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Building Department Changes

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2022 01:35 PM

Changes in 2022 for Building Processes in Lake Country

Lake Country, BC – The Building Division of the District of Lake Country is implementing changes that will make serving customers more efficient and effective. 

The District of Lake Country has been administering a record number of building applications since 2019 and this trend is continuing. In 2021 the District issued 363 permits with a construction value of $92 million and already has over 100 applications in various stages of review in 2022. 

To address applications more efficiently,...

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Boost your soil, make your own compost

Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 04:38 PM

Here’s your chance to cut your garbage in half and boost your soil too! Do your yard a big favor this coming gardening season with a new backyard composter.

 

“Backyard composting is resourceful, easy, and rewarding!” says Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart with the Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Waste Reduction Office. “There’s nothing like the satisfaction of making your own useful soil enhancer for your garden, all from household kitchen scraps and green and brown matter from...

Special Council Meeting Highlights - February 22, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 09:02 PM

Delegation:

Melissa Scaman, Executive Director of Lake Country Health gave Council an overview of the services Lake Country Health provides to the community, along with details on why funding in the amount of $23,370 is required in 2022. Council passed a motion to support Lake Country Health with the requested funding in 2022. 

Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) – Resolutions:

Council approved bringing the following resolutions forward at the upcoming 2022 SILGA conference:

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Yard waste pick up restarts for 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 01:49 PM

It may feel a little chilly for gardening season just yet, but yard waste collection is back on! Starting Tuesday March 1, all residents receiving curbside garbage/recycling collection will also benefit from yard waste pick up every two weeks until the end of December.

 

Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says, “Now is the time to look inside your yard waste cart. Make sure to take out any materials that don’t belong and may have landed in there by mistake over the winter months - things...

Council Considers Community Input at February 22nd Council Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 11:03 AM

Tonight beginning at 6:30 pm Council will consider public input received since December, in response to the proposed 2022 budget. On January 4th Council gave first reading to a proposed increase of 6.62%. Now that projected growth figures from BC Assessment have been updated, revisions to the proposed tax increase have been made and Council will consider a 6.12% rather than the original 6.62% tax increase for 2nd & 3rd readings at the February 22, 2022 Special Council Meeting....