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Business Hours: 8am - 4pm Mon-Fri, Closed 12-1pm & Holidays

Ph: 403.748.4044        Fx: 403.748.3213

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Emergency & Protective Services

Animal Control

Animal Control Services from Red Deer are under contract with the Town of Bentley to provide animal control services, pursuant to the Animal Control By-law. All dog and cat owners within the Town must, annually, purchase a tag which identifies and registers the dog or cat with the Town. All complaints must submit to the Town Office a completed and signed Animal Control Witness Statement.



Services provided by Alberta Health Services (AHS). Dial 9-1-1


Emergency Management Services

Director of Emergency Management: Elizabeth Smart, 403-748-4044
Deputy Director of Emergency Management: Barb Carson, 403-748-2160

Every community must develop an emergency management plan to prepare and respond to any major crisis. The Town of Bentley has a Municipal Emergency Management Plan. It is recognized that an emergency or disaster of a jurisdictional nature could affect more than one municipality in our area, which is why the Town is one of eleven members of the Lacombe Regional Emergency Management Partnership. Other members are: Village of Alix, Village of Clive, Town of Eckville, Town of Blackfalds, City of Lacombe, Lacombe County, SV of Gull Lake, SV of Birchcliff, SV of Sunbreaker Cove and SV of Half Moon Bay.


Fire Department


The Bentley District Fire Department consists of volunteers who provide emergency and fire suppression services and promote fire safety.  Our volunteer firefighters are well trained and highly motivated to assist others in emergency situations.  The Town of Bentley, in partnership with Lacombe County, fund the operation of the Fire Department. 

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  • Emergencies - 9-1-1
  • Fire Hall - Phone 403-748-4348
  • Fire Hall - Fax 403-748-4358
  • Fire Chief - Ian McLaren
  • Assistant - Allen Bickford
  • Training Officer -  Peter Issler                                              




Policing & By-law Enforcement

The Town of Bentley and the rural area are served by the Sylvan Lake Detachment of the R.C.M.P.  For emergencies dial 9-1-1.  For general inquiries call 1-403-858-7200.

The Town contracts with Lacombe County for Peace Officer services.  Lacombe Peace Officers will enforce the Highway Safety Act, the Motor Transport Act, the Motor Vehicle Administration Act, the Off-highway Vehicle Act the Animal Protection Act, the Gaming and Liquor Act and the Provincial Offences Procedure Act and certain Town By-laws.  For emergencies dial 9-1-1.  For general inquiries or concerns, call the Town Office at 403-748-4044.

Other complaints/concerns - pdf form