​The City of Portage la Prairie’s departments work together to deliver the programs and services you value.

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Economic Development

Representing an agri-food manufacturing hub of 20,000 people, Portage Regional Economic Development (PRED) helps inspire new investment and re-investment across the region.

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The Finance Department safeguards the City’s Investment in assets and services through accurate and timely information to our internal and external customers.

Portage la Prairie Planning District

The Portage la Prairie Planning District is responsible for Building Inspections, Permits (building, demolition, plumbing, moving, signs), Planning (conditional uses, development plan amendments, rezoning and variations) and Zoning Memorandums.

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Public Safety

The City of Portage la Prairie is dedicated to Public Safety. Fire and Emergency Services, Police Services and Bylaw Enforcement make up our Public Safety Department.

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The Operations Department’s primary function is to maintain the City’s infrastructure and services such as water supply, sewage treatment, garbage and recyclable collection.