Rural Addressing Guidelines

Finding Residents Quickly and Accurately

Rural addressing is a standardized system of identifying and locating rural properties. In 2002, Lac Ste. Anne County began putting into effect a municipal rural addressing system for use by emergency service providers, and for other purposes such as providing directions for delivery services.

Bylaw 15-2002 requires that all parcels of land supporting residential, commercial and industrial development with a primary access onto a developed public road right-of-way be assigned an address by Lac Ste. Anne County and such address must be posted, with the exception of oil and gas industry development which is regulated by the AEUB.

The cost of a municipal rural addressing sign and placement for residential, commercial and industrial development taking place after June 1st, 2003, shall be the responsibility of the property owner, occupant, or developer. Such signage shall be erected within three (3) months after receipt of an approved development permit from the Development Officer. A property owner, occupant , or developer may order sign(s) through Lac Ste. Anne County, from another supplier, or make their own as long as the sign(s) conform(s) to the specifications set out in the County's rural addressing guidelines.

What is your Rural Address?

Please contact the County office to obtain your rural address. You should have the following information available: legal land description; lot, block, plan, if applicable; and the measurement to your approach from the nearest road junction (Rge Rd, Twp Rd, or Hwy). An easy way is to use your vehicle odometer to make the measurement.

In Focus: Make Your Address Visible

In Focus Visible AddressIt is critical that emergency responders locate your home or business in times of emergency. It's important to have proper signage to get to your property if your require Fire, RCMP or Ambulance Services.

Help us help you by making sure your municipal address sign can be clearly read from the street or road. If you do not have a Rural Address Sign, you can pick up an application form at the Lac Ste Anne County Office, or print off a digital copy of the form Here...

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Maps & Geographic Resources

  • County & Subdivision Maps

    Lac Ste. Anne County GIS Services provides residents, visitors, business owners and municipal neighbours the mapping resources to easily find, access and view information.

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  • Rural Addressing Guidelines

    Rural addressing is a standardized system of identifying and locating rural properties. Learn how the rural addressing system helps first responsers, County personnel and other visitors find you quickly.

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  • Forms & Specifications

    Browse an archive of downloadable forms, applications and other geographic information-related resources.

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Fire & Emergency

Lac Ste. Anne County Fire Services is steadfastly dedicated to the protection, preservation and restoration of public safety across the region.

Public Works

The Public Works division provides essential engineering, operations and maintenance services for those who live, work and play within the region.

Solid Waste & Recycling

Helping residents and business owners across the County process recyclables, organics and garbage via progressive waste management services.

Corporate Services

The Business, information and administrative services that support the other departments in their daily management of Lac Ste. Anne County.

About the County

Founded in 1944, Lac Ste. Anne County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 13, roughly 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The County's administrative office is located in the Hamlet of Sangudo. Its namesake comes from its largest body of water, Lac Ste. Anne.

Contact Information

  Box 219, Sangudo AB T0E 2A0
 lsac (@) lsac.ca
 1-866-880-5722
 (780) 785-3411
 (780) 785-2359