Need to talk to your local government over the holidays?
All North Cowichan buildings and facilities will be closed for the statutory holidays on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.
North Cowichan’s Municipal Hall and the operations facility will close at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24.
For after hours emergencies call 250-746-5112. The North Cowichan Facebook page/messages will be monitored, though replies may not be immediate.
As for the City of Duncan, City Hall and the public works yard close at 2 p.m. on Dec. 24 and will re-open on Jan. 2.
For utilities emergencies call 250-746-7192.
Out west in Lake Cowichan, Town Hall will be closed on Dec. 25, Dec. 26 and Jan. 1.
For utilities emergencies call 250-749-6244.
The Cowichan Valley Regional District’s Ingram Street headquarters are closed Dec. 21 through Jan. 1. The facility will re-open for regular office hours at 8 a.m. on Jan. 2. The regional district’s various community and recreation centres each have their own schedules so it’s best to phone or check online before you go.
The CVRD’s after-hours utilities emergency line is 1-888-453-0148.
The region’s three garbage and recycling facilities (Bings Creek, Peerless and Meade Creek) are all closed from Dec. 24-26 and on Jan. 1.