All drivers are responsible for knowing their vehicle weight classifications and adhering to all highways and gravel road weight restrictions, and R.M. or provincial road bans.
The R.M. of Monet may issue an order to restrict the use of gravel roads during inclement weather or unfavourable road conditions. These bans are most often issued in the spring and fall when wet conditions soften our road surfaces. The RM’s policy on Road Restriction is as follows:
- Travel of 10 tonne and over on RM roads is restricted to -6 degrees C or colder, or dry road.
Any damage done to the roads can be charged to those responsible.
- R.M. road bans and restrictions apply to all gravel roads in the R.M. of Monet.
Provincial Road Restrictions – Depending on local weather and road conditions, the R.M. of Monet may opt in or out of Provincial Spring Road Restrictions. Please refer to the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure website for maps and more information.
Permits – Primary weight permits are not required in the R.M. of Monet. The R.M. of Monet does not issue permits.
Road Maintenance Agreements
Persons or businesses responsible for frequent oil or gravel hauling on any of our gravel roads must enter into an annual “Road Maintenance Agreement” with the R.M. of Monet. Please contact the office for more information.
The R.M. of Monet has a rich gravel seam running through it. The R.M. does not sell gravel, but there are many private pits that do.
Anyone looking to develop a gravel pit within the R.M. of Monet needs to apply for a development permit. The development permit application can be found here.
Before gravel is extracted from the R.M. of Monet an application to remove gravel must be completed. Find the form here.
Gravel Excavation Bylaw
Bylaw 6-2021 Bylaw to License the Excavation of Gravel
Please submit 6-2021 Schedule A -Declaration of gravel excavated before November 30 of each year.
The R.M. orchestrates the provision of Dust Control for its ratepayers and covers half the cost of application. For more information or to be added to the list for application please contact the office in the spring.