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Regular Council Meeting Highlights - December 21, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 03:37 PM

Development Approval Procedures Amendment Bylaw:

Council referred amendments to the development approval procedures bylaw back to staff and asked that the soon to arrive Director of Planning provide recommendations on how to move forward. The amendments were presented to Council in order to expedite review and approvals of planning applications. 

Council Procedures Amendment Bylaw:

Council approved the continued use of electronic or other communication means for conducting regular, special and...

No changes to curbside waste collection during the holidays

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 04:19 PM

There will be no changes to your curbside collection schedule as this years’ statutory holidays (December 25, 26, and January 1) fall on the weekend.  Your garbage, recycling and yard waste will be picked up as usual on your regular collection day. Yard waste collection ends December 31..



Remember to put all wrapping paper (except foil wrap), flattened boxes and cartons into your recycling cart for curbside pick-up, or take to your nearest recycling depot. Keep...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - December 7, 2021

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 07:30 AM


Public Hearing:

The public hearing considered amending Zoning Bylaw 1168, 2021 that would allow docks and boatlifts to be constructed with alternative materials such as steel piles in accordance with Provincial regulations. During the Regular Council meeting the bylaw amendment was adopted. 

Public Comment:

Mr. Spears provided Council with an update on the soon to be formed society application for dredging the channel between Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lake. The society is requesting...

BCMSA Organizational Safety Excellence Award 2021

Lake Country receives BCMSA Organizational Safety Excellence Award

Posted on Thursday, December 09, 2021 03:16 PM

Lake Country, BC – The District of Lake Country recently received BC Municipal Safety Association’s Organizational Safety Excellence Award for 2021. The BC Municipal Safety Association recognizes local governments for activities that improve their experience rating, and ultimately reduce injuries, illness, disease and fatalities with the Organizational Safety Excellence Award.


“Our workers are the core of the services we provide to the community; and having an occupational health and safety...

garbage can placement in winter

Waste collection could be delayed during poor winter conditions

Posted on Monday, December 06, 2021 11:04 AM

With snow back in the forecast after the balmy temperatures of late, the Regional Waste Reduction Office reminds you- please be patient with respect to your waste collection during winter weather events.


During times of heavy snowfall, or excessive inclement weather and icy roadways, if your garbage, yard waste or recycling collection is missed on your regular collection day, please leave your carts out until collection occurs. To ensure your collection is not missed, please do not bring your...