Protective Services

Protective Services

Municipal enforcement services within the Town of Stavely are currently provided by the MD of Willow Creek’s Community Peace Officer Team.  The team works in conjunction with the Claresholm RCMP Detachment to ensure the safety of property within the appropriate jurisdictions.

The role of Community Peace Officer is appointed by the Alberta Soliciter General and Public Security under the Peace Officer Act and Oaths of Office Act.  The Community Peace Officer is responsible for the investigation and enforcement of Municipal bylaws, Provincial Statutes, investigations of infractions and damage of Town property, and insuring proactive policing.  The Community Peace officer currently enforces:

All Bylaws in the Town of Stavely such as: 

Get in touch

For further inquiries regarding Municipal Bylaws, concerns or complaints please contact the MD of Willow Creek Municipal Enforcement team by telephone. When you have a bylaw issue or concern please contact the number listed. Once your call is received by the dispatch, all pertinent information is collected and a report is created.  The dispatch officer will assess the call and forward the report to the next available Peace Officer on Duty. Please be advised that you cannot make an anonymous complaint or a third party complaint.




Municipal Enforcement is responsible for enforcing bylaws, to protect people and property and to preserve and maintain the public peace.  The Town of Stavely Peace Officer key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure public compliance with various Town Bylaws
  • Provide information and interpretation of Municipal Bylaw and Provincial Statute requirements to Town Residents
  • Administer Town Bylaws
  • Support and promote the mission, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the Town of Stavely
  • Education by awareness campaigns
  • Assist in public safety programs
  • Deal with complaints and inquires

Prepare all necessary documents for prosecution of offenders including summons, subpoenas, witness statements, and court briefs



The Stavely Fire Department is a volunteer service consisting of around 20 volunteer members. Fire protection and rescue services are provided to the citizens of our town and the department operates under the direction of the Fire Chief. The Fire Department also provides additional services to the community including:

  • Fire prevention awareness
  • Public Education
  • First Aid and CPR training programs (occasionally)

The Stavely Fire Department’s active members participate directly in fire and rescue operations, including incident response and operation of apparatus and equipment. Men and women ages 18 and up who are in good physical condition and have the desire to participate in emergency fire and rescue activities are eligible to apply.

For further information or for individuals who may be interested in membership please contact the Fire Department by:


The Claresholm R.C.M.P. detachment helps to protect the Town of Stavely and is responsible for the enforcement of all federal laws, provincial statues under the Criminal Code of Canada. The RCMP Office is located in Claresholm at 4th Street and 48th Avenue West.

Phone Complaints (24 hours): 911 or (403)-625-4444

Administration/Information: (403)-625-4445

Ambulance Services are provided to the Town of Stavely and area by Alberta Health Services


The Town of Stavely’s Municipal Emergency Plan (MEP) is a general guideline for responding to an emergency in our municipality.  

The MEP sets out the steps to follow for municipal representatives in the case of some type of emergency.  The Town has an Emergency Management Committee who organizes the work of local agencies and volunteers in the development of plans and training exercises in case of disasters, both natural and man-made.


Although there are no medical facilities or services located directly in Stavely, just down the road, the Town of Claresholm offers high quality medical services through local facilities such as the medical clinic, hospitals, nursing home and health unit.  Facilities include the Claresholm Centre for Mental Health & Addictions.

The Claresholm Medical Clinic Phone: (403) 625-4484 is located west of the General Hospital on 43rd Avenue West and houses the offices of our local doctors. The Claresholm General Hospital was opened in 1972 and today is an active treatment facility with 16 beds and a 24 hour emergency. Phone (403) 682-3700.

The Willow Creek Continuing Care Centreprovides extended care for long term patients.  In 1988 the present hospital was opened with 100 beds. Phone (403) 625-3361.

The Porcupine Hills Lodge is run by the PHL Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides subsidized, affordable housing for seniors 65 years of age and older who are functionally independent.  The Foundation operates forty lodge units, plus a Respite Room and twenty-four 2 bedroom supportive housing units.  For further inquiries please contact the CAO at (403) 625-3988, ext. 5.   

The David Lander Centre/A.A.D.A.C.  was first established in Claresholm in 1974.  This facility offers treatment to people of Southern Alberta who are suffering from drug/alcohol addictions.  Phone: (403) 625-1395.

The Claresholm Centre for Mental Health & Addictions provides community-based psychiatric facilities providing treatment, educational and supportive services.  The facility’s purpose is to maximize the ability of mental health consumers to live independently in the environment of their choice. 

Phone (403) 682-3500.

Get in touch

The Town of Stavely is a member of the Foothills Regional Communications Centre which has its headquarters in Black Diamond, Alberta.  

From this Centre all 911 calls are received and forwarded to the appropriate service.



Town of Stavely

5001 50th Ave
Stavely AB, Canada T0L1Z0

Monday-Friday 8-4 (closed from 12:30-1:30) Saturday-Sunday Closed