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PUBLIC QUERIES AND CONTACT RESOURCES

On this page you will find contact information and resources to report a concern unrelated to services and regulatory issues enforced by City of Powell River Bylaw Officers.

COVID-19

RCMP: COVID-19 related indoor parties/gatherings;
604-485-6255

WorkSafe BC: Retail and restaurant owners/employees not conforming to COVID-19 Provincial Health Officer orders;
1-888-621-7233

Housing and Tenancy Disputes

Government of BC Residential Tenancy Branch
1-800-665-8779

Free Legal Resources

Neighbour Disputes, such as: trees encroaching, overgrown vegetation, flooding of property by neighbour, fences, and property maintenance concerns not related to city bylaws.

UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program

Peoples Law School

Poverty Law Advocate
604-485-0950

Civil Resolution Tribunal

Not all conflicts are resolved through bylaw enforcement. Neighbour disputes can be considered through small claims court, or there’s another option – the province’s Civil Resolution Tribunal. Learn more about Canada’s first online tribunal

Highways

Highway repairs and questions:
Capilano Highways Services 24hrs
1-800-665-3135

RCMP Non-Emergency

Criminal activity; after hours noise violations:
604-485-6255

Powell River Fire Rescue Non-Emergency

Blocked fire exits; possible fire hazards; hoarding concerns
604-485-4431

Air Quality

Vancouver Coastal Health - Air Quality Program - Powell River Community Health Centre
Government of BC

All other questions can be directed to Vancouver Coastal Health
604-485-3310

Invasive Species

City of Powell River Invasive Species
604-485-8635
City of Powell River Property Maintenance and Standards Bylaw
Broombusters
Qathet Regional District
Invasive Species Council of BC

Bees and Bee Keeping

Government of BC

Environment

Toxic spills, crown land, forests, wildlife, illegally dumped trash, water, and land-based concerns
Government and BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Vancouver Coastal Health Environmental Health
604-485-3310

Government of BC Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
604-485-0700

Conservation Officer Service

Dangerous wildlife/ human conflicts

Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP)
1-877-952-7277

Drones

Transport Canada

The above contacts are for information purposes only, and do not provide legal advice.