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Campfire ban across the Central Okanagan

Posted on Monday, June 28, 2021 08:00 AM

Effective 12 p.m. this Wednesday, June 30, all campfires are prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas. 

Due to extreme temperatures, dry conditions and the high-extreme fire danger rating, the campfire ban will remain in effect until further notice.

The campfire ban affects all local government fire jurisdictions in the Regional District of Central Okanagan including the City of West Kelowna, District of Lake Country, District of Peachland,...

Have you claimed your Home Owner Grant?

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 11:45 AM

Property Taxes are due by Friday, July 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. You can avoid a 10% penalty by ensuring you claim your Home Owner Grant by this deadline. Home Owner Grants can be claimed online at www.gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant or by phone at 1 888 355 2700.

Property owners have the following tax payment options:

  • Internet/Telephone Banking/Credit Card;
  • Mail – (mail your post-dated payment cheque early);
  • Banks;
  • In person at Municipal Hall (Reminder: check your debit transaction...

Public Hearing July 6, 2021 - OCP2020-001 & Z2020-006 proposed amendments to facilitate a three-lot subdivision

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 05:00 AM

WHEN:    Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 7:00 pm (VIA Video/Teams, Phone or in Person)

WHERE: Council Chambers, Municipal Hall, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd OR Live Streaming: Visit www.lakecountry.bc.ca for meeting link

FILE #:     OCP2020-001 & Z2020-006      

WHAT:    The proposed amendments would facilitate a three-lot subdivision. 

 

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Dry conditions and Emergency preparedness

Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 09:15 AM

With a fraction of the normal precipitation and scorching temperatures raising fire fears across the southern Interior, Central Okanagan emergency program urges residents to be prepared.

 

Regional Emergency Program Coordinator Sandra Follack says preparing for an emergency before it happens can help reduce your stress level, should you receive notice of an evacuation or alert.

 

While our region has not experienced serious wildfires or flooding over the past couple of years, it doesn’t mean...

Interior Health’s mobile immunization clinic travelling to Lake Country for drop-ins June 28 and June 29

Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 05:15 AM

LAKE COUNTRY – Interior Health’s mobile immunization clinic will make stops in Lake Country on June 28 and June 29 for anyone who has not yet received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

No advance appointments are necessary for these clinics. People who live or work in the Lake Country area will be able to walk-up, register and receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Interior Health’s mobile immunization clinics are a partnership with the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA), and are travelling...