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

Mayor and Council

The Village of Burns Lake is governed by a mayor and four councillors. Village staff implement the policies, bylaws and decisions made by council and deliver services for the community including:

  • Recreation programs
  • Parks
  • Garbage collection
  • Water and sewer services
  • Business licensing and support programs
  • Fire and emergency services
  • Building and development permits

In person services include

  • Building and development permits
  • Property tax payments
  • Utility hookups and payments
  • General inquiries

Objectives & Strategies

2022 Municipal Objectives
Three Year Strategy 2024 to 2026