Information for Residents
During winter snowstorm events, our efforts are delayed by having to deal with situations that are time-consuming and potentially dangerous. We respectfully request that you, the homeowner, assist our effort by considering the following.
Curbside collection may not be possible during snow & ice events. If such an event occurs, residents are usually able to put out twice the amount of materials on their normal pickup day in the following week.
Clearing snow from driveways and sidewalks can be a huge challenge for seniors. Some helpful information for seniors is provided here.
School District 33 Chilliwack is responsible for deciding whether or not to close schools during winter events. Information on school closures is disseminated from the school district through their website, local radio, and television.
The Seniors' Resources Society, in cooperation with the City of Chilliwack, is seeking volunteers to assist seniors and disabled persons who may need help during winter snowfall events.
During the winter, sports fields may need to be closed for safety and maintenance reasons. Find out if fields are open here.
Information about the bylaw requiring vehicles to be equipped with winter rated tires if driving on hillside roads during winter storm events when those roads are snow/ice covered.
You may have a variety of questions and concerns during the winter months. Some useful links are provided here to help you prepare for winter events and emergencies.