Category : Statutory & Public Notices

2019 - 2023 Financial Plan Open House

If you live in Sparwood, you are invited to a Public Budget Consultation Meeting that will be held to discuss the District’s Financial Plan for the next five years. Council invites and encourages the public to attend and provide feedback that will assist Council in setting priorities for our community.

Open house will be help Wednesday, March 20 from 4:00 - 6:00pm in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue). For more information click here

New Procedure Bylaw 1245

Notice is hereby given that the Council for the District of Sparwood is proposing to replace its current Council Procedure Bylaw 1022, 2009, by adopting “Procedure Bylaw 1245, 2019” at their February 19, 2019 regular meeting.

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Special Council Meetings

Notice of upcoming Special Council Meetings and their location. Meetings will be held for the Strategic Planning Sessions and for  legal advice. 

More information and public notice can be found here

Special Council Meeting - Coal Debris - February 5, 2019

TAKE NOTICE that a special meeting of the District of Sparwood Council will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM in Council Chambers, Municipal Office located at 136 Spruce Avenue with Teck Coal Ltd. to discuss coal debris within the community.

Full notice can be found here

Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

TAKE NOTICE that a special meeting of the District of Sparwood Council will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers, Municipal Office located at 136 Spruce Avenue to hold an informal hearing for Development Variance Permit 2019-001.

Development Variance Permit 2019-001

Council for the District of Sparwood will at the Special Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on January 29, 2019 will consider Development Variance Permit 2019-001 for 319 Pacific Yew Crescent to increase the maximum site coverage for an accessory building to construct a detached garage. 

More information is available here

Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting

On Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm, the Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting will be held in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue). 

More information available here

2018 Official Election Results

The Official election results for the 2018 General Local Election are as follows:

Mayor - David Wilks

Councillor - John Baher
Councillor - Brad Bowen
Councillor - Joe Jarina
Councillor - Jason Christensen
Councillor - Amy Cardozo
Councillor - Sonny Saad

For more information, please click here. 

Preliminary Election Results

The following candidates were elected:

  • David Wilks for mayor
  • John Baher for councillor
  • Brad Bowen for councillor
  • Joe Jarina for councillor
  • Jason Christensen for councillor
  • Amy Cardozo for councillor
  • Sonny Saad for councillor
  • Bev Bellina for school trustee

Public Hearing on Regulating Cannabis Private Retail Stores

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, BC, to consider proposed amendments to the District of Sparwood “Zoning Bylaw No. 264, 1981” and “Business Licence Bylaw No. 849, 2001”. 

DVP 2018-002: 1353 Cypress Drive

Council at 1:00 p.m. on October 1, 2018 will consider Development Variance Permit 2018-002 for 1353 Cypress Drive.

For more information click here

Declaration of Candidates for the 2018 General Local Election

Kevin Allen, Chief Election Officer for the District of Sparwood, declared, pursuant to section 97 of the Local Government Act, the following persons as candidates in the 2018 General Local and School Election.

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Notice of 2018 Tax Sale

Take notice the listed properties will be offered for sale by public auction at the Council Chambers 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018 unless delinquent taxes with accrued interest are paid before that time. Click here for more details. 

Advance Elector Registration

Are you eligible to vote in the October elections for the District of Sparwood? Is your name on the current list of electors?

If you are not sure you can find out by contacting the District of Sparwood. More information is available here

List of Registered Electors


A copy of the list of registered electors will be available for public inspection, at the District Office, 136 Spruce Avenue, beginning now until the close of general voting for the local election on October 20, 2018, during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. 

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Thinking of running for office but need more information?

If you are running for office or are considering running, you are encouraged to attend the Candidate Information Night to find out information first hand regarding election campaigning and advertising, compensation if elected, and what you could expect your role to include.

Call for Youth Commission Representatives

The District of Sparwood maintains a youth commission which is responsible for overseeing the Youth Action Sparwood (YAS) initiative and we are looking for new commission members! 

More information can be found here.  

Evacuation ALERT in Corbin Area Rescinded

The evacuation ALERT for the Corbin area has been rescinded for 10 properties in the community of Corbin and Teck’s Coal Mountain Mine property.

The BC Wildfire Service is reporting the fire is 95% guarded and being held. It remains estimated at 30 hectares in size.

More information can be found here

Provincial State of Emergency Declared

The B.C. government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

More information available here

Evacuation Order in Corbin Area Downgraded to Evacuation Alert

The evacuation ORDER for the Corbin area has been downgraded to an evacuation ALERT for 10 properties in the community of Corbin and Teck’s Coal Mountain Mine property.

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