Discover Greenwood

The Smallest Incorporated City In Canada

Step back in time and visit an era of early Canadian charm. A thriving mining town in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, it is still a thriving city today.  Our history is what draws many people to our city, with more than 60 heritage buildings that paint the landscape, each has it’s own story to tell.

With abundant lakes, rivers and parks, Greenwood offers year round fun along with an interesting Japanese history that you will want to discover in our amazing Museum. Greenwood is your historic destination along the Crowsnest Highway 3, just north of the USA border.

City Notices

Backyard Hens and Beekeeping

City of Greenwood – Backyard Hens and Beekeeping 

Draft Bylaw – Backyard Hens and Beekeeping

Backyard Hens and Beekeeping – Survey

Public Feedback – Proposed Bylaw

The City of Greenwood is considering permitting backyard hens and beekeeping on residential properties. Residents are encouraged to review the draft bylaw and complete the survey (linked above). Survey responses will be accepted until September 14, 2022. Council will review the draft bylaw at the September 19, 2022 regular Council meeting. 

If you have any questions please contact City Hall at 250-445-6644 or email [email protected]. Thank you for your participation!

Greenwood Flood Assessment and Mitigation

Greenwood Flood Risk Assessment, Mapping & Mitigation Planning Study

Open House Presentation

Open House FAQs

Flood Mitigation Survey

Project Background

The City of Greenwood has experienced significant flood threats over the past number of years. With several susceptible flood zones in the Boundary Creek over the past decade, there are increased concerns surrounding the impact of future flood events within Greenwood.

In January 2021, the City competed a Flood Risk Assessment, Mapping & Mitigation Planning Study to understand flood risks and provide recommendations on how to protect the community. The study provided a detailed flood risk assessment, mapping of areas at the highest risk for flooding and flood mitigation planning for the community. Through investigating the hazards from flooding the study proposes practical, feasible and economical solutions to mitigate property damage from the future floods within Greenwood. The results of this study will be used to finalize the detailed design and construction of the recommended flood mitigation plan.

This project was funded by the Province of BC through the Union of BC Municipalities Community Emergency Preparedness Fund.

Project Update

Building flood resiliency takes the whole community working together. A key piece of The City’s work is to engage with citizens to gather input and perspectives on potential flood mitigation measures.

These recommendations detail the best mitigation measures for Greenwood to pursue, based on technical data, environmental, social, and economic factors. Now we need public input to help refine the final design concept for construction.

Learn more and share your thoughts!

Open House Presentation

Open House FAQs

Flood Mitigation Survey

This survey will provide an opportunity for the community to provide feedback on the flood mitigation concept plans and help the City better understand the types of risks residents face when threatened by a flood event.

Survey will be open from August 2 – 15. Please click here!

CITY OF GREENWOOD CAMPGROUND

CITY OF GREENWOOD CAMPGROUND

CITY OF GREENWOOD CAMPGROUND 


RESERVATIONS

The City of Greenwood Campground is located on Mineral Street off Highway 3. It is immediatly adjacent to the Nikkei Legacy Park.

Please book your reservations for the City of Greenwood Campground using the Reservations link above.  Campground rates are $15 per night (limited services), or $30 per night for use of water, sewer, power (30 amp) and wifi. Taxes and online reservation fees (through Campspot) will apply. 

The City of Greenwood Campground has 10 sites for either RVs, campers or tents. Please reserve your stay in advance. 

The Campground Manager can be reached by phone at: 250-443-1577 or email: [email protected]. If you have any questions please contact us at the Greenwood City Hall 250-445-6644 or email: [email protected]. Please enjoy your stay at the City of Greenwood Campground!

Local Government Climate Action Program Survey Submission Report

The City of Greenwood has applied to the Province of BC for Local Government Climate Action Program funding. If successful, grant funds will be allocated to local climate action initiatives. The attached Local Government Climate Action Program Survey Submission Report is posted publicly as part of the grant submission requirements.

For further information, please contact the Greenwood City Hall at 250-445-6644 or email [email protected]

Thank you.

CITY OF GREENWOOD – CITY HALL HOURS OF OPERATION

CITY OF GREENWOOD – CITY HALL HOURS OF OPERATION

Greenwood City Hall – Hours of Operation


Please visit us at the Greenwood City Hall located at 202 S. Government Avenue

MONDAY TO FRIDAY 8:30am – 4:30pm

Closed for lunch from noon to 1:00pm, and closed for all statutory holidays.

