Municipal Departments

For general inquiries please call the main reception at 604-792-9311 or email info@chilliwack.com.

Administration

The Municipal Administrator’s office provides administrative support to Council, Committees of Council and departmental operations, ensuring the most cost-efficient delivery of services to the public.

Corporate Services

The Corporate Services Department is responsible for the City Clerk function and works closely with all departments within the City to provide a proactive public relations program through advertising, publications and the City website. Freedom of Information, Information Technology, Geographic Information Systems, HR/recruitment and purchasing also come under Corporate Services' purview.

Clerk’s | Geographic Information Systems | Human Resources | Information Technology | Purchasing Department

Development & Regulatory Enforcement Services

The Development and Regulatory Enforcement Department is responsible for the City’s land use planning (zoning, subdivision, etc.), including the regular updating of the community’s Official Community Plan. The permitting and inspection of residential, commercial and industrial buildings is also coordinated by this Department as well as the licencing of businesses and dogs.

Engineering

The Engineering Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of the Municipality’s infrastructure

Finance

The Finance Department is responsible for the financial management of the City including: payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, property taxes, water/sewer utility billing, coordination of the City’s Comprehensive Municipal Plan and the budgeting process.

AP Direct Deposit | Claim Your Home Owner Grant | MyChilliwack.com | Online Banking | Online Payments | PAWS for Utilities | Property Assessment Notices | Property Tax Prepayment Plan

Fire Department

The Fire Department’s primary responsibility is fire response with the Department also actively involved in fire prevention programs.

History Book - Chilliwack Fire Department 1906 - 2006 The First 100

Operations

The Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's sanitary sewer, potable water, roads, open drainage, storm sewer and dyke infrastructure.

Planning and Strategic Initiatives

Planning and Strategic Initiatives is responsible for current and long range planning, development (rezoning, ALR applications and permits) business and business licencing.

Applications - Forms

RCMP

Chilliwack RCMP Detachment is part of an integrated regional force that serves the Upper Fraser Valley area. This regional force includes detachments in Hope, Agassiz-Harrison and Boston Bar.

Recreation & Culture

The Recreation & Culture Department is responsible for the coordination and/or the provision of leisure services within Chilliwack.