Bowen Island Municipality Council is seeking members for several advisory Committees.
Business Engagement Lunch for Tech Workers and Telecommuters.
Bowen Island Municipality is undertaking a community consultation process to develop a policy for regulating Short Term Rentals (STRs), accommodation units that are rented for a period of less than 30 days.
We’re launching the Short Term Rental Policy Project, and we want to hear from you!
Water Restrictions in Effect for Bluewater Park Water System
The Bowen Transportation Guide has been updated with current schedules and fares.
A new bylaw to regulate the ferry line-up has been adopted by Council.
Council has adopted a new bylaw to regulate the ferry line-up in Snug Cove.
The Research Consultant/Project Manager will be tasked with understanding the current situation and availability of child care spaces on the Island, how many spaces are needed now, and how many will be needed over the coming years, as well as the type of child care that is needed.
We are hiring a Community Economic Development Officer. This is a temporary part-time 2 year contract.
Bowen Island Municipality has received a $98,936 grant through the Province of BC’s Rural Dividend Program.
May 5 - 11 is Emergency Preparedness Week. Islanders are encouraged to take simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies.
Submission of a Development Variance Permit application for 288 Smugglers Cove Rd
Bowen Island Municipality has received a $25,000 grant through the Community Resiliency Investment, a partnership between the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) and the Province of BC.
Drinking water and persons with compromised immune systems.
Bowen Island Municipality has received a $22,520 grant through the Community Child Care Planning program, a partnership between the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) and the Province of BC.
Applications for Permissive Tax Exemptions are due by June 30th for consideration and review for 2020-2023.
All open burning is prohibited between April 16 and October 15.
Veterans Park Rezoning - Amendment to Land Use Bylaw and Official Community Plan
USSC Marina Rezoning - Amendment to Land Use Bylaw
Spring has sprung and we’ve got a fresh new photo of the Bowen Island Volunteer Fire Department! We are so proud of our fire fighters. And we’re pleased to welcome four new recruits this spring.
A referendum will not be held this spring. We will wait until after we receive the results of our application to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, expected in late fall, 2019.
Bowen Island Municipality has announced that Ian Thompson has tendered his resignation from the position of Fire Chief.
If you are using groundwater (from a well or dugout) for non-domestic uses, the province requires you to submit an application for a groundwater licence.
Effective January 1, 2019, businesses operating on Bowen Island need a business licence.
We’re looking into options that may be available to address issues with invasive animal species.