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August 2021

Masks Mandatory in all indoor public spaces

The Spallumcheen office is Open for Business and is adhering to the Province Wide Restrictions and Requirements as set out by the Public Heath Officer.

As of August 25, 2021, masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for anyone 12 and older. The Provincial Government has said they will review the mask policy after the implementation of the Vaccine Card process which comes into effect on September 13, 2021. If you have not already had your first or second immunization, there are many available clinics in the area for you to receive a dose. Full immunization occurs 7 days after your second dose.  If you are exhibiting any symptoms of illness, please remain home and do not enter public spaces. 

Phone: 250-546-3013
Email: mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca

July 2021

Water District Conversion

As of January 1, 2021, five more water districts have been transferred to the Township of Spallumcheen. Currently, the Township is working with our consultant and Interior Health to develop water quality monitoring plans for the water service areas (WSA). In addition, the Township is also ensuring necessary maintenance items are in place and developing Emergency Response Plans for all 9 WSAs. Township staff are also working to develop a work maintenance plan which would include unilateral flushing and development of full system mapping.   

Currently in the Larkin Service Area, residents are on Stage 2 Water restrictions. This means that residents serviced by the Larkin Water Service Area may only only water by hand. No use of sprinkler or irrigation systems to water lawns, gardens, trees or shrubs nor is washing of driveways, sidewalks, parking lots or exterior building surfaces allowed. 

Any residents that are serviced by Greater Vernon Water in the south of Spallumcheen are also on Stage 2 Water Restrictions.  To view details about Stage 2 restrictions in this area, please visit the Regional District of North Okanagan webpage. 


August 2021

Wildfire supports for farming operations

This summer there have been multiple wildfire close to the Spallumcheen borders. Farming operations have unique challenges in dealing with livestock operations should the Township of Spallumcheen need to issue Evacuation Orders for portions of the municipality. 

In the event of an Evacuation Order, if you have to leave livestock behind you may qualify for a temporary access permit. Forms for temporary access permits can be found on our Emergency Information page.