Sandy Lake


Village Administration can be reached Monday - Friday by phoning the Village Phone number (780) 967-2873. Village Text is (780) 718-1894


TAXES and Other Payments: The Village is now set to receive interact payments - please use the Village email: to transfer payments.  If your taxes are still outstanding please pay these to avoid further penalties.  The office is also setting up direct debits from all roll numbers on TPP - please send a void cheque and completed direct debit authorization form from YOUR bank to the Village office - drop it in stainless mailbox across from hall or mail - prior to April 30, 2019 (your TPP will be removed no exceptions if NOT received by then) in order for us to complete the process and depart from the current 12 cheque system.

Please note that Garbage AND Organics will be picked up on Mondays (weekly) come August.  Household waste will be picked up during the am - please have it out by 7 am and Organics pm.  YOU are ONLY allowed 5 black bags household waste and 5 CLEAR BAGS ONLY Organics - please help us separate the pick up to ensure smooth delivery.  PLEASE DO NOT leave your BAGS on the road - store on site and put out the night before.  We thank you for you cooperation and patience as we navigate this new service schedule.  Sept 4 Tuesday will be pick up.

Administration will be on annual holiday Aug 20-Sept 3 - please email or Text 780.718.1894 if you request assistance during this time.  The office will be closed.  Household Waste Collection and other duties will continue as normal.  Voice messages will not be returned during this time so TEXT and emails ONLY please.

AUG 30 7pm - 8pm at the Hall - Cannabis OPEN HOUSE

SEPT 3 - Holiday Monday

Village Office Hours (2018/19)     



Monday  2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (not stat holidays-closed)
Tuesday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday  9:30 am - 2:30 pm Summer 4:30 pm - 6.30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 10-12 noon (during tax season May-July this may vary)


Village Administration can be reached Monday - Friday by phoning the Village Office Phone number (780)967-2873 or Cell (780)718-1894 (Text ONLY please). Leave a message as per Website Calendar.

  • For Village bylaw enforcement (non-emergencies) call the Village office at (780)967-2873 and leave a message. Please note that there is no Bylaw officer. Please respect your neighbours and exercise discretion.  Please adhere and respect Village procedural guidelines and support your community in a positive and courteous manner.  We thank all for their commitment. 

  • Monitor your Summer Fire Pits, Do NOT leave fire's unattended, DON'T drive your ATV just anywhere, respect the Park and Lake rules, adhere to signs posted throughout the Village and alerts and notifications on the website - get along and respect your neighbours so we can have a great Summer. DOUSE YOUR FIRE - MAKE FIRE IN PIT ONLY - FIRE MUST HAVE A GRILL - SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE PLEASE - thank you

  • IMPAIRED driving is an offence and will be reported to the authorities immediately upon detection - no alcohol no cell phones - no text no wreck.  This will apply to ATV's, and all off road vehicles and motorcycles too.

  • IF you have an emergency or safety issue (RCMP, FIRE, AMBULANCE) dial 9-1-1 for emergency services.

  • During tax season you can mail your cheque or drop it off in stainless mailbox way on left where mail boxes are at the store parking lot - June 2018 and beyond with weekend and all - please have it in by July 5 and or drop in this mailbox way to left at store across from the hall.  No rush July 16 after 12 noon submission will get penalty applied though - Penalties are now applied.

  • PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR GARBAGE OR ORGANICS ON THE ROAD OR HIGHWAY - STORE IT in containers or bins on your yard UNTIL PICK UP DAY OR THE DAY BEFORE - thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


Please contact the CAO with concerns, feedback, Bylaw implementation and delegations. 

Monitor the online Calendar for weekly office hours.

Predicted office times are Monday and Thursdays 9.30 am to 5.30 am (Winter-Oct to April) with an additional day and evening time slot added during the Summer May to Sept (Tuesdays or Fridays - during Council meeting date).

