Year 2021

New building regulations in 2022

Bowen Island Municipality has adopted an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw, in Bylaw No. 528, 2020. These changes will come into effect on January 1, 2022 and will include changes to definitions used in Building Permit Applications, including changing definitions…

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Old growth forest on Bowen

Nicola Murray describes Bowen’s old growth forests in this month’s article from the Bowen Island Parks, Trails and Greenways Advisory Committee. Did you know that Bowen Island is home to some of the rarest ecosystems in British Columbia?  One of the…

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On-island composting is coming to Bowen

News ReleaseDecember 10, 2021 BOWEN ISLAND – Bowen Island Municipality is thrilled to announce that an application for funding of an on-island composting facility has been approved through the Clean BC Organics Infrastructure and Collections Program. A grant of $1.02…

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Get local emergency notifications with Alertable

Bowen Island Municipality’s free emergency notification service is powered by Alertable. Subscribe now to get notifications about emergencies or advisories on Bowen Island that may impact you. Signing up is easy and can be done from your mobile phone, tablet, or computer. In the event…

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Island Survey results are in!

Updated: Nov 16 2021 Thank you to everyone who responded to Island Survey 2021! We appreciate receiving your feedback on municipal services, emergency preparedness, housing, transportation, and the impact of the pandemic on our local economy on Bowen Island. Your valuable input will…

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Please control runoff and keep culverts clear

Dangerous road conditions can be created by the discharge of water, dirt and gravel from private property onto public roadways blocking culverts. Property owners are responsible for keeping these culverts clear of debris in order to reduce the risk of…

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Request for Volunteer Library Board members

Bowen Island Municipality and Bowen Island Public Library are seeking applications from Bowen Island residents interested in joining the Bowen Island Public Library Board. We are looking for applications from members of the community with diverse lived experience, backgrounds, and skills who are committed to the…

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