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October 28 start to Open Burning in Central Okanagan

Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2022 02:55 PM

Open burning permits are available for eligible Central Okanagan property owners from their local fire service* (from 12 p.m. Friday, October 28).


Central Okanagan burning permits will take effect at 12 p.m. Friday, October 28 allowing permit holders to burn outdoors on days when both air quality and venting indices are good.


Normally, permits run from October 1 through April 30 in the Central Okanagan.  This year, the start was delayed across the region because of a high fire...

District Removing Invasive Trees This Month

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 08:00 AM

October 14, 2022 - In October, the District of Lake Country will be removing a species of invasive tree in the Carr’s Landing and Okanagan Centre area called “Tree of Heaven” (Ailanthus altissima). 

Unfortunately, invasive plants occur in most natural areas in the District, and, with limited resources, we focus our attention on the most pressing issues. The Tree of Heaven is becoming abundant in our westernmost neighbourhoods.

The Tree of Heaven produces an overly abundant number of seeds, prevents...

Lake Country 2022 General Election Results

Posted on Saturday, October 15, 2022 10:00 PM

October 16, 2022 - Updated with correct total ballots cast.

October 15, 2022 - The residents of Lake Country had their say in the 2022 General Election and Waterfront Property Referendum.  There were a total of 2,020 ballots cast in the community during Advance Voting Days, General Election Day, and ballots received by mail.   

The majority of voters also indicated opposition for borrowing up to $8,000,000 to purchase waterfront property for community use.  There...

General Voting Day Saturday

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 01:52 PM

Saturday, October 15 is Voting Day in Lake Country! 

Lake Country, BC This Saturday, October 15, Lake Country voters will elect a new Council and determine the result of the referendum to purchase waterfront property in the 2022 Local General Election. Polls open at 8 a.m. at George Elliott Secondary School, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, and will close at 8 p.m. Unofficial election results will be posted here, on the District's website, as soon as they are tallied.

Acclaimed to Lake Country...

Fire Prevention Week Reminds Us Fire Won't Wait

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 09:03 AM

It’s Fire Prevention Week and Lake Country Fire Department Reminds Residents:

Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.

October 12, 2022 – The Lake Country Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2022. This year’s campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe from...