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Temporary Structure Use Permit Policy

By Krista Etty, Planner on Dec 09, 2021

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On July 27, 2021, Council approved policy no. 83, outlining when recreational vehicles such as fifth wheels and travel trailers, and other temporary buildings (collectively called ‘temporary structures’) may be used as a temporary residence. This policy is effective immediately. Click for the entire policy ...Read more
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Press Release: Automated, Self-Cleaning Washrooms Open in Valemount

Jul 29, 2022 in Press Release

For Immediate Release: “The Village of Valemount is excited to provide a cleaner, safer public washroom experience in Centennial Park using smart, automated technology”. Village of Valemount, Ju... Read more

Open Fires Prohibited in the Prince George Fire Centre Jurisdiction

Jul 28, 2022 in News

Effective at 12:00 pm (noon) on Thursday, July 28, 2022, Category 2 and Category 3 open burning will be prohibited through the Prince George Fire Centre’s (PGFC) jurisdiction. The public is strongl... Read more

Be Bear Aware

Jul 25, 2022 in Notice

Bears are out and have been spotted on several occasions within the community. Everyone can do their part to reduce bear attractants on their properties. Store garbage indoors or in a bear-resist... Read more

Prepare for Extreme Heat

Jul 22, 2022 in News

The forecast for our area is predicting above seasonal temperatures this weekend and into early next week. Heat-related illness is associated with increasing temperatures. Too much heat can be harmful... Read more

Seeking Employees for the Election

Jun 29, 2022 in News

The Village of Valemount is seeking election workers to facilitate voting in the 2022 Municipal Election. Applicants must be: • Eligible to work in Canada • Available to attend a training sess... Read more

Chief Administrative Officer Announcement

Jun 15, 2022 in Press Release

Following a comprehensive search, the Village of Valemount has been successful in the recruitment of a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that Mr. Eric D... Read more

Stage 1 Water Restrictions Are Now in Effect

Jun 01, 2022 in News

June 1st to September 30th Watering will only be permitted between the hours of 7 am -10 am and 7 pm – 10 pm on any day of the week. Use of a micro-irrigation system to water or a garden hose wi... Read more

Emergency Preparedness: It's Everyone's Responsibility

May 02, 2022 in News

Disaster Risk Reduction is like a puzzle. It works when all the pieces fit. We all have parts to play in preventing hazards from becoming disasters and lessening the impacts when they occur. This i... Read more

Successful Projects 2022 - CBT Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program

Apr 29, 2022 in News

The Village of Valemount and Columbia Basin Trust have approved 7 projects for a total of $356,858. ... Read more

Understanding Property Taxes & Assessments

Mar 22, 2022 in News

Watch a series of short videos to gain an understanding of property assessments and taxes. How BC Assessment Assesses Properties Understanding Property Assessments & Property Taxes Property... Read more

Curious About Heat Pumps?

Mar 21, 2022 in News

Read @bchydro's guide to learn how they use clean electricity to heat and cool your home year round: CLICK HERE Making the switch to an environmentally-friendly heat pump is easier than you think. ... Read more

Sending e-transfers

Mar 07, 2022 in News

When sending an e-transfer to the Village of Valemount, don't forget to make note within the e-transfer regarding what it is for and an account number if known.... Read more