Find the department you would like more information about in the list below or view our Organizational Chart.

If you wish to contact a specific department member, visit our Department Directory.


The Assessment department maintains current property values, and ensures fair and transparent property assessments and taxation that meet provincial legislation.

Agricultural Services

Through innovation, cooperation and environmental stewardship, the Agricultural Services department helps preserve our agricultural heritage while promoting a vibrant agricultural future. The department works on solutions for issues ranging from pest, disease and weeds and problem wildlife to assisting in soil conversation and providing rural extension services.

Communications and Marketing

Open and regular information is a priority for the County. Communications keeps the public and the organization informed and engaged through print and electronic channels, as well as providing communications support and expertise to County departments.

Economic Development

County Economic Development identifies and promotes local economic development opportunities to improve quality of life in the region. The department facilitates business retention and expansion within the County; promotes investment and attraction to the region and local special projects; and collaborates with stakeholders to foster growth and continued development

Family and Community Support Services

County of Grande Prairie FCSS is part of the larger provincial program that collectively ensures Albertans have access to a strong network of social services. County FCSS services and programs reach students and residents of all ages.

Finance and Business Planning Support

Finance and Business Planning Support manages the County's financial assets and oversees planning to ensure financial stability and sustainability for the County. This includes ensuring transparency in fiscal reporting and policy development.

People and Organizational Development

People and Organizational Development works to maintain the highest level of employment standards, and manages all aspects of attracting and maintaining talent; promoting a healthy, safe and high-performance workplace; and developing an inclusive, diverse and resilient workforce.

Information Systems

Information Systems is committed to maximizing efficiency and service delivery through information technology infrastructure. Leveraging innovation with people and processes, the department supports and connects the organization, individual departments, residents, businesses and the general public.

Legislative Services

Legislative Services is the connection between County Council, Administration and the community. The department provides a range of support and services including administrative and legislative expertise, management of County policies, and the overseeing of municipal elections.

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation provides diverse opportunities for exploring, experiencing and active lifestyles to enrich quality of life for local citizens and visitors. The department oversees parks, green spaces, cemeteries, recreation and cultural events and programs.

Planning & Development Services

Planning & Development Services manages land- and development-related matters, including building permits, inspections, and planning for growth and future land use in the County. We are committed to responsible planning, and sustainable and quality development.

Regional Enforcement Services

County Regional Enforcement Services is a leader in policing services, public safety and emergency management. Multiple types of enforcement services work together, and with stakeholders and community, including: Animal Control; a Patrol Unit; a Community Standards Unit; and a County-funded RCMP Enhanced Policing Unit.

Regional Fire Service

County Regional Fire Service protects people, property and the environment by providing the highest level of fire and rescue services; education in fire prevention and readiness; and emergency management services.

Transportation and Utilities

Safety, efficiency and keeping people on the move is the priority of Transportation. The department manages a range of essential services from maintaining roads and clearing snow to waste and recycling, and underground infrastructure.