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City of Delta First to Adopt New Housing-Focused Official Community Plan

Jul 9, 2024
At the July 8, 2024 Regular Meeting, Delta Council adopted a new Official Community Plan (OCP) for the City of Delta. This makes Delta the first municipality in the region to complete a review and update of its OCP since the Province introduced legislation last fall requiring…

City of Delta's Fire Danger Rating: MODERATE

Jul 5, 2024
The City of Delta's Fire Danger Rating is currently MODERATE. Public reminders are as follows: Call 9-1-1 to report any fires. All residential backyard fires, campfires and open cooking fires (except in approved briquette and propane BBQs) remain banned year-round in all areas…
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City of Delta Launches Annual Beat the Heat Campaign

Jul 4, 2024
With warmer weather on the way, the City of Delta is proactively addressing the potential dangers posed by extreme heat events. Today, the City launched its "Beat the Heat" campaign, aimed at educating residents on the risks associated with extreme heat and providing critical…

Delta’s Secondary Suite Ambassadors Ready to Assist Residents with On-Site Building Permit Issuance

Jul 3, 2024
In support of the City of Delta’s Home Suite Home program, newly created Secondary Suite Ambassadors are available to guide homeowners through a streamlined building permit application process. This innovative new program is designed to encourage homeowners with existing…

2024 Boundary Bay Airshow

Jul 2, 2024
Alpha Aviation and the City of Delta are thrilled to invite you to the 2024 Boundary Bay Airshow! This year's Airshow will delight all age groups with great performances and fan interactions by amazing pilots. A warm welcome to all, especially as we recognize the 100th…

2024 Canada Day Hours of Operation

Jun 28, 2024
Please note the City of Delta service hours and closures for the 2024 Canada Day holiday on Monday, July 1. City Hall - Closed Delta Community Animal Shelter - Closed. For animal emergencies, please call the shelter at 604-940-7111 and press 1. Douglas J. Husband Discovery…

McKee Athletic Association Gifts Historic East Delta Hall to City of Delta

Jun 28, 2024
The City of Delta is pleased to announce an agreement with McKee Athletic Association for the transfer of ownership of the East Delta Hall and its surrounding property to the City for the nominal price of $1. This generous contribution from the McKee Athletic Association marks a…

Mayor Harvie Issues Letter to Minister of Housing Regarding Small Scale Multi-Unit Housing

Jun 27, 2024
On behalf of Delta Council, Mayor George V. Harvie issued a letter to BC's Minister of Housing, the Honourable Ravi Kahlon, regarding the City's recent adoption of Zoning Bylaw amendments to support Small-Scale Multi-Unit Housing (SSMUH).  Delta’s SSMUH regulations allow a…
Community to Help Set the Criteria for Tourist Accommodation Proposals in Ladner Village

Community to Help Set Criteria for Tourist Accommodation in Ladner Village

Jun 24, 2024
The City of Delta is inviting residents to share their ideas for a possible tourist accommodation at the former Delta Hotel site in Ladner Village. Staff are seeking input from the community as they put together an Expression of Interest (EOI) to solicit parties interested in…

Scheduled Power Outage at Winskill Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Jun 21, 2024
BC Hydro has scheduled a power outage on Monday, June 24 to accommodate a pole replacement. The work is planned for between 9 am and 6 pm and will impact programming and activities at Winskill Aquatic & Fitness Centre. Aquatic Centre Opened from 6 - 8:30 am Closed at 9am for…