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Building Permit Application
Business License Application
Demolition Permit
Development Permit Application
Development Variance Permit Application
Liquor and Cannabis Licence Application
OCP Amendment Application
Pet licence application
Rezoning Application- Form
Sign Permit Application
Temporary Use Application
Water and Sewer Connection Application

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Emergency Contacts

Police, Fire, Medical

911

Non-emergency

Police

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

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.
www.bcwildfire.ca

Medical

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

Bylaws and Policies

Copies of the bylaws are available at the Village Office between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Friday. If you have any questions, please contact the Village Office.

No. 1028

Fees and Charges

A Bylaw to Establish Fees and Charges for Village Services

No. 1001

Open Air Burning Bylaw

A bylaw to provide for the regulation of open air burning.

No. 1000

Fire Protection Capital Reserve Fund Expenditure Bylaw

The sum of $ 283,661 is hereby appropriated from the Reserve Fund for the following purchases in the approved 2019-2023 Financial Plan: Rescue Truck (total cost $350,000) $ 270,000 Gear Racks                                                 $   13,661 The…

No. 999

Northern Capital and Planning Grant Reserve Fund Expenditure

The sum of $ 750,000 is hereby appropriated from the Reserve Fund for the following projects in the approved 2019-2023 Financial Plan: Paved road re-surfacing (total project $800,000) $ 400,000 Design and construction of a…

No. 998

Fire Protection Capital Reserve Fund Expenditure Bylaw

A Bylaw to establish a reserve fund for Fire Protection Capital Expenditures There shall be and is hereby established a reserve fund, under the provisions of section 188 of the Community Charter, to be known…

No. 976

Official Community Plan

That the Corporation of the Village of Burns Lake Official Community Plan be amended by deleting the words “and public utilities” at the end of the description of uses included for the Heavy Industrial designation…

No. 975

Permissive Tax Exemption

THE CORPORATION OF THE VILLAGE OF BURNS LAKE BYLAW NO. 960 A bylaw to provide for licensing of businesses within the boundaries of the Village of Burns Lake. The Council of the Corporation of the…

No. 960

Business Licence Bylaw

A bylaw to provide for licensing of businesses within the boundaries of the Village of Burns Lake.

No. 943

Building Permit Bylaw

VILLAGE OF BURNS LAKE BUILDING BYLAW NO. 943, 2013 A bylaw to provide for the regulation of building and the requirement for a building permit as a condition precedent to building within the building regulation…

No. 928

Cemetery Bylaw

A bylaw to operate and maintain the Village of Burns Lake Municipal Cemetery.

No. 886

Development Approval and Notification Bylaw

A bylaw to establish development approval and notification procedures.   A Bylaw of The Corporation of the Village of Burns Lake (hereinafter called “the Village”) to establish procedures to amend an Official Community Plan or…

No. 880

Zoning Bylaw

The purpose of this Bylaw is to provide a clear and efficient system o land use regulation for the orderly, economic, beneficial redevelopment of the Village of Burns Lake.

No. 831

Dog Control Bylaw

A bylaw to provide for the control, protection, and licencing of dogs and the provision of pound facilities.

No. 599

Airport Weather Station Bylaw

Establishment of an automated weather station at Baker Airport (Burns Lake Municipal Airport).

No. 513

Business Licence Bylaw

A by-law to provide for licensing of businesses within the boundaries of the Village of Burns Lake

Bylaws

Bylaws are municipal legislation used to protect the welfare, safety, and health of the residents of the Village of Burns Lake, as well as to promote community standards. General bylaw enforcement issues are processed through the Director of Protective Services. Please contact the Director if you have an issue.

Policies

A Policy Manual provides direction to staff and Council on a variety of issues and helps maintain consistency and fairness in municipal operations. For a complete copy of the Policy Manual please contact the Village Office.

Bylaw and Policy Library

Current Fees and Charges Bylaw No 989 takes precedent over fees listed in individual bylaws.