Municipal Status and Boundary Changes
From time to time, municipalities in Saskatchewan may choose to make changes to their structure or boundaries. These changes are referred to as municipal restructuring. In Saskatchewan, the provincial government has clearly pursued a policy based solely on voluntary municipal restructuring.
Voluntary municipal restructuring can take several forms. The options available include a variety of status and boundary adjustments. The types of municipal restructuring are:
The Municipalities Act also contains provisions to:
For more information on Organized Hamlets, please the A Guide to Organized Hamlets below.
Additionally, information is available should a municipality or organized hamlet may wish to undertake a name change.
The council of a rural municipality also has the option to alter the electoral divisions of their municipality if they so choose.
Information on each of the different types of municipal restructuring is available from the list below.