Council Policies

Council policies mandate various functions and services of the Town of Banff and where necessary, establish the procedure by which the functions are performed, and services are delivered. Please  email the Municipal Clerk send any questions regarding the Council policies.

Municipal Policy Handbook (updated 2019.08.12)


Municipal Governance & Administration

HR & Employees

Municipal Planning & Development

Financial Management

Public Places & Events

  • Parade C5000 (PDF)
    Guidelines for safety of parade participants and audience.
  • Festivals and Special Event C5001 (PDF)
    Guidelines for the standards, frequency, and expectations for festivals and events in Banff.
  • Banff Bench Program C5002 (PDF)
    Guidelines for the consistent decision making process related to the acceptance, placement and long-term maintenance of bench donations and dedications in Town owned public places.
  • Heritage Resource C5003 (PDF)
    A strategic framework to support the preservation and commemoration of heritage sites in Banff.
  • Banff Commemorative Tree Program C5005 (PDF)
    Establishes guidelines for decisions related to the acceptance, placement and maintenance of trees and dedications in Town owned Public Places.  
  • Outdoor Merchandise Display C121 (PDF)
    Guidelines for the minimum design standard and approval process for outdoor merchandise display areas.
  • Public Art C103 (PDF)
    Procedures to site, acquire, commission and facilitate art for public spaces.
  • Street Pole and Banner C101 (PDF)
    Guidelines for design, approval, installation and maintenance of street pole banners.

Fleet, Equipment & Materials Management

Municipal Infrastructure, Facilities & Property Management & Use

Information Infrastructure, Governance & Management

  • Body Worn Cameras C8000 (PDF)
    Guides employees in the use of body worn cameras in a way that balances the maximum benefits of the technology without compromising the privacy rights of the public and employees.

Quality Management Plans