(includes D’Arcy, Devine, Birken)
Please be aware, Pemberton Fire Rescue and other first responders have extinguished a structural fire which occurred in Cedar Grove Estates, north of Pemberton, in SLRD Area C this afternoon (Tuesday, September 4).
There is no threat to public health or safety, and there are no concerns regarding an associated wildfire risk.
To report a structure fire, call 9-11. To report a wildfire, call 1 800-663-5555.
SLRD convenes community meetings in Birken, Seton Portage/Shalath, Bralorne and Gun Lake to present fire protection options
The SLRD is holding a series of community meetings to engage with property owners in the communities of Birken, Seton Portage/Shalath, Bralorne and Gun Lake about their fire services.
In October 2019, zoning bylaw amendments were initiated to address the following identified issues in Electoral Area C:
The Sea to Sky RCMP have issued a public notice outlining their response plan for the upcoming long weekend.
Some of the operational deployment will include the following:
Restrictions in place for all high smoke sensitivity zones across the province, including Electoral Areas C and D of the SLRD
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Centre for Disease Control recommends implementing measures that help to reduce excess air pollution in populated airsheds across the province.
Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District is taking measures to ensure the safety of our employees and community members, and these measures are being upgraded almost daily as the Prime Minister and Provincial Medical Health Officer continue to strengthen their recommendations and orders.
Due to the volume of people who have been accessing the Naylor Way trail, the SLRD will temporarily close access, effective Friday, March 27, 2020.
A Bylaw for Administration of the Building Code & Regulation of Construction
The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) has declared a state of local emergency to more effectively plan for and respond to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
The declaration applies to all Electoral Areas – i.e. A, B, C and D of the SLRD.
Declaring a state of emergency allows us to take additional measures to ensure we have the resources needed to maintain essential services and meet the demands of other agencies, including Vancouver Coastal Health and Interior Health.
The SLRD is dedicated to the health and safety of our staff and the communities we serve
We have been closely monitoring and responding to the updates from Federal and Provincial governments and the health authorities regarding COVID-19 and have come to the difficult decision to close the free stores at the Pemberton, Devine and Gold Bridge transfer stations.
We will continue to monitor this situation closely and hope to re-open the free stores when it is safe to do so.
The Pemberton Valley Utilities & Services (PVUS) Committee generally holds meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month, as noted and as needed, at 1:00 PM in January, February and April, and at 2:00 PM for March, June and October meetings.