The online versions of the Bowen Island Municipality Bylaws are provided for information and convenience purposes only. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the online bylaws. Bowen Island Municipality will in no event be liable or responsible for damages of any kind arising out of the use of online bylaws.

If you would like to request a certified copy of a Bylaw, please contact the Administration Department.

Bylaws Currently In Progress

Bylaw No. Description 1st Reading 2nd Reading IT Approval* Public Hearing 3rd Reading
459, 2018 OCP Amendment Bylaw (391 Salal) Apr 23, 2018 Jul 23, 2018   Oct 1, 2018  
460, 2018 LUB Amendment Bylaw (391 Salal) Apr 23, 2018 Jul 23, 2018    Oct 1, 2018  
478, 2019 Land Use Amendment Bylaw (730 Buchanan Rd Rezoning) Mar 11, 2019        
485, 2019 Officer, Employee and Indemnification Bylaw Feb 24, 2020 Feb 24, 2020 N/A N/A Feb 24, 2020
497, 2019 Land Use Amendment Bylaw (375 Cardena Dr) Nov 25, 2019        
504, 2020 Short Term Accommodation Tax Bylaw Feb 10, 2020 Feb 24, 2020 N/A N/A Feb 24, 2020
522, 2020 Land Opportunity Reserve Fund Jul 13, 2020 Jul 13, 2020 N/A N/A Jul 13, 2020
528, 2020 Land Use Bylaw Amendment (Definitions) Dec 14, 2020        
530, 2020 Land Use Bylaw Amendment (Cannabis) Jan 1, 2021        

*IT Approval: Between First Reading and the Public Hearing, Land Use and Official Community Plan bylaws are sent to the Islands Trust for comment on compliance with the Islands Trust Policy Statement. Official Community Plans are forwarded to the Island Trust for approval after Third Reading and before Adoption.

Adopted Bylaws

Online Bylaws are available in PDF format only.

Annual Tax Rate & Five Year Financial Plan 

Bow Hunting

Building Bylaws, Amendments, and others relating to Building

Business Licensing Bylaws

Bylaw Notice Enforcement 

Committee Establishment Bylaws

Council Procedure, Election Procedure and other bylaws relating to Council

Development Approval and Procedures

Dog Control 

Fire Protection & Emergency Plan

Fee Bylaws

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Bylaw

Garbage and Waste Collection 

Housing Agreements

Inter-Municipal Bylaws

Islands Trust Bylaws Relevant to Bowen Island

Land Use Bylaw, Amendments & Schedules 

Loan Authorization Bylaws

Master Plan Bylaws

Regulatory Bylaws (Noise, Dog Control, Idling, Night Sky, etc.)

Official Community Plan Bylaw, Amendments & Schedules

Parcel Tax Rate Bylaw & Amendments

Parks & Beaches  

Permissive Tax Exemptions

Public Wharves

Reserve Funds

Subdivision and Development Servicing

Traffic & Use of Streets

Water and Sewer Systems

Blue Water Park Water System 

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Bowen Bay Water System 

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Cove Bay Water System 

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Eagle Cliff Water System 

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Hood Point Water System

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King Edward Bay Water System 

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Tunstall Bay Water System 

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Snug Cove Sewer System 

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Last Updated on 2021-02-24 at 10:31 AM