News

Residential guest accommodations now permitted

Oct 29 2020
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Residential Guest Accommodation (RGA) use has been permitted as a result of the Short Term Rental Policy #19-05.  This policy was informed by over six months of engagement to identify community needs and an appropriate regulatory framework. 

RGAs are being permitted on Bowen Island to contribute to the accommodation sector and local economy.  They are being regulated to ensure operator accountability and to minimize impacts on residential neighbourhoods and long term housing.

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Property taxes are due July 2, 2020

Jul 2 2020
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Property tax notices have been mailed to Bowen Island property owners. If you have not received your tax notice, please contact us at 604-947-4255 or bim@bimbc.ca.

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Planning inquiries and applications are now online

Mar 21 2020
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Municipal Hall is closed to the public due to current health advisories, so we have moved our Planning & Development department online. Most planning functions will be completed online and digitally.

Paper inquiries and applications will continue to be accepted via the drop box located on the porch door of Municipal Hall. But, please note that processing times for paper submissions will be extended as most staff are working remotely.

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Fire department update

Jan 29 2020
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We understand that the current issues with the Fire Department are of interest to the community. We will be posting updates here as they become available.

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