Firesmart Yard Waste Pick-Up Program

 In Community, Fire Safety

Do your part: Protect your home from wildfire

You can make choices that will help protect your home from wildfire. The District is running the Firesmart Yard Waste Pick-up Program to assist residents in disposing of spring yard waste. Residents are encouraged to clean up woody debris and deadfall. Especially the first 1.5m around your home.
The program will be a reservation based system where residents are to call the Municipal Office at 250-342-9281 and ask to be put on the reservation list for Yard Waste Pick-up. Residents are to provide the following information to Municipal Staff:

  • Name;
  • Phone number; and
  • Civic Address

Pick-up will occur on Wednesday, April 28th and Wednesday, May 5th

Resident will be required to place their yard waste at the curb for pickup after 8 am on the day of pick- up after you have placed your reservation and confirmed your street address.

Yard waste must be placed in clear plastic or brown paper bags and includes leaf and grass material. Branches and pruning are to be bundled in maximum 4 foot bundles and are not to exceed 50 lbs in weight.

Staff will not pick up any yard waste if it does not meet the above requirements. If you have not placed a reservation, your yard waste will not be picked up.
The District if also offering a drop off location at the Transfer Station in the Industrial Park. There will be a bin on location that residents can access to drop off any yard waste as specified above.

For further questions, comments or concerns, please contact the office at 250-342-9281 or




Protecting communities against wildfires starts with Individual homeowners.

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