Notice of Public Hearings
Council will hear the views of the public during the following live-streamed meetings in order to assist them in deciding whether the proposed amendment bylaws should proceed.
The public is encouraged to submit comments and questions pertaining to the proposals in writing; they will be read at the Public Hearing to be live-streamed on the District of Hope Facebook page. You are not required to have a Facebook Account in order to watch the District of Hope Public Hearing. Comments...
Property Tax Notices and Utility Payments
Property Tax notices have been mailed. Please contact the office if you have not received your 2020 Property Tax Notice at 604-869-5671 or email at email@example.com
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we strongly encourage payments via electronic means, mail or drop off. The District Office is open to the public with regular business hours but closed between 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm...
2021 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...
Annual Water Restrictions
All water customers of the District of Hope are reminded that Stage Two water restrictions are now in effect as per Bylaw no. 1271. This means that from May 1st to Sept 30th, or until further notice, residents with even addresses can water on even days and odd addresses on odd days. Watering times are limited to 5am - 9am and 6pm - 10pm only.
Flushing of Water Mains Notice
The Utilities Department will perform its annual program of hydrant maintenance and water main flushing from April 6th through May 6th 2020.
As a result of this flushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discoloration or sediment in the water. This is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, check your water before doing laundry. You may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking.
District Hall closed to in-person service effective immediately
In order to reduce the risk of COVID -19 the District of Hope Municipal hall remains closed to in-person service.
Public washrooms are also closed until further notice.
District operations will continue uninterrupted including all utility services, public works, fire protection and administrative services.
If you need to contact staff, we are available by telephone or email.
Bill payments may be made online or dropped off...
Waste Collection Information
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 and came into effect April 1, 2020.
Effective immediately and to comply with this bylaw, residents of Hope must sort all recyclable and compostable material out of the garbage before it leaves your property.
Disaster Financial Assistance
Those impacted by the recent overland flooding event may be eligible to apply for disaster financial assistance from the Province of BC.
Please visit the link below for more information:
Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Fees
Effective January 1, 2020, the District of Hope’s Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Fees will be changing.
Click Here to view these changes.
Othello Road Traffic Notice
Due to the continued deterioration of a portion of Othello Road, the District of Hope will be reducing the road to one-lane traffic for approximately 125 meters. The lane reduction is located midway between the intersection of Kawkawa Lake Road and the entrance to Nestle Waters. Movement will be controlled via sensor operated traffic lights that will alternate the flow of vehicles automatically, as needed. The lane reduction will remain in place until such time that this section of road is...