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View the newsletter for an update from City Council and City highlights from 2016.
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SPRAY PARKS CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE
The opening of the Spray Parks at Mill Lake and Spud Murphy have been delayed due to maintenance issues. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
TASTE OF ABBOTSFORD WEEK: MAY 28 TO JUNE 3, 2017
Join us for special offers at local restaurants and grocers as well as food-focussed community events celebrating local producers, including a live chef competition on May 28.
3RD ANNUAL MAYOR'S BREAKFAST: JUNE 28, 2017
Join Mayor Henry Braun for breakfast and for his state of the City address. Register now at abbotsford.ca/mayorsbreakfast.
RUN FOR WATER ROAD CLOSURES
Road closures will be in effect on Sunday, May 28, 2017 during the Run for Water, which is taking place at Mill Lake Park.
TAKE A 2 MINUTE SURVEY
More than 60% of waste is not garbage—it’s time to Sort It Out. Take the FVRD's 2 minutes survey and help with the decisions for the new regional requirements
2017 WATERWISE WORKSHOPS
A well designed waterwise garden and properly installed and maintained irrigation system will help you save water! Join us at one of our workshops and learn how to be waterwise this summer.
CALL FOR CANADA DAY VOLUNTEERS
Complete a volunteer application to sign up and create your volunteer profile.
WATERING RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT MAY 1, 2017
Visit Our Waters Matters for more information.
COMMUNITIES IN BLOOM
The City of Abbotsford is proud to participate in the Communities in Bloom competition. Find out how to get involved.
CHANGES COMING TO NOISE REGULATIONS
Noise is an important issue for many people and contributes to a healthy and safe living environment and quality of life. Find out more about the proposed changes coming to noise regulations.
The City Centre Neighbourhood Plan has moved to Stage 2 – Exploring Concepts.
CALL FOR CANADA DAY PARADE ENTRIES
Register your "Happy 150th Birthday Canada" themed parade entry now through our online registration site.
Tips for Decorating your Parade Entry
View our list of current and upcoming road closures.
LEAVE YOUR PHONE ALONE WHILE DRIVING
More than 800 crashes occur every day in B.C., many of these caused by distracted driving. Police across the province will be stepping up enhanced enforcement.
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESS CHANGES
The City of Abbotsford has streamlined our building permit process to provide better customer service and decrease wait times.
Now that we have the vision in our updated Official Community Plan, it’s time to put the plans in place for the future that you envisioned! Visit Plan200K for details on the plans and studies currently underway.
2016 REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY
View the 2016 Report to the Community which highlights some of our key accomplishments from 2016.
PROVINCE OF BC ANNOUNCES NEW COURTHOUSE FOR ABBOTSFORD
The Province and City of Abbotsford are moving forward with the development of a new Abbotsford courthouse that will create new jobs, increase access to justice and build a brighter future for British Columbia.
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
The City of Abbotsford strives to ensure that accurate information about all City-related activities in our community is available to the public. On occasion, we find a correction or clarification is needed when a media story or letter to the editor contains a factual error.
AGRICULTURE IN ABBOTSFORD IS CHANGING
Agrefresh is a comprehensive three stage planning process, to review agricultural policies, bylaws, and regulations, and to establish a framework for ongoing bylaw compliance for land within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).
NEW REQUIREMENTS TO USE GROUNDWATER
If you divert and use groundwater (e.g., from a well) for non-domestic purposes such as irrigation or commercial purposes, you must now obtain a water licence and pay water fees and rentals.
VIDEOS AND CORPORATE PUBLICATIONS
A variety of City of Abbotsford videos and corporate publications are now available for viewing.
Now that we have the vision in our updated Official Community Plan, it’s time to put the plans in place for the future that you envisioned!
Single-family and duplex residences receive curbside collection of compostables, recyclables and garbage. Collection is weekly for compostables and recyclables, and bi-weekly for garbage.