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Stage 1 Water Restrictions

Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024 03:22 PM

Effective Friday, May 17th, Stage 1 water restrictions are in place for all District of Lake Country water customers. These watering restrictions are in place due to this year’s abnormally dry spring and persistent drought conditions in the Okanagan Valley. These restrictions aim to promote responsible water usage and raise awareness about mindful irrigation practices.

How do Stage 1 water restrictions impact me?

Residential and Commercial:

  • Properties may irrigate lawns, trees, flowers and shrubs...

Wildfire-prevention partnership formed to protect water supply

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 02:33 PM

"It has been a long-term goal for Lake Country to be able to protect the North Aberdeen Plateau, which is a primary water source for Lake Country and surrounding areas” says Mayor Ireland. “Through collaboration with the Regional District of North Okanagan and a strong partnership with the Okanagan Indian Band, we are now on a path to realize that goal. We are grateful the province has recognized the hard work the group has done to build the plan and have provided the necessary funds to get...

Notice of May 21 Public Hearing - OCP Amendments

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2024 09:32 AM

WHEN:              Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 7:00 pm

WHERE:            Council Chambers Municipal Hall 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd

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FILE #:                OCP00059

PROPERTY:      The proposed OCP amendments would apply District-wide

WHAT:               To allow Council to consider amendments to the Official Community Plan to streamline the Development Permit approvals process including proposed changes to sections on Definitions, Environment and Sustainability,...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - May 7, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2024 04:08 PM

Development Variance Permit

Council approved the Development Variance Permit at 10313 Long Road. The variance will allow for a building height variance of 1.46 metres.

Development Permit Amendment

Council approved the Development Permit Amendment for properties at 19960 & 19972 McCarthy Road. Approval allows the applicant to construct a 2.5m high retaining wall.

Reconsideration of Development Variance Permit

Council approved the Development Variance Permit at 14370 Carr’s Landing Road. The variance...

Power restored in Winfield May 7 - Council meeting and Public Hearing proceeding on schedule

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2024 07:11 PM

Despite a power outage in Winfield at 5:30pm Tuesday, May 7, the Lake Country Council meeting schedule continued on time with the use of a back-up generator; and with full power restored at 7:00pm the Public Hearing and Regular Council meeting were able to proceed without delay.  

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