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Campfire Ban in Effect July 12, 2024 at 12pm

Please be advised that the City of Langford will be implementing a campfire ban effective at 12pm on July 12th 2024 in conjunction with the Province ban for the Coastal Fire Centre taking effect on the same date and time. The prohibition is being enacted to help prevent human caused wildfires and protect public safety.

The campfire prohibition does not apply to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes, or portable campfire devices that use briquettes, liquid, or gaseous fuel, provided they are CSA or ULC approved, and the height of the flame is less than 15 centimetres.


Langford City Hall has reopened and resumed full services as of 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 8th.

Most departments of City Hall were left temporarily inaccessible following the flood event on June 26th, 2024. While restoration work continues, operations are back to full capacity, functioning out of two floors of 877 Goldstream Avenue.

Administration, Bylaw, Parks, and Engineering Departments will be available on the second floor of City Hall.

Finance, Planning, Building, and Business Licensing Departments will be available at the ground floor unit #117 of 877 Goldstream Avenue. This unit is accessible from the left side of the building, directly off the rear parking lot.

Committee and Council meetings remain uninterrupted and will be held as scheduled on the third Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.

Signs are in place to direct residents seeking assistance from specific departments. Alternatively, support continues to be available through email and phone 250-478-7882.

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Blasting: Center Mountain (expires January 2023)

December 5, 2022

Descriptioof work to be done:  Drilling and Blasting at Center Mountain

Estimated duratioof project:    Commencing Tuesday, December 6, 2022 for approximately 2 months

Hours of Blasting:                                Hours of Operation from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Monday to Friday

(No blasting on Saturdays, Sundays or Statutory Holidays)

BDX Blasting will be drilling and blasting at Center Mountain in Langford, B.C.  This blasting will commence on/after Tuesday, December 6, 2022 and the blasting will take place periodically until December 19th 2022…..and continue in New Year.

Person and Property Safety Information:  All blasts are controlled with heavy duty rubber blast mats, if required and the area secured with guard personnel.

All blasts will be monitored with seismographs to record ground vibrations and sound volume.

Subject to homeowner consent, Pre-Condition Surveys will be performed on homes and businesses within 50 meters of the blast area.

Blasting signals will be as follows:

  • preceding the blast, 12 short whistle signals will be sounded at one second intervals
  • two minutes will elapse after the last warning signal before initiating the blast
  • following the blast and after the area has been inspected and found safe, one prolonged whistle signal of at least 5 seconds duration will be sounded, to signify that permission is granted to return to the area

City of Langford:  250-478-7882

Contact name: Mike Frajman at 250-619-0541 or e-mail 

Independent Survey Company:  JT Insurance 604-684-7291

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