areaBElectoral Area B (Burns Lake Rural)

Electoral Area B (Burns Lake Rural) is the rural area surrounding the Village of Burns Lake.  The unincorporated communities within the area are Decker Lake, Donalds Landing, Palling, Rose Lake, Sheraton, and Tintagel. The area offers residents and visitors an abundance of recreational activities.  World class mountain biking trails, olympic quality cross country ski trails, and 4828 km of shore line on some of the most beautiful lakes in the world to name a few.  The RDBN Board of Directors has recently formed the RDBN Agricultural Committee in order to work on Agriculture opportunities throughout the region.  Agriculture is one of the key sectors in a sustainable economy and provides food security for our region.


Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Elected Representative

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Director Michael Riis-Christianson
Phone: (250) 692-0822

37 3rd Avenue
PO Box 820
Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0
Phone: 250- 692-3195
Toll Free: 1-800-320-3339
Fax: 250-692-3305

Local First Nations

Wet'suwet'en First Nation
Office of the Wet'suwet'en
Ts'il Kaz Koh (Burns Lake Band) conact: 250-692-7717
Lake Babine Nation

Burns Lake and Surrounding Area Profile

Electoral Area B (Burns Lake Rural) Population: 1,706
*2021 Census Data

Electoral Area B (Burns Lake Rural) Boundaries

      Western Boundary (Hwy 16):
  - Almost 3.8 km east of Topley
- Just west of Montgomery Road
Eastern Boundary (Hwy 16):
-Near the top of Priestly Hill
-At the junction of the Tercer Forest Service Road
Southern Boundary (Hwy 35):
-Near the top of Hooper's Hill
-About 1km south of Gilgan Road
-About 1km north of Bald Hill Road



Local Services Provided by the RDBN in Electoral Area B (Burns Lake Rural)

Building Inspection
Building Numbering
Development Services
Economic Development
Electoral Area Planning
Emergency Preparedness and Services
Lakes District Emergency Services
Feasibility Studies
Liquid/Solid Waste Disposal
Rural Fire Protection
Rural Government Services
Weed Control
Burns Lake Arena
Baker Airport
Street Lighting- Gerow Island and Decker Lake
Television Rebroadcasting
General Government Services
Planning and Zoning