You can reach us by phone at 250-442-6644, email: [email protected] or by fax at 250-445-6441.

A drop box is located outside City Hall’s front doors if you are not able to visit during regular office hours.

 

CITY OF GREENWOOD 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

CITY OF GREENWOOD 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

CITY OF GREENWOOD 2021 ANNUAL REPORT 

Residents are invited to inspect the City of Greenwood 2021 Annual Report at Greenwood City Hall – 202 S. Government Avenue. The report is also available by request to [email protected] The City of Greenwood 2021 Annual Report will be reviewed and approved by Council at the June 27, 2022 Council meeting. Residents are encouraged to provide feedback by 4:00 pm on June 27, 2022. Please contact Greenwood City Hall at 250-445-6644 if you have any questions. Thank you.

GREENWOOD MUNICIPAL POOL – OPEN JULY 1, 2022

GREENWOOD MUNICIPAL POOL – OPEN JULY 1, 2022

The Greenwood Municipal Pool is open! 

Register Online: www.greenwoodpool.ca

By phone at: 250-445-2211

By email: [email protected]

Thank you Deadwood Junction for sponsoring a free swim on July 1, 2022!

 

Animal Control Officers

Animal Control Officers

Animal Control Officers

Please contact Kootenay Boundary Animal Control Officers to report an issue in Greenwood, BC.

Contact:
250-443-1851 / 1-877-322-6777 (Toll Free)

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Email: [email protected]

Please Be BEAR AWARE

Please Be BEAR AWARE
Bears are frequent Greenwood visitors!

To avoid potentially dangerous
incidents, please:

– Keep garbage inside until pickup day
– Turn compost regularly
– Pick ripe and fallen fruit daily
– Burn off and clean the barbecue grill
after each use
– Use bird feeders only in winter,
and keep the ground free from seeds
– Do not leave pet food outside

To report a human-wildlife conflict,
please contact a BC Conservation
Officer at: 1-877-952-RAPP(7277).

Greenwood City Hall Reminder

The Greenwood City Hall Reminder:

Quarterly Utility Payments due on March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, December 31st. If paying in person, please come to City Hall.  If paying online, please make your payment by due dates listed. Thank you!

ICBC and Motor Vehicles

ICBC and Motor Vehicles

ICBC and Motor Vehicles at Greenwood City Hall

The ICBC office is currently located at Greenwood City Hall, at 202 South Government Avenue.
ICBC and Motor Vehicles is through H.G. Insurance Agencies

Hours of Operation
8:30 am – 4:30 pm (closed between noon-1:00 pm for lunch)

Phone: 250-443-9156

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Please report crime to the RCMP

Please report crime to the RCMP

NOTICE TO ALL GREENWOOD RESIDENTS:

Please contact the RCMP to report all crime, vandalism, and suspicious activity. Reporting crime in a timely manner helps authorities to apprehend suspects, track and monitor crime trends, and allows the RCMP to best use their resources to protect your community.

Please don’t assume that someone else has already contacted the police.  Multiple reports to the authorities are better than none at all.  If you witness a crime or suspicious activity, please contact 911 immediately.

For non-emergency situations, please call 250-449-2244.
To submit an anonymous tip, please call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
For more information on when to contact the RCMP, and how to report a crime, visit:

REPORT A CRIME

Greenwood BC, Electric Fast Charging Station – Accelerate Kootenays

Greenwood BC, Electric Fast Charging Station – Accelerate Kootenays

An Electric Vehicle fast charging station is now available in Greenwood, BC, made possible by the “Accelerate Kootenays” project.

Media release: Accelerate Kootenays Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

Three more stations located at (Creston, Salmo and Castlegar)

Email: Patricia Dehnel
[email protected]

Visit Station Map

Memorial Bench Program

Memorial Bench Program

The Bench Donation Program is designed to increase public enjoyment and participation in the City’s parks (includes all parks and trails) and the downtown core.
Benches make great gifts to both your beneficiary and your favourite spot.
Your bench will be installed in a location of your choice in the areas which are designed for benches.

Contact City Hall for more information and application form.

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