Petition Information For Electors
The following documents can be used to identify areas of the Municipal Government Act (MGA) relating to petitions to council and to the Minister. The two documents provided are intended to supplement and explain specific sections or applications of the Act.
- Information Handout on Petitions intended for council - updated October 2017
- Information Handout on Petitions intended for the Minister of Municipal Affairs - updated March 2018
For a legal opinion, please consult your solicitor.
You are urged to obtain an office consolidation of the MGA, including amendments, prior to initiating a petition. Copies can be obtained from the Queen’s Printer bookstore located in Edmonton.
Queen’s Printer Bookstore
Main Floor Park Plaza Building
10611 – 98 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2P7
Phone: (780) 427-4952
Fax: (780) 452-0668