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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
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Sign Permit Application
Temporary Use Application
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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

Charleen Tomlinson

Tourism Coordinator

 We are very excited to have Charleen Tomlinson accept the new Tourism Coordinator position with the Village of Burns Lake.  In this role, Charleen will be responsible for the implementation of the Burns Lake Tourism Plan that supports tourism development in Burns Lake and the surrounding area.  In this position, Charleen will be managing the operation of the Burns Lake Visitor Information Centre under the direction of the Burns Lake Economic Development Officer, Lorie Watson.  Charleen graduated with a Diploma in Tourism Management and has experience working as a Visitor Information Manager and a Tourism Councillor at the Chemainus Visitor Centre and Cowichan Lake Tourism Information Centre located on Vancouver Island.  Additionally, she has work experience in the areas of guest services, hospitality, and is currently enrolled in the advanced marketing course with Destination B.C.  Charleen’s passion for tourism will be a great asset to the Village of Burn’s Lake focus on tourism development.