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.

Traffic Advisory | Zeballos FSR

**Traffic Advisory**
Please be advised of road improvement activities taking place between 38.5km and 39km on the Zeballos Forest Service Road from Wednesday, March 17-Sunday, March 21. Vehicles travelling to and from Zeballos and Fair Harbour between the hours of 7am and 5pm will be routed through the Village of Zeballos and along the old town road.
The Zeballos FSR will be re-opened for traffic each day from 5pm to 7am.

Traffic Advisory | Zeballos FSR

Please be advised of upcoming road improvements from January 20 until March 15, 2021 from 29 km – 31.6 km on the Zeballos FSR.
As of Wednesday, January 20, the majority of the works will be between 30.5km and 31.6km.
Hourly travel openings are no longer in effect but you can expect delays of up to 20 minutes. Please plan your travel accordingly and observe posted speed limits while driving through the work zones.

Traffic Advisory | Canyon Hill, Zeballos FSR

Please be advised of upcoming road improvements from January 4-January 14, 2021 from 29km-31.6km on the Zeballos FSR. This project will involve improvements along the canyon hill. To minimize the impact of this portion of the project and for safety purposes, traffic will be managed in the following manner:

  • Crews will be working daily from 7am-5pm – there will be 10 minute openings to allow for vehicles to pass through project site on the hour every hour ie. traffic can pass from 7am-7:10am, 8am-8:10am etc. until 5pm
  • The road will be open though the worksite with no delays outside of working hours from 5pm-7am

Please observe speed limits when driving through the worksite and please plan your travel accordingly.

Traffic Advisory | Fair Harbour FSR

Please be advised of roadside brushing and water management activities in the form of ditching and culvert replacements along the Fair Harbour Main from the Zeballos log sort to Fair Harbour starting Monday, November 16, 2020 until December 31, 2020.
Expect delays of up to 20 minutes, please plan your travel accordingly.