Town of Banff Information

Get your Banff Business on the Zero Waste Trail

Does the food waste diversion program at your business need a boost?

We can help. Zero Waste Banff is a program that empowers businesses to help eliminate garbage going to landfill by the year 2050.

Sign up your business for a free consultation and waste assessment today.

Visit, email, or call 403.762.1132.

Santas Anonymous

Santa’s Anonymous is a volunteer community-based program, dedicated to the relief of Banff and Lake Louise community members in financial need during the holiday season. Supported by residents, businesses and community organizations in Banff and Lake Louise since 1984.

Financial donations may be made at Banff Town Hall. Cash, debit or certified cheque donations. Charitable receipts will be issued.

Visit for application details or email All information is confidential. Application deadline: November 29, 2019.

Bed and Breakfast Working Group

A working group has been formed to review and recommend on Bed and Breakfast regulations. The working group meetings are open to the public and any member of public attending the meeting, attend as gallery to observe. The next meeting is on Friday, November 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Council Chamber.

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Governance & Finance Committee

Monday, November 25, 9 a.m., Council Chamber

Notice of Public Hearing Extension
Bylaw 419 – Land Use Bylaw Amending Bylaw - Schedule A – Land Use Districts

Monday, November 25, 2 p.m., Council Chamber


Monday, November 25, following public hearing., Council Chamber

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Events This Week

Third quarter 2019 utility bills

The utility bills for the July 1 – September 30, 2019 billing period were mailed on October 29, 2019 and are due November 29, 2019. If you have not received your bill, please call 403.762.1230 or email

Banff Christmas Market

November 22 – 24

Banff Trail Riders, Warner Stables The Banff Christmas Market is a traditional European style Christmas Market. Boasting unique products, family-friendly entertainment and an exotic menu of beers, BBQ, mulled wine, and sweets. The Banff Christmas Market creates a warm and inviting environment for families of all ages during the day and an adult atmosphere in the evening. Entry Fee: $7.50 per day or $15 for the weekend. Children 12 & under are free.

Winter 2019/2020 Free and low cost things to do

Discover on-going activities, free/low-cost meals and community events happening throughout the winter at or pick up a brochure at Town Hall, the library or the Banff Registry office. Check out the back page for opportunities on needs identified in the recent Banff Community Social Assessment. Thanks to all businesses and organizations that provide these opportunities.

Affordable Housing in the Bow Valley Information Session

Tuesday, November 26

6 – 9 p.m.
Banff Town Hall
Free session for Permanent Residents. Learn about rental programs, affordable home ownership, how to qualify, financial supports, housing resources, and more! Registration required. Email or call 403.762.1144. Free childcare and transportation available upon request.

Community Conversation about Vaping

Thursday, November 28

6 – 7 p.m.
Banff Elementary School This session is open to parents and caregivers of school-aged children/youth as well as students. To register, call 403.762.1251 or email If you require childcare, please register by November 21.

Santas Anonymous Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, December 7

6 – 11 p.m.
Come out and support this favorite family friendly community event at the Royal Canadian Legion in Banff. Silent/Live auctions, live music. Open to everyone – no admission charge. All proceeds supports Santas Anonymous.

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