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News & Announcements

Landfill Wood Waste Made New Again
Monday, December 22, 2014 -
At first glance, the products in Mark and Josh Kemper’s Artisan Millworks and Gallery in Vernon appear to be made from exotic wood imported from places most people can only dream of visiting. The truth is, in fact, quite the opposite. The material used to make the ornate benches; bowls, wine racks, candle holders and other items on display came from the log and stump pile at the Greater Vernon Recycling and Disposal Facility (GVRDF).
Regional District of North Okanagan Board Adopts Changes to Recycling and Disposal Fees
Monday, December 22, 2014 -
On October 1, 2014, the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) Board of Directors adopted Municipal Solid Waste Management Bylaw No. 2659, 2014. This bylaw regulates the use of, and sets the fees for the recycling and disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) at RDNO Recycling and Disposal Facilities (RDFs). The updated bylaw includes some minor text amendments as well as some increases in Recycling and Disposal Fees. The increases in Recycling and Disposal fees will take effect at all RDNO RDFs on Friday, January 2, 2015.
B.C. Building Code Changes – Effective December 19th & 20th, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 -
Limiting Distance of Buildings Relative to Fire Department Response Time - An important change in the 2012 B.C. Building Code, effective December 20th, 2014, will have an impact on new housing construction located within the Regional District of North Okanagan, including the Member Municipalities.
Energy Efficiency Requirements for Dwellings - Another important change in the 2012 B.C. Building Code, effective December 19th, 2014, will be new requirements for increased energy performance for all new housing constructed within the Regional District, again including Member Municipalities.
Official Election and Referendum Results
Monday, November 17, 2014 -
Official Election and Referendum results posted.
Olympian visits site of new sports facility
Friday, November 7, 2014 -
On Thursday afternoon members of the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee toured Dylan Armstrong around the site of the new sports facility that is currently under construction on the corner of Highway 97 and College Way in Coldstream.
Winter Hours at Recycling and Disposal Facilities Take Effect November 1, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -
Winter hours at the Greater Vernon Recycling and Disposal Facility (GVRDF) and the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Recycling and Disposal Facility (ASRDF) take effect November 1, 2014.