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Motorists traveling down 27th Street next week may experience a slight travel delay, as crews work on the installation of a water service.   Starting as early as 7:30 a.m. on Monday, May 30, City crews will be working on 27th Street between 28th and 30th Avenues. Traffic will be reduced to single…
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Time to park the car, switch up the gears, and grab life by the handle bars. Spring GoByBike Week kicks off in Vernon and the North Okanagan on Monday, May 30, and runs until June 5. GoByBike Week is an annual challenge that motivates people of all ages to trade in their car and get around by bike…
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City of Vernon crews will be upgrading utilities along a portion of 24th Avenue this week. Starting as early as 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, a section of 24th Avenue between 34A Street and 39th Street will be accessible for local traffic only. All other traffic will have to take a brief detour…
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Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) and City Utilities operators attended and contained a large fuel spill early Tuesday morning (May 24). At approximately 6:50 a.m., VFRS was dispatched to a report of a fuel spill in a parking lot in the 2600-block of Highway 6. Upon arrival, firefighters confirmed…
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While we continue to prepare for spring freshet in the North Okanagan, the City is offering some reminders for Vernon property owners about streamside maintenance and who’s responsible for protecting private property. In 2021, Council adopted a Streamside Maintenance Policy for streams within the…
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The Vernon Regional Airport’s Emergency Response Plan was activated Sunday afternoon (May 22), after a single-engine plane landed on the runway without having its landing gear extended.  Only one person was aboard the aircraft at the time of the incident and no injuries were reported. No other…
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The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that 2022 Property Tax Notices will be put in the mail on Thursday, May 26, and taxes are due by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022. In addition to payment, homeowners will need to submit a properly completed Home Owner Grant by July 4, if it’s…
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Motorists traveling throughout the northwest portion of the community may see crews repairing cracks on the road over the next few weeks. Starting today (Tuesday), contractors will be crack sealing City roads in parts of the Heritage Area, Turtle Mountain, Alexis Park, and along Old Kamloops Road.…
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Pursuant to Section 6 of the City of Vernon Traffic Bylaw #5600, notice is hereby given that load restrictions are rescinded and are no longer in effect on all roadways within Vernon’s municipal boundaries. Your cooperation in adhering to the load restrictions was appreciated. -30-
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The City of Vernon is continuing its regular, annual preparations for the spring freshet season as the weather continues to warm and we experience occasional rainfall in the North Okanagan. City crews are actively monitoring creek levels and provincial snowpack reports for our local area, and…