Office Contact

Office Forms & Applications

Building Permit Application
Business License Application
Council Delegation Application
Demolition Permit
Development Permit Application
Development Variance Permit Application
Development Variance Permit Application Guide
Dog licence application
Liquor and Cannabis Licence Application
OCP Amendment Application
Rezoning Application- Form
Sign Permit Application
Temporary Use Application
Village of Burns Lake- Municipal Resident Guide FoodCycler
Water and Sewer Connection Application

Administration Menu

Emergency Contacts

Police, Fire, Medical




The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are responsible for law enforcement in the Municipality.
Phone: 250 692‑7171
Address: 147 Hwy 35
Mailing Address: PO Box 759 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0


Fire Chief: 250 692‑7587
In case of a wildfire contact the Ministry of Forests, Protection Branch
Call toll free 1 800 663‑5555 or *5555 on most cellular networks.


Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 250 692‑2400
Burns Lake Medical Clinic 250 692‑3111

Admin and Finance


2022 Five Year Financial Plan

Annual Reports

2016 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2018 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report
Burns Lake LGCAP Survey Submission Report – 2022
LGCAP Year 2 Survey

Financial Statements

2016 Audited Financial Statements
2017 Audited Financial Statements
2018 Audited Financial Statements
2019 Audited Financial Statements
2020 Audited Financial Statements
2021 Audited Financial Statements
2022 Audited Financial Statements
The Corporation of the Village of Burns Lake 2023 Audited Financial Statements

Satement of Financial Information

2018 Satement of Financial Information
2019 Statement of Financial Information
2020 Statement of Financial Information
2021 Statement of Financial Information
2022 Statement of Financial Information
The Corporation of the Village of Burns Lake 2024 Tax Rate Bylaw No. 1073, 2024

Freedom of information

Requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act must be made in writing, identifying specific records requested. The municipality will respond in 30 days or less. Charges vary, according to the amount of time required to gather the information.

Solicitor-client privileges, minutes from closed council meetings and personnel information are exempt, and in some cases, the municipality can sever and release (remove certain passages) of confidential information.


Local levels of government provide water, sewer, and garbage services. Utility billing is prepared by the Finance Department and sent out in April.