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Castlegar Floral Displays in Distress

Many of Castlegar’s floral displays have died or are showing signs of distress following an error in watering practices. The City believes some displays were impacted after being watered by a truck that had been used for dust control. One vehicle is used for both services as a standard practice. After dust control is complete, ......

New Garbage Carts Coming for Castlegar Residents

Starting the week of July 24, the City will be delivering new, smaller garbage carts, organics kitchen catcher bins, and a 2023-2024 Collection Calendar + Waste Guides to homes. These will be part of the introduction of a new waste management system that will reduce garbage sent to the landfill by separating household waste into ......

Notice of Weed Control Starting July 21, 2023

As per the City of Castlegar Pest Management Program, the City will be undertaking weed control starting July 21, 2023 at the following areas: Traffic islands City sidewalks City owned parking lots Areas will be treated anytime on or after July 21, 2023, weather permitting. Weed control in these areas will be completed with a ......

Campfire Ban in Effect

Campfires will be banned in the City of Castlegar effective 3 p.m. PST on July 10, 2023. This follows an announcement earlier today by the BC Wildfire Service prohibiting Category 1 campfires throughout the Southeast Fire Centre. This City of Castlegar’s prohibition will remain in effect until the BC Wildfire Service rescinds its order for ......

City of Castlegar’s New Website is Live

The City of Castlegar has launched a new website, with a fresh design and layout to give people quick access to information and services they need and want. The new site launched earlier this month and allows for new City services to be added and expanded over time. The project was necessary because the City’s ......

Castlegar Introducing a New Waste Management System

The City of Castlegar is introducing a new waste management system that will reduce garbage sent to the landfill by separating your household waste into three streams: organics, recycling and garbage. Starting August 21, your green-lidded large garbage cart will become the organics cart.  You’ll be able to toss food scraps and yard trimmings into ......

Natural Swimming Ponds at Millennium Park Reopen – June 30, 2023

The natural swimming ponds at Castlegar’s Millennium Park are now open. The ponds were voluntarily closed on May 25, 2023 following tests showing the presence of chlorine. Chlorine is a chemical element used for disinfectants and bleaches. “We are very happy to be able to open the ponds in time for the long weekend,” says ......

Reminder – City of Castlegar Property Taxes Due July 4, 2023

The City of Castlegar reminds homeowners that all property taxes are due on July 4, 2023. Residents are encouraged to pay on time to avoid a 10 per cent penalty which is automatically applied to unpaid taxes after the deadline. The City offers the following property tax payment options: in person or online through your ......

Natural Swimming Ponds at Millennium Park Remain Closed – June 19, 2023

The natural swimming ponds at Castlegar’s Millennium Park remain closed following tests showing the presence of chlorine. Chlorine is a chemical element used for disinfectants and bleaches. The ponds were voluntarily closed on May 25, following routine maintenance, when staff noticed a visible change in the habitat of the ponds which was caused by the ......

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