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​Effective Friday October 20, 2017, stage 1 water conservation measures will be in effect for all users of North Cowichan water systems. The Provincial Government has reduced the drought code for the region from level 3 to le... More...
Date of Release: Oct 20, 2017


​Residents connected to North Cowichan’s South End Water System may continue to notice a slight chlorine odour and taste in their water. As a condition for lifting last month’s boil water advisory, Island Health required the Municipality to continue ... More...
Date of Release: Oct 20, 2017


UPDATE: October 19, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.After the completion of a geotechnical assessment of a private retaining wall, the portion of Chisholm Trail between Genoa Bay Road and Redcap Street has now re-opened to traffic._____________________... More...
Date of Release: Oct 18, 2017


​Council met for just over three hours on October 4 for its first regular Council Meeting of the month. The meeting kicked off with a Public Hearing on a proposed Zoning Bylaw amendment to increase the number of zones allowing attached secondary... More...
Date of Release: Oct 13, 2017


​(October 12, 2017, North Cowichan, BC) – North Cowichan invites the community to join the conversation and participate in the Budget 2018 Open House and Town Hall meetings. The meetings will include information about the draft budget, engagement act... More...
Date of Release: Oct 12, 2017


​The Chemainus Water System is supplied by two sources, the Chemainus River Wells water supply from October 15 to June 15, and from the Banon Creek surface water supply from June 15 to October 15. On Sunday, October 15, the water supply for the ... More...
Date of Release: Oct 11, 2017


​On September 20, Council met from 1:30 to 6:00 p.m. to discuss a number of current issues. The meeting began with a presentation from the Fresh Air Cowichan Team, with their input regarding the proposed changes to the Fire Protection By... More...
Date of Release: Oct 04, 2017


​The Director of Development Services gives notice that the North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of a Development Variance Permit during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall, 70... More...
Date of Release: Oct 03, 2017


​​The Director of Development Services gives notice that the North Cowichan Council will consider issuance of a Temporary Use Permit Amendment during its regular meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall... More...
Date of Release: Oct 03, 2017


​Open Burning Ban Removal as of October 2As per section 10(2) of the Fire Protection Bylaw 2008, BYLAW NO. 3340, the Open Burning Ban imposed for the Municipality of North Cowichan in regards to Category 2 & 3 fires is rescinded as of noon Octobe... More...
Date of Release: Oct 02, 2017