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​On June 21, Council met from 1:30 to 7:00 pm to discuss a number of current issues.  The meeting began with the presentation of awards for the 17th Annual Forest Legacy Value-added Woodworking Projects. This program challenges local sec... More...
Date of Release: Jun 23, 2017


​Notice is given that a Special Council meeting will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., in the Maple Bay meeting room of North Cowichan Municipal Hall at 7030 Trans-Canada Highway, Duncan, B.C.  The purpose of this meeting is to... More...
Date of Release: Jun 15, 2017


As per section 10(2) of the Fire Protection Bylaw, the present open burning ban relating to Category 2 Open Burning Ban from the Ministry of Forests (dated June 7, 2017) will be imposed for the Municipality of North Cowichan, effective at noon on Wed... More...
Date of Release: Jun 14, 2017


On June 7, Council met to deal with a relatively short agenda. The 2016 Annual Municipal Report was presented by staff and received by Council.The first bylaw to be considered was the Parks and Public Places Regulation Bylaw.  It received three ... More...
Date of Release: Jun 14, 2017


​Quick FactsNorth Cowichan Council has given first, second and third readings to a new Parks and Public Spaces Regulation Bylaw that would replace the existing Parks Regulation Bylaw.This new Bylaw aims to protect parks and public lands and ensu... More...
Date of Release: Jun 13, 2017


​The Chemainus Water System is supplied by two sources, the Chemainus River Wells water supply from October 15 to June 15, and the Banon Creek surface water supply from June 15 to October 15. On Thursday, June 15, the water supply for the Chemai... More...
Date of Release: Jun 09, 2017


Property tax notices have been mailed. If you have not received your 2017 tax notice, please contact the Municipal Hall at 250.746.3100. Payments must be received by 4:30 pm July 4, 2017 to be accepted without penalty. All unpaid 2017 taxes (incl... More...
Date of Release: May 31, 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, June 21, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Municipal Hall, 7030 ... More...
Date of Release: May 31, 2017


​(May 30, 2017 – North Cowichan) A newly created municipal trail has been named after one of the most colourful and extraordinary runners in Canadian history. Located in the Keystone development the trail that stretches from the Cowichan Valley Trail... More...
Date of Release: May 30, 2017


(May 30, 2017 – Crofton, BC) The Municipality of North Cowichan Council has recognized Gerry Hurst’s commitment and dedication to the community of Crofton by naming the new Skate Park in his honour. The new community Skate Park, “Gerry Hurst Skate Pa... More...
Date of Release: May 30, 2017