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One Man's Garbage.... dumped in an alley!

Yes, sometimes we hold a "Large Item Pick Up" day, but it is scheduled for twice a year and items are to be placed on the front street. Residents are notified, and the scheduled pick up is offered as a public service.

If you see anyone dropping off large items in an alley in Holden, please take down a license number and contact the Village Office. This is an illegal act, and the garbage trucks are not going to pick up anything left outside of the bins.

Viking Food Bank

The Viking Food Bank services households situated in Holden, Bruce, Viking, and Kinsella.

If you are in need of a food hamper you are asked to call the Viking/Beaver FCSS office at 780-336-4024.  Please call by 4:00pm on Tuesday's in order for your hamper to be prepared for Wednesday pick-up between 11:00am and 12:00pm at the Viking United Church located at 5120-51 Street in Viking. 




Development Permits

Development Permits are issued by the Village of Holden for any form of new development, change of use, alterations, or additions, among other activities that are all part of "Development".

For more information see the Permits section, under Economic Development, or the check out the full Land Use Bylaw under About Holden / Municipal Bylaws.


Recycle Bin Re-Location


Has Moved to:

5036-49 Avenue

(Across from Gazebo Park Main Entrance)

This Bin is Provided for PAPER & CARDBOARD Recycling only.

NO DUMPING of GARBAGE or Other Waste.

All abuse is Reported to the RCMP - If you notice any illegal dumping in town, please report to the Village office at 780-688-3928.


Off-Highway Vehicles

Under the Alberta Traffic Safety Act and the Village of Holden Off-Highway Vehicle Bylaw, quads, snowmobiles and other off-road vehicles are prohibited from operation in the Village unless they are driven under the following conditions:


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