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332 (1) Subject to the specific limitations and conditions established under this or another Act, a regional district may operate any service that the board considers necessary or desirable for all or part of the regional district.

  • (2) The authority under subsection (1) includes the authority to operate a service in an area outside the regional district as well as in the regional district itself.
  • (3) A regional district service may be operated directly by the regional district or through another public authority, person or organization.
  • (4) If a regional district has established works or facilities outside the regional district for the purposes of a regional district service, the board may, by bylaw, regulate and prohibit the use of the works and facilities.
  • (5) If a board enters into a mutual aid agreement respecting the use of equipment and personnel, those uses may be undertaken inside or outside the service area.

2000-7-102, effective July 7, 2000 (B.C. Reg. 241/2000); 2003-52-345, effective January 1, 2004 (B.C. Reg. 465/2003); 2007-14-201, effective December 1, 2007 (B.C. Reg. 354/2007); RSBC 2015-1-332, effective January 1, 2016 (B.C. Reg. 257/2015).


Part 8—Regional Districts: General Powers and Responsibilities

See Part 8, Division 5 (General Property Powers) in the Local Government Act (ss. 278 to 281) with respect to a regional district’s powers in relation to land.