Questions ??? & Safety Information

Q. What do I do if I smell gas?
A. Phone the Utilities field technician immediately at 250-319-0629 or if you are unable to reach anyone or it is an emergency, please dial 9-1-1

Carbon Monoxide Information Sheet

Q. What if we have a Police or Ambulance emergency?
A. Dial 9-1-1 immediately.  The RCMP rural detachment and/or the Sun Peaks Fire Department’s First Responders and BC Ambulance will be dispatched.

Q. Is there a list I can print off with reference phone numbers for easy access?
A. Please feel free to download and print the following phone number chart.

Sun Peaks Resort Emergency and Contact Information

Q. If we are building in the Sun Peaks area, where do we start?
A. For building plan approval information, please contact the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality’s offices at 250-578-2020.  You should also review the Developers Information Package 2020

The application forms are available for download under the Online Forms tab shown to the left or by following the link below.

Application for Utility Services

Q. I am unfamiliar with the unit measurements used in Canada. Is there a website that will do conversions for me?
A. Yes, there are a number of sites available that will perform conversion calculations.  One that may help you can be found at

Q. What utilities are the Sun Peaks Municipality – Utilities Division responsible for?
A. The Utilities Division is responsible for the treatment and delivery of drinking water and the collection and treatment of wastewater including a wastewater compost facility (see Compost tab to the left for more information). Sun Peaks also operates the gas storage and distribution system throughout the resort.  All other utilities within the resort are operated by other businesses/corporations.

Q. Sun Peaks  is now producing Class A Compost.  How do I arrange to pick up some for my garden?
A. Sun Peaks is producing Class A Compost using the wasted materials from the wastewater treatment plant.   Compost is now available.  A bin is stocked weekly during the spring and summer and is located south of the TNRD Waste Transfer Station.  Test results are available under the ‘Composting’ Tab.  You can contact the office at 250-578-2020 to find out more information or to arrange for a larger quantity.

For details, visit the Compost tab shown on the left.