LEGALIZATION OF NON-MEDICAL CANNABIS
As part of the legalization of non-medical cannabis, effective October 17, 2018, the City is looking for public feedback to help improve changes and updates to local bylaws. Provide feedback in an online survey from June 26 - July 20, 2018.
2018 PROPERTY TAXES & HOME OWNER GRANTS
2018 Property Taxes were due Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at midnight.
A penalty equal to 5% of unpaid 2018 property taxes has been applied to accounts as of Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Home Owner Grants can be claimed online, in person at City Hall or by mail.
Visit the tax payment options page for detailed information on tax payment alternatives and claiming Home Owner Grants.
TURNER HOUSE MOVE
Abbotsford’s oldest historical building, Turner House, has been moved to its new home at Clayburn Park as part of the City of Abbotsford’s efforts to honor heritage in Clayburn Village.
Watch the video highlights of the move!
STAYING COOL IN WARM WEATHER
Be prepared by following the top 6 safety tips for staying cool in the summer sun and high heat. View updates and alerts at the Government of Canada Weather Alerts
PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURE MASTER PLAN OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The Parks, Recreation & Culture Master Plan was officially adopted by Council on June 25, 2018. View our short video that provides highlights of the PRC Master Plan
BURNING BAN NOW IN EFFECT
The open air burning ban is now in effect - June 1 to September 30. Read our Information Bulletin for further details.
SWOOP AIRLINES CELEBRATES INAUGURAL FLIGHT INCLUDING ROUTE TO ABBOTSFORD AIRPORT
Swoop today celebrated the debut of its ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) services in Canada with its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport and Abbotsford International Airport.
TRANSPORTATION & TRANSIT MASTER PLAN OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The Transportation & Transit Master Plan was officially adopted by Council on June 25, 2018. View our short video that provides highlights of the Transportation & Transit Master Plan or view the full Transportation & Transit Master Plan.
APPLY FOR THE AGRICULTURE, DYKING, DRAINAGE AND IRRIGATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The City is seeking individuals interested in volunteering for the Agriculture, Dyking, Drainage and Irrigation Advisory Committee. This committed would help to create and maintain an effective channel of communication between Council, staff and the agricultural Community. Apply now. Deadline is July 13, 2018.
FIRE MASTER PLAN OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service Master Plan was officially adopted by Council on June 11, 2018. View our short video that provides highlights of the Fire Master Plan or view the full Fire Master Plan.
WATER WISE PORTAL
Check out the City's new Water Wise Portal, the new resource to track and monitor your household’s or business’ water usage. You will need a MyCity account to log into this free service, sign up now.
UTILITIES MASTER PLANS OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The City Water, Joint Water, City Wastewater, Joint Wastewater and the Drainage Master Plans were officially adopted by Council on June 11, 2018. View the Final Master Plans and presentations at www.abbotsford.ca/plan200k
2018 TAX NEWSLETTER: WHATS NEW AT THE CITY
Read our newsletter highlighting City's achievements from 2017 as well as ongoing initiatives taking place in 2018. The newsletter is also available in Punjabi.
WATERING RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT MAY 1, 2018 Visit Our Waters Matters for more information.
The City of Abbotsford in partnership with University of the Fraser Valley launched Citystudio Abbotsford, a program that will challenge university students to tackle civic issues and provide prototype solutions.
View the letter of Congratulations from Vancouver's Mayor Gregor Robertston
SMART WASH REBATE PROGRAM
The Smart Wash Rebate Program incoporates Abbotsford/Mission Water and Sewer Commission rebate and the BC Hydro and FortisBC rebates for a total rebate amount of up to $100 towards an Energy Star washing machine.
@ABBOTSFORD - CITY SERVICES APP
Download the NEW City Services App to your mobile device to connect with City Hall, report issues, view amenities and directions for parks, trails and bike routes and much much more!
AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY NUMBER HAS CHANGED
The City of Abbotsford After Hours Emergency number has changed to 604-864-5552. This number can now be called for City services required outside of Monday to Friday regular business hours.
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.