General local elections in British Columbia are held every four years on the third Saturday in October.
The next general local elections will be held on Saturday October 15, 2022.
Qualifications for Office
A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of Council if they:
- are a Canadian Citizen.
- 18 years of age or older.
- have been a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and
- are not disqualified by the Local Government Act/School Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding the office.
Contact: Marnie Dueck, Municipal Clerk / Corporate Officer
Government Of BC (Ministry of Municipal Affairs) – General Local Elections
Local Government Act - Part 3 (Electors & Elections)
School Act - Part 4 (Division 2: Trustee Qualifications & Division 3: Elections)