your event’s date.
If you have any questions please call 306.933.2133.
Applications should be made in the same fashion as any other permit application. Drawings will be required, and the development officer may contact you for further information or to speak to City Council if necessary. Notice is given to adjacent residents living within 100 metres of the proposed development. They will be contacted for comment, as well as a notice put in the local paper.
Yes, only if you are in the R2 Residential Zoning District. You must first apply for discretionary use. Please contact the Planning and Development Department stating your request for a secondary suite, along with a site plan which outlines on-site parking, building/suite plans, and elevation drawings.
As secondary suites are considered a discretionary use, final approval will be made by City Council during a regularly scheduled meeting.
The City of Warman reserves the right to charge double the permit fee for work started without the required permits. If permits have not been applied for, the City of Warman may put an order on the property until the proper permits have been applied for.
No, the city is not responsible for marking your property line. In newer areas pins will be located at the corners of the lots. A metal detector is available to borrow by contacting City Hall at (306) 933-2133. A registered surveyor may be necessary to locate and mark the property boundaries.
Please contact the Planning and Development Department. The City of Warman allows access to public parks for construction purposes through a simple agreement and a deposit. Once the work is finished and the park has been checked for damages, your money will be refunded.
The owner is always responsible for permit costs, not the applicant. If a property has an outstanding permit and gets sold, it is the responsibility of the new owner to complete the permit process.
You may place an order for a "Property Information Disclosure" or a "Building Information Abstract" prior to your purchase. Application forms and information can be found here.
Recycling is the process of turning one used product into a new product. This is done to reduce the consumption of resources, energy, and space used in landfills, and it reflects good environmental stewardship.
Households will receive one 95-gallon blue cart in which all of the household recyclables can be placed. These carts provide lots of capacity and an easy closing lid to prevent windblown litter. There is no more sorting the recyclables into separate bins or bags. See the list of approved recyclable items that can be placed in the cart.
The carts are collected every two weeks. The day will depend on the area of the city in which you live.
The 2020 pickup schedule can be found here.
Following a snowfall, the snow is windrowed onto City sidewalks with the intent to remove the windrows time permitting. Crews attempt to keep at least 1/2 of the sidewalk clear during this time, until the windrows are removed. This process of snow removal is designed to continue to allow parking along residential streets, while maintaining wider roadway for 2-way traffic.
As per our snow removal bylaw, residents should refrain from shoveling, moving, sweeping or cleaning any snow, ice, dirt or any other obstruction onto any street, sidewalk or lane. Doing so hampers our crews' ability to effectively remove the snow.
In areas where snow is windrowed onto the sidewalk, residents are not required to shovel their sidewalk. However, they are encouraged to shovel their driveways as soon as reasonable, to help aid snow removal crews in identifying driveways.
Click here to read the City of Warman Snow Removal Bylaw.
While not directly related to snow removal, residents are asked to be mindful of parking regulations in the City. No vehicle can remain parked in an uninterrupted fashion for longer than 48 hours. For more information, please see our traffic bylaw.
There are a number of things that homeowners can do to help our crews during the snow removal process:
1. After a snowfall, at best refrain from parking along the street. In areas where there are no front-facing driveways, crews will put out signs indicating date and time of snow removal. Residents in these areas are asked to do their best to adhere to this snow removal schedule.
2. Refrain from leaving your garbage/recycling carts out for extended periods of times before or after pickup.
3. Cleaning your driveway of snow in a timely manner will help crews identify your driveway, and increase the likelihood of windrows NOT being placed in front of your driveway.
Taxes are levied on June 1 of each year.
Yes, every residential and non-residential property owner is required to pay education taxes, including people without children in school and senior citizens. This money is forwarded directly to the Prairie Spirit School Division to operate our local schools.
The term "mill rate" can be described as the amount of tax that is paid per $1,000 of assessed property value. The city and school administrators use the mill rate to calculate the amount of property tax that is required from each property to raise the revenue necessary to operate the city and schools for the current year.
The mill rate has two components, the municipal portion and the education portion.
The municipal mill rate is established by City Council once the City of Warman budget has been approved for the year. The mill rate indicates the amount of tax you will pay for every $1,000 of assessment placed on your property.
For example: If the mill rate (municipal and school) is 17.5 mills, for every $1,000 of assessment you will pay $17.50 of taxes. Therefore, if you have a property with a taxable assessment of $100,000, your tax bill would be $1,750 plus any base or minimum taxes that would apply.
Assessment x Mill rate / 1000 = Property tax amount
Taxes are due yearly by August 31st. Any outstanding balance remaining past this date will incur a 1% charge as of the 1st of each of the following months. If taxes remain unpaid the City of Warman will undertake tax enforcement procedures. This will result in a lien being registered on the property. If taxes still remain unpaid, further enforcement procedures will be undertaken.
The City of Warman requires a number of things to set up a new utility account, including a completed application form and identification verification. You can find more information about setting up a water account by clicking here.
Yes, water deposits are required. Water services will not be provided until the deposit is paid.
When a resident moves to a new location within the city the deposit may be transferred, providing there are no arrears on their utility account.
When a resident disconnects services and does not require a hookup at another location in the city the deposit is applied against the final bill. If there is a credit, a refund cheque is issued.
The majority of the street lights within the City of Warman are controlled and repaired by SaskPower. Outages should be reported to SaskPower, and can be done so easily online here.
PAP stands for "Pre-authorized payment plan." Utility bill payers in the City of Warman can use the PAP to have their utility bills automatically paid each month.
The full amount of the utility bill is withdrawn on the 25th of every month.
You can join the PAP Program if:* your current utility account is at a zero balance* you have no arrears from a previous utility account* you have banking privileges at your financial institution* your completed application is received two (2) weeks prior to the withdrawal date
If funds are not available when the payment is withdrawn, the City of Warman will apply a bank fee of $20.00 to your utility account. You will receive written notification of the bank returned item and be requested to pay the amount, including bank fee. Under no condition will the City of Warman continue to withdraw funds unless the invoice and fee are paid in full. After two (2) such dishonoured payments, you will be removed from the PAP Program. Penalties will be applied to accounts taken off the PAP Program that fall into arrears.
Any changes to your plan, including termination need to be submitted to the CIty of Warman two (2) weeks prior to the next payment via a Pre-authorized Payment Plan CHANGE FORM.
We currently have 29 members.
You can apply to become a member by submitting a current resume to the Fire Department.
View the 2022 Curbside Waste Collection Schedule
Please place the cart on the roadside by 7:00 am on your collection day, including most holidays.
If you believe that your bin was missed for a regularly scheduled pick up please contact Loraas Customer Service at (306) 242-2300.
Always place the cart with its wheels facing towards the curb or edge of roadway.