The City of Williams Lake is comprised of several departments that deal with specific services and roles of the municipality.

If you have an enquiry or concern, but are unsure which department it relates to, please read the descriptions available here or feel free to contact the City Hall front desk for assistance at 250.392.2311, Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm.

  1. Airport

    Get information on flight planning, weather, rentals, runways, and more!

  2. Building Inspection

    Commercial & Residential construction requiring a Building Inspector.

  3. Bylaw Services

    The focus of Bylaw Services is to work to ensure high levels of compliance with our local bylaws.

  4. Cemetery & Burials

    Learn more about the Williams Lake Cemetery.

  5. Community Services

    Information about recreation services in Williams Lake

  6. Corporate Services

    The Corporate Services Department provides legislative support to the Mayor and Council, including preparation of Council agendas and minutes and provides information to other departments and the public on Council decisions and on general procedural matters relating to Council.

  7. Economic Development

    To create a positive economic environment and encourage industrial and commercial investment for the City.

  8. Engineering

    The Engineering department contributes to the City by providing leadership and knowledge during the planning, building, improvement, management of public infrastructure.

  9. Financial Services

    Financial Services is responsible for maintaining the financial management of the city.

  10. Garbage & Recycling

    Find the collection schedule, transfer station information, service levels and change requests, and information on recycling.

  11. Human Resources

    Employment opportunities with the City of William Lake.

  12. Planning Department

    Are you considering building a residential or commercial project, one of your first steps is to find out which licenses and permits you’ll need to proceed.

  13. Operations

    The Operations Department maintains the vital infrastructure services such as roads, water, sewer and parks of the City.

  14. Permits & Licenses

    Do you need a permit or license? Start here.

  15. Protective Services

    All of the emergency services provided in Williams Lake including information on fire, emergency planning and preparedness, evacuation maps, bylaws, and the Interface Fire Committee.

  16. Purchasing

    The Purchasing Department is responsible for procuring most goods and services required by the city.

  17. RCMP

    Update to date news and information for Williams Lake.

  18. Victim Services

  19. Water / Sewer Division