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Infrastructure &
Finance Division

Local Government
Infrastructure & Finance Branch


The Local Government Infrastructure and Finance Branch provides support and statutory approvals to local governments and improvement districts in the administrative, financial and engineering spheres.

The objectives of division are as follows

Objective: Financial Advisory Services to Local Government

  • Provide advice on all aspects of local government finance
  • Assist in maintaining the financial viability, continuity and stability of local government
  • Promote sound financial management in local government
  • Improve financial reporting practices of local government financial management
  • Help the with administrative processes

Objective: Financial and Statistical Information

  • Provide a complete, reliable and consistent source of data on local governments in British Columbia
  • Promoting good financial and reporting practices

Local Government Statistics

Objective: Local Government Infrastructure Grants

  • Assist municipalities and regional districts to address high priority health and environmental concerns by funding projects that remove health hazards or provide improved environmental protection
  • Provide grants to municipalities and regional districts to fund a portion of their green infrastructure
  • Allocate available infrastructure grant funds fairly and equitably between competing projects based on a rigorous technical evaluation by the Municipal Engineering Services Branch

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Kamloops Water Treatment Facility


Objective: Engineering and Technical Services to Local Governments

Municipal Engineering Services provides engineering coordination and evaluation for ministry programs and engineering advice to local governments regarding planning, construction and maintaining infrastructure. The Branch supports local government to develop sustainable infrastructure by providing advice on innovative design techniques and recovery and reuse of resources from waste.

Objective: Financial and Administrative Advisory Services to Improvement Districts

  • Provide advice on all aspects of improvement district finance and administration
  • Improve reporting practices of improvement districts
  • Assist in conversion of improvement districts to municipalities or to other forms of governance

Contact Information

Contact the financial analyst for your area.
Local Government Infrastructure & Finance Branch
Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
4th Floor
800 Johnson Street
PO Box 9838 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9T1
250 387-4060 in Victoria
For toll free access call Enquiry BC:
Call 604-660-2421 in Vancouver or
1-800-663-7867 elsewhere in B.C. and request a transfer to 250 387-4060 in Victoria
250 356-1873
Infrastructure & Finance Division

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