Bylaws

The online versions of the Bowen Island Municipality Bylaws are provided for information and convenience purposes only. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the online bylaws. Bowen Island Municipality will in no event be liable or responsible for damages of any kind arising out of the use of online bylaws.

If you would like to request a certified copy of a Bylaw, please contact the Administration Department.

Bylaws Currently In Progress

Bylaw No.Description1st Reading2nd ReadingIT Approval*Public Hearing3rd Reading
565, 2022Loan Authorization Bylaw (Eagle Cliff and Cove bay Water Connection)Jan 8, 2024Jan 8, 2024N/AN/AJan 8, 2024
598, 2023Land Use Amendment Bylaw (8 Arbutus Bay Rd)June 26, 2023
608, 2023OCP Amendment Bylaw (Cape Roger Curtis)April 24, 2023
609, 2023Land Use Amendment Bylaw (Cape Roger Curtis)April 24, 2023
628, 2023Energy Step Code 4 amendment to the Building BylawDec 11, 2023

*IT Approval: Between First Reading and the Public Hearing, Land Use and Official Community Plan bylaws are sent to the Islands Trust for comment on compliance with the Islands Trust Policy Statement. Official Community Plans are forwarded to the Island Trust for approval after Third Reading and before Adoption.

Adopted Bylaws

Online Bylaws are available in PDF format only.

Administrative Bylaw

Annual Tax Rate & Five Year Financial Plan 

Use of Bows Bylaw

Building Bylaws, Amendments, and others relating to Building

Business Licensing Bylaws

Bylaw Notice Enforcement 

Committee Establishment Bylaws

Council Procedure, Election Procedure and other bylaws relating to Council

Dog Control

Fire Protection & Emergency Plan

Fee Bylaws

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Bylaw

Garbage and Waste Collection 

Housing Agreements

Inter-Municipal Bylaws

Islands Trust Bylaws Relevant to Bowen Island

Land Use Bylaw, Amendments & Schedules 

Loan Authorization Bylaws

Master Plan Bylaws

Official Community Plan Bylaw, Amendments & Schedules

Parcel Tax Rate Bylaw & Amendments

Parks & Beaches  

Permissive Tax Exemptions

Property Development Bylaws

Public Wharves

Records Management Bylaws

Regulatory Bylaws (Noise, Dog Control, Idling, Night Sky, etc.)

Reserve Funds

Traffic & Use of Streets

Water and Sewer Systems

Blue Water Park Water System BylawsBowen Bay Water System Bylaws
Cove Bay Water System BylawsEagle Cliff Water System Bylaws
Hood Point Water System BylawsKing Edward Bay Water System Bylaws
Tunstall Bay Water System BylawsSnug Cove Sewer System Bylaws