DOG LICENCE UPDATES BY FRASER VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT
The due date to obtain a dog licence has changed from February 15 to December 31. A 25% penalty will apply after December 31. Please note FVRD has increased dog licence prices to $70 for dogs not spayed or neutered. Dog licences can be purchased at Abbotsford City Hall in person before the December 22 holiday closure or online.
METRO VANCOUVER PARKLAND AMENDMENT
Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) has reached an agreement with the City of Abbotsford, which enables the City to withdraw from Metro Vancouver’s regional parks function and explore new park partnerships with the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD).
GREEN FLEET MANAGEMENT PLAN RECEIVES FUNDING
The City of Abbotsford has received $57,600 in funding from the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and $12,000 from the Fraser Valley Regional District for a Municipal Green Fleet Management Plan.
ABBOTSFORD NAMED MOST BUSINESS FRIENDLY MUNICIPALITY
The Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) has named the City of Abbotsford Most Business Friendly Municipality, highlighting the City's accomplishments in attracting businesses, encouraging the growth of existing businesses and promoting industrial development.
The City of Abbotsford's website will be undergoing system maintenance Sunday, November 26, 2017 from 5:00am until 6:00am and will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
PLAN 200K SURVEYS:
NOVEMBER 20 - DECEMBER 22
Take our surveys, and help shape the future of Abbotsford. Housing Strategy and Quality of Life surveys available now. Agrefresh Survey available November 27.
HEAVY RAINFALL WARNING IN EFFECT
If you notice localized flooding please call the Operations Yard at 604-853-5485, or report it through our new City Services app, @abbotsford during regular business hours. After hours, please call the After Hours Emergency Line at 604-864-5552. Please drive carefully!
VYE ROAD/HIGHWAY 11 PROJECT UPDATE
Construction will soon begin on this project, which will see the widening of Highway 11, by extending the Nexus lane to the U.S. border and constructing a two-lane overpass on Vye Road, between Highway 11 and Riverside Road.
APPLY ONLINE FOR LAND USE INFORMATION LETTERS
The City of Abbotsford is moving to an online process for land use information requests or “comfort letters.” This will increase our ability to efficiently process these requests.
@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!
PLAN 200K VIDEO: VIBRANT NEIGHBOURHOODS
Plan 200K is about bringing to life the vision established in Abbotsford’s new Official Community Plan. On June 15, 2017, the City hosted two urban experts, Jillian Glover and Charles Montgomery, to provoke and inspire us as we work on building better neighbourhoods for all residents. Here is a highlight video from that special evening: https://youtu.be/NMsdTBOG8rU
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL NOT BE BROADCAST ON SHAW TV AFTER AUGUST 15
Residents can still view live council meetings through the City's website at www.abbotsford.ca/livecouncil. All regular Council and Executive Committee meetings are live streamed on the day they are scheduled.
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.
2016 ANNUAL REPORT
View the 2016 Annual Report, including a financial overview, highlights and accomplishments, and progress being made on Council’s strategic goals.
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.
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.