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NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS2016 PROPERTY TAX NOTICESProperty tax notices have been mailed. If you have not received your 2016 tax notice, please contact the Municipal Hall at 250.746.3100. Payments must be received by 4:30 p.m. July 4, 2016, to avoid a l... More...
Date of Release: May 27, 2016


​Catalyst Paper Corporation's Mill, Crofton Division, has supplied water to the Municipality of North Cowichan since the fall of 2000 for drinking water for the community of Crofton. In order to accommodate a reduced water supply during its upcoming ... More...
Date of Release: May 27, 2016


​The Municipality of North Cowichan is advising the public of a blue-green algae bloom at Quamichan Lake near Art Mann Park. Lake visitors are advised to avoid areas near the visible blue-green sheen, which appears as surface scum on the lakes. Pet o... More...
Date of Release: May 27, 2016


​The Somenos Dike Trail will be closed to the public between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. beginning on May 30, 2016, to allow cart path gravel surfacing to be completed. Portions of the trail will be re-opened as they are completed.Key benefi... More...
Date of Release: May 26, 2016


​North Cowichan Council met for three and a half hours on Wednesday, May 18, in a regular session.Alf Carter, President of the BC Forest Museum Society, appeared as a delegation to request support for the refurbishment of the Shay Locomotive to be us... More...
Date of Release: May 25, 2016


​Ever wondered what services are provided by your local government? Local Government Awareness Week, May 15-21, is dedicated to helping citizens get to know their local government and learn about the many programs and services it provides. ... More...
Date of Release: May 16, 2016


​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 May 13, 2016 until further notice.  This ban includes burning done o... More...
Date of Release: May 13, 2016


Council met for five hours on May 4 in its regular session. There were two Public Hearings to start the meeting:  one to allow for the creation of two small lots on Garner Street in Chemainus, and the other to consider allowing a carria... More...
Date of Release: May 09, 2016


​North Cowichan has constructed a temporary entrance to the CVRD Stoney Hill Regional Park. This park is for hiking only and the temporary trail has been flagged with blue ribbon to highlight the importance of staying on the trail. The temporary... More...
Date of Release: May 06, 2016


​As part of an ongoing program of providing quality water to our customers, please be advised that the Municipality of North Cowichan, Utilities Department, will be undertaking routine watermain flushing in various areas of the Crofton water ... More...
Date of Release: Apr 28, 2016