Information Bulletin | Fire Prohibition Lifted in Coastal Fire Centre

Effective at 12:00 (noon) Pacific Standard Time, Thursday September 16, 2021, all open fires will again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. This rescind is the result of recent rainfall that has reduced the wildfire risk in the region, along with the return of seasonal temperatures.

View the full Information Bulletin from Coastal Fire Centre HERE.

Traffic Advisory | Fair Harbour FSR

Traffic Advisory – Fair Harbour Forest Service Road
Please be advised of upcoming road maintenance activities taking place between 22-33 km on the Fair Harbour Forest Service Road.
Works will take place between Wednesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 8, 2021.
The work will involve replacing a failed culvert at 24.5km. Expect up to 20 minute delays. Please plan your travel accordingly and please drive with care through any work zones.

Village of Zeballos Annual Report | Now Available for Public Inspection

Notice of Annual Municipal Report – Annual Meeting

Pursuant to Section 98 of the Community Charter, S.B.C. 2003, c. 26, the Council of the Village of Zeballos will consider the 2021 Annual Report on 2020 Operations at a Regular Meeting of Council at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

The Annual Report is available for public inspection on www.zeballos.com and in-person at the Village Office during regular business hours starting June 8.

Please submit comments and questions to Council regarding the Annual Report to the Village Office at reception@zeballos.com or 250-761-4229.

Click here to view the Draft Annual Report

Home Owner Grant | NEW PROCESS for 2021

Changes to Homeowner Grant Program

As of 2021, the Province is delivering the Homeowner Grant program. This means all eligible home owners will be required to directly apply to the Province online or over the phone to claim their grant.

The Village of Zeballos is now unable to process retroactive or new homeowner grant applications.

Be sure to apply before the property tax due date of July 2, 2021 to avoid late payment penalties.

To apply, you will require the following information:

  • Jurisdiction Number
  • Roll Number
  • Social Insurance Number

Jurisdiction and Roll Numbers can be found on your Property Tax Notice or by searching your civic address on www.bcassessment.ca.


Apply online

Apply for the homeowner grant anytime of the day using the simple and secure online system.


Apply by Phone

Eligible B.C. homeowners can also apply for the Homeowner Grant via phone by way of the following:

  • Apply with an agent toll-free at 1-888-355-2700, Mon to Fri from 8:30am to 5:00 pm.
  • Apply 24/7 using a voice recognition application toll-free at 1-888-355-2700

Homeowners can use the voice recognition application if:

        • Their eligible home is a principal residence; and,
        • They are applying for a basic or additional grant

Province Wide Alert Ready Test | May 5, 2021

Public Alerting Tests to be Conducted in Canada on May 5

On Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1:55 pm in British Columbia, a public alerting test will be conducted by Emergency Management BC.
Test alerts will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible mobile devices connected to a LTE (long-term evolution) or a newer wireless network (5G).
The messages will be identified as test alerts and will not require anyone to take action.

18+ Vaccination Clinic | Zeballos

Zeballos Community Vaccine Clinic

As Zeballos is a small community, the entire adult population age 18+ is invited to participate in a vaccine clinic on Wednesday, March 24. All community members age 18+ are encouraged to book now.
Please call the Whole Community immunization booking phone line at 1-877-795-0755 to book. When you call, you will be asked for your full name, date of birth, postal code, your personal health number and contact information. You may also ask a friend or relative to book this on your behalf.
 
Please note: This special Whole Community vaccination clinic is for first dose vaccine appointments for the age 18+ Zeballos community.
 
More information specific to the Whole Community approach is available at Islandhealth.ca/whole-community-vaccine.