Welcome to Port Alice

Village Departments

Municipal Office

Village of Port Alice

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1061 Marine Drive
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m.

The Municipal (Village) Office is where the Village’s corporate services are managed, and encompasses two key functions. The first is the overall management of the administrative operations of the municipality. The Chief Administrative Officer ensures that the policies and directives of Council are implemented and advise Council on the operations and affairs of the municipality.

Secondly, the Office oversees Council, as well as legislative services, bylaws, agreements, protocol, land acquisition, legal matters, records management and Freedom of Information requests. The Office is also responsible for the organization of Council’s agenda, keeping minutes of Council/Committee meetings, preparation of bylaws, the safekeeping of municipal records, and the provision of information to the public. In addition, the Village Office is responsible for:

  • Processing and coordinating all business relative to Village of Port Alice Council
  • Carrying out statutory requirements in relation to the Community Charter
  • Providing information and directing inquiries to the appropriate departments
  • Providing advice with respect to Council procedures, policies, and functions
  • Coordinating and providing sufficient information to Council to support the
    Council decision making process
  • Providing secretarial service to the majority of Council’s committees
  • Administering the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and
    processing requests to access records

For information on bylaws, Council agendas and minutes, or other Council related or general issues please contact the Corporate Services department at or (250) 284-3391.

Public Works

Public Works is the department that provides the water you draw from the tap for your morning coffee or shower; the roads you drive or the bus you take; the parks and open spaces you enjoy with your family and friends. The Public Works crew works diligently to keep the community safe and beautiful, providing services that bring our community to life.

Residential Garbage Collection

Haida Ave.
Maquinna Ave.
Marine Drive
Mobile home Park
Rupert Ave.
Matsqui Ave.
Dogwood Lane
Clark Drive
McKay Crescent
Jeune Landing

Port Alice Transfer Station Hours

Monday to Friday 8:15 am – 3:45pm
Wednesday 8:15 am – 6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

Recycling Depot Hours
(paper, magazines, cardboard, bottles, cans)

Saturday  10 am – 2 pm
Sunday  10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday 12 pm – 6 pm

Recycled Items Accepted

Starting May 19, 2014, changes are coming to BC’s recycling programs which may result in additional recycling categories, such as glass, polystyrene (styrofoam) and plastic film.
Residents will continue to bring recyclable materials to the Port Alice Recycling Depot at the transfer station.
Click here for a list of materials currently accepted> Regional District of Mount Waddington Depot Recycling Guide

The recycling depot accepts #1 to #7 plastics, including plastic bags showing the recycling symbol.

Battery recycling: the Depot is now accepting both Alkaline and Rechargeable Batteries for recycling. Rechargeable batteries eligible for collection and recycling are: Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Lithium Ion (Li-ion), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Small Sealed Lead (Pb). Small dry cell portable rechargeable batteries are commonly found in cordless power tools, cellular and cordless phones, laptop computers, camcorders, two-way radios and remote control toys.

Please help keep the outside depot clean and rodent free. Rinse your milk jugs, plastics and tins and remove any caps. NO GLASS please.

Port Alice Fire Department

The Port Alice Fire Department boasts a dedicated crew of volunteers who answer fire  calls at any time day or night. Volunteers are the life-blood of the department, which is responsible for an area that includes residential, industrial and commercial buildings, as well as a large forested region.

Port Alice Fire Hall
Phone: 250-284-6647
Acting Fire Chief: Gerry Rose 

Emergency Services

Port Alice has taken steps to prepare the community in the event of an emergency. The Village office can provide you with information on how you and your family can prepare, and what to expect in Port Alice in case of an emergency.

Emergency Program Coordinator
Maria Farrell
250 284-0069


Please see: Port Alice Arena, Community Centre, and Sea View Activity Centre pages for more information.