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Council faced a long agenda on July 19, and the meeting did not conclude until 9:50 p.m.  The meeting began with awards to some very creative youth who were winners of this year’s Friends of the Environment Contest. The contest was open to a... More...
Date of Release: Jul 27, 2017


​(July 26, 2017, North Cowichan, BC) – North Cowichan Council has agreed to ask the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM), at the upcoming UBCM convention, to support a resolution that will amend the Community Charter. The amendment calls o... More...
Date of Release: Jul 26, 2017


​(July 26, 2017, North Cowichan, BC) – North Cowichan Council is considering changes to the Fire Protection Bylaw that will help to reduce harmful emissions that can cause serious health problems. The bylaw proposes that residential open burning be p... More...
Date of Release: Jul 26, 2017


​North Cowichan is seeking Expressions of Interest for available community space in Chemainus.Council has allocated up to 3,300 square feet on the ground floor of the proposed mixed-use building at 9800 Willow Street for community use. In order to pr... More...
Date of Release: Jul 10, 2017


UPDATE - July, 7, 2017With the continued hot and dry weather, the forestry gates will remain closed until we have a significant change in the weather. Please note that while the areas are closed to motorized vehicles, they remain open for activities ... More...
Date of Release: Jul 07, 2017


UPDATE: July 7, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.Effective immediately, the boil water advisory in Crofton has been lifted.North Cowichan has returned Crofton to the Cowichan River water supply, and the water system in Crofton is now back to normal operation... More...
Date of Release: Jul 07, 2017


​The Director of Development Services gives notice that the North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of two Development Variance Permits during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Municipal Hall, locate... More...
Date of Release: Jul 07, 2017


​Notice is given under Section 494(1) of the Local Government Act that the North Cowichan Municipal Council proposes to issue a Temporary Use Permit during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Municipal Hall,... More...
Date of Release: Jul 07, 2017


The tennis courts in the Properties (1500 Donnay Drive) will be temporarily closed starting on Monday, July 17, until approximately Friday, July 28, so that we can resurface the courts.We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenienc... More...
Date of Release: Jul 06, 2017


As per section 10(2) of the Fire Protection Bylaw 2008, BYLAW NO. 3340, an Open Burning Ban will be imposed for the entire Municipality of North Cowichan, effective at noon on July 6, 2017 until October 21, 2017 or further notice. This ban includes a... More...
Date of Release: Jul 05, 2017