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PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING Update of Official Community Plan (OCP) Bylaw and Zoning Bylaw

Nov 9 2020
By: Keremeos Admin

The Village of Keremeos will be holding an Electronic Public Information Meeting regarding the Draft Official Community Plan (OCP) Bylaw No. 850 and Zoning Bylaw No. 851 as follows: 

Date:          Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time:          6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: (Event No: 146 207 8697 / Password: RD@S)       

The purpose of the electronic public information meeting is to provide an overview of proposed changes to the OCP and Zoning Bylaws and to receive questions, comments and feedback from the community.

It is considered good practice to review an OCP Bylaw every 7-10 years to ensure that it is reflective of how the community’s long-term vision for growth and development. The current OCP Bylaw No. 807 was adopted in 2013, while Zoning Bylaw No. 778 was adopted in 2011.

The update is seeking, amongst other things, to ensure that these bylaws are clear, consistent and work together to further the long-term goals and objectives of the community.

Additional information regarding this update of the OCP and Zoning Bylaws, including copies of the draft bylaws, comparison tables and background reports, can be found at the Village’s web site: (Services → Keremeos OCP and Zoning Bylaw Review).


Lamanda Pineault

Coordinator of Community and Corporate Services

Telephone: 250-499-2711


Christopher Garrish

Contract Planner

Telephone: 250-490-4101


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Construction at Municipal Hall

Oct 28 2020
By: Keremeos Admin

Construction is taking place in front of the Municipal Hall, 702-4th Street, to allow safer loading and unloading in the accessible parking space. The work is expected to last until approximately November 13, 2020.

Individuals requiring municipal services, but unable to access the building during construction should call the Village Office at 250-499-2711 and we will provide "curbside" service.

Please use caution when driving or walking in the area until the paving is complete.

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Save money & use energy more efficiently!

Oct 28 2020
By: Keremeos Admin

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS) is partnering with FortisBC to help residents save money and use energy more efficiently!

Get free energy-saving advice and upgrades for your home

The Energy Conservation Assistance Program from FortisBC can help make your home more comfortable, safe and energy efficient—at no cost for income-qualified households. For example, a family of four with an annual household income of $63,800 or less could qualify.

The program includes:

  • a review of your home’s energy use with an energy coach
  • advice to help you save energy and money
  • free installation of products such as energy-saving LED light bulbs, water-efficient showerheads, weather-stripping, carbon monoxide detectors and more

Some homes may also be eligible for upgrades such as insulation, an ENERGY STAR® fridge or a high-efficiency gas furnace (depending on characteristics of the home and other program criteria, such as the age, energy source and efficiency of your existing equipment).

Applications can be picked up at the following Keremeos locations:

  • Keremeos Library
  • Village of Keremeos Office
  • Buy-Low Foods Keremeos
  • Keremeos Home Hardware Building Centre

To review a copy of the eligibility criteria, click here

To review a copy of the application form, click here

Contact LSCSS at for further information

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