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COVID 19 information
Posted March 22, 2020
Over the last several days, significant measures have been put in place globally, to slow and contain the spread of infection as countries across the world respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In Vernon, recreation facilities and outdoor playgrounds have been closed until further notice, as...
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Posted March 21, 2020
The City of Vernon continues to take action amidst growing COVID-19 concerns in British Columbia. Our top priority continues to be the health and safety of our citizens, visitors and employees. With this commitment in mind, all City recreation facilities were closed on March 18, in order to help...
Posted March 20, 2020
The following information has been provided by BC Transit. BC Transit, the Province of BC, our local government partners and our local transit staff are continuing to work to ensure we have service on the road for customers that need to get to work, including health care facilities, and going out...
COVID 19 Information
Posted March 20, 2020
The City of Vernon would like to provide the following updates as we all work through a cascade of new and evolving information surrounding COVID-19. “This week has most likely felt overwhelming,” said Mayor Victor Cumming. “The information we’ve been receiving from health authorities and other...
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Posted March 19, 2020
The City of Vernon Community Infrastructure and Development Division would like to assure our residents, businesses and stakeholders that we are still open for business. Development applications are being received and processed. Building permit applications are being received and processed, and...
COVID 19 Information
Posted March 17, 2020
The City of Vernon is taking vital steps to promote safe community activities, while maintaining essential services and protecting the health of its employees in the midst of growing coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns in British Columbia. The City has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)...
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Posted March 16, 2020
On behalf of Council, I would like to take a moment to thank you – our citizens. Thank you to those who have taken this current health situation seriously and for dramatically adjusting your lives in order to help care for yourselves, your families, your neighbours, and our community as a whole. We...
COVID 19 Information
Posted March 15, 2020
The City of Vernon has implemented several actions in response to the rapidly changing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in Canada. The City is following its Pandemic Plan, which is a document that provides the Corporation with a business continuity strategy to maintain core City services amidst the...
Short Term Rentals
Posted March 13, 2020
The number of short-term rental (STR) accommodations is on the rise, and the City of Vernon is looking for public input on short-term rental regulations. Public and stakeholder engagement will help inform the development of short-term rental regulations in Vernon. The planning process was approved...
Recreation Services
Posted March 13, 2020
On March 12, 2020, Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer, made the following statement: “Effective today, we are also directing all event organizers to cancel any gathering larger than 250 people. This includes indoor and outdoor sporting events, conferences, meetings, religious...

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