Bowden celebrated their 100th birthday in 2004.

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2101 - 20 Avenue, Box 338
Bowden AB T0M 0K0
Ph: 403-224-3395
Fax: 403-224-2244

Your Town News Newsletter

Dog & Cat Licenses | Business Licenses | Newsletters Prior to 2019

The Town of Bowden publishes a monthly newsletter for its residents. Each issue of your monthly "Your Town News" is filled with information on events coming to Bowden, Town services, and more. The most recent issues are available here.

2020 Issues
April | March | February | January

2019 Issues
December | November | October | September | August
July | June | May | April | March | February | January

Check out What's New in Bowden.

April 1 - Bowden Play & Learn Registration. Details in our April newsletter

Till April 30 - Bowden Community Garden Plots now available. Details in our April newsletter

May 9 - Bowden Business Showcase at the Paterson Community Centre. More information in our March newsletter. Please read our current newsletter for details on any of the above events, and other events and activities happening in Bowden.


Pursuant to Section 311 (1) of the Municipal Government Act, the 2020 Combined Assessment & Taxation Notices for the Town of Bowden are expected to be mailed out in May. Any property owner who does not receive his/her Combined Assessment & Taxation notice within a reasonable amount of time should contact the Town Office for a copy.

The Combined Assessment & Taxation notice contains important information regarding assessment appeal procedures. Appeals must be accompanied by a $30.00 fee. This fee will be refunded if the appeal is successful.

The deadline for payment of taxes is June 30th. If you require more information or have any questions about your assessment, please contact the Town Office at (403) 224-3395.

All dogs in the Town of Bowden should now have a 2020 dog tag. Dog tags are priced as follows:

After January 31st
Spayed/neutered: $30.00
Intact: $40.00

All dogs over 3 months old are required to be licensed within one business day of arriving in Bowden.

Come to the Town of Bowden Office in December or January and receive 50% off of your 2020 Animal Licence(s). The cost to licence your dog during December & January is $20 for an unaltered animal, or just $15 if your pet is spayed or neutered.

Dog License Fees in the Town of Bowden Alberta.

Please visit the Town office for more information or see Bylaw 02-2013.

Business Licenses are now available at the Town Office. Due date: January 31st. Your Business License will be effective until December 31st of each year. All businesses operating in the Town of Bowden, including home-based businesses, must have a business license. Fees are as follows:

Resident Business License - $25.00
Non-Resident Business License - $100.00

Your business will be added to our Town of Bowden Business Directory on the Town of Bowden website. We also have advertising opportunities in our Town Newsletter starting as low as $10/month. Contact the Town Office for more information on our local advertising incentives.


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