NEWS & EVENTS
Notice of SAMA Open House

Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA) will be conducting an open house on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at City Hall to meet individually with property owners to discuss their assessment.

[Wed June 7]
2017 Budget Release

The 2017 budget was a challenging budget requiring difficult decisions to be made to balance the budget while ensuring key programs such as infrastructure maintenance and repair and the transfer to infrastructure replacement are not compromised.

Melfort Skatepark

Quick facts about the Skatepark development process

·         June, 2016:  Council approves Phase 1 of the Spruce Haven Park Development, which includes a budget of $720,700 for the construction of a Skatepark and site servicing. See:  Press Release 

·         July, 2016:  An RFP is issued for the Skatepark Design and Development, which is awarded to New Line Skateparks Inc.

 
BUILDING & PLANNING


The Director of Planning, Development, and Leisure Services directly administers the application of the Basic Planning Statement and Zoning Bylaw to ensure the coordinated development of the community. The Director collaborates with the Building Official to administer the provisions of the Zoning Bylaw including Development Permits amendments, discretionary use applications, and minor variances.

Building inspections are performed and development permits are issued through the Building Official’s office. The City Building Official ensures compliance with the National Building Code provisions and local bylaws. Businesses and home owners in contravention of local bylaws and standards will be served orders to ensure the community maintains a safe, healthy environment.
 
The City of Melfort administers a number of different licenses and permits for local residents and businesses. New businesses will apply for a business license at City Hall. The City also requires licenses and permits for dog and cat owners, individuals wishing to have backyard fire pits, or organizations wishing to organize a lottery or raffle.

In addition, the City of Melfort maintains an inventory of commercial and residential property for sale to prospective home owners and businesses.

Contact:
Teri Scaife, Director of Community Services
Herb Marshall, Building Official
Box 2230
Melfort, SK S0E 1A0
Phone: (306) 752-5911
Fax: (306) 752-5556