Government of Alberta

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry - Property Rights Advocate Office


Description
Accepts public concerns about property rights, raises awareness of recent property rights issues and concerns, and makes suggestions to Alberta's legislators and government on how the issues and concerns can be addressed.

Service provides:

  • opportunities for people to voice concerns about property rights that are then documented and shared within government and with the province's lawmakers
  • annual reports with property rights observations and recommendations that are reviewed by government lawmakers who make decisions on what actions should be taken in government
  • information on the progress of the government's recommended actions based on the initial recommendations
  • presentations about the work of the Property Rights Advocate Office at events

Property rights issues may be related to:

  • land and house rights
  • abandoned or operating oil and gas infrastructure
  • neighbour-to-neighbour disputes
  • municipal planning and zoning decisions
  • mineral surface rights
  • grazing leases
  • environmental contamination
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • contact to report concerns or to make an appointment to meet in person at any location in the province
  • voicemail message or e-mail messages can be left at any time
  • annual reports are available on the Alberta Government’s Open Data Portal website
  • or contact to book a presentation
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-638-3265
Fax
780-440-8724
Web Site
https://www.propertyrights.alberta.ca
Email
propertyrights@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - ElevatorsOther disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 19, 2021
Address
7000 113 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6H 5T6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM