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Our Way to 2033 – Review Castlegar’s Draft Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw

The City of Castlegar is inviting the community to review the draft Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw. Community input shaped the direction and policies which establish a strong vision for a bright future for Castlegar. During the most recent engagement phase in fall 2023, key policies and land use areas were discussed, and community feedback ......

Temporary Water Outage in the Blueberry Area

On May 1, 2024 at 10:25 am, Civic Works crews were advised that a contractor working in the Blueberry area struck the main that supplies water to the entire Blueberry community. As a result, residents in the area will have a water disruption until the repairs are completed. This impacts residents in the entire Blueberry ......

Notice of Weed Control – Hard Surfaces & Sidewalks Starting May 3, 2024

As per the City of Castlegar Integrated Pest Management Plan, the City will be undertaking weed control starting May 3, 2024 at the following areas: Traffic islands City sidewalks City owned parking lots Areas will be treated anytime on or after May 3, 2024 weather permitting. Weed control in these areas will be completed with ......

Bear Season – Do Your Part to Help Protect Them

The City of Castlegar reminds residents to manage bear attractants to keep our community safe and avoid the preventable destruction of bears. Spring weather is here, and the bears are coming out of hibernation early. They are hungry and are in Castlegar neighbourhoods sniffing out food sources. By being proactive at this time of year ......

Castlegar Receives Support for 68-unit Housing Project on Columbia Avenue

Earlier today, the Province of British Columbia announced the City’s housing project, located at 925 Columbia Avenue, received support through B.C. Housing’s Building BC: Community Housing Fund. The Community Housing Fund was created to increase the supply of purpose-built rental units for low to middle-income families. In 2023, the City entered into a Memorandum of ......

Yard Waste Facility Temporarily Closed April 23-29, 2024

The yard waste facility located behind the Castlegar Complex, at 2101 6th Avenue, will be temporarily closed from April 23-29, 2024, while the West Kootenay Trade Show is being held. We are sorry for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding....

Council Highlights – January/February 2024

Council Highlights provide a summary of City of Castlegar Council meetings. February 20, 2024 Presentations Kathy Murray, on behalf of WildSafeBC, provided a presentation on how to prevent conflicts with wildlife, including rats. Rat populations are increasing across British Columbia, spread can be discouraged by managing attractants, removing cover and shelter, and by removing present ......

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