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Have a cool and creative idea to make Vernon a more sustainable place to live? Passionate about helping our community reduce emissions or prepare for the impacts of climate change? We have the programs to help you activate change! This Earth Day, the City is launching the 2022 Sustainability Grants…
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The City of Vernon is pleased to announce it can now move forward with a $3.3-million revitalization project for the Lakeview Wading Pool, after receiving grant funding from the Canada-British Columbia Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP) – Community, Culture and Recreation. “This…
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The City of Vernon supports the enhancement and preservation of a positive quality of life for all its residents. One means of achieving this goal is through the provision of grants to organizations that contribute to the general interest and advantage of the City. The City is accepting…
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The following information has been provided by BC Transit. BC Transit and the Regional District of North Okanagan are updating customers on a service change to the route 90 UBCO/Vernon, part of the Vernon Regional Transit System that will go into effect on Monday, May 2, 2022. This service change…
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Pursuant to Section 6 of the City of Vernon Traffic Bylaw #5600, Notice is hereby given that load restrictions are in effect on all roadways within Vernon’s municipal boundaries. All roads will be limited to legal axle loading 70%. Overweight permits will not be granted. All term overweight permits…
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The City of Vernon’s new curbside organics collection program kicks off the first week of May, and with the new program comes important changes you need to know about your residential garbage collection schedule. Residents who receive automated curbside waste collection are reminded that, as of May…
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The City of Vernon spring line painting program is scheduled to begin after the Easter long weekend. The program takes approximately six weeks to complete, depending on weather conditions. To help minimize traffic disruptions, contractors will work through the evening and early morning hours during…
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Update as April 12 at 1:00 p.m. The City of Vernon would like to correct an error in communication.  Starting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, a detour will be in place between Orchard Hill Road and Sunnyview Road, while crews install a sanitary manhole. Bella Vista Road is expected to reopen the…
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Vernon City Council would like to provide clarification on the planning process for the proposed Active Living Centre, and how members of the public and elected officials of the Greater Vernon area have participated. The Greater Vernon area includes the City of Vernon, District of Coldstream, and…
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Significant progress has been made on a wildland fuel management project in the Foothills area of Vernon. Yesterday, a qualified private contractor conducted a prescribed burn on two parcels of City-owned land. The work is part of a larger fuel management program Vernon Fire Rescue Services is…