Home » Residents » Public Services

Public Services

Tax Assessment

Property tax is determined by two things - the assessed value placed on the land and buildings (assessed by the ) and the mill rate determined by Town Council. Assessments are executed every four years and are subject to change by assessment appeal procedure.

Buildings or improvement assessments are determined by the assessor after a physical inspection. The assessor is guided by an assessment manual that sets out a classification of the various types of structures and quality of construction. The assessment manual is based on 2005 replacement values.

Public Services and Utilities


RCMPGravelbourg receives excellent police protection through the local RCMP detachment, which employs three police officers. Their patrol area includes the Town of Gravelbourg and surrounding rural communities.

For more information contact (306) 648-4350.

Provincial Court

Provincial Court proceedings take place in Gravelbourg once per month. Court is held in the Town Office/Court House building, built in 1927.

For more information contact (306) 778-8390.

Fire Department

Fire DepartmentThe Gravelbourg Volunteer Fire Department consists of a Fire Chief and twenty-one volunteer firefighters. The Department operates one modern fire truck which is owned by the town. A truck owned by the surrounding Rural Municipality of Gravelbourg #104 is also available when necessary.

The volunteers provide service twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to Gravelbourg and district.

For more information contact (306) 648-3330.

Water Supply

SaskWaterThe Town of Gravelbourg pipes its water from Thomson Lake, located 6 miles south of town along Highway 58.

After filtration and treatment, it is stored in a 300,000 gallon reservoir. Total storage capacity is 390,000 gallons, including a 60,000 gallon water tower. The water pressure averages approximately 60 P.S.I. throughout the distribution system. manages the town's water treatment system.

For more information contact the local Moose Jaw office at (306) 694-3098 or the customer service line at 1-888-230-1111.

Sewage System

Sewage effluent is pumped from a double pump lift station to a two cell (primary & secondary) lagoon, located ¼ mile east of town.

Waste Disposal

The Town operates a Waste Disposal Site ¼ mile north of town. We have weekly pickup in residential areas (tag and bag program) and daily pickup in the business section. Recycling is actively encouraged in Gravelbourg, with facilities available to collect refillable cans and bottles, as well as paper products.

Hours of Operation
Tuesday to Friday 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday and Monday
(statutory holidays, as well
as in inclement weather)


SARCAN Recycling | Highway 43 & 58 East

Help keep our community clean and green by visiting the SARCAN Recycling Depot for all your recycling needs.

For more information contact (306) 648-3166.

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday to Saturday

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Paper/Cardboard 24 hour drop off in paper shed
*Donated Good 24 hour drop off located by garbage bins



For more information contact 1-800-727-5835 or visit .

Natural Gas


For more information contact 1-800-567-8899 or visit .

Telephone and Internet


For more information contact at 1-800-727-5835 or visit .