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New sprinkler requirements for four-storey wood-frame buildings

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 09:00 PM

The Province has announced:

An update to the BC Building Code will require fire sprinklers to be installed on the balconies of all new four-storey wood-frame residential buildings.

Under the current BC Building Code, sprinklers generally are not required on balconies or in attics in residential buildings four storeys and under, but are generally required in residential buildings greater than four storeys.

The updated 2015 National Building Code, on which BC Building Code updates are based, requires...

Two Lake Country staff receive FCM award

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 09:00 PM

Mark Koch, Director of Community Services, and Jamie McEwan, Community Development Manager, were recognized for their contributions to Federation of Canadian Municipalities' (FCM) international programs which are fully funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada and were presented with a plaque and personal letter from FCM President, Clark Somerville, by Mayor Baker at the Council Meeting Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

"We are very pleased that these key members of the Community Services...

Ron Sexsmith performs in Lake Country

Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 09:00 PM

Ron Sexsmith is an artist whose music never fails to draw out raw emotions and his newest album, The Last Rider, is the most intimate and welcoming album in his catalogue. A music download comes with each ticket purchased to his live performance at the Winfield Memorial Hall in Lake Country on May 13th. Tickets go on sale at 10:00am Saturday, February 25th (

"It's been written that Ron Sexsmith maps the human heart with surgical skill and great compassion,'" said Ryan Donn,...

Lake Country hosts 2nd annual Children's Festival February 25th

Posted on Sunday, February 19, 2017 09:00 PM

The second annual Lake Country Indoor Children's Festival presented by TD Bank is being hosted at the Lake Country Community Complex on Saturday, February 25th from 11am to 3pm. With over 40 children's activities a Global Children's Village including multi-cultural activities, Telus PureFibre Science Zone, face painting, caricatures, London Drugs Canada150 booth, Bouncy Castle City, live entertainment and games, to name a few there will be something for everyone in the family.

"Since our community...

Load restrictions on ALL Lake Country Roads

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 09:00 PM

Please be advised that due to the forecast warming trend in the weather, Load Restrictions to 70% of legal axle loading weight are in effecton ALL ROADS WITHIN THE DISTRICT OF LAKE COUNTRYfrom 12:01am Thursday, February 16, 2017 until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation.