Translink Development Cost Charges are going up on January 1, 2021
As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart.
In the past three years, BIM has been successful in receiving over $14 million in grants
Bowen Island Municipality is working to share information and operational updates as we support efforts to slow transmission of COVID-19 and help keep our community healthy. We are following the recommendations of British Columbia's Ministry of Health and Vancouver Coastal Health.
Support your island businesses through Island COMEBACK.
BIM is looking for a permanent full-time Fire Chief.
Wildfire smoke exposure & public health messages in BC
Free Webinar series from Islands Trust
Bowen Island Municipality and Bowen Island Public Library are seeking applications from Bowen Island residents interested in joining the Bowen Island Public Library Board.
Running a business on Bowen? Now is a good time to apply for or renew your 2021 Business Licence.
Water main flushing begins Saturday, November 14, 2020
Bowen Island Municipality Council is seeking volunteer members for several committees.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
BIM seeks a Permanent Full-Time Utility Operator.
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.
New provincial order
We'd like to know what you think about the proposed Traffic Calming Policy.
We're looking for contractors for snow and ice removal.
Security cameras in use outside of the library and on the public wharf.
Double the rebates until December 31st, 2020
Grants to help economic recovery available
Property owners are responsible for controlling runoff onto roadways from their property, and for maintaining culverts.
All about smoke alarms
People with compromised immune systems should avoid drinking water from surface water sources unless it has been boiled, filtered, distilled or treated with UV. Bowen Island and other areas in British Columbia use surface water sources (lakes, rivers, streams).
Have your say on making Bowen roads safer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
We are pleased to welcome Mr. Liam Edwards as Bowen Island Municipality's new Chief Administrative Officer.
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.
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.