All residents should familiarize themselves with the Procedure Bylaw 04-2016 Section 4.8 page 5 which outlines the guidelines for public discussion and delegations (Participation) at regular Council meetings, which can ONLY take place though delegations and ONLY as per the Bylaw 04-2016.

Please contact the CAO and book an appointment ( in due diligence following the Bylaw requirements and making an appointment to speak at Regular Council under delegations.

2018 Taxes


All outstanding unpaid taxes will receive an 18% penalty applied to outstanding balances. Please pay before the December 31,2018 deadline.  This does not apply to those on the TPP Plan. 


All outstanding unpaid taxes will receive an 3% penalty applied to outstanding balances. Please pay before or on June 30,2019 deadline upon receiving your tax notice last week of May 2018.  This does not apply to those on the TPP Plan and who has submitted post dated cheques.

TPP taxes NOT received by June 30 will be removed from the TPP plan.

POST date your cheques for the 25th of every month please. 

Property Tax Bylaw 02-2018

Penalty Unpaid Tax Bylaw 03-2018

REMINDER - Garbage pick up moves to weekly beginning in May 2018.

Be advised that household garbage pick up is now every Monday (except holidays, whereas it will be Tuesday).  The Village requests that you only put out your garbage the day of pick up. DON'T leave it on the road.  If you don't have a waste collection calendar, please pick one up at the brochure box at the mailboxes, print one off website, or come by the office on Tuesdays or Thursdays to pick one up.  We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

PLEASE train yourself to have a 4-6 weekly recycle (paper, tins, cardboard etc.) and dispose of this YOURSELF at the Highway 43 site in Gunn.  Your empties like drink containers is worth money as you pay for it at the store and also train yourself on a 4-6 week cycle to dispose of this at the appropriate facility.  DO NOT add these items to your household waste.

PLEASE NOTE if garbage pickup is delayed due to the weather or other unforeseen circumstances be advised that pick up will resume as soon as possible likely the next business day.  

Organics (starting August 2018) will be weekly on Mondays in the pm (starting August 7th 2018 as Aug 6 is Holiday) in the Summer from April to Oct.  5 CLEAR BAGS AND ORGANICS ONLY - DO NOT leave it on the road if you missed it.

Please store your bags in containers or bins.

Garbage 2018

This calendar will remain as is above providing the above changes and regulations are complied with.

Food Bank Donations 2018 - Sun and Sand Recreation League



Food Bank 2018 (effective November 2018)

The Sun and Sand Recreation League is collecting non-perishable food items for the Onoway Food Bank. 

There is a collection bin located in the Sandy Beach office.  Please note the office is open on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9:30 - 2:30 please drop off your food donations during these times. 

Donations will be accepted until December 12, 2018


2018 Village Waste Collection

Weekly Household Garbage Collection 

Garbage collection is every Monday all year round. In the event that a garbage day falls on a statutory holiday Monday, collection day will be on Tuesday.

Please Note:  Collection is limited to household waste/garbage ONLY, with a maximum of 5 bags per household (Regular size garbage bags, not contractor size).  All household waste MUST BE bagged.

Items that will not be picked include:

  • bags weighing more than 30lbs
  • bags that have sharp items sticking out of them (or anything else deemed to be unsafe for Village workers to handle)
  • bags that contain items other than general household waste (toxic materials, building materials, tree clippings, electronics, furniture etc....) 
  • Yard Waste (grass clippings only) and Organics will be picked up weekly Mondays starting August 7th (Tuesday), 2018 - Aug 6 is holiday - for the Summer months April to October.

In the event that you need to dispose of these items or have more than 5 bags of household waste and SPECIFICALLY RECYCLABLES you can take these items to Highway 43 East Waste Commission site at Gunn.  For more information you can contact Highway 43 East Waste Commission at 780-967-3466 for hours of operation and disposal.  Highway 43 East is located 7 km West on Hwy 43 from Hwy 33 Junction.