Rural Municipalities are a defined territory incorporated under The Municipalities Act. These municipalities may include hamlets which may or may not be organized (see below). A rural municipality is governed by an elected council that can hire staff to manage daily administration and maintain municipal services (e.g. roads, utilities, recreation facilities).
A municipal council has the power to adopt bylaws to:
- provide for the health and safety of the municipality’s residents;
- decide what type and level of municipal services will be provided;
- control land development and zoning provisions;
- borrow money for municipal improvements; and
- set local tax policies and rates to cover the costs of municipal services.
Saskatchewan’s Rural municipalities are governed by the provincial legislation set out in the The Municipalities Act.
List of Rural Municipalities in Saskatchewan
|Name||Population¹||Community Info||Listings Page|
|Edenwold RM||4,490||View Info||View local MLS® Listings|
|North Qu’Appelle RM||855||View Info||View local MLS® Listings|
|Sherwood RM||974||View Info||View local MLS® Listings|
|South Qu’Appelle RM||1,275||View Info||View local MLS® Listings|
¹Source: 2016 Stats Can Census
*Page Last updated Aug 2021
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