• Sep 22, 2017

    Take note! The municipal fire ban will be rescinded as of 4 PM today (September 22). Note that backyard fire pits do require a permit that can be obtained from the Main Office at 136 Spruce Avenue. More information available here: http://sparwood.ca/burning-permits

  • Sep 21, 2017

    The District of Sparwood is seeking the public's feedback on Cemetery Management Bylaw 1017. The new bylaw, if adopted, will replace Rivercrest Cemetery Bylaw 877 and Elk Valley (Michel) Cemetery Operation and Maintenance Bylaw 831. Changes include the prohibition against pets being permitted in either cemetery, larger floral receptacles in Rivercrest Cemetery, regulations surrounding adornments at Rivercrest Cemetery, and updates to the fees and charges for both cemeteries.

  • Sep 20, 2017

    The operation of off-road vehicles will once again be permitted on Crown land throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre, effective at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The campfire prohibitions remain in effect throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. View the information bulletin here.

    Note that some area restrictions are still in effect on Crown land in the vicinity of large wildfires in the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. Please visit the BC Wildfire Service website to see where these restrictions still apply. 

  • Sep 20, 2017

    Public Notice Pool Closed Sept 23, 2017 

  • Sep 19, 2017

    NOTICE is hereby given that Council will be considering adoption of Council Procedure Bylaw 1022, 2009, Amendment Bylaw 1212, 2017 at the October 16, 2017 regular meeting. This amendment proposes to change the inaugural meeting date from the first week of December to the first week of November. 

  • Sep 15, 2017

    Sunday, October 1st, 1-4 pm

    Join the Elk River Alliance at the 7th Annual Elk River Shoreline Clean-up! Meet at the Sparwood Leisure Centre, adopt a site, clean it up and participate in a volunteer appreciation event!

  • Sep 15, 2017

    As of 6:00 p.m. on September 15, 2017, all Sparwood trails are open for public use.

  • Sep 15, 2017

    Due to recent changes in weather and fire behaviour, the closure of the Rocky Mountain Forest District will be rescinded effective at noon Pacific time on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

    However, the campfire ban and off-road vehicle (ORV) prohibition remain in effect for the entire region. For more information about the ORV prohibition, please visit: http://ow.ly/LVRt30eCGlM

    Please review the full release to see where restrictions still apply.

  • Sep 14, 2017

    Take notice that the following properties, together with improvements situated thereon, will be offered for sale by public auction at the Council Chambers, Sparwood Municipal Hall, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, British Columbia at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 unless delinquent taxes with accrued interest are paid before that time.

  • Sep 14, 2017

    The Evacuation Alert issued on September 12, 2017 at 15:30 hours pursuant to the Emergency Program Act, to the area north of the District of Sparwood to Bingay Creek is RESCINDED.