2022 Permissive Tax Exemptions

Post date: May, 10, 2021

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

Post date: May, 08, 2021

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

Post date: May, 03, 2021

Waste Collection
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...

Mayor Robb Questions Vaccine Availability

Post date: March, 03, 2021

Mayor Peter Robb questioned vaccine availability in Hope.  Opposition Leader Shirley Bond, asked the Premier about this in the BC Legislature.  

Watch it here 

Othello Road Traffic Notice

Post date: September, 30, 2019

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...

Fire Smart your home

Post date: July, 09, 2006

The "Fire Smart" Manual gives you ideas and tips on how to make your home safe from a wildland fire. The creation of green space buffers, safer roof coverings and more. Get your free copy at the District of Hope Municipal Hall or download a copy at the link below.