2021 Tax Sale
The District of Hope will be holding a Tax Sale on Monday September 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers, located at 325 Wallace Street, Hope, BC, unless the delinquent taxes owing are paid.
A list of the properties that are currently set to be offered for sale by public auction and details on the tax sale process can be viewed by clicking on the document links below.
To bid on a property, you must have cash or a certified cheque in the amount of the upset price with you...
Campfire Prohibition Lifted
Effective at noon on Sept. 3, 2021 and in conjunction with the Coastal Fire Centre, the District of Hope is lifting the Campfire Ban that was issued earlier this summer. This means that residents may burn clean and dry firewood for the purposes of food preparation, warmth or ceremony once again in the District of Hope.
Any other forms of Open Burning such as the disposal of yard and garden waste remains prohibited and is subject to penalty.
Notice of Public Hearing - 560 Yale Street
Be advised that Council will now be returning back to holding Public Hearings and Meetings in Council Chambers, 325 Wallace Street, Hope, BC. (Face Masks will be mandatory for attendance)
Notice of Public Hearing ...
Build a Grab-and-go Bag - In Case Of Emergency
With wildfire season upon us or for any time of year ask yourself this question, are you prepared should you need to leave immediately in the event of an emergency?
Be ready to go by having a smaller version of your emergency kit in an easy-to-access place in your home. In addition to having one at home, create grab-and-go...
Stage Three Water Restrictions
All water customers of the District of Hope are reminded that Stage Three water restrictions are now in effect as per Bylaw no. 1271.
Users shall be permitted to undertake outdoor watering activities on alternate odd or even calendar days based on civic addresses between the hours of 6:00 am to 8:00 am and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Hand watering is permitted at any time regardless of the applicable watering day.
COVID-19 Phase 3 - Mask Wearing Update
Keeping in line with the Provincial response, effecitve July 1st, the District will no longer require members of the public to wear a mask when entering District of Hope facilities. Dr. Henry has also noted that masks are recommended for those individuals who have not been fully vacinated.
While mask wearing is optional, it is okay to wear a mask if you wish to do so.
Message from Mayor Peter Robb
Happy Canada Day!
This time last year as we realized just how serious Covid19, and a worldwide pandemic was impacting our lives, we became aware of the uncertainty of what this would mean for our future, and we were asked to follow restrictions on daily routines that we took for granted. As well as individual restrictions, our communities were asked not to hold public celebrations or gatherings of any kind.
Today as I write this year's Canada Day message, I feel extremely...
2022 Permissive Tax Exemptions
A permissive tax exemption is a means for Council to support organizations within the community which further Council’s objectives of enhancing quality of life and delivery of services economically. A permissive tax exemption is strictly at the discretion of the Council. After careful consideration of all applications Council may approve a full, partial or no tax exemption.
New Applications from organizations which meet the criteria set out in the District’s policy must be submitted...
Notice to East Kawkawa Lake Residents
Residents living in East Kawkawa Lake that are users of the municipal water system are advised that chlorine has been added to the water system today in response to changes in water quality.
This is being done as a temporary measure to provide disinfection of the distribution system and residents will therefore detect the odor and taste of chlorine in their water in the days to come. Further information is being provide by hand to affected residents.
Our community is fortunate...
Waste Collection Information
Effective since April 1, 2020, the new Fraser Valley Regional District waste sorting bylaw applies to all owners or occupiers of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional properties in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Harrison Hot Springs, Hope, Kent, Mission and Electoral Areas A - H.
To comply with this bylaw, residents of Hope must sort all recyclable and compostable material out of the garbage before it leaves your property.
The implementation of the...