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Lake Country to Receive Provincial Funding

Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023 07:00 AM

District of Lake Country to Receive Provincial Funding

Recently the Province of B.C.announcedthat one billion dollars in new, one-time grants would be allocated to local governments throughout B.C. to help build community infrastructure and amenities to meet the demands of unprecedented population growth.  

The District of Lake Country welcomed the announcement and would like to recognize the Province of B.C. for the $6,778,000 contribution from the Growing Communities Fund. In the coming weeks...

Recycling depot pop-ups start March 25

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 05:12 PM

The Regional District Waste Reduction Office is again hosting a series of pop-up recycling depots for residents at a central location in Lake Country. They’re an opportunity for residents to drop off depot only recyclables such as Styrofoam, glass and soft plastics in their own communities.

Seven pop-up depots are slated for the fourth Saturday of each month - March through September.

The pop-up depots will give Lake Country residents an opportunity to easily recycle their depot only items,...

70% Load Restrictions on Lake Country roads March 15

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 12:49 PM

Effective March 15, 2023 (immediately) there is a 70% axle weight load restriction on Lake Country roads. 

Seasonal load restrictions are put into place to protect our roads from damage or failure during the spring when the winter’s frost is thawing and the snow melt and rain have saturated the road base material.  Damage done to roads is usually deeper than just on the surface and can end up costing hundreds of thousands, or potentially millions, of dollars to repair.

Weight amounts depend on...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - March 7, 2023

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023 12:33 PM

 Financial Plan:

Council adopted the 2023-2027 financial plan that includes the 2023 budget. 

Road Closure Bylaw:

Council adopted the Bylaw to close a portion of the road at 15892 Carr’s Landing Road and sell the parcel created to the adjacent property owner. 

Economic Development & Tourism Strategy:

Council adopted the five-year Economic Development & Tourism strategy. 

Water quality protection prioritized in Lake Country's study of White Rock Lake fire

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2023 05:21 PM

Lake Country, BCGrant from Okanagan Basin Water Board helps Lake Country study water quality risks from the White Rock Lake fire in the north arm of Okanagan Lake.


During 2022, the District of Lake Country (DLC) used a $30,000 grant from Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to study the effects of the 2021 White Rock Lake wildfire on source waters, in partnership with Larratt Aquatic Consultants (LAC).


“The upper watershed is one of the main sources of drinking water in the Okanagan. These upland...