The City of Kamloops is committed to delivering the services that the community relies upon during this time of a Provincial State of Emergency amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday, March 16, the City announced the temporary closure of 22 recreational facilities to the public. In addition to these facilities, as of tomorrow morning, March 19, additional City facilities will be closed for public drop-in. These closures will be reviewed regularly by the City of Kamloops Emergency Operations Centre (“EOC”).
- City Hall is closed to the public, except for City Council and Council Committee meetings. Other services at City Hall may be available by appointment. Please call 250-828-3311.
- Bylaw Services office is closed to the public, except by appointment. Please call 250-828-3409.
- All fire halls, except Fire Station 1 in Sahali, are closed to the public. Fire Station 1 will be open for permits, by appointment only. Please call 250-372-5131.
- Development and Engineering Services is closed to the public, except by appointment. Please call 250-828-3561.
- Sustainability Services, at Cunliffe House, is closed to the public, except by appointment. Please call 250-828-3561.
- Civic Operations front desk is closed to the public. Other services at Civic Operations are available by appointment. Please call 250-828-3461.
- Human Resources is closed to the public.
- Kamloops Centre for Water Quality is closed to the public.
- Kamloops Sewage Treatment Centre is closed to the public.
- Cemetery office is closed to the public, except by appointment. Please call 250-828-3461.
- The 22 recreation facilities announced on Monday remain closed to the public. Information will be available by phone at 250-828-3500.
A full list of facilities closures is available on the City website at Kamloops.ca/COVID. While the facilities are closed to the public, additional cleaning and maintenance will take place.
As of today, the City of Kamloops would like to advise the public that the following services will remain operational:
- Kamloops Fire Rescue
- Kamloops RCMP
- Kamloops Bylaw services
- Emergency social services
- Residential garbage and recycling pickup (includes commercial and multi-family)
- Landfills, recycling, and Yard Waste Depots
- City parks, dog parks, and trails
- Community public washrooms
- Kamloops Centre for Water Quality
- Kamloops Sewage Treatment Centre
- Building inspection services
- Building permit services
- Business licensing services
- Planning services
- Transportation and engineering services
- Social and community health
- Road maintenance, water, and sewer utilities
- Financial services
- BC Transit will be running regular service schedules in Kamloops
- Council meetings