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Fire ban in Yellowknife

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 03:58 PM

Due to the current extremely dry conditions, the City of Yellowknife is implementing a fire ban that will be in effect starting Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. (noon). The fire ban prohibits open air burning within city limits, including the use of approved fire pits, and will remain in effect until further notice. 

The use of camp-stoves and enclosed BBQs are permitted. Propane-fueled burners are also permitted for heating and/or cooking, but must be used within the confines of the fire...

Call Out for Canada Day Vendors

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 06:14 PM

The City of Yellowknife (the City) is accepting applications for art, crafts and food vendors for the Canada Day celebration. This event will take place on Monday, July 1, 2024, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Somba K’e Civic Plaza.

Please complete this vendor application form to express interest in participating. The application deadline is Thursday, June 27, 2024. Note that preference will be given to non-profit organizations or parties who donate a portion of their revenue.

Anyone interested...

National Indigenous Peoples Day Holiday Hours

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:35 PM

The City wishes a happy National Indigenous Peoples Day to all Yellowknifers, particularly First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in our community, ahead of Friday, June 21, 2024.

The City's municipal service schedule is as follows:

City Hall                                              CLOSED

Solid Waste Facility                           CLOSED

Visitor Information Centre               10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Yellowknife Public Library                 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fieldhouse and Multiplex                 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Garbage & Compost Pick Up            Will remain the same

Sewage Pumpout/Water Delivery    Will remain...

Capital Update June 14, 2024

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024 04:36 PM

Capital Update June 14, 2024

Attachments Capital Update June 14, 2024

Proposed Amendment to Zoning By-law No. 5045

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024 01:50 PM

From June 14 to July 5, 2024, the City of Yellowknife (the City) is seeking residents’ input on a proposal to amend Zoning By-law No. 5045. The use and development of land is regulated by Zoning By-law No. 5045, while supporting the City’s objectives.

The proposed amendment is to add two new residential zones: Residential Intensification (RI) and RI-1, and some associated changes. Note that no property will be pre-zoned under the scope of this amendment. The purpose of this amendment is to...