City Departments

Below you will find an alphabetical listing of our City departments and their contact information. Click on the department name to view the information.

A photo of City Hall lettering from summer 2015.

Organizational Chart

View the Organizational Chart for The City of Red Deer.

Communications and Strategic Planning

Communications & Strategic Planning is the voice of the organization, as we keep our community in the loop on City services, programs, facilities, and events.

Electric Light and Power

Our primary responsibility is to plan, build, operate and maintain Red Deer's electric transmission and distribution facilities to reliably deliver power to every customer in The City's service area.

Emergency Services

Red Deer Emergency Services provides fire, ambulance and emergency preparedness for the citizens of Red Deer.

Engineering Services

Plan for and manage the provision of safe, sustainable and effective transportation, water distribution, wastewater collection and storm drainage systems.

Environmental Services

We manage and lead in the areas of water treatment and distribution, collection and treatment of wastewater, collection and disposal of solid waste, collection of storm water runoff, and environmental initiatives.

Financial Services

By providing financial and purchasing services including the development of corporate financial processes, policies and procedures, and the setting of financial management standards, the department seeks to reduce financial risks to The City.

Human Resources

We provide expertise and support for staff in: Recruitment; Labour & Employee Relations; Compensation; Pension & Benefits; Payroll; Safety & Occupational Health; Diversity & Inclusion; HRIS; HR Policy; Learning & Development.

Information Technology Services

We provide information management, systems, and technology solutions to deliver effective and efficient municipal programs and services.

Inspections and Licensing

We ensure proper construction of residential and non-residential buildings through permits and building inspections, issue a range of licenses from businesses to dogs, administer parking, and enforce the Land Use and Community Standards Bylaw.

Land and Economic Development

The department of Land & Economic Development is a resource to businesses in Red Deer. Our number one goal is to support business growth.

Legislative Services

Legislative Services is the link between City Council, administration and the community.

Office of the City Manager

The Office of City Manager leads the organization in a number of capacities and provides the link between City Council and other levels of government, the community, and administration.


From dirt to dishes, the Planning Department is responsible for providing leadership for developing Red Deer as a safe, vibrant, and attractive community.

Public Works

We are responsible for roads infrastructure, fleet equipment, building maintenance and materiel management services.


Red Deer RCMP work out of the north and south detachments. A number of specialized units focus on traffic, major crimes, domestic violence and fraud, as well as general duty police officers, who are first responders to most incidents.

Recreation, Parks & Culture

The Recreation, Parks and Culture department provides a wide variety of programs and facilities that maintain and enhance the quality of life for city residents and surrounding communities.

Revenue and Assessment

With pride and integrity we deliver quality revenue and assessment services for the sustainability of our community.

Social Planning

The Social Planning department has four major responsibilities: support strong organizations, build community, social research, and connect government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations.


How to use Red Deer transit, what you can bring on board and service hours.

News & Notices

Payment for City lots and monthly parkin

July 30, 2020

As of Tuesday, August 4, The City of Red Deer will be reinstating the requirement of payment for daily and monthly parking in its downtown parking lots.

Mayor’s Garden Party goes on tour amidst

July 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation or modification of many celebrated summertime events and traditions, including the Mayor’s Garden Party.

City reactivates COVID-19 EOC

July 27, 2020

To continue efforts to coordinate The City’s proactive response to COVID-19, The City of Red Deer has reactivated a COVID-19 Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at Level One today.