Purpose & Staff
Community Peace Officers are appointed by Beaumont Council to enforce municipal bylaws; and by the Alberta Solicitor General to enforce provincial statues (Animal Protection Act, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Gaming and Liquor Act and Regulations, Traffic Safety Act and Regulations).
The staff consists of the Municipal Enforcement supervisor and 2 general duty officers. In addition to regular duties, Community Peace Officers conduct routine proactive patrols throughout the community by vehicle, bike and foot patrol.
Residents can call 780-929-7435 to report concerns about any of the following issues:
- Unsightly premises
- Other infractions
- Municipal Bylaws
The following roadways have been identified as traffic enforcement priorities:
- The 50 Street corridor, which is not only the main access point for the majority of businesses in the Town, but also used by a significant portion of out-of-town travelers.
- Patrols of 50 Street and 50 Avenue during the peak times of congestion during the morning and evening traffic rush of commuters.
- All school zones in Beaumont are in effect weekdays from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. inclusive.
- Patrols of school zones before and after school times when children are arriving to and leaving from schools.
- Weekend and evening patrols of residential and commercial areas including parking lots when traffic is higher.
- Observation of all intersections during patrols as almost half of all collisions occurred within these areas.
Automated Traffic Enforcement (Photo Radar)
Automated Traffic Enforcement technology has been used to deter speeding and reduce motor vehicle collisions in Beaumont since 1998. Beaumont's Automated Traffic Enforcement Policy ensures compliance with current provincial guidelines. The criteria approved by Beaumont Council regarding Automated Traffic Enforcement operations includes, but is not restricted to, high-risk, high frequency and high-collision locations. Automated Traffic Enforcement technology is used in conjunction with existing conventional enforcement and is not a replacement for officer contact.
For more information regarding the photo enforcement program, please contact Global Traffic Group at 780-987-4949.
All dogs and cats over the age of 6 months that reside in Beaumont must have an animal license.