Welcome to the District of Houston, BC

The community of Houston is nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley amongst some of BC's finest outdoor recreational opportunities. Strategically located halfway between the hub cities of Prince George and Terrace, Houston is home to the outdoor enthusiast.

With a population of 3200 people, there is always room on the riverbank, lake or the many walking and hiking trails in the area.

The history of Houston stretches back to the turn of the Century with the expansion of the railroad through to the West Coast. Originally a farming community with the rich soils often found in valley bottoms, Houston has grown to become an industrial centre that exemplifies cohabitation with the farming community.

We invite you to come back soon and often.

Upcoming Events

Latest News
  • The District of Houston is seeking feedback on the final draft of the Parks & Recreation Master Plan prior to its adoption by Council. Members of the public and stakeholders are asked to submit their comments by no later than January 19, 2017 at 5:00pm to Tasha Kelly, Manager of Leisure Services. Comments may be delivered by hand, letter mail, or email to
    The Regional District of Bulkley Nechako is seeking interested persons to join its Solid Waste Management Plan Advisory Committee. The Committee will provide input on updating its Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP), a legally binding document that is mandated by the province for all regional districts. The plan will guide solid waste management planning over the next 10 years.

    Participation would be through January to June 2018. More information about the committee and how to apply can be found at the Regional District's website: Completed applications can be submitted at the District of Houston's Municipal Office.

    An open house will be held on December 5 at 5:00pm in Council Chambers to provide members of the public with an opportunity to have their say on the Fees & Charges Bylaw. To review the bylaw and the proposed changes, visit After the meeting, the bylaw will be presented to Council for further consideration.
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