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High Streamflow Advisory: Fraser River

Updated May 22, 2018 at 10:25 AM

The River Forecast Centre has issued a High Streamflow Advisory for the Fraser River due to increased snow melt runoff. River levels and flows are expected to remain elevated this week and into the weekend.

City staff are monitoring water levels, conducting daily patrols of areas adjacent to the Fraser River, and are prepared for possible minor flooding as part of our Flood Response Plan »

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Fireworks Permit

Fireworks may be discharged on public property with a permit from the Fire Chief. Permits are available at Fire Station #1.

Fireworks on private property may only be set off or discharged on October 31, with the consent of the owner of the property. For more information on how you can enjoy a fun and safe Halloween, read our Halloween Fireworks Tips.

No fireworks shall be set off or discharged on public property without a permit from the Fire Chief.

Low-Hazard Fireworks Permit

Low-hazard fireworks include firework showers, fountains, golden rain, lawn light, pin wheel, Roman candles, volcanoes, sparklers, Christmas crackers and caps for toy guns. To apply for a permit to discharge low-level fireworks, please review and complete the Low-Hazard Fireworks Permit Application.

The fee for a Low-Hazard firework permit is $100.00 including tax.

High-Hazard Fireworks Permit

High-hazard fireworks include rockets, serpents, shells, bomb-shells, tourbillions, maroons, large wheels, bouquets, barrages, bombardos, waterfalls and mines. To apply for a permit to discharge high-level fireworks, please review and complete the High Hazard Fireworks Permit Application.

The fee for a High-Hazard firework permit is $100.00 including tax.

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