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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

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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

How am I charged for garbage collection?

Your household will receive an annual utility bill from the Village of Burns Lake, garbage collection costs for the year will be included on the invoice. For a single-family residential pick-up, the cost is $118.45 annually. Seniors are exempted from the garbage...

What days are residential and commercial garbage collection?

Residential – Wednesday Commercial  and Tuesday and Friday If collection falls on a statutory holiday, an alternate day will be determined by the Director of Public Works and will be publicized on the Village of Burns Lake Facebook page and website or call the...

What kinds of things can I throw in the garbage bin?

Only household waste that is contained in garbage bags will be collected. Do not include yard waste or recyclables in your bin. The following will NOT be collected: animal carcasses, used oil or oil filters, paints, solvents or other liquids, propane tanks, tires,...

Can I place extra garbage in bags or other bins out for pick-up?

No. Only one garbage bin per household will be collected each week. Extra bags/boxes at the curbside will not be collected. If you have additional garbage, you may want to consider taking it to the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako’s transfer station on...